Unbalanced McDonnell Douglas?

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Unbalanced McDonnell Douglas?

An Ethiopian Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-11F Cargo plane fell on its tail. The cargo plane may have had an unbalanced load. The incident occurred during loading or unloading; and the plane is reported to be back in service. Download article as PDF »

U. N. Chopper Crashes, Relief Workers Injured

Friday, October 1, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: UN World Food Programme Mil Mi-8 “Hip-H” helicopter delivering food to Pakistan Where: near Manchar Lake When: Oct 1, 2010 Who: 13 aid workers aboard, 3 injured seriously Why: The helicopter loaded with high-energy biscuts from the U.N.’s World Food Program, got off balance while landing, and crashed. (Alternate reports say the chopper... »

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