4 Fatalities in Colombian Helicopter Crash

Thursday, March 5, 2009
By George Hatcher
4 Fatalities in Colombian Helicopter Crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Javier Franco TOPPER What: Huey II police helicopter Where: crashed in South Colombia When: March 4 Who: four people on board; 4 fatalities: Lts. Juan Valero and Hernan Leal – the pilot and co-pilot, respectively – and agents Yesid Vidal and Gustavo Ibañez. Why:... »

Cracked Windshield in Philly

Thursday, March 5, 2009
By George Hatcher
Cracked Windshield in Philly

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Brad Harris What: US Airways/PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 50-seat commuter jet registration# N246PS en route from Philadelphia to Wilkes-Barre Where: Philadelphia International Airport. When: Mar 3rd 2009 Why: The cockpit window cracked at 13000 feet so the plane returned to the airport to land... »

Air Traffic Controllers Audio Released

Wednesday, March 4, 2009
By George Hatcher

Embedded video from CNN Video 4 Marine Corps officers have lost their jobs. 9 individuals are being disciplined. The audio is damning, but who does it damn? What: F/A-18 Military Jet from the carrier Abraham Lincoln landing at Marine Corps Air Station Miramir Where: San Diego neighborhood When: DEC 8 Who: the pilot, who... »

Tallahassee: Update on Plane Cockpit Fire

Tuesday, March 3, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Delta Connection carrier Canadian Regional Jet 200 Flight 5563 Registration 830AS Destination Atlanta Where: Tallahassee Regional Airport When: 02/28/2009 Who: 47 passengers Why: At the Tallahassee Regional airport at the gate, the pilot reported a fire in the cockpit. Delta Cockpit Fire Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet about... »

Safe Belly Landing in Canada

Tuesday, March 3, 2009
By George Hatcher
Safe Belly Landing in Canada

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gary C. Orlando What: Perimeter Swearingen SA-226TC Metro, registration C-FSLZ en route from from Sainte Therese Point to Winnipeg Canada Where: James Richardson International Airport When: 3 March 2009 12:15 p.m. Who: 2 crew members, 8 passengers Why: The landing gear would not go... »

Airport safety

Tuesday, March 3, 2009
By George Hatcher

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German Airbus Flies to Seattle on One Engine

Tuesday, March 3, 2009
By George Hatcher
German Airbus Flies to Seattle on One  Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Anne Deus What: Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, registration D-AIKE en route from Frankfurt/Main to Seattle,WA Where: Seattle Washington When: Sunday, Mar 01, 2009 Why: When the pilot reported the loss of power in one engine, the flight assumed a lower altitude and continued on one... »

Cabin Pressure Issue on Boeing 757

Tuesday, March 3, 2009
By George Hatcher
Cabin Pressure Issue on Boeing 757

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Michael Brazier What: Boeing 757-200, G-LSAA operating a Charter flight LS2113 en route from Manchester Airport to Taba, Egypt Where: Athens When: Monday afternoon Mar 2 at 3:40 p.m Who: about 192 passengers Why: The flight made “a controlled, rapid descent” when the pilot... »

Piper Emergency Landing in Jerez

Monday, March 2, 2009
By George Hatcher
Piper Emergency Landing in Jerez

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Paulo Carvalho What: Piper PA-28-161 Warrior III registration EC-IYU en route from JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA Where: two miles northwest of the JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA runway 20 When: 8. FEB-2009 Who: pilot Why: A pilot’s training flight was interrupted at 1:30 when he... »

Canadair Emergency Landing at Santander-Intl

Monday, March 2, 2009
By George Hatcher
Canadair Emergency Landing at Santander-Intl

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alejandro Hdez Leon What: Canadair BOMBARDIER CRJ-200ER registration EC-IKZ en route from Madrid to Santander-Intl Where: Santander-Intl When: 24. Feb.2009 Who: 44 passengers, 4 crew Why: One engine apparently flamed out on approach. Another report said both engines flamed out and one was restarted.... »

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