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Denver Based Startup Plans Supersonic NYC-London Flights in 3.4 Hours

Thursday, April 7, 2016
By George Hatcher

Boom Technology, a Denver, Colorado, based startup, wants to build a supersonic airplane that will be able to fly at 1,451 miles per hour, i.e. 2.6 times faster than any of the current airliners. The company says its 40-seater aircrafts, at their cruising altitude of 60,000 feet, will reduce the time to fly from... »

€10,000 Awarded for Child Trauma

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
€10,000 Awarded for Child Trauma

Two year old Emma Reddan witnessed a Sikorsky S76 piloted by Bill Curry crashing in the Neptune Hotel car lot. The chopper’s rotor blade struck a lamp post, resulting in the crash. Emma Reddan suffered from separation anxiety disorder. In Civil court, Judge Matthew Deery approved a €10,000 settlement for Emma Reddan from Curry... »

Judge Interprets Widow as Unentitled. Canadian Charter is No Common Carrier

Sunday, February 5, 2012
By George Hatcher
Judge Interprets Widow as Unentitled. Canadian Charter is No Common Carrier

Mark McLean had a million dollar life insurance policy under Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company, through Sears Canada Inc. When he was killed in a Vancouver Island plane crash three years ago, it seemed an open and shut case that his widow would get an accidental death benefit of $1 million under the 2007... »

17.8 Million Awarded to Surviving Family

Thursday, December 29, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: F/A-18 Military Jet from the carrier Abraham Lincoln landing at Marine Corps Air Station Miramir Where: San Diego neighborhood When: DEC 8, 2008 Who: Young Mi Yoon, 36; her daughters Grace, 15 months, and Rachel, 2 months; and her mother, Suk Im Kim, 60. Why: A witness said the plane was chugging along... »

Skydiving Crash Victims Awarded by Jury

Saturday, April 30, 2011
By George Hatcher
Skydiving Crash Victims Awarded by Jury

Doncasters Inc. of London is a manufacturer of aviation components. They were recently held accountable for the death of five victims of the crash of a DeHavilland DHC-6 Twin Otter, the skydiving plane which exploded at the Sullivan airport. Six people were killed: Melissa Berridge, 38, of St. Louis; Victoria Delacroix, 22, of London;... »

$1.2 Million Helicopter Settlement

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Midwestern Air Services LLC, Robinson R44 II, Raven, four-place, two-bladed, single main rotor, single-engine helicopter en route from Horseshoe Casino Heliport to Kenosha Regional Airport Where: Kenosha, Wisconsin When: September 21, 2008 Who: pilot Alan Sapko and passenger Joan Anzalone Why: The National Transportation Safety Board ruled pilot error. A judge ruled that... »

$15 Million Settlement

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
By George Hatcher

We don’t always hear the numbers when cases are settled, so the news release that a $15 million settlement was okayed in Cook County, Illinois seemed to be a noteworthy news byte. The ruling was in favor of the Chicago restaurant executive Michael Waugh who was killed in a 2006 crash. Waugh, general manager... »

Published Settlement: $15 million

Friday, September 4, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Twin-engine Cessna 421B on approach to Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling Where: crashed into a storage yard When: January 2006 Who: Michael Waugh ( general manager and chief operating partner of Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab in Chicago), Kenneth Knudson (founder of Sybaris), and Scott Garland (financial adviser at Morgan Stanley)... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • First pictures of Red Arrows plane wreckage after crash at RAF Valley
    RAF ValleyEyewitnesses 'saw Red Arrows pilot eject before RAF Valley plane crash' · A major incident is underway at RAF Valley, where a Red Arrows Hawk jet is understood to have crashed · RecallsAsda is urgently recalling sausages over health fears · Customers are being told to bring them back to ...
  • Eyewitness films moment after Red Arrows plane crash
    Eyewitness films moment after Red Arrows plane crash. An eyewitness has filmed the moment after a Red Arrows plane has crashed at RAF Valley, in North Wales, today. Sian Williams said: "I saw the parachute, and then the plane hit the runway and went up in flames." Eyewitness films moment after ...
  • Eyewitnesses 'saw Red Arrows pilot eject before RAF Valley plane crash'
    Eyewitnesses 'saw Red Arrows pilot eject before RAF Valley plane crash'. A major incident is underway at RAF Valley, where a Red Arrows Hawk jet is understood to have crashed. Share; Comments. By. Sarah Hodgson. 15:02, 20 MAR 2018; Updated 15:17, 20 MAR 2018. News. Enter your postcode to ...
  • UK Red Arrow aerobatic team plane crashes in Wales
    LONDON (Reuters) - A jet in Britain's Red Arrows aerobatic team crashed at an airbase in Wales on Tuesday, the Royal Air Force said, but there was no immediate word on the fate of the pilot. The incident occurred in the early afternoon at RAF Valley in Anglesey, north Wales. "We are aware of an ...
  • UK investigating reports of military plane crash at Welsh base
    LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - Britain'sRoyal Air Force (RAF) said on Tuesday it was investigating reports that a Hawk plane had crashed at a base in Wales. "We are aware of an incident today at RAF Valley involving a Hawk aircraft. We are investigating the incident" it said on Twitter. The defence ...
  • Russia Grounds All AN-148 Planes Over Safety Fears After Plane Crash
    Russia has grounded all Antonov An-148 aircraft over safety fears a month after the tragic plane crash of a passenger jet outside Moscow after equipment failure. All 71 passengers and crew aboard Saratov Airlines Flight 703 were killed when the An-148 regional jet plummeted minutes after departing ...
  • Air Force Plane Crash Lands In Kaduna
    An aircraft, belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday, crashed in Kauran Dawa village in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The aircraft is used for training purposes and the pilot only sustained minor injuries after crash landing the plane, Naija News understands. The crash was ...
  • Indian Air Force Hawk trainer aircraft crashes near Odisha-Jharkhand border
    Last month, two Air Force pilots lost their lives in a plane crash in Majuli in Assam on 15 February. The Microlight Virus SW-80 had crashed after getting airborne from Air Force Station Jorhat, for a routine sortie. The pilots attempted an emergency landing but the aircraft crashed in a sand bar in the ...
  • Nepal plane crash victim Mahmudur buried
    Faridpur: SM Mahmudur Rahman, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, was buried at his family graveyard at...
  • Condition of pilot Abid Sultan's wife unchanged
    The condition of Afsana Khanam, wife of US-Bangla aircraft crash victim pilot Abid Sultan, remained unchanged today as she has been kept on life support at a Dhaka hospital. She suffered a stroke at her Uttara residence on Sunday and was kept on life support at the National Institute of Neuroscience ...


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