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Chinese Court Jailed the Pilot Over Deadly Henan Airlines Plane Crash

Chinese Court Jailed the Pilot Over Deadly Henan Airlines Plane Crash

A Chinese court has sentenced the pilot of the Henan Airlines flight which crashed in Yichun, Heilongjiang province of China in 2010, killing 44 people.

It is believed that the ill-fated Embraer E-190 plane crashed in heavy fog after the main pilot, Qi Quanjun, decided to land without being able to see the runway properly. There were 91 passengers aboard the plane, around half of which were government officials. Quanjun survived the accident with serious facial injuries.

After more than 4 years, a local Chinese court, on December 19, has ordered to jail the pilot for 3 years on the grounds of ‘causing a major airline accident’ and not properly evacuating the passengers.

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U-2 Dragon Lady spy plane makes first flight with new avionics suite

U-2 Dragon Lady spy plane makes first flight with new avionics suite
A vintage Cold War spy plane is getting a new lease on life as Lockheed Martin’s notorious yet secretive Skunk Works completes the first test flight of a Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady with an upgraded avionics suite and cockpit displays.

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North Dakota state senator, wife, 2 children killed when plane crashes in Utah

North Dakota state senator, wife, 2 children killed when plane crashes in Utah
The family was returning to North Dakota from Scottsdale, Arizona, and had stopped in Utah to refuel.

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The Weirdest Private Plane? A Look At The Double Fuselage Rutan Boomerang

The Weirdest Private Plane? A Look At The Double Fuselage Rutan Boomerang
The aircraft has two asymmetrical fuselages.

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N. Dakota state senator, family members killed in plane crash

N. Dakota state senator, family members killed in plane crash
Wife, two children died in Utah incident

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Oklahoma woman riding lawn mower at airport dies after plane wing strikes her

Oklahoma woman riding lawn mower at airport dies after plane wing strikes her
Samantha Hayes was driving a lawn mower at the Broken Bow Airport in Oklahoma when she was struck by a plane operated by pilot James Baxter.

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Witness: Watching Military Helicopter Crash At Cheyenne Airport Was ‘Pretty Scary’

Witness: Watching Military Helicopter Crash At Cheyenne Airport Was ‘Pretty Scary’
A UH-1 helicopter from F.E. Warren Air Force Base crashed and flipped upside down on a runway at Cheyenne Regional Airport on Wednesday morning. A witness says watching it happen was “pretty scary.”

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1 dead after plane crashed into hillside southeast of Twisp | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima

1 dead after plane crashed into hillside southeast of Twisp | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima
TWISP, Wash. — Okanogan County Search and Rescue found one dead after a plane crashed in a rugged hillside southeast of Twisp yesterday. On Oct. 1 around 10:30 a.m., the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a plane crash south of Finley Canyon into a hill near Twisp. Search and Rescue contacted a pilot

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Rehabilitated manatees flown from Ohio to Florida for release into wild

Rehabilitated manatees flown from Ohio to Florida for release into wild
Eight manatees rehabilitated at the Cincinnati and Columbus zoos flew to Florida in special-made containers. Five more were brought to Ohio

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Plane makes emergency landing on County Hwy. R in Plover

Plane makes emergency landing on County Hwy. R in Plover
Cisewski said it’s the second time he’s personally witnessed a plane land on the county highway.

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Tributes paid to woman killed after being struck by wing of plane next to runway

Tributes paid to woman killed after being struck by wing of plane next to runway

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Stretch of Arlington road closed after small plane makes emergency landing

Stretch of Arlington road closed after small plane makes emergency landing

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Top Chinese Scientist Questions India’s Claim To Reaching Moon’s South Pole – Slashdot

Top Chinese Scientist Questions India’s Claim To Reaching Moon’s South Pole – Slashdot
Last month, India became the first country to put a spacecraft near the lunar south pole — breaking China’s record for the southernmost lunar landing. Now, the so-called father of China’s lunar exploration program, Ouyang Ziyuan, said claims about the accomplishment are overstated. Time reports: Z…

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Plane crash in Lake Placid kills 2, including former NFL Pro Bowler

Plane crash in Lake Placid kills 2, including former NFL Pro Bowler
He was president of Lake Placid Airways, which runs charter and scenic flights.

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Woman riding lawn mower hit and killed by wing of plane

Woman riding lawn mower hit and killed by wing of plane
A woman riding a lawn mower was killed after being hit by the wing of an airplane Friday afternoon, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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Army helicopter makes emergency landing near Beverly

Army helicopter makes emergency landing near Beverly
An Army AH-64E Apache helicopter made a hard landing after striking power lines over the Columbia River on Friday afternoon, sparking a wildfire and causing State Route 243 near Beverly

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Ex-NFL star Russ Francis dies in a plane crash at the Lake Placid Airport

Ex-NFL star Russ Francis dies in a plane crash at the Lake Placid Airport
Russ Francis was a star player for San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots.

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Helicopter crashes while trying to rescue hiker in Madera

Helicopter crashes while trying to rescue hiker in Madera
Naval Air Station Lemoore is investigating why a helicopter had difficulties landing while rescuing a hiker with a broken ankle in Madera.

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Russ Francis, former 49ers and Patriots Pro Bowl TE, dies in plane crash

Russ Francis, former 49ers and Patriots Pro Bowl TE, dies in plane crash
Former NFL Pro Bowl tight end Russ Francis was killed in a plane crash in upstate New York on Sunday, his family announced on social media.

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Accident At St. Barts Airport, As Landing Airplane Hits Parked Helicopter

Accident At St. Barts Airport, As Landing Airplane Hits Parked Helicopter
An Air Antilles turboprop had an accident while landing in St. Barts, as it hit a parked helicopter. How could something like this happen?

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Former Pro-Bowl TE Francis dies in plane crash

Former Pro-Bowl TE Francis dies in plane crash
Former Pro-Bowl tight end Russ Francis was killed in a plane crash in Lake Placid.

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