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2 Feared Dead as Norwegian Postal Plane Crashes in Sweden

Saturday, January 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Norwegian postal plane crashed in a remote mountainous area near the Akkajaure reservoir in Lapland region of northern Sweden, on January 8. The Canadair CRJ 200 aircraft was carrying mail from Oslo to Tromso, Norway, when it went down. According to Daniel Lindblad, spokesman for the Swedish Maritime Administration, “They sent a very... »

TransAsia Airways Falls from Sky, hits Bridge, Keelung river

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
By George Hatcher

At least thirteen were killed and 10 injured when a TransAsia Airways ATR 72 jet en route from Taipei to Kinmen crashed in the Keelung River after hitting a bridge at around 11 am on Wednesday morning. Before impact, the pilot radioed Sungshan Airport a “Mayday” with engine flame out. Other reports say 16... »

Questions follow Dana Air

Monday, June 11, 2012
By George Hatcher
Questions follow Dana Air

After a crash, the stories always come out that put faces on the “seats.” The one that has, so far, struck me the most in the Dana Air crash is a tale of mixed blessings. First Omonigho Akinsanya had come to visit, and now she was waiting in the crowded, overheated Nnamdi Azikiwe International... »

Dubai -Toronto Flight, First Ever A380 Diverts to and Lands in Ottowa

Friday, June 1, 2012
By George Hatcher
Dubai -Toronto Flight, First Ever A380 Diverts to and Lands in Ottowa

What: Emirates airbus A380 en route from Dubai to Toronto Where: Ottowa When: June 1, 2012 Who: 530+ passengers Why: After taking off from Dubai, the pilot encountered problems. In fact, pilots circled Toronto before they diverted to Ottowa, where they made a safe landing with firefighters and paramedic emergency services on standby. The... »

Octogenarian Lands Plane Beside Unconscious Pilot/Spouse

Thursday, April 5, 2012
By George Hatcher
Octogenarian Lands Plane Beside Unconscious Pilot/Spouse

What: C And S Manufacturing Corp Cessna 414A en route from Marco Island, Collier County, Florida to Cherryland Airport in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin Where: Wisconsin When: April 2,2012 Who: 2 aboard Why: After her husband John passed out at the controls of their Cessna, eighty-one year old Helen Collins took some quick lessons “on... »

Coast Guard Rescues 4 in Gulf of Mexico

Thursday, September 2, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Helicopter afloat in Gulf of Mexico Where: Terrebonne Parish When: September 1, 2010, 8:40 a.m. Who: Reid Aldrich of Nampa, Ind., David Portlock of Lafayette, Brian Meadows of Carencro, and John Howell of Cape Coral, Fla. Why: Helicopter over the Gulf of Mexico made an emergency landing IN the Gulf, staying afloat with... »

Air France Airbus in Turbulence over Atlantic.

Monday, November 30, 2009
By George Hatcher
Air France Airbus in Turbulence over Atlantic.

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Thierry BALZER What: Air France Airbus A330-200 en route from Sao Paulo to Paris Charles de Gaulle Where: over Atlantic When: Nov 30th 2009 Who: not available Why: While en route over the Atlantic ( 680nm northeast of Fortaleza, Brazil and 750nm southwest of... »

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  • Trauma supports provided to people affected by Fond du Lac plane crash
    Investigators may soon gain insight into why an ATR 42 aircraft carrying 25 people crashed shortly after takeoff near Fond du Lac. Morgan Modjeski, Saskatoon StarPhoenix. Published on: December 16, 2017 | Last Updated: December 16, 2017 6:00 AM CST. Photos of a plane crash near the northern ...
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  • Report details minutes before Dec. 4 plane crash at Rockford airport
    ROCKFORD — A preliminary accident report by the National Transportation Safety Board details the moments that led up to a Dec. 4 plane crash at Chicago-Rockford International Airport. The pilot just before 6 p.m. requested a local instrument flight rules clearance and subsequently was cleared to ...
  • Plane Crash in Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
    Plane Crash in Jeddha Saudi Arabia.
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    Survivors of the plane crash near Fond-du-Lac, Sask., are fearful to fly again. The experience will have a lasting impact — both mentally and physically. However, for such a remote community, the survivors may not have a choice about whether to step foot on a plane again.
  • Jeddah airplane crash 15 Dec 2017 || Saudi Arabia || major crash
    Saudi Airlines Cockpit View | Landing Riyadh - Duration: 4:17. StudyOnBoard 505,815 views · 4:17 · Plane crashes on takeoff at Goa airport - 15 injured - Duration: 0:42. euronews (in English) 23,860 views · 0:42 · Shocking! Saudi Arabia Plane Crash 266 members Death! 33 members Serious at Jeddah ...
  • Plane crash survivors fearful to fly again
    Survivors of the plane crash near Fond-du-Lac, Sask., are fearful to fly again. The experience will have a lasting impact — both mentally and physically. How...
  • 911 briefs (Dec. 16, 2017)
    The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office on Friday released the photo of a man the agency is looking for in connection to a homicide Thursday morning in Stockton. Detectives are trying to find Branden Iseli regarding the fatal stabbing of a man about 7 a.m. Thursday in the 2100 block of South D Street, ...
  • Barossa wine industry maestro Colin Gramp, Orlando, recalls plane crash tragedy behind Last ...
    Tuesday, October 25, 1938. It began like any normal day at Adelaide's elite private school, St Peter's College. The boarders had dressed in their old-world, British-style uniforms – staid and stuffy shirt, collar, tie, and jacket, breakfasted and set off to morning classes. Colin Gramp, 17, in his second last ...

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