Aviation News, Headlines & Alerts
Day: <span>December 17, 2022</span>

Safety agency: Washington small plane crashed on test flight – KTVZ

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal safety agency said Saturday that four people who died when a small plane crashed north of Seattle last month were conducting test flights to gather baseline information before the Cessna 208B was modified with a new aerodynamic drag reduction system. The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report Saturday

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By planes, trains and boats, Santa’s arrival in Lewiston once created holiday hoopla – Lewiston Sun Journal

It’s almost impossible to overstate the thrill that once raced through Lewiston’s youngsters each year when Santa Claus arrived in Lewiston. We’re not talking about the sleigh and the reindeer, or Santa slipping down the chimney, though. A lot of what got everyone hyped up for the holiday involved the promotional skills and hefty advertising […]

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Medical transport plane with 3 aboard missing off Maui

A Hawaii Life Flight plane with three crew members on board was on its way to pick up a patient on Hawaii island when it crashed in waters off Maui, leading to the suspension of medical transports by the company and an emergency backup plan for transporting
patients between islands.

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Planes grounded to repair propellers

VIENNA — All but one of the eight C-130 aircraft at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station are grounded while the Air Force works to fix faulty or potentially faulty propeller systems on 116 of its planes. It was September when a hydraulic leak was discovered in the propeller assembly of a plane during a standard […]

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