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Flydubai Flight FZ-981 Crash: Monument to Commemorate Victims Unveiled in Russia

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flydubai Flight FZ-981 Crash: Monument to Commemorate Victims Unveiled in Russia

One year after Flydubai flight FZ-981 crashed at Rostov-on-Don airport, Russia, a monument to commemorate the victims was unveiled near the airport. The plane was coming from Dubai on March 19th, 2016, when it crashed amid bad weather conditions, claiming the lives of 62 people. The monument, named Interrupted Flight, has been designed by... »

MH17 Memorial Service in Kuala Lumpur

Sunday, July 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
MH17 Memorial Service in Kuala Lumpur

The national memorial service remembering MH17 was held in Kuala Lumpur, Saturday July 11. Families gathered, kin of the 298 victims of the MH17 Malaysian Airlines flight tragedy of July 17 last year. Everyone aboard was killed. The Bunga Raya Complex of the International Airport hosted the memorial gathering. Officials including Malaysian Prime Minister... »

Illinois Honours the US Marine Died in Nevada Jet Crash

Saturday, March 22, 2014
By George Hatcher
Illinois Honours the US Marine Died in Nevada Jet Crash

The residents of Hopedale, a Tazewell County town in Illinois, are preparing a farewell for the 32-year-old Marine, who died in Nevada when his training aircraft crashed on March 1 during a training exercise. 2,380 American flags were placed along 12 miles of highway for honouring Captain Reid Nannen, whose funeral is planned on... »

Air Blue Flight 202

Friday, August 10, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air Blue Flight 202

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Tuesday Poland Remembered

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
By George Hatcher

As activists chanted anti-government slogans, on April 10, 2012, Poland remembered the crash that wiped out 96 Russians. Memorials were placed in Warsaw at the Presidential Palace and in Smolensk, Russia, where the crash wiped out dozens of top Polish civilian and military leaders. Investigations concluded the crash was due to bad weather, inadequate... »

Air France, Providing an Example

Thursday, May 26, 2011
By George Hatcher
Air France, Providing an Example

Air France For the last ten years, the victims families of the Air France 4590 Concorde crash have been provided memorials arranged by Air France. Air France continues that tradition by providing two anniversary memorial services for Air France Flight 447 victims, one in Rio de Janeiro for 100 participants, and one in Paris... »

12 Years and 99 Deaths Ago, TAM Airlines flight 402 Was Lost But Not Forgotten

Sunday, November 2, 2008
By George Hatcher

Friday, October 31 2008 It has been 12 years since 99 people died in the Tam Congonhas Fokker-100 accident. On October 31 1996. TAM Transportes Aéreos Regionais Flight 402 set off for Rio De Janeiro and fell to earth minutes after take-off from Congonhas airport, spreading destruction on two building and seven houses, killing... »

Crash Update: Westwood One Announces Regrets

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
By George Hatcher
Crash Update: Westwood One Announces Regrets

What: KTRK’s SkyEyeHD helicopter crash on October 13, 2008 Where: wooded area in Montgomery County Who: John Downhower and David Garrett, Pilot and photographer employed by contractor Metro Traffic killed in helicopter Crash “The Westwood One family wishes to express its deepest sympathies to the families of the two occupants of the news helicopter... »

Helicopter Crashes in Washington park

Monday, September 29, 2008
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crashes in Washington park

What: American Eurocopter Dauphin II Where: Helicopter left its hanger at Andrews Air Force Base. suburban Washington park in a wooded area of Walker Mill Regional Park off of Ritchie Road. When: Sunday Who: Killed in the crash besides Bunker were Trooper First Class Mickey Lippy, EMT-B Tonya Mallard of the Waldorf Volunteer Fire... »

Spanair Mass Televised in Spain

Thursday, September 11, 2008
By George Hatcher
Spanair Mass Televised in Spain

Today–18:00 GMT Thursday–was the funeral Mass in Madrid remembering the Aug. 20 Spanair Flight JK5022 crash victims. Only eighteen people survived the crash. The service was presided over by Madrid’s Archbishop, Antonio Maria Rouco Varela and on national television. Only 18 of 172 passengers survived. Spanish King Juan Carlos and Prime Minister Jose Luis... »

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  • #Aviationsafety Allegiant B752 at Cincinnati. Engine cowl detaches,damages upper wing.Crew stopped the climb&returned to Covington Airport.
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