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Day: <span>June 8, 2022</span>

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1 killed, 1 hurt in helicopter crash

GREENVILLE – A woman was killed and her husband suffered life threatening injuries in a fiery helicopter crash Tuesday morning near Greenville.
Krista Zimmer, 35, Greenville, was pronounced dead at th …

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Military plane crashes in Imperial County, east of Brawley – KESQ

A military airplane has crashed in Imperial County, the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to our sister station KYMA. The incident possibly occurred near State Route 78 and Coachella Canal Road. KYMA reached out to MCAS Yuma, who says they are aware of the crash and will provide more information later. We are working to

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Hybrid-electric blown-lift eSTOL plane developer Electra acquires Airflow to create a leader in advanced air mobility

Electra.aero, Inc. (Electra), a next-gen aerospace company with a mission to help decarbonize aviation and open new air transportation markets, announced today that it has acquired California-based Airflow.aero, Inc. (Airflow). The transaction, which closed on June 2, creates a powerful addition to the rapidly emerging advanced air mobility (AAM) market. The announcement was made at the UP.Summit, an annual gathering of leaders in transportation innovation hosted by investment firm UP.Partners.

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In-flight assault forces plane to land in Red Lake

A 33-year-old Pikangikum First Nation member is facing three charges after assaulting passengers aboard a flight into the community, which forced the aircraft to land in Red Lake on Monday. The Red Lake OPP says on June 6 at roughly 5:45 p.m., OPP officers were notified of a flight that was being diverted due to an unruly passenger. The flight had taken off in Sioux Lookout and was headed to Pikangikum before it was diverted. The OPP’s investigation revealed the suspect had physically assaulted passengers on board the flight, refused to follow directions from airline staff and endangered those on the plane. One of the pilots joined other passengers in restraining and subduing the accused until the aircraft could be landed safely. The OPP notes the suspect was injured during the altercation. Members of the Northwest EMS attended the scene and determined his injuries were not life-threatening, so he was transported to the hospital for treatment after his arrest. As a result, 33-year-old Torrey Turtle of Pikangikum First Nation was charged with: – Assault, – Assault Peace Officer, – Resist Police The OPP says their investigation will continue. googletag.cmd.push(function() { if($(document).width()

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