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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

Diverted Airplane Lands With Sick Passenger

Diverted Airplane Lands With Sick Passenger

[Updated] A TUI Airplane landed at L.F. Wade International Airport at approximately 12.30am this morning [Dec 13] after diverting to Bermuda for a sick passenger who was transferred to an awaiting ambulance and transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Thomson flight 637 was met at the terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel... Read more of this article

Thomas Cook Flight Lands In Bermuda For Fuel

Thomas Cook Flight Lands In Bermuda For Fuel

A Thomas Cook Airlines Airbus A330-200 [twin-jet] landed at the L.F. Wade International Airport at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon [Dec 12] for what Bernews unofficially understands was a fuel stop. Flight 2816 departed London Gatwick Airport earlier this morning travelling to Frank País Airport in the Cuban province of Holguín when the pilot... Read more of this article

‘Only Permitted The Agents To Minimally Assist’

‘Only Permitted The Agents To Minimally Assist’

The Department of Immigration has confirmed they “only permitted the agents to minimally assist the local agents,” with the Department also noting that they were “only made aware of the agents’ pending arrival when they were in flight to Bermuda; no prior notice or guidance was sought.” This follows after a Virgin Atlantic... Read more of this article

Diverted Airplane Departs After Overnight Stay

Diverted Airplane Departs After Overnight Stay

The Virgin Atlantic flight from London that diverted to Bermuda last night with an ill passenger on board stayed on the island overnight, and has now departed with the flight continuing its journey at approximately 7.40pm tonight [Oct 17]. A Skyport spokesperson said, “The Boeing 747-400 aircraft made an unscheduled emergency landing at the LF... Read more of this article

Diverted Virgin Flight Lands With Sick Passenger

Diverted Virgin Flight Lands With Sick Passenger

A Virgin Atlantic Airways flight landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 8.15pm tonight [Oct 16] after the pilot diverted to the island for a sick passenger. The Boeing 747-400 departed London, UK and was on route to Orlando, Florida before diverting and being met at the terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and... Read more of this article

Diverted Flight Lands Safely At Bermuda Airport

Diverted Flight Lands Safely At Bermuda Airport

[Updated] A private aircraft landed safely at Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport tonight [Oct 13] after the plane experienced a technical problem resulting in the pilot declaring an emergency and diverting back to the island. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service trucks, together with an ambulance and police met the aircraft when it landed at approximately... Read more of this article

Diverted JetBlue Flight 881 Lands In Bermuda

Diverted JetBlue Flight 881 Lands In Bermuda

[Updated] Emergency services converged on LF Wade International Airport this morning [Aug 25] after a JetBlue flight diverted to the island. JetBlue flight #881 was on its way to Hewanorra International Airport in Saint Lucia after departing from John F Kennedy International Airport in New York when it diverted to the island. Details are limited at... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts Due To Smoke In Compartment

Flight Diverts Due To Smoke In Compartment

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service were on scene at the airport this evening [Aug 14], as a JetBlue flight traveling to the Dominican Republic diverted to Bermuda due to “smoke in the avionics compartment,” with the plane safely touching down at 5.50pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Acting Lieutenant Russann Francis... Read more of this article