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Helicopter Crash-Lands on Long Island; No Injuries Reported

By George Hatcher

A 2006 Robinson R22 Beta helicopter made a crash-landing near West Riviera Drive and West Alhambra Avenue in Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York, on January 27. The incident happened after the helicopter, carrying two people, lost power while returning to the Republic Airport. According to Frank Delia, of the Academy of Aviation, “It was... »

Is Justice Done?

By George Hatcher

It has been officially determined that helicoptor pilot Philip Heney’s death in a helicoptor crash is due to negligence by Skytech Aviation, who allowed the work of unlicensed mechanics to go unsupervised. The accident happened hours after Skytech Aviation released the Robinson R22 after extensive maintenance. John Horrell and licensed aircraft maintenance engineer Ronald... »

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  • #Airflghtdisaster On this day in 1987, Aeroflot Flight 528, a Yakovlev Yak-40, overran the runway on landing at Ber… https://t.co/Jc9ktHsUof
    about 13 hours ago
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    about 16 hours ago
  • 9 injured after Bolingbrook bus crash https://t.co/Ogz3aknUdY via @WGNNews
    about 16 hours ago
  • Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich https://t.co/sEodbq9vbg
    about 17 hours ago
  • Plane crashes in parking lot of Dubois Co. business https://t.co/kk7ujQIL6S
    about 17 hours ago