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First Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Montreal

Thursday, September 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
First Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Montreal

First Air flight 7F-866 had to return and make an emergency landing in Montreal, Canada, on September 19th. The Boeing 737-400 plane took off for Kuujjuaq, Canada, but had to turn back after a strong odor was noticed in the cabin and cockpit. The plane landed safely. All 69 people aboard remained unhurt. Download... »

First Air Jet Crash Update

Thursday, August 25, 2011
By George Hatcher
First Air Jet Crash Update

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gilbert Hechema What: First Air Boeing 737-210C en route from Yellow Knife to Resolute Where: near Resolute Airport, Nunavut, Canada When: August 20, 2011 Who: 4 crew, 11 passengers, 12 fatalities Why: After the First Air jet was on final instrument landing system approach... »

Mystery Boeing Crash in Nunavut Canada

Sunday, August 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Mystery Boeing Crash in Nunavut Canada

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gilbert Hechema What: First Air Boeing 737-210C en route from Yellow Knife to Resolute Where: near Resolute Airport, Nunavut, Canada When: August 20, 2011 Who: 4 crew, 11 passengers, 12 fatalities Why: On approach to Resolute Bay Airport, the plane impacted the hillside. The... »

Ice on PT2 Probe Disrupts Take Off

Monday, February 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Ice on PT2 Probe Disrupts Take Off

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Yuda What: First Air Boeing 737-200 en route from Winnipeg,MB to Rankin Inlet,NU Where: Winnipeg When: Feb 18th 2011 Who: not available Why: The plane rejected takeoff on receipt of the left engine’s low power indication. Maintenance subsequently found ice on the PT2 probe.... »

First Air: False Overheat

Thursday, November 18, 2010
By George Hatcher
First Air: False Overheat

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Yuda What: A First Air Boeing 737-200 en route from Norman Wells, to Inuvik Where: Inuvik When: Nov 15th 2010 Who: 22 aboard Why: After takeoff, the right engine’s warning light came on. The crew declared an emergency but continued to Inuvik to make... »

First Air Lands Safely at Iqaluit with One Engine Down

Saturday, November 13, 2010
By George Hatcher
First Air Lands Safely at Iqaluit with One Engine Down

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Invader26 What: First Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300 en route from Pangnirtung to Iqaluit Where: Iqaluit When: Nov 9th 2010 Who: 13 on board Why: North East of Iqaluit, low oil forced pilots to shut down an engine. The pilot dropped to a... »

First Air Altitude/Speed At Odds

Thursday, December 17, 2009
By George Hatcher
First Air Altitude/Speed At Odds

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Peter Tsagaris What: First Air Boeing 767-200 en route from Ottawa to Iqaluit Where: Iqaluit When: Dec 12th 2009 Who: 4 crew Why: The runway was not clear (assuming this means weather /precipitation) and after takeoff, airspeed dropped as the plane climbed, and the... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Man dies in glider aircraft crash in NSW
    Emergency services were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton near Bathurst just after 1pm on Sunday after reports a powered glider had crashed and ignited a grassfire. The 75-year-old male pilot died at the scene, police say. A male pilot has died in a glider plane crash in central NSW. Photo: 7 News.
  • Bathurst glider crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    PHOTOS: Plane crash in Bathurst. Update 3.56pm. A 75-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a glider crash near Bathurst on Sunday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Piper's Airfield at Eglinton just before 1pm following reports that a glider had crashed into a field. The wreckage was located in ...
  • Plane crash into river in illinios
    KG/BARKLEY/DAVIS/"DONT UNDERSTAND HOW SOME OF THE ALL STARS MADE IT ON THE TEAM - Duration: 2:05. MONEY TIME No views. New · 2:05 · RICKY MARTIN - Duration: 2:49. MONEY TIME 27 views. New · 2:49 · FS2004 - Disaster in The Potomac (Air Florida Flight 90) RE-UPLOADED ...
  • Military families gather in San Diego for updates on loved ones missing-in-action
    Former Marine Cpl. Ruben Valencia spoke highly of his childhood friend Navy journalist Raul Antonion Guerra, whose remains from a plane crash during the Vietnam War were recovered in June 2007. (JOHN GASTALDO). During a remembrance ceremony, the relatives held up photographs and ...
  • Two years after BSF officer died in plane crash, children still wait for pension
    NEW DELHI: Saloni, the 23-year-old daughter of Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector Ravindra Kumar, who died in a plane crash at Indira Gandhi International Airport in 2015, doesn't think that the security forces take good care of families of deceased personnel. “My father died in December 2015 ...
  • Bathurst place crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    Police, fire, ambulance and rescue crews were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton just after 1pm on Sunday with reports a place had crashed which had then ignited a grass fire. NSW Rural Fire Service Operational Officer Brett Taylor confirmed a plane had crashed. “A powered glider was on fire when it ...
  • Noteworthy
    MLB: Although an autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year, it is unclear whether the drugs played a role as the NTSB hasn't identified a cause of the crash.
  • Roy Halladay's autopsy reveals he had drugs in his system during plane crash
    The autopsy of former All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay was released, showing he had drugs in his system when he crashed his small plane off the coast of Florida last year. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.
  • Caught plane crash
    Top 5 Area 51 Breakins of 2016 (From Crossing the Border to Breaking Through the Gates) - Duration: 8:58. TOP 5 ALLTIME 2,442,850 views · 8:58 · Top 10 Aircraft Crashes - Duration: 4:09. GoldenTop10s 10,489,088 views · 4:09 · PLANE CRASH IN VIRTUAL REALITY - Duration: 20:19.
  • Skiers remember a fallen friend while hitting the slopes
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Skiers in our area took to the slopes Saturday while also remembering the life of a fellow skier. Mount La Crosse held its annual Dan Nagy Memorial ski race Saturday afternoon. Nagy was a skier who would ski at Mt. La Crosse before he died just over a decade ago […]

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