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Lufthansa: Safekeeping Profits or Passengers?

Friday, February 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa: Safekeeping Profits or Passengers?

Accident to the Airbus A320-211, registered D-AIPX and operated by Germanwings, flight GWI18G, on 03/24/15 at Prads-Haute-Bléone According to the BEA, they will release the final report on Germanwings 9525 on Sunday, March 13, 2016 during a press briefing. I plan to be there. Although the public has not seen the final report, and... »

Clear and Present Danger

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By George Hatcher

I don’t know if we should blame George Jetson and his hover car commute to work, or Bruce Willis’s talkative flying taxi in The Fifth Element, but the fiction world (or at least the world according to movie directors) predicts a day when flying cars will endure a traffic filled commute identical to gridlock... »

May 2012: 6 Near collisions over Moscow Alleged

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

Although the Control tower denies this number, in the past three months, Moscow ATC (union) reported six near collisions over Moscow.: March 7: at Domodedovo Airport, Swiss Air jet and a Boeing 737 averted by an alarm 15 seconds before a collision would have happened. Both were landing March 22: at Ostafyevo International Airport:... »

Close Encounters of the Airport Kind

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Close Encounters of the Airport Kind

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Urs Zimmermann Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tsuyoshi Hayasaki – AroundWorldImages What: Swiss Airbus A320-200 en route from Zurich Switzerland to Madrid, Spain What: Swiss Airbus A320-200 en route from Zurich Switzerland to Moscow Domodedovo Russia Where: Zurich When:... »

Comoros: Crash Averted

Friday, August 27, 2010
By George Hatcher
Comoros: Crash Averted

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Sam Chui What: Yemenia Airbus A330-200 en route from Djibouti to Moroni Comoros Air Austral Boeing 777-200 en route from Lyon to Saint Denis Where: Moroni, Comoros When: Aug 24 2010 Who: 350 passengers aboard the Boeing Why: Both flights were in the air,... »

LA: Near Collision

Friday, July 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
LA: Near Collision

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Peter Nowacki What: Westjet Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Vancouver to Los Angeles Where: Los Angeles When: Jul 24th 2010 Who: 115 aboard Why: After an averted landing, the pilot was positioning to circle for a second approach (revectoring) and the flight crew... »

SW and Heli: Near Miss over Houston

Wednesday, May 5, 2010
By George Hatcher
SW and Heli: Near Miss over Houston

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Dmitriy Shapiro What: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Houston to Baltimore Where: Houston When: Apr 28th 2010 Who: 135 passengers and 5 crew Why: Over Houston, both the helicopter pilot and the plane pilot noticed their proximity and took evasive action. (Their... »

Burbank: Close call

Friday, April 23, 2010
By George Hatcher
Burbank: Close call

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jason Whitebird What: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Oakland to Burbank,CA Where: Burbank on Apr 19th 201 When: Apr 19 2010 Who: 119 passengers and 5 crew Why: Approaching the runway prior to takeoff, a a Cessna 172 passed over the passed... »

A Near Collision over Burbank

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
By George Hatcher
A Near Collision over Burbank

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Julian Hunt What: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Las Vegas to Burbank Where: On approach to the Burbank airport When: Feb 13th 2010 Who: 80 passengers and 5 crew Why: A small private plane and a SW Boeing came within 5900 feet... »

NTSB Investigating October Turbulence Incident

Monday, December 7, 2009
By George Hatcher
NTSB Investigating October Turbulence Incident

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Cary Liao The incident 35,000 feet above Norfolk where an AirTran Airways Boeing 717 maneuvered to avoid another aircraft on Oct. 26, and a passenger and flight attendant were both injured by turbulence is currently being investigated by the NTSB. The FAA does not... »

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  • LIVE: Plane and helicopter crash mid-air in UK
    An aircraft and a helicopter crashed mid-flight near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Friday, November 17. Ruptly is live from the scene of the crash site as p...
  • Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1000 ft in 45 seconds
    Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds. A PLANE suspected of being involved in the Waddesdon Manor crash has been recorded plummeting 1,000 feet in just 45 seconds just before police were called to the incident. By Helen Barnett. PUBLISHED: 16:40 ...
  • Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and ...
    Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania. Two Americans, two Germans, six Tanzanians, and a South African pilot were all killed when their Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Ngorongoro National Park. Coastal Aviation, which owned the aircraft, ...
  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
    (WKYT) - A community is coming together again to remember three of four victims killed in a plane crash. Funerals will take place for Scott and Noah Foster, as well as Kyle Stewart on Friday in Somerset. Relatives laid the fourth victim, Doug Whitaker, to rest on Thursday. All four died on Sunday when ...
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    LIVE at the scene where a helicopter and a plane crashed mid-air in Buckinghamshire. A number of fatalities have been reported. Like what you see? Please sub...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties". Source: AAP. 5 MINS AGO. A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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  • Airplane with DPM Patrick Faber crashes into vehicle, plunges into sea https://t.co/2fe0YdTjgf
    about 5 hours ago
  • Several casualties confirmed after aircraft and helicopter collide in mid-air over Buckinghamshire https://t.co/veuz6Q50rK
    about 5 hours ago
  • IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chennai https://t.co/swA2DB61uA
    about 9 hours ago
  • United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Pennsylvania https://t.co/wkjlZqSaZP
    about 9 hours ago
  • Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Buffalo https://t.co/hAQo0qARIx
    about 9 hours ago