Ugandan rebels opened fire on a UN Monusco helicopter in the volatile eastern district of Democratic Republic of Congo. There were no casualties. The aircraft was able to land without problems in the Semuliki Valley.
A fire broke out at an Air India flight ticketing counter at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport. CCTV footage suggests the fire may have been deliberately started by a man who was covering his face and acting in a suspicious manner.
The instrument landing system (ILS), which aids the take-off and landing of aircraft, was stolen from Benin Airport.
A light aircraft was stolen from a private hangar at Cacoal Airport in the Brazilian state of Rondonia by armed criminals suspected of involvement in narcotics trafficking. The suspects allegedly turned off the facility’s security alarm and deactivated the motion detection sensor in the hangar in order to gain access to the aircraft
Earl Runner, 69, was found dead in the car park of Rutland-Southern Vermont Regional Airport. It appeared he died from a gunshot wound.
A series of mortars targeted Mitiga Airport causing damage to an apron near the runway.
The website of Tribhuvan International Airport was hacked, resulting in a two-day shutdown. It is believed that the hacker was operating from Indonesia.
The Houthis Movement claimed they targeted Dubai International with drone missiles. The United Arab Emirates government denied that any missiles reached the airport.
Eleven heavily armed individuals raided the runway at Salgueiro Airport in an attempt to seize cash due to be offloaded from a plane onto trucks immediately after landing. Five of the individuals were killed in a shoot-out with police and five others were arrested. The pilot of the targeted plane was injured.
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Airport in Jizan was targeted by ballistic missiles launched by Yemeni Houthi rebels. The missiles were intercepted by Saudi air defence.