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AA Flight Returns Due To Cracked Windshield

AA Flight Returns Due To Cracked Windshield

[Updated] American Airlines flight 225 returned to the island this afternoon [Oct 20] after experiencing what appears to be a cracked windshield. Emergency services responded to L.F. Wade International Airport to meet the arriving flight which passengers describe as turning around some 45 minutes into their flight which was headed to Philadelphia. Passengers... Read more of this article

TUI Airways Flight Diverts With Sick Passenger

TUI Airways Flight Diverts With Sick Passenger

A TUI Airways [Thomson] flight diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Sept 14] landing at the L.F. Wade International Airport with a sick passenger.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, ambulance and airport personnel met the arriving flight at the main terminal where the sick passenger was taken off the plane and transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

A passenger “gave a scare to a number” of other travelers when he “became unruly and violent,” according to the Antigua Observer, who reported that he “ripped a few seats on the flight and tried unsuccessfully to pry open the emergency exit in midair” before being subdued by other passengers, with the plane then... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

[Updated] A diverted JetBlue flight landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport tonight [Aug 24] due to a passenger becoming disruptive and unruly. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and an ambulance all attended the scene where we unofficially understand the passenger was removed from the plane and may have been transported to King... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

JetBlue Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

A JetBlue flight diverted to Bermuda this morning [June 12] after a passenger on board took ill. The plane landed safely at approximately 12.00pm. JetBlue flight #861 had departed Boston Logan International Airport this morning and was on route to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel... Read more of this article

Passenger Arrested After Thomson Flight Diverts

Passenger Arrested After Thomson Flight Diverts

Yet another flight has diverted to Bermuda due to an allegedly unruly passenger, with a 31-year-old male passenger being arrested after Thomson flight 174 diverted to the island this afternoon [May 4]. The flight left Manchester, England heading to Cancun International Airport in Mexico when the airline crew made the decision to divert, with the police... Read more of this article

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $1500

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $1500

[Written by Don Burgess] A UK citizen pleaded guilty to charges today that caused an airline to be diverted to Bermuda yesterday. James Rogers, 39, appeared in court today with a large bruise high on the right side of his face. Yesterday, police arrested the man after his flight on TUI was forced to land at L.F. Wade International Airport. He was fined... Read more of this article

Flight Diverted, Unruly Passenger Arrested

Flight Diverted, Unruly Passenger Arrested

A 39-year-old male passenger was arrested after a flight — traveling from London to Mexico — was diverted to the island as the passenger was allegedly “extremely intoxicated and unruly.” A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of unruly passenger onboard a flight that was on route from London Gatwick to... Read more of this article

Air Canada Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Air Canada Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Air Canada flight #1557 landed at L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [April 2] to disembark a passenger who required medical attention. The Air Canada flight was on it’s way from Punta Cana International Airport in Dominican Republic to Halifax when it diverted to Bermuda. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and airport representatives... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To “Possible Smoke”

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To “Possible Smoke”

This evening, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Emergency Dispatch Center received a call from the Skyport Airport Duty Officer stating a JetBlue flight — en route to New York from Dominican Republic — needed to make an emergency landing in Bermuda due to “possible smoke in the cargo hold.” Ms. Pamela Brockington stated that “a... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Photos/Video: Plane Makes Emergency Landing

[Updated with video] Emergency services responded to the L.F. Wade International Airport early this morning [Feb 4] for an American Airlines flight that was making an emergency landing due to “possible fire in the cargo hold”. The flight, which was traveling from New York to Brazil, had diverted to Bermuda.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service... Read more of this article

Air Transat Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Air Transat Flight Diverts To Bermuda

An Air Transat flight diverted to Bermuda tonight [Jan 26] and landed at L.F. Wade International Airport. The Boeing 737-800 [twin-jet] was met at the terminal by the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, Police, an ambulance and airport officials. Air Transat flight #334 took off from Montreal, Canada and was on its way to Punta Cana International Airport... Read more of this article

C-130 Diverts To Island Due To Engine Failure

C-130 Diverts To Island Due To Engine Failure

A C-130 military aircraft with diverted to Bermuda today [Jan 3] due to engine failure. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said they were contacted by New York Air Traffic Control reporting that a C-130 military aircraft with 12 persons on-board was diverting to Bermuda due to engine failure. “BMOC pages local Emergency services... Read more of this article