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American Airlines First Officer Dies During Landing in Albuquerque

Friday, March 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines First Officer Dies During Landing in Albuquerque

American Airlines flight AA-1353 made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on March 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas, was on final approach when the captain declared a medical emergency saying, “We’ve got an issue with one of the pilots.” The plane continued for a safe landing. Emergency services... »

Four Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Blount County, Alabama

Monday, March 27, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Cessna 210 plane crashed in Hayden, Blount County, Alabama, on March 25th. Authorities said the plane was heading from Kissimmee, Florida, to Jackson, Tennessee, when it went down. Four people were killed in the crash, including a 45-year-old man, a 43-year-old woman, a 16-year-old boy, and a 14-year-old girl. They are believed to... »

Metrojet Flight 9268 Crash: Egypt’s Investigation Committee Refers Case to Attorney General

Friday, March 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Metrojet Flight 9268 Crash: Egypt’s Investigation Committee Refers Case to Attorney General

Egypt’s independent investigation committee into the Metrojet flight 9268 crash has referred the case to the attorney general. The committee said on March 17th that the decision was made after they received an official report from Russia suggesting that “criminal activity” was behind the deadly crash that killed all 224 people aboard. The plane,... »

Metrojet Flight 9268 Crash: Egyptian President Says the Plane was Deliberately Downed

Thursday, February 25, 2016
By George Hatcher

Egyptian authorities have said for the first time that the Russian commercial jet that crashed on 31st October last year in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was deliberately downed by terrorists. Metrojet flight 9268 was heading to St. Petersburg, Russia, when it went down, killing all 224 people on-board. Islamic State had immediately claimed the responsibility,... »

Trigana Air Flight 267 Crash: Black Box to be Sent to France after Unsuccessful Data Retrieval Attempts

Friday, October 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Trigana Air Flight 267 Crash: Black Box to be Sent to France after Unsuccessful Data Retrieval Attempts

According to a preliminary report released by Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC), the black box from Trigana Air jet that crashed in August will be sent to France for data retrieval. The flight TGN267 crashed after it lost contact with the ATC during a flight from Sentani airport, Jayapura, to Oksibi, Papua. There... »

LAX: TSA Shooting

Friday, November 1, 2013
By George Hatcher
LAX: TSA Shooting

A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent was shot at a Terminal 3 checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport. Swat responded. Los Angeles Police Department put LAX on tactical alert. An evacuation of the airport followed. All planes with flights heading to the airport were held at their points of origin. The incident began at... »

Nashville: Cessna Crash

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
By George Hatcher
Nashville: Cessna Crash

On October 29, 2013, a Windsor Flying Club Cessna 172R Skyhawk crash landed at Nashville International Airport, killing the pilot. There was dense fog early Tuesday morning when the crash occurred, and the airport was closed. The crash occurred some time between 2:00 a.m. (the final sweep of the runways) and its discovery at... »

Two planes collide over Westlake Village

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
By George Hatcher
Two planes collide over Westlake Village

A Cessna 172 and a Cessna 172RG Cutlass collided over Westlake Village eight miles east northeast of Ventura. The Cutlass, registered to Ameriflyers of Florida LLC made an emergency landing on the Westlake Golf Course, Westlake Village, California. Three aboard sustained minor injuries in a belly landing at 2:15 p.m. near the third hole.... »

Air France, Airbus Playing “Hot Potato” with Responsibility

Saturday, November 27, 2010
By George Hatcher
Air France, Airbus Playing “Hot Potato” with Responsibility

Air France denies responsibility for the Air France Flight 447 crash, saying that they had raised concerns about the sensors before the crash. If they did so, it would seem the memorandum they presented indicates that they were aware of the problem, and therefore responsible. Though Air France “submitted a memorandum to show it... »

Crash au large des Comores, les familles des victimes réclament justice

Monday, February 8, 2010
By George Hatcher
Crash au large des Comores, les familles des victimes réclament justice

Publié le 5 février 2010 par Nabiha Gasmi Prises en étau entre le droit européen, comorien, américain et français, et face à des compagnies d’assurances des plus alertes, les suites juridiques du crash de l’air bus A310-300 de la compagnie Yéménia qui s’est échoué au large des Comores le 29 juin dernier , tuant... »

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