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Update to “Cold Temperature Restricted Airports” list

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Update to “Cold Temperature Restricted Airports” list

Subject: Update to “Cold Temperature Restricted Airports” list located in Notice to Airmen Publication (NTAP) Graphic Notices. www/faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/notices. Purpose: This publication provides operators with information related to cold temperature altitude restrictions. It contains the addition and subtraction of airports to the Cold Temperature Restricted Airports list located in the NTAP. Background: In response to... »

Guatemala Plane Crash Kills 2 Americans

Friday, April 4, 2014
By George Hatcher
Guatemala Plane Crash Kills 2 Americans

A fatal plane crash in Guatemala killed two Americans on Tuesday April 1, 2014. The Cessna T210L Turbo Centurion #L732JY crashed into a mountain in El Carrizal village, Esquipulas Palo Gordo municipality, San Marcos department of Guatemala, located some 250 km towards west of Guatemala City. The spokesman for the Departmental Municipal Firefighters, Cecilio... »

Arclight Films Halts the Preproduction of ‘Deep Water’ After MH370 tragedy

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
By George Hatcher
Arclight Films Halts the Preproduction of ‘Deep Water’ After MH370 tragedy

While the real life mystery of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappearance hit the headlines, Australian film producer Alister Grierson revealed that this real life event is eerily similar to the story line of his upcoming action horror film ‘Deep water’. Considering the sensitivity of scenario, Arclight Films on Monday announced that they have decided... »

Prime Minister Endorses Australian-based search

Monday, March 24, 2014
By George Hatcher

On March 24, Najib Razak, Malaysia’s Prime Minister, announced that new computations by Inmarsat and the AAIB, flight MH-370 ended in the South Indian Ocean west of Perth (Australia). At this point, Malaysia endorsed the new search search parameters. The full statement: “This evening I was briefed by representatives from the UK Air Accidents... »

Kazan Crash Update

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
By George Hatcher

The Boeing-737 flight that crashed in Kazan may have done so under the command of a Pilot In Command (PIC) who had never performed a real go-around. The PIC had 1000 night flight hours and was properly trained, according to authorities—but if that is the case, how is it being reported that the PIC... »

Update on Oct 3 2013 Lagos Crash

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
By George Hatcher

Olusegun Mimiko, the Ondo State Governor promised to convey the remains of the victims, and support victims’ families of the Associated Airlines crash. The deceased include protocol official Olayiwola Daji, his wife Olukemi, and other government officials. Mimiko promised the government would cover a university education for the victims’ children. On behalf of the... »

Update on the Associated Jet Crash in Nigeria

Saturday, October 5, 2013
By George Hatcher
Update on the Associated Jet Crash in Nigeria

On Oct 3, 2013, a twenty-three year old Associated Aviation Embraer EMB-120 was en route from Lagos to Akure to carry the deceased regional governor and family to his funeral in Akure when it crashed, killing 16. Four survivors were hospitalized. The NCAA said the airline had coverage and the plane’s paperwork and inspections... »

LionAir Flight Undershoots Bali Runway, 108 Aboard

Saturday, April 13, 2013
By George Hatcher
LionAir Flight Undershoots Bali Runway, 108 Aboard

On April 13, 2013, a Bandung to Denpasar Lion Air Boeing 737-800 en undershot the Denpasar Airport runway and ditched in the ocean—literally falling from a height of 55 yards. All of the 101 passengers and 7 crew got out alive, but at least twenty people were injured. On impact, the plane broke in... »

AGENDA ANNOUNCED FOR NTSB FORUM ON LITHIUM ION BATTERIES

Monday, April 8, 2013
By George Hatcher
AGENDA ANNOUNCED FOR NTSB FORUM ON LITHIUM ION BATTERIES

April 8, 2013 WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board today released the final agenda including the participants’ names, affiliations, and biographies for the forum on lithium ion batteries in transportation. The forum, scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, starts at 9 am and will be held in the NTSB Board Room and... »

Feline Survives Plane Landing on His House

Monday, March 25, 2013
By George Hatcher

A feline survivor has been found in the crash of the Beechcraft plane that killed Steve Davis, 60, and Wes Caves, 58. Zuul the cat emerged from the construction site where the plane impacted residences. Zuul has suffered some minor injuries, but seems to have at least eight lives left. South Bend Hawker Crash... »

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