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American Airlines Flight Hits Coyote at Wilmington International Airport

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Hits Coyote at Wilmington International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-5224 returned to Wilmington International Airport, North Carolina, on October 9th. According to the airport authorities, the Canadair CRJ-900 plane hit a coyote during takeoff which caused damage to the nose gear. The crew continued takeoff but subsequently returned to Wilmington Airport. The coyote was killed. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Sunwest Aviation Plane Collides with Deer Upon Landing in Northern Alberta

Thursday, October 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sunwest Aviation Plane Collides with Deer Upon Landing in Northern Alberta

Sunwest Aviation flight CNK-7123 collided with two deer upon landing at Christina Lake Airstrip, located east of Conklin, Alberta, Canada, on October 3rd. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The plane sustained minor damage. There were forty-three passengers and four crew members aboard at the time; all of... »

PSA Airlines Flight Returns to Charlotte After Deer Strike

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
PSA Airlines Flight Returns to Charlotte After Deer Strike

PSA Airlines flight AA-5320 had to return for an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 15th. The FAA reported that the Canadair CRJ-700 plane that took off for Gulfport, Mississippi, had to turn back due to a deer strike during departure. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 44 people aboard remained safe.... »

Horizon Air Plane makes Safe Landing in California after Deer Strike

Saturday, December 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air Plane makes Safe Landing in California after Deer Strike

Horizon Air flight QX-475 made a safe landing at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, California, on December 2. The De Havilland Dash 8-400, en-route from Seattle, Washington, to Santa Rosa, was approaching the runway when it collided with a deer. The plane landed safely. All passengers aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

Birdstrike Cause of USAF Crash

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
By George Hatcher

A bird strike on the HH-60G Pave Hawk at 110ft at 126mph caused the crash of a helicopter on a moonlight training mission on the Norfolk Wildlife Trust reserve, killing staff Sgt Afton Ponce, Capt Christopher Stover, Technical Sgt Dale Matthews and Capt Sean Ruane. The crew was confirmed dead at the scene. The... »

Northern Thunderbird Air Sued for 2011 Crash

Monday, January 28, 2013
By George Hatcher

Here’s a case that did not rush to court. Six passengers of the October 2011 crash listed below have filed suit against Northern Thunderbird Air. The pilot and co-pilot, Luc Fortin and Matt Robic died shortly after the crash. Seven passengers were rescued six of whom are listed in the suit. Prior to takeoff,... »

London Helicopter Hits Crane, 2 fatalities, 9 Injured

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
By George Hatcher
London Helicopter Hits Crane, 2 fatalities, 9 Injured

On Wednesday January 16, 2013, a helicopter crashed into a crane and fell to a London street just south of the River Thames near the Underground and mainline train station at Vauxhall, killing two and injuring nine. London Ambulance said only one of the people they took to the hospital had critical injuries. The... »

Agricultural Embraer Crashes in Brazil

Monday, January 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
Agricultural Embraer Crashes in Brazil

On January 5, 2013, a privately owned Embraer EMB Ipanema with only the pilot aboard was making an agricultural pass and spraying crops in Lucas do Rio Verde MT Brazil. While cropdusting, the plane collided with a highway sign and the pilot lost control. Engine problems may have also been involved. THe pilot’s plane... »

Nashua Couple’s Plane Crashes Hooksett Highway

Friday, October 26, 2012
By George Hatcher
Nashua Couple’s Plane Crashes Hooksett Highway

What: Herman Hassinger Architects Beechcraft A36 Bonanza en route from Nashua to Laconia Where: Hooksett, New Hampshire When: Oct 25, 2012 1:30 pm Who: 2 aboard, 2 fatalities Why: According to reports, the single-engine Beechcraft hit a light pole alongside I-93 northbound. The two aboard, Husband and wife Herman and Doris Hassinger, were on... »

Association of Flight Attendants Authorizes Strike

Saturday, October 13, 2012
By George Hatcher

If negotiations don’t reach an agreement, 94 percent of Compass Flight Attendants have authorized a strike. Flight attendants want a living wage, and will use CHAOS theory to get it. According to media reports, Compass Flight Attendants earn between $14,000 and $19,000 a year. However Glass Door puts that figure at $30-$37,000, and $15-$19... »

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