Furious Air France Workers Attack Executives Over Job Cuts

Friday, October 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Furious Air France Workers Attack Executives Over Job Cuts

About 100 Air France employees stormed a management and union official meeting on October 5, after the airline announced plans to shed 2,900 jobs in the next 2 years. The airline, which is struggling to compete with global rivals, announced job cuts after failing to convince its pilots to work longer hours on same... »

165 Pilots in India Found Drunk in Pre-Flight Tests, During Last 5 Years

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
By George Hatcher

In reply to an RTI application filed by the Time of India, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), India, has revealed that between 2009 and February 2014, 165 pilots throughout the country were grounded after their pre-flight medical tests showed high levels of alcohol in their blood. Among these, 50 pilots were from... »

Sleeping Pilots

Thursday, September 26, 2013
By George Hatcher

Two pilots fell asleep while flying an Airbus A330, and then tattled on themselves, blaming 5 hours sleep the night before. Pilots are allowed naps but not at the same time. The British airline has not been identified, nor have the pilots’ names been released. Download article as PDF »


Friday, September 20, 2013
By George Hatcher

The National Transportation Safety Board announced today that it has issued a Final Rule to implement several changes to its Rules of Practice applicable to aviation certificate enforcement appeals. This final rule responds to public comments received by the NTSB as a result of an interim final rule (IFR) it issued last October. The... »

Is the so-called upcoming pilot shortage a scare tactic?

Monday, November 12, 2012
By George Hatcher

Several factors will be contributing to an upcoming pilot shortage: In the summer of 2013, newly hired pilots will be required to have 1,500 hours of prior flight experience—six times the current minimum Upcoming (2014) Federal Safety Rule fatigue laws decrease flight time Senior pilots hitting mandatory retirement at 65 Tight airline budgets, costs... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Pierce County, Nebraska, Plane Crash Kills One Passenger, Investigation Ongoing
    Police authorities in rural Pierce County in the state of Nebraska have responded to the scene of a plane crash which reportedly occurred Wednesday sometime after 6:30 p.m. local time (7:30 p.m. EDT). According to a report in KUSO, a radio station licensed to Albion, Nebraska, the accident occurred 5 ...
  • Air Crash Investigation Schiphol Plane Crash (Cleared for Landing)
    Air Crash Investigation Schiphol Plane Crash (Cleared for Landing) Air Crash Investigation Schiphol Plane Crash (Cleared for Landing) On 24 February 1989, Un...
  • Caillou gets a job as a Pilot | Causes A HUGE plane Crash | Killed
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  • Plane crashes on Wallace Island
    A pilot escaped injury from a plane crash on the Columbia River. The crash was reported at around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20. A statement from OSP said initial reports indicated the plane was upside down in the water on a sandbar. Coast Guard and OSP boats were nearby due to a different ...
  • UPDATE: Authorities Investigating Pierce County Plane Crash
    PIERCE – Authorities are on the scene of a plane crash in rural Pierce County. According to Pierce County Sheriff Rich Eberhardt confirmed that the single occupant of the aircraft was deceased. Pierce County 911 dispatcher said that at 7:45 PM 5 miles north and west of Pierce near the intersection of ...
  • Authorities Investigating Pierce County Plane Crash
    The accident scene is centered near the intersection of Highways 13 and 121 NW of Pierce. Officials from the Nebraska State Patrol, Pierce Fire and Rescue and Pierce Sheriff's Department responded to the scene. There's been no confirmation as to what kind of plane went down, or where it was ...
  • Pilot who survived plane crash appears in Red Arrows promo video
    Pilot who survived plane crash appears in Red Arrows promo video. Flight Lieutenant David Stark, who survived the plane crash that killed his engineer, appears in a promo video for the Red Arrows. Pilot who survived plane crash appears... Read More · 0:21min · Ohio chiropractor charged with abusing ...
  • Airman's Glace Bay family found
    His parents are buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Glace Bay and a plaque featuring Donald John MacDonald's name is at the bottom of their tombstone. There's another tombstone in Rheinberg, Germany that bears his name and those of the 22 others who died in the Dakota plane crash in Germany.
  • Police release video of autonomous Uber crash
    Video shows wreckage of plane crash in Nepal. 1 week ago. promo. 0:10. Watch: Time-lapse video of crash scene at Nepal airport. 1 week ago. promo. 1:20. Yountville mayor: We 'lost three beautiful people' and 'one of our heroes'. 1 week ago. promo. 1:05. California police officer killed, another injured ...
  • Pictured: The incredible moment Red Arrows pilot escaped crash fireball while engineer was ...
    Flames billowing around him, Red Arrows pilot David Stark parachutes to safety after ejecting in the nick of time. Behind him, a massive fireball engulfs his plane as it plummets to earth – and trapped inside is engineer Jonathan Bayliss. The 41-year-old had no chance. He was killed instantly as the ...


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