Thomsonfly Emergency Landing in London

Sunday, October 22, 2006
By George Hatcher

What: Thomsonfly Boeing 757-200 en route from Newcastle UK to Larnaca Cyprus Where: London When: Oct 22nd 2006 Who: 160 passengers and 7 crew Why: The cabin began developing a haze and fumes, and requested a landing in London. By the time they landed, oxygen masks were called for. After some testing, maintenance was... »

S7 Airlines Flight 778 Disaster

Sunday, July 9, 2006
By George Hatcher

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer What: S7 Airlines Flight 778 Airbus A310 en route from Moscow to Irkutsk Where: Irkutsk International Airport in Siberia When: July 9 2006 Who: 193 passengers and 10 crew Why: The plane failed to decelerate on landing and crashed into the barrier. 124 died.... »

CA: Cessna Crash

Saturday, November 19, 2005
By George Hatcher
CA: Cessna Crash

Pictured: A Cessna T210N Turbo Centurion Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mick Bajcar What: Cessna T210N Where: 3 miles south of Dana Point, California When: November 19, 2005 Who: Pilot and 3 passengers Why: The airplane impacted the ocean following a departure from controlled cruise flight, decelerating from 120... »

Cessna Crash in Houston

Friday, November 4, 2005
By George Hatcher
Cessna Crash in Houston

Pictured: A representative Cessna 501 Citation I/SP Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jerry Search What: Cessna 500 Where: Houston, TX When: November 05, 2005 Who: pilot and passenger Why: The 4,100-hour commercial pilot lost directional control of the single-pilot twin-engine turbojet while taking off, and impacted the ground 3,750... »

Saturday, September 17, 2005
By George Hatcher

Pictured: A Piper PA-46-310P Malibu Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Lindsay Hockey What: Piper PA-46-310P Crash Where: Houston TX When: Sept 17 2005 Who: 2 fatalities Why: The 641-hour private pilot and passenger were departing on a 155-nautical mile night cross-country flight. The tower controller heard a weak transmission... »

Helios Boeing Crash

Sunday, August 14, 2005
By George Hatcher
Helios Boeing Crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Savvas Petoussis What: Helios Airlines Boeing 737-300 en route from Larnaka Airport to Ruzyn? International Airport Where: Marathon, Greece When: August 14, 2005 Who: 115 passengers and 6 crew Why: Before take-off the crew failed to set the pressurisation system to “Auto,” which is... »

Lion Air Crash in Indonesia

Tuesday, November 30, 2004
By George Hatcher
Lion Air Crash in Indonesia

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Olaf Juergensmeier What: Lion Air flight McDonnell-Douglas en route from Solo City Java Indonesia Where: Adi Sumaro Airport When: November 30, 2004 Who: The captain, 1 flight attendant, and 23 passengers were fatally injured; the first officer, 2 flight attendants and 56 passengers were... »

Hendrick Motor Sports

Monday, October 4, 2004
By George Hatcher
Hendrick Motor Sports

Pictured: A Beech 200 Super King Air Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Carlos Barbosa What: Hendrick Motorsports Beechcraft Super King Air 200 Where: Bull Mountain, seven miles from Blue Ridge Airport, When: October 24 2004 Who: 2 pilots 10 passengers Why: On October 24 2004, en route to theNextel... »

Argentina: INCAIR Cessna

Monday, May 17, 2004
By George Hatcher
Argentina: INCAIR Cessna

Pictured: A Cessna T210J Turbo Centurion Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mick Bajcar What: INCAIR Cessna T210J en route from alvador de Jujuy to Tucuman Where: Rosario, Argentina When: May 17, 2004 Who: pilot and 3 passengers Why: On May 17, 2004, a Cessna T210J single-engine, Argentine # LV-JPB... »

Osteen Florida: Piper Malibu Crash

Friday, June 14, 2002
By George Hatcher
Osteen Florida: Piper Malibu Crash

Pictured: A Piper PA-46-310P Malibu Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Patric Borg What: Piper PA-46-310P Where: Osteen Florida When: June 14, 2002 Who: 3 fatalities Why: The pilot asked to deviate because he saw “a hole” in the weather. Radar showed a cluster of thunderstorms, level three to four... »

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