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Virgin Australia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Canberra Airport

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Canberra Airport

Virgin Australia flight VA-646 made a hard landing at Canberra Airport, Australia, on November 19th. The incident happened after the plane flying from Sydney, Australia, encountered wind shear. Authorities said the aircraft’s tail skid and the fuselage contacted the runway. No injuries were reported. Australia’s TSB is investigating. Download article as PDF »

US Airways Jet Hits Runway Lights in Charlotte; No Injuries

Thursday, August 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
US Airways Jet Hits Runway Lights in Charlotte; No Injuries

A US Airways jet, performing flight 1851, hit runway lights while trying to land in Charlotte, North Carolina, on August 15. Authorities said the Airbus A321 was coming from Atlanta, Georgia, when the pilot reported wind shear. The plane then hit the runway lights while trying to land, damaging the underside of its tail.... »

Lion Air Compensation

Saturday, April 27, 2013
By George Hatcher

Lion Air is compensating the passengers of the plane that crashed in Bali on April 13. The 101 passenger (we don’t know if the 7 crew are included) is handing out $5600 to each passenger. Lion Air is working with Jasa Raharja, an Indonesian insurance company to cover the medical bills for five injured... »

New Lion Air Boeing Carcass Cut in Two for Removal

Thursday, April 18, 2013
By George Hatcher
New Lion Air Boeing Carcass Cut in Two for Removal

The Lion Air jet that crashed short of the runway in Bali is going to be cut into pieces for removal since the plane is too heavy to tow. The wreckage is sitting on top of a reef, rocking with the waves. The cockpit voice recorder was recovered by navy divers. None of the... »

Mexico Crash Kills Entrepreneur and Family

Friday, January 18, 2013
By George Hatcher
Mexico Crash Kills Entrepreneur and Family

Did this happen because of a random gust of wind? Was this an incident that was invisible or could it have been detected or predicted? You tell me. It’s tragic, whatever the circumstance. On January 17, 2013, ( 13:50 local time), a Habilitaciones Turisticas SA CV Piper PA-31-325 Navajo #XBEZY took off from Angel... »

Balloon Crashes Due to Wind Shear, Pilot lost License

Friday, August 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Balloon Crashes Due to Wind Shear, Pilot lost License

What: Lindstrand LBL 180A Where: Ljubljana Slovenia When: August 23, 2012 Who: 30 passengers, 2 crew, 4 fatalities, 28 injured Why: A hot air balloon with 32 aboard caught fire and crashed into a tree, burning four beyond recognition. At least six children were injured. Then people at the scene were reported resuscitated; eight... »

Military Chopper Goes Down in Colombia

Monday, December 5, 2011
By George Hatcher
Military Chopper Goes Down in Colombia

Pictured: A Colombian Army Blackhawk Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Rogier Westerhuis What: Colombian Blackhawk Where: San Jeronimo mountains When: Dec 3 2011 Who: 4 soldiers, 4 crew Why: The chopper crashed in the San Jeronimo mountains. No one aboard was seriously injured. The team had been deployed to... »

Antonov Overshoots Runway in Rough Weather

Monday, August 8, 2011
By George Hatcher
Antonov Overshoots Runway in Rough Weather

What: IrAero Antonov An-24RV en route from Chita to Blagoveshchensk Where: Blagoveshchensk Airport, Russia When: August 08, 2011 Who: 35 passengers, 5 crew, 10+ injuries Why: On approach to Blagoveshchensk airport, the plane encountered rough weather and overshot the runway. The plane encountered wind shear on approach, injuring ten passengers. The plane lost a... »

Interim Compensation Provided to Pawan Hans Crash Victims

Sunday, April 24, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. Mi-172 Where: Arunachal Pradeshnorth-east India near China border When: April 19 2011 Who: 18 passengers, including two minors, and five crew A committee of inquiry was on Saturday set up to investigate the circumstances that led to the recent crash of the Pawan Hans helicopter in Arunachal Pradesh. After... »

Seventeen Dead In Arunachal Pradesh When Helicopter Smashes Wall, Falls into Gorge

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd Mil Mi-172 en route from Gauhati to Tawang India Where: Tawang India When: April 19, 2011, 13:57 Who: 23 aboard, 17 fatalities Why: The Pawan Hans helicopter Captain Varun Gupta and Captain A. K. Tiwari was flying was approaching the helipad to land in Arunachal Pradesh when it struck... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Plane crash-lands off Iron Bridge Road in Columbia
    Plane crash-lands off Iron Bridge Road in Columbia. Saturday. Mar 24, 2018 at 1:14 PM Mar 24, 2018 at 8:36 PM. By James Bennett The sign in front the property at 1112 Iron Bridge Road reads, “No trespassing.” An angry-looking German shepherd greets visitors who pull into the ...
  • Disaster Drill Held At Nashville International Airport
    A plane crash and explosions at Nashville International Airport were all part of a safety drill. First responders rushed to the scene of a mock plane crash to locate and help victims on Saturday. Over 100 volunteers were on hand to act as victims and their family members, and 40 different local agencies ...
  • Hendrick Motorsports drivers worried? Think again
    In 2004, hours after a plane crash took the lives of 10, including four members of the Hendrick family, Jimmie Johnson earned the win. In all, Hendrick Motorsports has earned 24 wins at NASCAR's oldest facility, many of those wins propelling its drivers to championships or stopping frustrating losing ...
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  • Hundreds take to the streets in Montreal to push for better gun control legislation in US
    Canada. Plane crash that killed MP Jean Lapierre caused by an unstable landing · TSB animation shows what led to plane crash that killed Jean Lapierre, 6 others · 02:44 ...
  • Pilot who blamed crash on prosthetic leg gets weeks in jail
    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man with a prosthetic leg who crashed a plane after authorities repeatedly warned him not to fly has been sentenced to two weeks in jail. Robert Gray Jr. pleaded guilty in December to flying without a license. The Virginian-Pilots reports that the U.S. Department of ...
  • Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail
    Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail. An unlicensed pilot who blamed his plane crash on his prosthetic leg has been sentenced to two weeks in jail. March 24, 2018, at 4:22 p.m.. Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.
  • US-Bangla Air: Crash survivor to be flown to Singapore
    His son, cousin and other family members told doctors that they want to move him to Singapore. “A medical board formed for the plane crash survivors found his right leg severely infected. The leg may need to be amputated,” Samanta Lal Sen, chief of the 14-member board, told reporters at a briefing at ...
  • Seven Fast Facts: K Cairo Santos
    Not surprisingly, Santos won the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month. Honoring His Father Airplane tragedies play a somber role in Santos' life on and off the field. His father, Cairo Sr., was a pilot for Brazilian airline Varig. In 2013 his dad died in a stunt plane crash. "I used to talk to […]
  • VIDEO: This pilot's plane engine stopped mid air; here's how he handled the crisis
    At an altitude of 2,500 metres, there was little Barber could do to prevent the crash. A video of the incident was posted on the Internet, where one can easily see the engine stopping. 0. Shares. Share. By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 24, 2018 8:35 pm. plane crash, plane crash video, ...


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