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Two people were on board during the incident. They were luckily not hurt, officials said. Author: Akilah Winters ATLANTA — A plane with two people on board made a hard landing at the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Thursday afternoon, according to the DeKalb Fire Department. Authorities said that as the plane was making its landing at the airport, the […]
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By Drake Bentley A plane crashed within the city of Manitowoc Thursday, a fire captain said. Capt. Garrett Grissom said information is limited, as authorities investigate, but two people were inside the plane and walked away with no injuries. Grissom said the exact location wasn’t available as the scene is still active, but it was […]
Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s airship startup hits a major milestone. Kristin Houser A massive airship prototype developed by Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s startup is ready to hit the skies in California — and potentially help clean up the aviation industry in the process. The challenge: Aviation is responsible for about 1.9% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and while […]
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UL100E fuel produced by LyondellBasell/VP Racing is first to pass the 150-hour durability test under PAFI. By Jonathan Welsh Encouraging news about unleaded aviation fuel arrived from the FAA on Wednesday. The agency cleared the unleaded UL100E avgas developed by LyondellBasell Industries/VP Racing for piston-engine aircraft to move ahead to full-scale engine and flight testing. The […]
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The Airplane Flew North And East Of PVU And Into Slate Canyon Toward Rising Terrain Location: Provo, UT Accident Number: WPR24FA035Date & Time: November 14, 2023, 10:08 Local Registration: N3971LAircraft: Cessna 172G Injuries: 1 SeriousFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On November 14, 2023, about 1008 Mountain standard time (MST), a Cessna […]
49 Years ago today: On 1 December 1974 two Boeing 727s (of Northwest and TWA) crashed killing all 3 and all 92 occupants resp. Date: Sunday 1 December 1974 Time: 11:10 Type: Boeing 727-231 Operator: Trans World Airlines – TWA Registration: N54328 MSN: 20306/791 First flight: 1970-02-13 (4 years 10 months) Total airframe hrs: 11997 […]
By Malcolm Shields STUART, Fla. — Martin County Fire Rescue responded to an airplane crash Tuesday night. Fire rescue said it responded to the incident at 6:40 p.m. at the Stuart Airport. Fire rescue said the airplane’s landing gear collapsed during landing, which caused the plane to veer off the runway. No one was injured, […]
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NTSB issues the preliminary report into an engine fire incident involving a FedEx Boeing 767-3S2F(ER), N287FE, that occurred on October 18, 2023, in Memphis, Tennessee:
On October 18, 2023 at 16:15 Central Daylight Time, a FedEx Boeing 767-300F, registration number N287FE, powered by two General Electric CF6-80C2 turbofan engines, experienced a No. 1 (left) engine fire during initial climb from Memphis International Airport (MEM), Memphis, Tennessee. The flight crew reported that shortly after takeoff they heard a loud bang from […]
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by: Nabil Remadna AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Federal Aviation Administration has been looking into an incident involving two planes at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport that happened back in February. In an initial statement, the FAA said preliminary information found FedEx Flight 1432 had been cleared to land on Runway 18-Left at AUS around 6:40 a.m. on a […]
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He “Mistakenly Flew Into Weather,” “It’s Completely White,” And He Could Not See Anything Outside Location: Micanopy, FL Accident Number: ERA24FA036Date & Time: November 14, 2023, 14:09 Local Registration: N7806WAircraft: Piper PA-28-180 Injuries: 1 FatalFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On November 14, 2023, at 1409 eastern standard time, a Piper PA-28-180, […]
61 Years ago today: On 30 November 1962 an Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-7B crashed during a missed approach at New York-Idlewild, killing 25 out of 51 occupants. Date: Friday 30 November 1962 Time: 21:45 Type: Douglas DC-7B Operator: Eastern Air Lines Registration: N815D MSN: 45084/711 First flight: 1956 Total airframe hrs: 18411 Crew: Fatalities: […]
Two incidents occurred within hours of each other Benjamin Parker Two planes veered off the runway at the same airport in a day of dramatic airside events. Early on the morning of 28 November, a United Air Zanzibar plane took off from Zanzibar, an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania, with 30 passengers and three crew members on board. On approach to its destination, […]
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The coast guard said that a rescue mission was underway near Yakushima, an island off the Kagoshima region on the southern main island of Kyushu. By Arata Yamamoto and Patrick Smith TOKYO —At least one person has died after a U.S. military Osprey aircraft with six people on board crashed into the sea near an island off southern Japan on Wednesday morning, […]
The pilot reported having mechanical issues as he approached the Crystal Airport, telling aviation officials he would have to make an emergency landing. Author: Samantha Fischer CRYSTAL, Minn. — Crews worked to clear the debris left behind from a small plane and vehicle collision on a highway in Crystal Tuesday morning after the pilot of the […]
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Boeing 787 with Rolls-Royce Trent 100 engines flies London Heathrow to New York JFK on Tuesday. By Jonathan Welsh Virgin Atlantic on Tuesday completed its long-planned flight, known as “Flight100, from London’s Heathrow Airport (EGLL) to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (KJFK) using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), the first such flight by […]
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Once In The Spin, The Rotation Stopped, Then The Airplane Entered A Secondary Spin And Descended To Ground Contact Location: Union City, TN Accident Number: ERA24FA038Date & Time: November 15, 2023, 10:40 Local Registration: N42XMAircraft: Xtremeair GMBH XA42 Injuries: 2 FatalFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Instructional On November 15, 2023, about 1040 […]
60 Years ago today: On 29 November 1963 a Trans Canada Air Lines DC-8-54 crashed on climbout from Montreal, killing all 118 occupants. Date: Friday 29 November 1963 Time: 18:33 Type: Douglas DC-8-54F Operator: Trans-Canada Air Lines – TCAL Registration: CF-TJN MSN: 45654/179 First flight: 1963 Total airframe hrs: 2174 Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3 […]