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Executive Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon

Monday, February 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Executive Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon

An executive jet, registered to New York-based Constellation Leasing, had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on February 1. The Dassault Falcon 900EX jet was en-route to an airport in the United Kingdom when the crew reported issues with its fuel system and declared an emergency. Emergency services personnel were ready... »

Total CEO Killed in Moscow Plane Crash

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By George Hatcher

A business plane collided with a snow removal machine at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia, on the night of October 20. Christophe de Margerie, the Chief Executive Officer of French oil company Total S.A., was aboard the aircraft at the time. The company confirmed that he was killed in the accident. Three French... »

Iran Dassault Crash

Monday, March 3, 2014
By George Hatcher

On March 3 2014 a Dassault Falcon 20E operated by Iran Civil Aviation Organization was lost 2.5 miles E of Kish Island on what is described as “a calibration flight to test navigation equipment.” The four crew aboard the plane died in the crash. The Dassault Falcon 20 is a French jet built by... »

Volkswagen Air Services Falcon Skids off Runway

Friday, February 1, 2013
By George Hatcher
Volkswagen Air Services Falcon Skids off Runway

On January 30, 2013, a Volkswagen Air Services Dassault Falcon 7X with 3 aboard was taking off from Berlin Tegel Airport when the plane developed a steering problem and skidded off the runway. Witnesses said it looked as if the plane were caught by a gust of wind. There were no injuries reported. Download... »

Dassault Mirage Crash in France

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Armee de l’air Dassault Mirage 2000-5 Where: Froideconche, France When: Oct 3, 2012 Who: pilot Why: A Mirage 2000-5 fighter crashed in Froideconche killing the Taiwanese pilot. The pilot, who was on a training mission, crashed northeast of the town of Luxeuil Froideconche in a wooded area. The accident is under investigation. Download... »

Falcon Flying Again

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
By George Hatcher
Falcon Flying Again

Contact photographer Augustas Didzgalvis After the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved the repair to the trim system, the Dassault Aviation Falcon 7X is no longer grounded. Since May, when a Malaysian Falcon 7X suffered an uncontrolled pitch trim runaway during descent, the plane has been grounded. An additional electronic control has been added... »

Dassault’s Enhanced Vision System (EVS) Receives FAA Certification for the Falcon 7X

Sunday, February 13, 2011
By George Hatcher
Dassault’s Enhanced Vision System (EVS) Receives FAA Certification for the Falcon 7X

SAINT-CLOUD, France, February 11, 2011 — Dassault Falcon has received operational certification from the FAA for the Falcon 7X Enhanced Vision System (EVS). This follows certification received from EASA in July, 2010. Dassault’s EVS provides an image on the Head-Up Display (HUD) and flight deck displays that enables the pilots to see the terrain... »

Dassault Falcon Announces 2011 Regional M&O Seminar Series

Thursday, February 10, 2011
By George Hatcher

SAINT-CLOUD, France, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Dassault Falcon’s Regional Maintenance & Operations Seminar (M&O) series will continue again in 2011, with a total of 13 seminars to be held in eight countries around the globe. The M&O Seminar series gives Falcon operators an opportunity to communicate face-to-face with Dassault’s specialists and engineering teams... »

Dassault Falcon Focuses on the Growing Market in India as the Company Strengthens its Position in Emerging Markets Worldwide

Friday, February 4, 2011
By George Hatcher

BANGALORE, India, February 4, 2011 — Dassault Falcon is presenting its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at Aero India 2011, starting on February 9th in Bangalore. The Falcon range of aircraft will be on display alongside the Dassault Rafale fighter, which will perform in the air display. Dassault Falcon’s share... »

Dassault Aviation Evaluates Laminar Designs in Flight as part of Europe’s Clean Sky Research Program

Thursday, January 27, 2011
By George Hatcher

SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Dassault Aviation recently performed a successful flight test to evaluate potential applications of a laminar wing for large business jets. The flight was performed with a Falcon 7X at Dassault’s Flight Test Center in Istres, France. The tests are part of the “Smart Fixed Wing Aircraft”, one... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
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  • 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
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  • 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, ...
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  • 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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