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Plane crashes and Five Die in Caldas Novas

Saturday, September 21, 2013
By George Hatcher
Plane crashes and Five Die in Caldas Novas

A Embraer 810D Seneca III plane en route from Ouro Fino to Gurupi was supposed to stop in Caldas Novas to refuel on Sept 20, but it crashed near Nelson Ribeiro Guimaraes airport. Five people——three men and two women——were killed in the crash at about 10:45 a.m. in a semi-urban area. The plane may... »

Small Plane Crashes Into Virginia Building

Saturday, June 1, 2013
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashes Into Virginia Building

An Aerial Photographers LLC Cessna 177B Cardinal en route from Philadelphia to Manassas with two people aboard ran out of fuel and crashed into the living room of Virginia apartment. The pilot William Larson, passenger Tache L. Alejandro, and an apartment resident were injured when the plane ran out of fuel and crashed in... »

Pilot Makes and Survives Emergency Landing in Texas after Running Out of Fuel

Friday, February 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Pilot Makes and Survives Emergency Landing in Texas after Running Out of Fuel

On Feb 14, 2013 at 10:30 a.m., a Beechcraft A60 Duke was en route from Fort Smith to Abilene when it ran out of fuel. The pilot, Frank LeRoy Bell, 75 attempted to divert to Elmdale Airpark but had to make an emergency landing. He tried to land in a blowed field but landed... »

Piper Street Landing in Odessa

Saturday, October 27, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Kensington Capital LLC Piper PA-24-250 Comanche en route from Arizona to Schlemeyer Field Airport Where: Odessa When: Oct 26 Who: 3 aboard Why: When the pilot realized he didn’t have enough fuel for the Piper PA-24-250 Comanche to make it to Schlemeyer Field, he dodged power lines and made an emergency landing on... »

2nd Emergency Landing on CA Highway

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
By George Hatcher
2nd Emergency Landing on CA Highway

What: Piper PA-28R-180 Arrow en route from Mammoth Lakes to Palomar Airport Where: I-15 & W. El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA When: July 22, 2012, 11:25 p, Who: 4 aboard Why: After the plane was rented, it ran out of gas en route. The pilot, Pilot Ken Gheysar, managed to make a safe landing... »

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... »

Air Lingus Attempts and Attempts and Attempts to Land in Barcelona Before Running Out of Fuel

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air Lingus Attempts and Attempts and Attempts to Land in Barcelona Before Running Out of Fuel

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jens Breuer What: Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200 en route from Cork to Barcelona Where: Barcelona When: Mar 14th 2012 Who: 56 passengers, 6 crew Why: Pilots on approach to Barcelona aborted their approach at 10,000 feet due to the poor visibility. Barcelona ATC refused... »

Passengers Get the Raw Deal in Kolkata

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Passengers Get the Raw Deal in Kolkata

What: Mahan Air en route from Phuket to Tehran Where: Kolkata airport When: September 21, 2011 Who: 305 passengers (plus another 176 passengers from another flight) Why: Mahan Air ran out of gas in the wrong place and the wrong time. The IOC allows the airline a certain amount of credit, when they pay... »

Kingfisher runs out of Gas

Friday, July 22, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Kingfisher en route from Colombo Where: Chennai When: July 19, 2011 Who: 132 passengers, 6 crew Why: While en route, the plane ran out of gas. The pilot was supposed to circle the airport but that was not possible. The pilot explained his situation and ATC gave him permission to land although the... »

Spectrum Flies Students While in “EM” Status-School board Unaware

Friday, May 20, 2011
By George Hatcher
Spectrum Flies Students While in “EM” Status-School board Unaware

Transport Canada’s Enhanced Monitoring System http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/opssvs/managementservices-referencecentre-documents-sur-sur-002-1028.htm is an aviaition surveillance program, the entry into which is based on an airline’s failure to meet minimum requirements. A score of 3, 4, 5 or a score of 2 where there are minor or moderate findings and there is no evidence of systemic failures, will return the... »

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