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Stunt Plane Crashes during Air Show in Oregon; Pilot Killed

Monday, August 29, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Stearman biplane went down during the Air show of the Cascades at Madras Municipal Airport, Madras, Jefferson County, Oregon, on August 27th. The accident occurred while the pilot Marcus Paine was attempting to perform a loop. The pilot was reported dead on scene. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

NTSB Releases Details of Travis Air Show Plane Crash

Thursday, May 15, 2014
By George Hatcher

The NTSB has issued the preliminary investigation report on May 4’s Stearman biplane crash at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California. The plane crashed when the 77 year old pilot, Edward Andreini, was attempting a ribbon cutting stunt during the Thunder Over Solano air show. According to the report, “The planned maneuver consisted... »

Aviation Events recorded this weekend

Monday, July 15, 2013
By George Hatcher

13-JUL-13 Time: 00:01:00Z Regis#: ASA769 Aircraft Make: BOEING Aircraft Model: 737 Event Type: Incident Highest Injury: Unknown Damage: None LOCATION City: CHICAGO State: Illinois Country: DESCRIPTION Description: ALASKA AIRLIINES FLIGHT 769 BOEING 738 AIRCRAFT, REGISTRATION UNKNOWN, DIVERTED DUE TO UNKNOWN ODOR IN THE CABIN, 3 FLIGHT ATTENDANTS SUSTAINED UNKNOWN INJURIES, AIRCRAFT LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT,... »

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