Archive for January 26th, 2012

TAM False Start, Engine Shuts Down, Paris Return

Thursday, January 26th, 2012
TAM False Start, Engine Shuts Down, Paris Return

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Konstantin von Wedelstaedt What: TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A330-200, en route from Paris to Rio de Janeiro Where: Paris When: Jan 24th 2012 Who: 160 passengers Why: On takeoff, the plane developed a problem. The right engine was shut down. After suffering what sounded... »

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No More Prayer Cards from Alaskan Airlines

Thursday, January 26th, 2012
No More Prayer Cards from Alaskan Airlines

Alaskan Airlines announced that 16.5 million passengers annually have been getting prayer cards from Alaskan airlines, but as of this february, the tradition will be no more. They are pulling the plug due to mixed reviews. The cards came delivered with on board meals. The cards were an annoyance to some, a benefit to... »

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Pilot Walks Away from Cessna Crash in Florida Wood

Thursday, January 26th, 2012
Pilot Walks Away from Cessna Crash in Florida Wood

What: Cessna 210E Centurion Where: near Spruce Creek Airport, Daytona Beach When: Jan 25, 2012 Who: pilot Why: Just after taking off from Spruce Creek Airport on a test-flight to check his rebuilt engine, the rebuilt engine of pilot James Clarry’s Cessna quit. Eight minutes after takeoff, the plane nosedived and flipped near Port... »

Posted in Cessna, Crash, engine failure, Florida, private, USA | No Comments »

Airspeed Issues Cancel Flight

Thursday, January 26th, 2012
Airspeed Issues Cancel Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Steffen Conzelmann What: SAS Scandinavian Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 en route from Vilnius (Lithuania) to Copenhagen Where: Vilnius When: Jan 25th 2012 Why: On takeoff, the pilot and copilot had airspeed indications which did not agree. The pilots rejected takeoff. Some time after the flight... »

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