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Tam, a Letter of Remembrance

By George Hatcher

Dear Tam Families, On this day, 7/17/17, I just reread the transcript of TAM flight JJ-3054. I never knew those people aboard that plane, but I knew their families. I remember the families of these lost passengers. I remember your heartbreak and your loss. Ten years have passed. I hope you have had ten... »

$290.6 Million in Infrastructure Grants

By George Hatcher

U.S. DOT Announces $290.6 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 105 Airports WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the FAA is awarding $ 290.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 105 airports. The airport grant program funds airport infrastructure projects, runways, taxiways, and airport signage, lighting, and markings. “AIP grants will allow airports... »

Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Winchester, New Hampshire

By George Hatcher

A small stunt plane crashed in Winchester, New Hampshire, on July 13th. Authorities said the wreckage of the two-seater plane was found in a heavily wooded area near Warwick Road. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was later identified as 65-year-old John Everson of Danielson, Connecticut.... »

FAA and Singapore Sign Aviation Safety Agreement

By George Hatcher

FAA and Singapore Sign Aviation Safety Agreement SINGAPORE—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) signed a milestone Maintenance Agreement Guidance (MAG) yesterday with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). The agreement allows for mutual surveillance conducted on certified repair stations located abroad for each of the agreement partners. It provides guidance for the implementation of... »

Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

By George Hatcher

A Marine Corps C-130 departed from the Mid-South Base in Millington, Tennessee and crashed in Mississippi in Leflore County in Itta Bena just off Highway 82 in a soybean field. Reports say the plane exploded in mid-air. Bodies were found more than a mile from the crash site. The debris field covered a radius... »

4 Killed as Small Plane Crashed in Chatsworth, Georgia

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed on Piney Hill Road in Chatsworth, Georgia, on July 1st. The incident happened when the twin-engine Piper PA-23 plane was carrying four people. Authorities said all four occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes near Buckeye, Arizona; Two Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Buckeye, Arizona, on June 27th. Authorities said the plane was carrying two people when it went down in the Gila Bend Mountains. Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The FAA and the NTSB are investigating. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashed into Daycare Building in Fort Myers; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a daycare center in Fort Myers, Florida, on June 24th. One person was killed in the accident while another one was injured. The injured was shifted to a hospital. Authorities confirmed that there were no employees inside the Chico’s daycare center when the Piper PA-28 crashed into it. The... »

Helicopter Crash in India Kills One; Two Injured

By George Hatcher

A helicopter lost its balance and crashed while taking-off from Himalayan shrine of Badrinath, Uttarakhand, India, on June 10th. The accident happened due to insufficient air pressure. A crew member lost his life while the two pilots sustained injuries in the crash. All five passengers remained safe. The crash remains under investigation. Download article... »

Small Plane Crashes in Camarillo, California; Father, Son Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Camarillo, California, on June 4th. Authorities said the single-engine plane went down in a private property in Marvella Court. There were two people aboard at the time, including James Harlan, 57, and his son, Dylan Harlan,15; both of them were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated.... »

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  • Tom Cruise's American Made In Legal Trouble Over Plane Crash Deaths https://t.co/mc8orF4AGy
    about 6 hours ago
  • 11 dead, 9 injured in China road crash involving bus and lorry https://t.co/rfUFp8Ze87 via @IBTimesSG
    about 6 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fumes aboard Alaska Airlines 737 Seattle-Boston. flight crew declared emergency due to air quality. https://t.co/hiZ6qge5yk
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Tri-M.G Boeing 737 freight flight suffers runway excursion on landing at Wamena Indonesia https://t.co/bGWt1FtGfJ
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety United B744 at Frankfurt Passengers faint from faulty air conditioning. Passengers required medical attention from heat.
    about 12 hours ago