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Bird-Hit Vistara Airlines Plane Lands Safely in Odisha

Saturday, May 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Vistara Airlines Plane Lands Safely in Odisha

A Vistara Airlines plane was hit by a bird while descending toward Bhubaneswar in Odisha, India, on May 5th. Authorities said the bird struck the nose of the plane that was performing flight UK-709 from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 50 passengers and 7 crew members remained... »

6 People Killed in Quebec Plane Crash

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
6 People Killed in Quebec Plane Crash

A De Havilland Beaver plane crashed in Les Bergeronnes area of Canada’s Quebec province, on August 23. Authorities said the plane apparently nose-dived shortly after it took off from a Tadoussac airstrip for a sightseeing tour. There were 6 people aboard the plane, including the pilot Romain Desrosiers, a British family of 4 and... »

Two Gliders Crash in New South Wales

Monday, April 29, 2013
By George Hatcher

Two gliders, one of which was a Let L-13A1 Blaník, collided in New South Wales in a rural area in Carrick, near Goulburn. The incoming glider clipped the tail of the two-seater which nose-dived to the ground. One 72-year-old pilot, a member of Southern Tablelands Gliding Club, landed his glider safely. The fifty year... »

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