Archive for January 20th, 2012

Impaired Passenger Threatens Cockpit

Friday, January 20th, 2012

What: Avianca en route from Costa Rica to Medellin Where: Medellin When: January 19, 2012 Who: unruly passenger Why: The flight was en route when a disruptive passenger disturbed the flight, attempting to breach the cockpit. He was restrained by fellow passengers. After landing at Jose Maria Cordova the disruptive passenger was taken into... »

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Hydraulic Failure, Emergency Landing in Elmira

Friday, January 20th, 2012
Hydraulic Failure, Emergency Landing in Elmira

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Jehan M. Ghouse What: Delta Airlines/Pinnacle Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 en route from Wilkes-Barre,PA to Detroit,MI Where: Elmira When: Jan 19th 2012 Who: 41 passengers and 3 crew Why: After takeoff, the flight developed hydraulic issues. Pilots diverted to Elmira. However, the hydraulic problem was... »

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Brussels Airlines Engine Failure over Senegal

Friday, January 20th, 2012
Brussels Airlines Engine Failure over Senegal

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Pieter-Jan Van De Vijver What: Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300 en route from Banjul (Gambia) to Brussels Where: Dakar When: Jan 18th 2012 Who: 240 passengers Why: While en route, the plane developed engine problems. There’s no indication if the engine was shut down, but... »

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Airbus Sticky Gear over St. Petersburg

Friday, January 20th, 2012
Airbus Sticky Gear over St. Petersburg

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Gergely Molnar What: Rossiya Airbus A320-200 en route from St. Petersburg to Ekaterinburg Russia Where: St. Petersburg When: Jan 20th 2012 Why: On takeoff, the main gear failed to retract. Pilots returned to St. Petersburg and made a safe landing. A replacement jet was... »

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RSS Plane Crash News

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...


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