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Throttle-Control Issue Prompts Small Plane to Make Emergency Landing

By George Hatcher

A single engine Cirrus plane carrying 2 people, made an emergency landing at Santa Barbara Airport, California, at about 12:15 p.m. on June 24. According to Santa Barbara Fire Captain Gary Pitney, the accident happened after the plane developed a throttle-control problem while preparing to land at the airport. The pilot then had to... »

Santa Barbara ATR-42-300 photographs

By George Hatcher

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. There are no words to describe the nightmarish war zone quality of the scene on the ground at the Santa Barbara crash site. Most of the photographs can not be shown–it is just that horrifying and heartbreaking. Our hearts go out to the families of... »

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  • Passengers Uninjured in Jefferson Plane Crash https://t.co/GsZy2Kx2lg via @lcnme
    about 9 hours ago
  • Scandinavian Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Hydraulic Leak https://t.co/Hd1tS95ZyP
    about 19 hours ago
  • Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Surge https://t.co/53THTI6wCe
    about 19 hours ago
  • Sunwing Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smell of Smoke https://t.co/NLgJNZOwa0
    about 19 hours ago
  • American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Phoenix https://t.co/PJh8cETYyl
    about 19 hours ago