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Pegasus Airlines plane skids off, none hurt; here's a look at major aviation mishaps averted in the past

Take a look at some of the major aviation mishaps that were averted.

A Pegasus Airlines flight with 168 people on board reportedly skidded off the runway of a Turkish coastal airport and plunged down a steep slope on the edge of the Black Sea. The passengers were fortunate enough, as none of them was hurt after the plane ended up few meters from the water’s edge. Take a look at some major aviation mishaps averted, proving that miracle happens. (Representational Image: Reuters)
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A Pegasus Airlines flight with 168 people on board reportedly skidded off the runway of a Turkish coastal airport and plunged down a steep slope on the edge of the Black Sea. The passengers were fortunate enough, as none of them was hurt after the plane ended up few meters from the water’s edge. Take a look at some major aviation mishaps averted, proving that miracle happens. (Representational Image: Reuters)

A major tragedy was averted when an Air Canada plane was prevented at the last minute from landing into four aircraft on a busy taxiway at San Francisco International Airport in July 2017. The aircraft was carrying 135 passengers and crew members, reported Reuters. (Representational Image: Reuters)
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A major tragedy was averted when an Air Canada plane was prevented at the last minute from landing into four aircraft on a busy taxiway at San Francisco International Airport in July 2017. The aircraft was carrying 135 passengers and crew members, reported Reuters. (Representational Image: Reuters)

Over 134 passengers and the crew of an Air India plane from Delhi had a miraculous escape in June 2017 when it suffered a brake failure on landing and skidded beyond the runway before coming to a halt at the end of the strip, reported PTI. (Representational Image: Reuters)
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Over 134 passengers and the crew of an Air India plane from Delhi had a miraculous escape in June 2017 when it suffered a brake failure on landing and skidded beyond the runway before coming to a halt at the end of the strip, reported PTI. (Representational Image: Reuters)

In a serious breach of aviation safety precautions, two Jet Airways aircraft came so close on the runway at the Delhi airport that their wings brushed against each other, as per PTI. Fortunately In the incident - took place in May 2017 – all passengers and crew of the two aircraft were reported safe. (Representational Image: Reuters)
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In a serious breach of aviation safety precautions, two Jet Airways aircraft came so close on the runway at the Delhi airport that their wings brushed against each other, as per PTI. Fortunately In the incident - took place in May 2017 – all passengers and crew of the two aircraft were reported safe. (Representational Image: Reuters)

In April 2017, a Dubai-bound Air India flight escaped from tragedy after veered off the runway after an engine failure during the take off and suffered a tyre burst at the Karipur airport. As per a PTI report, none of the 190 passengers and crew members was hurt. (Representational Image: Reuters)
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In April 2017, a Dubai-bound Air India flight escaped from tragedy after veered off the runway after an engine failure during the take off and suffered a tyre burst at the Karipur airport. As per a PTI report, none of the 190 passengers and crew members was hurt. (Representational Image: Reuters)

An Ethiopian Airlines plane clipped wings with an Air India aircraft at the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi in August 2017, as per PTI. (Representational Image: Reuters)
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An Ethiopian Airlines plane clipped wings with an Air India aircraft at the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi in August 2017, as per PTI. (Representational Image: Reuters)

Previously in 2016, a near miss at the Delhi airport was reported when two aircraft came face-to-face moments before one was to takeoff. (Representational Image: Reuters)
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Previously in 2016, a near miss at the Delhi airport was reported when two aircraft came face-to-face moments before one was to takeoff. (Representational Image: Reuters)

First Published on Jan 15, 2018 01:57 pm
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