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Today is Tuesday the 19th of January, 2021

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Here are the stories for today… Of note, and I know it’s last minute, is notice from Chief Goldfeders “FireFighterCloseCalls.com” of a live webinar focusing on helping cut through confusion, fact & fiction so Firefighters (EMTs, medics, etc…) can make informed decisions regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. THE CALL IS AT 1500 EASTERN TODAY!! Take a […]

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Firefighters and The Vaccine: Webinar – TODAY

2 hours 50 minutes ago

All, Lots of discussion about the COVID vaccine. The IAFC is hosting a webinar tomorrow (Tuesday January 18, 2021) to help cut through confusion, fact & fiction so Firefighters (EMTs, medics, etc…) can make informed decisions. TUESDAY JANUARY 19, 2021 at 1500 hours Eastern: Sizing Up “That” Vaccine: Separating Fact and Fiction Featuring: -FDNY Captain Frank […]

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NTSB Prelim: Rutan VARI EZE

2 hours 51 minutes ago

One Hour After The Departure, The Pilot Experienced A Loss Of Engine Power Location: Kelso Valley, CA Accident Number: WPR20LA259Date & Time: August 9, 2020, 08:00 Local Registration: N2ZEAircraft: Rutan VARI EZE Injuries: 1 Serious, 1 MinorFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On August 9, 2020, at 0800 Pacific daylight time, a […]

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Firefighters union makes grievances known over staffing amid hiring freeze

2 hours 52 minutes ago

Pehal News Team  WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (WFSB) — The new 12 months is bringing adjustments to Bradley International Airport, as a battle is brewing between firefighters and the Connecticut Airport Authority. On Thursday, 2020 gave one closing scare for Bradley Airport as a personal aircraft landed with no touchdown gear. Thankfully, everybody was secure, as […]

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Today in History

2 hours 53 minutes ago

61 Years ago today: On 19 January 1960 a SAS Caravelle crashed while approaching Ankara Airport, Turkey; all 42 on board were killed. Date: Tuesday 19 January 1960 Time: 18:47 Type: Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle I Operator: Scandinavian Airlines System – SAS Registration: OY-KRB C/n / msn: 14 First flight: 1959-11-08 (2 months) Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce […]

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Aircraft emergency forces pilot to land plane on Treasure Island beach

1 day 2 hours ago

BY STEVEN HIRSCHFIELD The pilot of a single engine Piper aircraft was forced to land on the beach of Treasure Island after an engine shut down. The incident occurred shortly after 9 a.m. on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Neither of the two occupants were injured during the incident. The plane took off a few minutes […]

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Plane makes emergency landing in Richmond Hill

1 day 2 hours ago

By Kristen Rary RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTOC) – A single engine plane had to make an emergency landing in Richmond Hill today after technical failures caused the engine to fail. The pilot who was involved in today’s emergency landing said she was flying this plane home from Florida to Virginia when all of a sudden her […]

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Pilot Walks Away From Hard Landing In Grass At North Perry Airport

1 day 2 hours ago

By CBSMiami.com Team PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) – The FAA is investigating a hard landing at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines. A single-engine Sting S4 landed in a field at the end of Runway 28 around 11:00 a.m. Friday, according to the FAA.  Only the pilot was aboard. A Broward Airports spokesperson said the pilot had […]

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Pilot unhurt in Belfast plane crash after undercarriage fails

1 day 2 hours ago

By John Breslin Emergency services rushed to the scene after a plane suffered “undercarriage failure” after landing at Belfast International Airport. The sole occupant, the pilot, was uninjured following the incident at around 2pm on Sunday involving a small Cessna aircraft. One witness who saw the plane said it appeared the landing gear, which includes […]

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Small plane crashes near Ryndon

1 day 2 hours ago

ELKO — Emergency crews were called to the scene of a small plane crash Saturday afternoon near the Humboldt River. ELKO — The Elko County Fire Protection District’s Stations 21, Station 28, Elko County Ambulance, Ryndon VFD 82 and 52, City of Elko Fire Department and Lee Engine Co. were toned shortly after 2 p.m. […]

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NTSB Prelim: Robinson R44

1 day 2 hours ago

Pilot Was Assigned To Spray A 380-Acre Cornfield Location: Logan, IA Accident Number: CEN20LA330Date & Time: August 8, 2020, 18:45 Local Registration: N89LAAircraft: Robinson R44 Injuries: 1 SeriousFlight Conducted Under: Part 137: Agricultural On August 8, 2020, about 1845 central daylight time, a Robinson R-44II helicopter, N89LA, sustained substantial damage when it was involved in […]

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NTSB Prelim: Sportine Aviacija LAK17

1 day 2 hours ago

Pilot… Had Recently Purchased The Glider Location: Lake Port, CA Accident Number: WPR20LA257Date & Time: August 7, 2020, 14:00 Local Registration: N290MHAircraft: Sportine Aviacija LAK17 Injuries: 1 FatalFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On August 7, 2020 about 1400 Pacific daylight time, a Sportine Aviacija Lak-17B, motorized glider, N290MH, was substantially damaged […]

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NTSB Prelim: Cessna P210

1 day 2 hours ago

The Engine Experienced A Total Loss Of Power Location: Allendale, SC Accident Number: ERA20LA278Date & Time: August 7, 2020, 10:36 Local Registration: N6300WAircraft: Cessna P210 Injuries: 2 SeriousFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On August 7, 2020, about 1036 eastern daylight time, a Cessna P210N, N6300W, was destroyed when it was involved […]

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Today in History

1 day 2 hours ago

33 Years ago today: On 18 January 1988 a CAAC Ilyushin 18 crashed in flames near Chonqing, China, killing all 108 occupants. Date: Monday 18 January 1988 Time: 22:17 Type: Ilyushin Il-18D Operator: China Southwest Airlines Registration: B-222 C/n / msn: 187009901 First flight: 1967 Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M Crew: Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10 Passengers: […]

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No injuries after small plane flips over at Kelso Airport

4 days 4 hours ago

The Daily News A single-engine plane ran off the Kelso airport runway and flipped over Thursday afternoon, but there were no reported injuries.  According to Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue, the accident happened around noon, but the pilot was the only person on board and was uninjured. The pilot reported that he was unable to steer […]

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NTSB: First responders need more guidance on vehicle battery fire risks

4 days 4 hours ago

The National Fire Protection Association said it has already started to increase training on extinguishing electric vehicle fires By TOM KRISHER – Associated Press DETROIT — Electric vehicle fires pose safety risks to first responders and guidelines from manufacturers about how to deal with them have been inadequate, according to U.S. investigators. There are also gaps in industry […]

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NTSB: Grand Canyon helicopter crash that killed 5 British tourists likely caused by wind

4 days 4 hours ago

By Felicia Fonseca -Associated Press FLAGSTAFF — The pilot of a helicopter that crashed in the Grand Canyon in 2018, killing five British tourists, told investigators that he wasn’t able to control the aircraft after a “violent gust of wind” sent it spinning, according to a new report. The National Transportation Safety Board released its final […]

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NTSB Prelim: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP G58

4 days 4 hours ago

Loss Of Flight Track Data Coincided With The Accident Site Location Location: Cash, AR Accident Number: CEN21LA107Date & Time: January 4, 2021, 09:33 Local Registration: N325GCAircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP G58 Injuries: 2 FatalFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On January 4, 2021, about 0933 central standard time, a Hawker Beechcraft Corporation G58 […]

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