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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  • Chopper crash, Blackall-Emmet Rd, Pilot stable, taken by @LifeFlight_AU to #Blackall Hosp @7NewsQueensland @Chris_Campey
    about 11 hours ago
  • #aviationsafety Chopper struck powerlines, crashed SW of Blackall, Queensland. Pilot suffered serious injuries https://t.co/YfGC1mZEQO
    about 11 hours ago
  • Road Crash in Dubai Leaves 7 Dead, 13 Injured https://t.co/JGe5kLQjBR
    about 21 hours ago
  • Emirates Plane Diverts to Mumbai due to Smoke in Cockpit https://t.co/PiR5jwZxX9
    about 21 hours ago
  • Aeropostal Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak https://t.co/ZtXHuETawj
    about 21 hours ago