Archive for January 18th, 2012

JAL Business Class Fire over Tokyo

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
JAL Business Class Fire over Tokyo

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Wayne Campbell What: A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 777-200 en route from Tokyo to Sydney Where: Tokyo When: Jan 14th 2012 Who: 260 aboard Why: About twenty minutes after takeoff, a passenger’s armrest caught on fire in business class. After the fire was put... »

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Receive Aviation’s Highest Award

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Receive Aviation’s Highest Award

DENVER, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Few aircraft since the Wright Flyer have truly become an “Aircraft of Legend.” Like the DC-3, the technological advancements of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner are expected to profoundly impact commercial aviation. The Living Legends of Aviation have chosen the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to receive the “Aircraft of Legend... »

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GE Selected as Engine Supplier for Next-Generation Military Helicopter

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

GE Aviation has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft as a member of a newly-formed team that is building a next-generation helicopter for evaluation by the U.S. military. GE Aviation will provide the engine to enable the aircraft — designated the S-97 RAIDERTM helicopter – to demonstrate state-of-the-art advancements in rotorcraft technology. GE is among... »

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Australia Issues “Debonair and Bonanza” Beechcraft Safety Issues

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
Australia Issues “Debonair and Bonanza” Beechcraft Safety Issues

Australia issued an airworthiness directive requiring mandatory inspections of flight control cables fitted to a range of Beechcraft aircraft. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has issued an airworthiness directive requiring mandatory inspections of flight control cables fitted to a range of Beechcraft aircraft. The new requirements cover certain Beechcraft aircraft known as the Debonair... »

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British Airways Message Terrifies Transatlantic Passengers

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
British Airways Message Terrifies Transatlantic Passengers

What: British Airways Miami to London Where: en route When: Jan 14 2012 Why: Passengers got the fright of their lives aboard the British Airways flight when a tape warning passengers to brace for an emergency water landing played in the cabin. The incident occurred three hours into the flight, and caused passengers significant... »

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Germania Pilot Lands on Wrong Runway

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
Germania Pilot Lands on Wrong Runway

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Kevin Gutt What: Germania Airbus A319-100 en route from Cochstedt to Las Palmas Where: Las Palmas When: Jan 14th 2012 Why: After being cleared to land on runway 21R, the pilot touched down on runway 21 L. There was no other traffic on the... »

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RSS Plane Crash News

  • BSF plane crash probe panel castigates force's air wing for 'non existent safety culture'
    NEW DELHI: The Border Security Force's (BSF) air wing — which routinely flies top VVIPs, especially of the home ministry — has been severely castigated by a government panel set up to probe the crash of a BSF Beechcraft Super King Air B 200 soon after takeoff from Delhi airport in December 2015, ...
  • Airport simulates emergency plane-crash
    Meant to reflect a real-life scenario as much as possible, the drill involved approximately 20 plane crash “victims” — portrayed by Adams County Christian School, high school students — who donned makeup that simulated grave injuries. Some of those simulating the most serious injuries even had fake ...
  • Jus' Bekoz: Win with dignity
    At least two of them, and possibly more of those who secretly were complicit and in vile agreement. One Mountaineer fan reportedly chortled something about a plane crash in a bar in Charleston, as reported by a Twitter person, in describing Marshall's loss to in-state rival West Virginia in last Sunday's ...
  • No denying Michigan on path to the Final Four
    ... even went through a plane crash and did everything. The team before that had five NBA first-rounders on it." One thing Beilein will be able to count on Saturday is that his squad will be well-supported. Roughly 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fans turned Staples Center into a quasi-home game.
  • Nepal plane crash victim Piyash Roy's body reaches home
    Barisal, Mar 23 (UNB) – The body of Piyash Roy, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, reached his home in Shitla Khola area of the city early Friday. An ambulance carrying the body arrived here around 3.30am. Earlier, family members received Piyash's body from Hazrat Shah Jalal ...
  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
    Photo by: Photo courtesy Natural Resources Police A Natural Resources Police boat joins a Maryland State Police Boat during search and recovery operations for a plane crash that occurred on March 1. Police announced they ended operations on March 16. The body of the pilot was recovered, but the ...
  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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