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Cathay Pacific plane makes an emergency landing in the middle of nowhere

No one likes emergency landings to happen to them neither the crew nor the passengers as it breaks your otherwise smooth journey into a not so expected detour which can sometime get unbearably painful. Still there are situations where you may end up landing at otherwise full-fledged airports or at times at airports with bare basics but rarely would it be a situation where you would end up landing an island that just houses an air force base. According to Bloomberg, a Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles made an emergency landing at the Eareckson Air Station, Shemya Island which is about 1,500 miles off the coast of Alaska and is nearer to Russia than it is to the USA but being…

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United plane makes a sudden turn back at the most unexpected stages of takeoff

There have been media reports stating that United flight UA83 from New Delhi to Newark had to make an unexpected turn back right when it was taxiing on its way to take off. Airport authorities seem to have requested for the plane to come back to the boarding to pick up two passengers who are reported to be denied entry into India. This strange sequence of events doesn’t come without its share of controversy, on one hand where Indian authorities are denying that they were the ones who requested the plane to turn back. United in other hand is staying mum about confirming any details although it acknowledges the incident. Flights bound to the USA undergo multiple level of security checks before takeoff post 9/11…

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