Ten people were injured in the incident aboard the ALK Airlines flight including a flight attendant who was thrown into the ceiling.
No one before had achieved such a feat, but the succesful flight itself was marred with intense difficulty.
About 9,000 planes were scheduled to travel in the UK airspace on Friday, a record.
At least 41 people died, including children, after a Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing due to fire on board in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, investigators said in a statement,
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More than four years after Flight MH370 disappeared over the Indian Ocean, investigators are no nearer to finding out what went wrong.
The death toll from the Cuban air disaster rose to 111 on Monday as concern grew over the operations of the Mexican company that leased the 39-year old Boeing 737 to Cuba's airline.
Scheduled to open in 2027, the new airport is hoped to become a regional hub and one of the largest international transfer airports in Europe.
Emirates has confirmed it will buy 20 A380 planes from Airbus with an option to order another sixteen.
Last year saw the least number of deaths in commercial plane accidents, according to the Aviation Safety Network.