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Boeing Runway Overrun in Moscow, No Injuries

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
By George Hatcher
Boeing Runway Overrun in Moscow, No Injuries

A Nordstar Airlines Boeing 737086J en route from Rhodes to Moscow Domodedovo made it to Moscow but skidded off the runway on the landing. None of the 170 passengers aboard were hurt. The passengers descended on “soft” grass on portable stairs. There was no visible damage to the plane. After the passengers disembarked, the... »

Glider Instructor and Student in Glider Tow Accident

Monday, January 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 19, 2012, an Aeroclub Punta Alta I.C.A. Brasov IS-28B2—a glider— apparently improperly released from a tow plane and crashed at Punta Alta Airfield in Argentina. Those aboard were an instructor and a student on their first flight. Two fire crews and several police responded to the scene. Scientific Police in Bahia Blanca... »

Glider Disengaged from Tow Rope Crashes in Texas, Kills 3

Monday, June 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
Glider Disengaged from Tow Rope Crashes in Texas, Kills 3

What: Greater Houston Soaring Assn I.C.A. Brasov IS-28B2 Where: Highway 36 at Cougar Road GHSA-Wallis Glideport, Wallis, TX When: June 17, 2012 Who: 3 fatalities, 3 aboard Why: Investigators say that the glider was attached by rope 200 feet long, to another aircraft when it crashed during the climb. At 75 feet, the tow... »

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