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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

Flight Diverts To Bermuda, Disruptive Passenger

Flight Diverts To Bermuda, Disruptive Passenger

[Updated] A Lufthansa flight — traveling from Panama to Germany — diverted to Bermuda early this morning [Aug 1] as a result of a disruptive passenger, with the 28-year-old French man being removed from the plane and arrested by the police. A Skyport spokesperson said, “A Lufthansa flight from Panama was today diverted to Bermuda as... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

At around 2:40am this morning [July 31], a JetBlue flight — on route from Santo Domingo to New York — diverted to Bermuda due to a 55-year-old male needing medical attention. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:40am this morning [Monday 31st July 2017], JetBlue flight B610 on route from Santo Domingo to JFK New York was diverted to Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

An American Airlines flight from Spain diverted to Bermuda today [July 18] with an ill passenger on board. The aircraft arrived at LF Wade International Airport at 2.05pm this afternoon with 288 passengers on board, including a female passenger who needed immediate medical assistance. The flight was from Madrid en route to Miami. A Skyport Airport Duty... Read more of this article

United Airline Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

United Airline Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

An airplane — traveling from Puerto Rico to New Jersey — diverted to the L F Wade International Airport this morning [May 21] due to a passenger needing medical attention. The United Airlines Flight 1162 was originally bound for Newark, NJ after departing Puerto Rico; however, the aircraft was diverted to Bermuda after one of its passengers... Read more of this article

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $2,000

Court: Airline Passenger Fined $2,000

Following the plane diversion yesterday, a 46-year-old resident of the United Kingdom appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [May 17], charged with behaving in a disorderly manner. Mark Anthony Blake pleaded guilty to the charge and fined $2,000. In Court this morning, Blake admitted to Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that alcohol played a part in his... Read more of this article