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Jury Awards 2008 Helicopter Crash Victims, GE Loses $177 million Judgment

Friday, March 30, 2012
By George Hatcher
Jury Awards 2008 Helicopter Crash Victims, GE Loses $177 million Judgment

What: GE Engines in Sikorsky S-61N helicopter Where: Portland Courtroom When: Aug. 5, 2008 crash, March 28, 2012 Jury decision Who: 9 crash fatalities Why: The Aug. 5, 2008 crash occurred after a loss of power in the No. 2 engine shortly after takeoff from a nearly 6,000-foot-high mountaintop in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.... »

GE Selected as Engine Supplier for Next-Generation Military Helicopter

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
By George Hatcher

GE Aviation has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft as a member of a newly-formed team that is building a next-generation helicopter for evaluation by the U.S. military. GE Aviation will provide the engine to enable the aircraft — designated the S-97 RAIDERTM helicopter – to demonstrate state-of-the-art advancements in rotorcraft technology. GE is among... »

Germany: Singapore Airlines Runway Excursion

Thursday, November 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Germany:  Singapore Airlines Runway Excursion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Bastian Ding What: Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-312ER en route from Manchester to München-Franz Josef Strauss Airport, Germany Where: Germany When: Nov 3, 2011 at 12:14 Who: 158 passengers Why: Although there were problems presented to ATC in advance, on landing in Munich, the Singapore... »

May 2011 Saab Crash in Argentina

Monday, June 27, 2011
By George Hatcher
May 2011 Saab Crash in Argentina

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alberto U. What: Sol Linaeas Aereas Saab 340A Where: 20 km (12.5 mls) N of Prahuaniyeu, RN Argentina When: May 18, 2011 Who: 3 crew, 19 passengers Why: After the last radio contact at 20:50, the aircraft crashed near Los Menucos en-route Neuquen to... »

Single Survivor Pulled from Crash

Saturday, April 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Single Survivor Pulled from Crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Robert Matthews What: United Nations – UN/Georgian Airways Canadair CL600 2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-100ER on the return trip from Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport (FIH) to Kisangani (FKI) and Entebbe (and back) Where: Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport, Congo When: 04 APR 2011 2 pm. Who: 4 crew, 29 passengers... »

UN Plane Crashes in Stormy Congo

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
By George Hatcher
UN Plane Crashes in Stormy Congo

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Robert Matthews What: United Nations/Georgian Airways Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-100ER en route from Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport (FIH) to Kisangani (FKI) and Entebbe (EBB), Uganda and back. Where: Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport (FIH) Congo When: 04 APR 2011 2 pm local time Who: 29 passengers 3 crew... »

HAL and GE Aviation Sign Contract for Hawk Aircraft Components

Thursday, February 10, 2011
By George Hatcher
HAL and GE Aviation Sign Contract for Hawk Aircraft Components

Bengaluru, INDIA– GE Aviation and India’s premium public sector Aerospace Company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have signed 30-year contract that covers license to carry out repairs and overhaul of various avionics, instruments and hydraulic products for the Hawk Mk132 aircraft, an Advanced Jet Trainer operated by the Indian Air Force. This license will provide... »

Aircraft Industries Purchases GE’s M601 and H80 Engines for L410 Aircraft

Thursday, February 10, 2011
By George Hatcher
Aircraft Industries Purchases GE’s M601 and H80 Engines for L410 Aircraft

–EVENDALE, OHIO– Aircraft Industries, a Czech-based aircraft manufacturer, signed a five-year sales agreement with GE Aviation for the purchase of M601 and H80 engines. The engine agreement is for the L410-UVP-E20 aircraft, a twin-engine commuter aircraft, with annual production of 10+ units. “GE is proud to enter into this strategic partnership with Aircraft Industries,... »

Air India Signs OnPoint Solution Agreement for Its GE90 Engine Fleet

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
By George Hatcher

February 01, 2011 Air India Signs OnPoint Solution Agreement for Its GE90 Engine Fleet –DUBAI– GE Aviation and India’s national carrier Air India have signed a 20-year OnPointSM solution agreement that covers its GE90 engines. The value of the agreement is not being released. Air India will expand its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO)... »

Alitalia Signs OnPoint Fuel & Carbon Solutions Agreement

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
By George Hatcher

–DUBAI– Alitalia has signed an OnPointSM Fuel & Carbon Solutions agreement with GE Aviation. Using proprietary decision software and fuel-consulting expertise, GE’s Fuel & Carbon Solutions will work with Alitalia to identify and track operational improvements that could reduce the airline’s fuel spend by an average of three percent on given segments. “Alitalia has... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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