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Flights Impacted, Diverted Due To Outage In NY

Flights Impacted, Diverted Due To Outage In NY

The FAA experienced a software outage at its New York Centre today [Nov 16] which resulted in a temporary ground stop of flights in the region including all Bermuda inbound and outbound traffic, while some flights that were already airborne were diverted to Bermuda.A Skyport spokesperson said, “At approximately 11:30am this morning, the FAA... Read more of this article

TUI Airlines Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

TUI Airlines Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

A TUI Airlines flight diverted to Bermuda early this morning [Oct 4] landing at the L.F. Wade International Airport with a sick passenger. The passenger was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. TUI Airlines flight #368 had departed from Flamingo International Airport on the island of Bonaire in the Caribbean Netherlands... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

A JetBlue flight on its way to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico diverted to Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport today [Sept 11] due to a medical emergency. JetBlue flight 1347, which departed from Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC, was met at the main terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police... Read more of this article

Iberia Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

Iberia Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

Iberia Airlines flight 6621 made a medical diversion today [July 25] after a passenger fell ill, landing at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport shortly before 8.00pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and airport officials met the plane at the main terminal where the sick passenger was transferred to an ambulance and transported to King Edward... Read more of this article

Court: Man Fined $6,500 After Airline Incident

Court: Man Fined $6,500 After Airline Incident

[Written by Don Burgess] An airline passenger who spat in his wife’s face and used profane language towards the flight crew causing a Tourism Union International Airways flight to divert to Bermuda was fined $6,500. Edward Mongan, 42, from Manchester, England, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court. The court heard that Mr Mongan shouted “f***... Read more of this article

Cargojet Returns & Lands Safely At Airport

Cargojet Returns & Lands Safely At Airport

Cargojet flight #246 departed the L.F. Wade International Airport tonight [June 4] only to return some 40 minutes later with multiple fire service vehicles on standby in areas along the runway. The cause of the diversion is understood to be of a technical nature. The plane, which was on route to Newark Liberty International Airport before the diversion,... Read more of this article

British Airways Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

British Airways Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

A British Airways flight on its way to Punta Cana International Airport in the Dominican Republic diverted to Bermuda this evening [May 19] after a passenger fell ill and was in need of medical attention. British Airways flight 2205 was met at the L.F. Wade International Airport terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and airport officials. The... Read more of this article

Medical Emergency Diverts Caribbean Airlines

Medical Emergency Diverts Caribbean Airlines

Caribbean Airlines flight 600 made a medical diversion this afternoon [April 21] after a passenger fell ill, landing at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport at approximately 6.00pm.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and airport officials met the plane at the main terminal where the sick passenger was transferred to an ambulance and transported... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 63-Year-Old Woman

Police Confirm Death Of 63-Year-Old Woman

A Jet Blue flight — traveling from Barbados to New York — diverted to Bermuda after a 63-year-old woman became unresponsive during the flight, and the police have confirmed that the woman has died. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:55am on Wednesday, 3rd April, first responders attended L.F. Wade International Airport regarding a... Read more of this article

Diverted Private Plane Lands Safely At Airport

Diverted Private Plane Lands Safely At Airport

Emergency services responded to the L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [March 24] after a Canadair Challenger [twin-jet] aircraft diverted to the island after experiencing an issue with one of its engines.The plane landed safely and made its way to the private plane facility at Southside. The plane departed New Castle Airport in Wilmington,... Read more of this article

Sunwing Flight Diverts To Bermuda’s Airport

Sunwing Flight Diverts To Bermuda’s Airport

A Sunwing flight — traveling from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Montreal, Canada — diverted to Bermuda at approximately 5.15pm this evening [Feb 17]. We unofficially understand that the Boeing 737-800 flight diverted to the island due to a passenger needing medical attention, and we will update with further information if able. Related... Read more of this article

Passenger Suffers Heart Attack, Flight Diverts

Passenger Suffers Heart Attack, Flight Diverts

An airline — traveling from Cuba to Italy — diverted to Bermuda earlier this week as 50-year-old female passenger suffered from a suspected heart attack. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “At 2:04am, BMOC received a call from New York ATC Centre reporting that a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with 357 persons on-board was... Read more of this article

49-Year-Old Airline Passenger Hospitalized

49-Year-Old Airline Passenger Hospitalized

A 49-year-old Jamaican woman who took ill on a JetBlue flight that diverted to Bermuda is recovering on a general ward at the hospital. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [January 25th] the 49-year-old Jamaican woman residing in New York who took ill on a JetBlue flight en route between Antigua and New York U.S.A. that diverted... Read more of this article