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Two Jets Near Miss

Thursday, December 3, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Republic/Frontier Airlines Embraer ERJ-190 en route from Omaha,NE to Denver,CO What: Skywest Airlines Canadair CRJ-200, flight OO-6764 from Lincoln,NE to Denver,CO On Nov. 23 at 7 a.m. the two jets were approaching Denver, flying parallel to each other. The Frontier Jet was supposed to line up with a string of planes following Skywest.... »

A Near Miss on same day as the A330 crash

Friday, June 5, 2009
By George Hatcher
A Near Miss on same day as the A330 crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Chris Patton What: Skyservice Airlines Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Thomson Airways en route from Turkey to Belfast Where: Dalaman When: Monday June 1 Who: More than 200 passengers. (Exact figures not available yet.) Why: Just after take-off, the pilot narrowly avoided colliding with... »

Lantana Tragedy

Thursday, May 7, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Beechcraft 35 Bonanza owned by James BREAZEAL of Florida Where: LANTANA, FL When: 05/06/2009 Who: Two fatalities, pilot and passenger: Jack Henderson of Lake Worth and James Breazeal of Windermere were killed in the crash. Why: AIRCRAFT, ON LANDING MISSED THE RUNWAY AND CRASHED INTO A PARKED AIRCRAFT, THE TWO PERSONS ON BOARD... »

Batesville Beech Crashes

Thursday, December 25, 2008
By George Hatcher
Batesville Beech Crashes

What: 1971 Beech B55 registered to Benny W. Green of Rockwall, Texas. en route from from Rockwall, Texas, to Batesville Where: Batesville Municipal Airport When: December 24, 2008 just before 2 p.m. Who: Benny Green, who was piloting the plane, and his wife, 62-year-old Linda Green Why: On landing, the plane left the end... »

Brazil’s GOL Report

Saturday, December 13, 2008
By George Hatcher

Brazil released a report Wednesday regarding the GOL crash. Specifically, the report concerns the Gol jet that collided over the Amazon rain forest with an Embraer Legacy 600 executive jet owned by ExcelAire Service Inc. of New York ; it concludes that the pilots of a New York-based executive jet had placed the transponder... »

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