Plane crash advice – How to survive an emergency landing | Travel News | Travel

Plane crashes are extremely rare, with the likelihood of one occurring in every 11 million flights. In 2017, there were no fatal crashes in aviation, making it one of the safest years in history. Earlier this year, a plane crashed in Mexico yet miraculously no-one was killed. Passengers who find themselves in a plane crash can do a number of things to ensure their survival. Sensible clothing When travelling, some people may choose to dress in smarter clothes to get an upgrade, or some of their holiday clothes to get…

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JetBlue Airlines plane windscreen shatters mid-flight and is forced into emergency landing | Travel News | Travel

The JetBlue Airlines flight was travelling from San Juan to Tampa when th incident occurred. Flight 1052’s outer windscreen shattered during the flight and the pilots performed an emergency landing. They diverted to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after the problem occurred. Whilst no injuries were reported, it is the most recent incident regarding inflight window problems. ABC reporter Michael Paluska was on the flight at the time and tweeted the incident. He wrote: “Windshield in cockpit shattered 3/4 of way home on our @JetBlue flight to #Tampa from #PuertoRico. “Thank…

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Viral video: Air Canada near miss after attempted landing on busy runway | Travel News | Travel

A viral video has captured the terrifying moment an Air Canada flight almost landed on a busy runway. The incident occurred on July 7 last year with the video having recently been released. In the video, the plane can be seen flying dangerously low as it attempted to land despite a number of other aircraft carriers taxiing. At the last minute, the plane pulls up despite believing it was on the correct runway which the pilot Dimitrios Kisses later said was because “things were not adding up”. An investigation that…

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Viral video shows plane make emergency landing on busy street of traffic | Travel News | Travel

A video emerged afterwards that was taken by a train in the local area. It shows the plane having parked on the road, with a number of emergency vehicles behind it. Thankfully, due to good weather at the time, the landing was made safely. A recording obtained by CBC News heard the pilot requesting to land: “I’ve just lost the right fuel pump, that’s why we’re requesting 35 right.” The Fire Department credited the pilot who, with six other passengers onboard, did an “amazing job” landing the plane. A series…

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Watch: Viral video of plane attempting landing in bad weather | Travel News | Travel

The viral video shows a Eurowings plane attempt a landing at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport in high winds. It can be seen coming onto the tarmac after being buffeted by winds of up to 70mph. It then attempts to land sideways to make the landing safety. Thankfully both wheels touch the floor and it successfully lands. It is reported that there were 70 passengers onboard, but whilst it looks terrifying, isn’t actually all that dangerous. After taking off from Sylt, an island in Germany, the crosswind landing is something that well-trained…

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