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... »

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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 »

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RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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