Archive for January 7th, 2012

Hot Air Balloon Hits Electrical Wires, Goes Up in Flames

Saturday, January 7th, 2012
Hot Air Balloon Hits Electrical Wires, Goes Up in Flames

What: Early Morning Balloons hot air balloon Where: New Zealand When: Jan7 2012 Who: 11 fatalities Why: Five couples from around Wellington were aboard a hot air balloon 500 feet high in New Zealand when it struck a power line and ignited. The balloon had been preparing to land. Everyone aboard was trapped; two... »

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Merpati Nusantara Beached Plane Shuts Down Airport

Saturday, January 7th, 2012
Merpati Nusantara Beached Plane Shuts Down Airport

What: Merpati Nusantara Xian MA-60 en route from Surabaya to Sampit Where: Sampit When: Jan 7th 2012 Who: 62 passengers and 6 crew Why: After making a safe landing, the plane taxied and was making a u turn, ending up with the left main gear off the runway, and it seems to have collapsed.... »

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  • At Least 32 Killed as Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan https://t.co/m4P5QWTYoU
    about 14 hours ago
  • @srdrgcl @ABC7 It is A TURKISH Airline named MyCargoAirlines, ACT Airlines.
    about 16 hours ago
  • #trump Marla M Trump & Daughter Tiffany were next door neighbor in Calabasas so I'm partial Why don't we see Tiffany much? Will that change?
    about 16 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety MAK announcement of Cargo Crash http:https://t.co/qtDV027Wlv https://t.co/BdQLmiSqhr
    about 16 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Emergency Services reports 30 of 43 houses destroyed on impact the Aviator Society village, Debris over 1000 meters area
    about 17 hours ago