Archive for January 14th, 2012

Gyro Crash in Australia Kills Unidentified Pilot, Student

Saturday, January 14th, 2012
Gyro Crash in Australia Kills Unidentified Pilot, Student

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrei Bezmylov What: GT Gyroplanes Kruza Where: off Willis Road, near Mangalore Airport When: Jan 14, 2012, 12:30 Who: pilot and student aboard, 2 fatalities Why: A local pilot reported that the ultralight crashed, looking as if it came straight down and smashed up.... »

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Airbus A380 Wings Subject to Cracking

Saturday, January 14th, 2012
Airbus A380 Wings Subject to Cracking

Cracks have been found on Airbus A380 wings by Singapore Airlines and Qantas. The cracks occurred on the wing ribs of their Airbus A380s. Qantas discovered the problem while repairing a Royce Trent 900 engines blowout in 2010. Airbus says they know the origin and have developed an inspection and repair procedure for scheduled... »

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  • #Aviationsafety 6 die in Zimbabwe crash. Britten-Norman crashes into mountains.Minister of Transports brother dies.… https://t.co/KLHsdXpSkZ
    about 25 mins ago
  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
    about 33 mins ago
  • #Aviationsafety Birdstrike. LATAM Chile Airbus A321-200 encountered flock at Cordoba. Flight 18 minutes in the air. Safe landing.
    about 35 mins ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fedex MD-10 Memphis-Montreal could not retract gear after takeoff. Returned to Memphis to make safe landing.
    about 37 mins ago
  • #Aviationsafety Main gear of Taban Air Boeing collapses landing at Ardabil.
    about 38 mins ago