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Passengers flee from plane after it crashes into runway and bursts into flames

Passengers flee from plane after it crashes into runway and bursts into flames

Passengers flee from plane after it crashes into runway and bursts into flames
The pilot – who was flying the plane from the Dominican Republic to Miami International Airport – was forced to crash land the plane on the runway after the landing gear reportedly failed, according to local media

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Sheepish Tales & True: Smuggling Rams To South America In A Light Plane

Sheepish Tales & True: Smuggling Rams To South America In A Light Plane
Aviation pioneer Max Hazelton has a few tall tales to tell, not least when he was involved in flying rams to Argentina in defiance of union bans.

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Plane crashes in La Crosse, occupant injured

Plane crashes in La Crosse, occupant injured

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Boeing disappointed after China’s top three airlines buy 300 Airbus planes

Boeing disappointed after China’s top three airlines buy 300 Airbus planes
Boeing Co said on Friday “it is disappointing that geopolitical differences continue to constrain U.S. aircraft exports” while responding to China’s three biggest state-owned airlines buying 300 jets from French planemaker Airbus SE .

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Crews remove small plane from Quinnipiac River

Crews remove small plane from Quinnipiac River
Crews are still along the Quinnipiac River Friday, trying to remove a single engine plane that crashed into the water.

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Flight Attendants Reveal the First Thing They Notice When Travelers Board a Plane

Flight Attendants Reveal the First Thing They Notice When Travelers Board a Plane
They notice a lot about you in that first greeting — and here’s why it matters.

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‘This is probably it’ Marine pilot thinks before successfully landing his Super Hercules after mid-air collision

‘This is probably it’ Marine pilot thinks before successfully landing his Super Hercules after mid-air collision
The midair collision was witnessed by people on the ground who reported a booming crash and a large fireball. The pilot of a fighter plane ejected, the pilot of the Super Hercules made a safe landi…

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China’s top three airlines to buy almost 300 Airbus planes

China’s top three airlines to buy almost 300 Airbus planes
European aircraft manufacturer gets picked over Boeing

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Disabled BBC correspondent Frank Gardner left trapped on plane again

Disabled BBC correspondent Frank Gardner left trapped on plane again
During the latest incident, the journalist posted an image from inside the aircraft with no other passengers in sight.

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Two people rescued after plane lands in Quinnipiac River

Two people rescued after plane lands in Quinnipiac River

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Father, teen son die after plane crashes in wilderness

Father, teen son die after plane crashes in wilderness
Investigators on Monday found a small fire at the scene where “there did not appear to be any survivors.”

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Pilot reported plane had engine problems before safely landing on Quinnipiac River in Connecticut – The Boston Globe

Pilot reported plane had engine problems before safely landing on Quinnipiac River in Connecticut – The Boston Globe
The pilot and two passengers, along with their dog, were able to get out of the plane on their own and were not injured, officials said. They were assisted by a good samaritan in a boat who managed to reach the plane before first-responders arrived.

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WATCH LIVE: Dominican carrier RED air facing lawsuits

WATCH LIVE: Dominican carrier RED air facing lawsuits
Attorneys for several passengers of a plane that caught fire have initiated lawsuits against the Dominican based airline.

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Wheelchair-using BBC journalist stranded on plane for the second time this year, says UK airports are ‘consistently crap’

Wheelchair-using BBC journalist stranded on plane for the second time this year, says UK airports are ‘consistently crap’
BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner was stranded on a flight at Gatwick airport after staff failed to assist him off the plane

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Man admits to jumping on plane drinks trolley and stripping off mid-flight

Man admits to jumping on plane drinks trolley and stripping off mid-flight
Erratic passenger ‘stood up and began screaming while taking off his clothes,’ says Montana Atorney’s Office

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Disabled journalist abandoned on plane after landing at Gatwick

Disabled journalist abandoned on plane after landing at Gatwick
‘Just WHY are UK airports so consistently crap at getting disabled people off planes?’ rages BBC’s security correspondent

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Plane lands in Quinnipiac River when engine sputters; boaters save 2 people and dog

Plane lands in Quinnipiac River when engine sputters; boaters save 2 people and dog
The pilot was trying to land it at Tweed Airport, but instead landed it in the river.

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‘Not again!’: BBC journalist Frank Gardner left stuck on plane at Gatwick

Security correspondent, who uses wheelchair, says UK airports are consistently bad at getting disabled people off planes

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Electric plane startup eyes major test as market begins to take flight

Electric plane startup eyes major test as market begins to take flight
Arlington-based Eviation is preparing to fly its all-electric plane for the first time. The critical test of the technology comes after investors poured more funding into electric aviation startups in 2021 than in the previous decade combined.

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Plane makes emergency landing in Quinnipiac River; nearby boaters rescue two people and a dog

Plane makes emergency landing in Quinnipiac River; nearby boaters rescue two people and a dog
A private plane made an emergency landing Thursday afternoon in the Quinnipiac River.

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Van Way, killed in Porterville plane crash, packed a lot of living into 32 years

Van Way, killed in Porterville plane crash, packed a lot of living into 32 years
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A typical weekend day for Sullivan Van Way might include a half marathon in the morning, a round of frisbee golf around mid-day, a couple of hours of surfing in the aft…

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Washington man admits to jumping on beverage cart and trying to strip mid-flight, forcing plane to divert

Washington man admits to jumping on beverage cart and trying to strip mid-flight, forcing plane to divert
An unruly passenger who jumped on a beverage cart and tried to strip mid-flight pleaded guilty to one count of interference with flight members and attendants.

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Plane flying to New Bedford crashes into Quinnipiac River; 2 people, dog rescued

Plane flying to New Bedford crashes into Quinnipiac River; 2 people, dog rescued
Two people and a dog were helped to shore by bystanders after their small single-engine plane landed in a Connecticut River.

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Vietnam veteran gets ride in plane his father was flight engineer on during WWII

Vietnam veteran gets ride in plane his father was flight engineer on during WWII
The Experimental Aircraft Association is working to preserve the legacy of veterans and military aircrafts by offering flights in its North American B-25 Mitchell medium bomber from Friday through Monday

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2 people, dog rescued after small plane crashes into Quinnipiac River in New Haven

2 people, dog rescued after small plane crashes into Quinnipiac River in New Haven
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Two people and a dog were rescued after a small plane crashed into the Quinnipiac River in New Haven on Friday. A young married couple on their way back from Florida had t…

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