Chautauqua Airlines

No Terrorist but Chautauqua Pilot Kidnapped by Lav Door

Saturday, November 19, 2011
By George Hatcher
No Terrorist but Chautauqua Pilot Kidnapped by Lav Door

What: Chautauqua Embraer ERJ-145/Delta Airlines en route from Asheville,NC to New York Where: La Guardia airport, New York When: Nov 16th 2011 Why: By now, everyone has probably heard about this: A captain who was locked in the airplane’s bathroom gave a passenger a security code to inform the co-pilot. But when the co-pilot... »

3 Minute Flight, after Smokey Lav

Monday, September 26, 2011
By George Hatcher
3 Minute Flight, after Smokey Lav

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Dariusz Nowacki What: Chautauqua Airlines /Continental Airlines/Embraer ERJ-145 en route from Hartford to Cleveland Where: Hartford When: Sep 26 2011 Who: 49 passengers and 3 crew Why: After taking off from Hartford, smoke was observed in the bathroom. Pilots were in the air from... »

Frontier Flight Survives Turbulence, 5 Minor Injuries

Thursday, December 2, 2010
By George Hatcher
Frontier Flight Survives Turbulence, 5 Minor Injuries

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Bruce Leibowitz What: Frontier Airlines/Chautauqua Airlines Embraer ERJ-135 en route from Saint Louis to Milwaukee Where: Milwaukee When: Nov 30th 2010, arriving in Milwaukee at 10:02 a.m. Who: 26 passengers, 3 crew, 6 injuries Why: While en route, the plane encountered turbulence which injured... »

Chautauqua Electricals Smoke Landing in Cleveland

Wednesday, January 20, 2010
By George Hatcher
Chautauqua Electricals Smoke Landing in Cleveland

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer DJ Reed What: Chautauqua Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 en route from Boston to Cleveland Where: Cleveland When: Jan 19th 2010 Who: 55 passengers Why: Prior to landing, the jet suffered electrical problems resulting in smoke and a loss of power. The crew managed a safe... »

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    Meant to reflect a real-life scenario as much as possible, the drill involved approximately 20 plane crash “victims” — portrayed by Adams County Christian School, high school students — who donned makeup that simulated grave injuries. Some of those simulating the most serious injuries even had fake ...
  • Jus' Bekoz: Win with dignity
    At least two of them, and possibly more of those who secretly were complicit and in vile agreement. One Mountaineer fan reportedly chortled something about a plane crash in a bar in Charleston, as reported by a Twitter person, in describing Marshall's loss to in-state rival West Virginia in last Sunday's ...
  • No denying Michigan on path to the Final Four
    ... even went through a plane crash and did everything. The team before that had five NBA first-rounders on it." One thing Beilein will be able to count on Saturday is that his squad will be well-supported. Roughly 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fans turned Staples Center into a quasi-home game.
  • Nepal plane crash victim Piyash Roy's body reaches home
    Barisal, Mar 23 (UNB) – The body of Piyash Roy, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, reached his home in Shitla Khola area of the city early Friday. An ambulance carrying the body arrived here around 3.30am. Earlier, family members received Piyash's body from Hazrat Shah Jalal ...
  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
    Photo by: Photo courtesy Natural Resources Police A Natural Resources Police boat joins a Maryland State Police Boat during search and recovery operations for a plane crash that occurred on March 1. Police announced they ended operations on March 16. The body of the pilot was recovered, but the ...
  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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