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Report: Flight Diverted Due To Phone/Seat Issue

Report: Flight Diverted Due To Phone/Seat Issue

According to a report, the British Airways flight that recently diverted to Bermuda was due to an “overheating mobile phone developing smoke after having been crushed in a business seat mechanism.” The Aviation Herald report said, “The crew decided to divert to Bermuda while smoke from an overheating mobile phone developed, that had... Read more of this article

Aircraft Lands Safely After Diverting To Bermuda

Aircraft Lands Safely After Diverting To Bermuda

[Updated: Plane landed safely, and roads are re-opened] Due to an “emergency situation” at the airport, all access routes to the airport are currently blocked. A police spokesperson said, “Due to an emergency situation at the LF Wade International Airport, all access routes to the airport are currently blocked. This will mean traffic... Read more of this article

Police Dispel Coronavirus Passenger Rumour

Police Dispel Coronavirus Passenger Rumour

The police have moved to dispel rumours circulating on social media suggesting that a passenger on a plane that diverted to Bermuda last night has coronavirus, with the police noting that is “untrue” as the passenger’s “ailment has nothing to do with the coronavirus outbreak.” The police tweeted, “The Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

British Airways Flight Diverts To Bermuda

British Airways Flight Diverts To Bermuda

A British Airways flight — that was traveling from London, UK to Miami, Florida — diverted to Bermuda today [Jan 23] due to a passenger needing medical attention. Skyport confirmed that a plane diverted to the island today, and according to online flight data, the 747 plane touched down this evening. Related StoriesPhotos/Video:... Read more of this article

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