Archive for January 29th, 2012

Piper Crashes in Cornfield near York Airport

Sunday, January 29th, 2012
Piper Crashes in Cornfield near York Airport

What: Condor Flying Club Inc Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee en route from Fredrick, Maryland. Where: Lincoln Highway West, Thomasville, PA When: Jan 29, 2012, 11:00 am Who: 1 fatality Why: The piper crashed in a cornfield off of Lincoln Highway, a mile from the airport. The pilot, Douglas Helms of Westminster Maryland was pronounced dead... »

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Disabled Piper Quietly Lands on Palm Beach

Sunday, January 29th, 2012
Disabled Piper Quietly Lands on Palm Beach

image capture from youtube What: Secure Aviation Inc Piper PA-31-310 Navajo C Where: North Ocean Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL When: Jan 28 2012 2:46 pm Who: 1 Why: After having engine problems, a pilot quietly landed his twin-engine Piper Navajo on the beach south of the Palm Beach jetty. He said “The plane... »

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Horizon Air Dash 8-400 Limps back to Portland on One Engine

Sunday, January 29th, 2012
Horizon Air  Dash 8-400 Limps back to Portland on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tsuyoshi Hayasaki What: Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Portland,OR to Seattle,WA Where: Portland When: Jan 26 2012 Who: 55 passengers, 4 crew Why: While en route, the right engine was shut down. According to wptv witnesses aboard the flight, “there... »

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MD-80 Engine Shut Down In Boise Diversion

Sunday, January 29th, 2012
MD-80 Engine Shut Down In Boise Diversion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jean-Claude Simard What: American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from Dallas/Ft Worth to Seattle Where: Boise When: Jan 28, 2012 Who: 141 aboard Why: The American Airlines jet was en route when the left engine began running hot. Pilots shut down the engine.... »

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Tiger Moth Crash Kills Two at Mayborough

Sunday, January 29th, 2012
Tiger Moth Crash Kills Two at Mayborough

Click to view full size photo Contact photographer red750 What: De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth Where: Maryborough Airport on Leviathan Road, Australia When: Jan 27, 2012, 5pm. Who: 2 fatalities Why: After taking off, the plane hit trees at the end of the runway. Witnesses described seeing a ball of flames, which ignited a... »

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No Stairs for Qantas Mt Isa Emergency Landing

Sunday, January 29th, 2012
No Stairs for Qantas Mt Isa Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer What: Qantas Boeing 767-300 en route from Darwin to Brisbane Where: Mount Isa When: Jan 29th 2012 Who: 170 passengers Why: While en route to Brisbane, a smokey odor developed in the cockpit. Pilots diverted to Mont Isa where they made a safe landing.... »

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