Plane Loses Landing Gear at Sao Paulo

Monday, October 15, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Centurion Air Cargo McDonnell Douglas MD-11 en route from Miami to Sao Paulo Where: Sao Paulo When: Oct 13 2012 Why: On landing in Sao Paulo Conganhas International Airport, the landing gear collapsed. According to Professional Pilots Forums the gear broke after bouncing; then the wing was damaged. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

Warrant Issued for Kingfisher Owner

Sunday, October 14, 2012
By George Hatcher
Warrant Issued for Kingfisher Owner

Kingfisher bounced checks of 105 million rupees (£1.25m) to settle user fees at Hyderabad International Airport. Then the airline failed to appear in court, leading the local sessions court to issue an arrest warrant for Vijay Mallya, owner of Kingfisher Airline. Staff of Kingfisher Airline has not been paid for months. Debts are said... »

Pocono Helicopter Crash Investigation Underway

Saturday, October 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
Pocono Helicopter Crash Investigation Underway

What: ACS Helicopter LLC Bell 407 helicopter Where: Mount Pocono When: Oct 11, 2012 Who: Two fatalities, one injury Why: The Tuesday wreck piloted by a full time American Airlines pilot (part time with ACS Helicopter LLC) was discovered at 2:30 a.m. wednesday. The helicopter encountered bad weather as it passed through northern Monroe... »

American Airlines Bird Strike in Miami

Saturday, October 13, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: American Airlines Boeing 737-800 en route from Chicago to Miami Where: Miami When: Oct 11, 2012 Who: 148 aboard Why: On landing in Miami, the plane suffered a bird strike. The bird was ingested in the engine according to Matt Miller of American Airlines. Pilots made an emergency landing with emergency services on... »

King Air Flight Makes Successful Landing

Saturday, October 13, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: King Air 300 Where: Briscoe Field, Georgia When: October 12, 2012 Who: pilot Why: While en route, the plane’s landing gear jammed. The pilot manually landed the landing gear but did not know he was successful since the landing gear light did not work. The pilot made a safe landing. Recommend on Facebook... »

Association of Flight Attendants Authorizes Strike

Saturday, October 13, 2012
By George Hatcher

If negotiations don’t reach an agreement, 94 percent of Compass Flight Attendants have authorized a strike. Flight attendants want a living wage, and will use CHAOS theory to get it. According to media reports, Compass Flight Attendants earn between $14,000 and $19,000 a year. However Glass Door puts that figure at $30-$37,000, and $15-$19... »

Pintail Lodge Helicopter Crashes in Louisiana

Friday, October 12, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Pintail Lodge Inc.Bell 206B JetRanger Where: Lyons Point, Crowly, LA When: Oct 10, 2102 Who: 1 fatality Why: A helicopter out of Texas was flying low over a Crowly Louisiana field when it made contact with a KSIG radio guidewire. The helicopter subsequently crashed in the field. Local residents who heard the impact... »

Helicopter Crashes in Indonesia with 27 aboard

Friday, October 12, 2012
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crashes in Indonesia with 27 aboard

What: Nyaman Air Mil Mi-8MTV Where: Tembagapura, Mimika, Papua Indonesia When: Oct 9, 2012 Who: 27 aboard Why: The chopper made a hard landing near mile 66. Twenty four or five passengers (18 Indonesians and seven citizens of other countries) and three crew survived the landing, though the helicopter sustained damage. There were no... »

Dash 8 Burned at Gate

Thursday, October 11, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Piedmont AL de Havilland Canada DHC-8-100 Where: Philadelphia When: Oct 7 2012 Who: no injuries Why: A PDT Dash 8 was extensively damaged by an electrical fire at the gate. The fire may have originated from a faulty GPU plug/cord. src Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet about it... »

Fokker Flight Delay after Runway Fender Bender

Thursday, October 11, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: IRS Fokker 110 en route from Lagos to Abuja Where: Lagos When: Oct 10, 2012 Who: 91 passengers Why: The right wing tip of a taxiing Fokker struck a glancing blow to a sewage tanker truck, damaging the plane’s wing. The truck is being extracted from the drainage ditch where it was stuck.... »

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