Archive for January 31st, 2012

Southwest Boeing Bowls Over Denver Concourse Light

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Southwest Boeing Bowls Over Denver Concourse Light

Twitter photo by Hilary Handtmann What: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 en route from Los Angeles to Denver Where: Denver When: Jan 30, 2012, 9:45 a.m Who: 89 passengers and 5 crew Why: After landing from the LA flight, the jet knocked over an airport ramp lightpole around the C concourse. The plane was taxiing... »

Posted in Boeing, clipped light pole, Southwest, USA | 1 Comment »

Belle Isle Chopper Crash Kills Two

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Belle Isle Chopper Crash Kills Two

Click to view full size photo at Jetphotos Contact photographer Cory Watts What: Cenac Marine Services Robinson R-44 en route from Houma-Terrebonne Where: Belle Isle When: January 19, 2012 Who: 2 fatalities Why: After taking off from Houma-Terrebonne airport, the chopper crashed a few miles from East Bay and the Gulf of Mexico in... »

Posted in Crash, Louisiana, private, Robinson, unresolved | No Comments »

Manchester-bound Airbus Struck by Lightning

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

What: Easyjet Airbus A320-200 en route from Athens Greece to Manchester Where: Manchester When: Jan 27th 2012 Why: On approach to Manchester, at 1300 feet the plane was struck by lightning, burning the fuselage under the cockpit window. The first approach was aborted due (apparently) to snow on the runway. The plane circled for... »

Posted in Airbus, EasyJet, Emergency, lightning, snowy runway, UK | 2 Comments »

Venezuela Cessna, 4 aboard Lost at Sea

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Venezuela Cessna, 4 aboard Lost at Sea

What: Guardia Nacional Bolivariana Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP Where: La Uva, Isla de Coche, Venezuela When: Jan 30, 2012 Who: 4 fatalities Why: The Cessna crashed 180 miles from shore during a training flight. Captain José Vielma, Jhonatan Veroes Valencia, Joan Guillén, and Hernández Camacho died in the crash. Download article as PDF »

Posted in Cessna, Crash, military/police, unresolved, Venezuela | No Comments »

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January 2012
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  • #Aviationsafety Beechcraft landing gear fails at Merida airport Mexico. No injury reported.
    about 13 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Vans RV loss of directional control and noseover in Alton Bay Seaplane Base.
    about 13 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Just purchased plane crashes after loss of power.Pilot suffers minor injury
    about 13 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Cessna Skywagon crashes golfcourse while flyingfrom Butter Valley Golf Port Airport.No injury.
    about 13 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety. Mcleod homebuilt crashes in farm field in Clark County, OH. Pilot suffered fatal injury.
    about 13 hours ago