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Medical Plane Crash Leads to Resignations in Romania

Saturday, January 25, 2014
By George Hatcher
Medical Plane Crash Leads to Resignations in Romania

A medical rescue crew boarded a plane and left Bucharest for Oradea to pick up transplant organs from a patient who just passed away. But they became victims themselves. We have seen intensive searches for missing planes all over the globe; but here’s a medical rescue team aboard a BN-2A Islander who suffered tragedy... »

Rescue Pilot Rescued by Rescuees

Thursday, January 10, 2013
By George Hatcher

After a boat rescue failed, on January 9, 2013, a Bell 206 Jet Ranger with only the pilot aboard was rescuing two Nunavut seal hunters, Joe Karetak, who is in his 50s, and his 20-year-old son, who were stranded off the west shore of Hudson Bay. The brutal wind chill was -50 C. The... »

Bolivia Bell 212 Heli Crashes During Rescue

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Armada Nacional Bolivariana Bell 212 Where: Playa Valdez port off Margarita Island Venezuela When: Sept 14 2010 Who: 7 aboard, 2 fatalities, 5 injuries Why: The Venezuelan military helicopter was engaged in rescuing 21 people aboard 2(?) small boats found adrift at sea. The helicopter had ferried doctors to a frigate, and after... »

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... »

Missing Plane Crash Couple Found

Thursday, September 2, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Privately owned Glasair Aviation “Sportsman 2+2” plane en route to a fishing trip on Lake Klemka Where: Pipmuacan Reservoir in the Saguenay region When: Sunday August Who: Carol Tremblay, 56, and Nathalie Cote, 44, Why: The couple had decided to go fishing on Lake Klemka, and flew there on the Sportsman configured with... »

Knik Glacier Rescue Update

Wednesday, August 11, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Black Hawk rescue helicopter Where: Knik Glacier Alaska Why: Attempting to rescue the five stranded on a glacier since Sunday afternoon, a Black Hawk rescue helicopter was damaged sliding and rolling on the glacier. The Air National Guard helicopter was forced to turn around. It took a day for the pararescue team (which... »

RAAF Hercules Rescues 3 Adrift at Sea

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
By George Hatcher
RAAF Hercules Rescues 3 Adrift at Sea

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Phil Vabre What: Qantas Boeing 767-300 en route from Melbourne to Perth Where: Esperance When: May 10th 2010 Who: 3 men aboard a life raft Why: While en route, the flight got a message to assist in keeping an eye on a drifting raft... »

Ultralight Crash in Zion

Wednesday, October 21, 2009
By George Hatcher
Ultralight Crash in Zion

Pictured: an Aerotrike Rainbow Aircraft Cobra on display at the Louiseville fly-in. Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jean-Pierre Bonin What: AEROTRIKE NAKD COBRA ultralight registered to LEONARD KRICK Where: Zion National Park, North Creek, Utah When: 6:15 p.m Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 Who: pilot and passenger Why: Primary incident... »

Climber Rescue in Japan Goes Wrong

Saturday, September 12, 2009
By George Hatcher
Climber Rescue in Japan Goes Wrong

Contact Photographer Shimizu Brothers What: Gifu Prefecture Bell 412 EP Ambulance/Rescue helicopter en route from Gifu Airbase. Where: Takayama, about 240 kilometers west of Tokyo. When: Sept 11 2009, 3:30pm (0630 GMT Who: four people (5 crew on board but at least one was on the mountain in the process of the rescue) Why:... »

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