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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

JetBlue Flight Diverts With Sick Passenger

JetBlue Flight Diverts With Sick Passenger

[Updated] A JetBlue Airways plane has landed at L.F. Wade International Airport tonight [Jan 24] after a passenger on board took ill and the pilot diverted the aircraft to Bermuda. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and airport officials are meeting the plane at the main terminal where the sick passenger is due to be transported by ambulance... Read more of this article

Gatwick Runways Closed Due To Drone Activity

Gatwick Runways Closed Due To Drone Activity

[Updated] All flights to and from Gatwick are currently suspended due to drone sightings in and around their airfield resulting in tonight’s [Dec 20] British Airways flight to Bermuda being cancelled, according to online flight tracking, and last night’s flight to London being diverted to Amsterdam. A Gatwick Airport statement says, “Gatwick... Read more of this article

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