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Runway closed at Sky Harbor after corporate jet goes off runway

2 months 3 weeks ago

No injuries were reported, authorities say. Author: Kyra O’Connor PHOENIX — The south runway at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport was temporarily closed after a corporate jet went off the runway Tuesday afternoon, but has since reopened. Five people were on board the twin-engine IAI Astra SPX; it ran off the end of the runway while taking […]

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Airtanker makes emergency landing at Chico Regional Airport

2 months 3 weeks ago

By: Matt Wreden CHICO, Calif. – An Airtanker made an emergency landing at the Chico Regional Airport Thursday morning. One of the engines on the right wing was not working, so the aircraft made an emergency landing. The plane landed safely just before 8:30 a.m. Chico Police and Chico Fire responded to the incident as well. […]

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NTSB Prelim: Glasair Sportsman 2+2

2 months 3 weeks ago

About 30 Minutes Into The Flight, Smoke Entered The Cockpit And The Engine Noise Changed Location: Fort Meade, FL Accident Number: ERA24LA144Date & Time: March 14, 2024, 14:42 Local Registration: N76TGAircraft: Glasair Sportsman 2+2 Injuries: 2 MinorFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On March 14, 2024, at 1442 eastern daylight time, an […]

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Today in History

2 months 3 weeks ago

65 Years ago today: On 29 March 1959 an Indian Airlines DC-3 crashed following a structural failure when flying through a thunderstorm; killing all 24 occupants. Date: Sunday 29 March 1959 Time: 10:45 Type: Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) Operator: Indian Airlines Registration: VT-CGI MSN: 20176 First flight: 1944 Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 Crew: Fatalities: 4 […]

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Private jet nearly crashes into Tullahoma airport

2 months 3 weeks ago

Erin McCullough TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (WKRN) — A private company jet had a close call with the Tullahoma airport, according to airport officials. According to Tullahoma Municipal Airport Manager Jon Glass, a private company jet crashed into the fence between the airfield and the terminal building Wednesday morning, stopping shockingly close to the building. Glass told […]

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Plane evacuated after odor detected; 1 taken to hospital

2 months 3 weeks ago

By WBTV Web Staff and Gray News staff CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV/Gray News) – Passengers were evacuated from an airplane at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport on Wednesday night after a strong odor was detected, officials confirmed. A Frontier Airlines spokesperson said Flight 1759 was evacuated out of precaution, and that there was no visible sign of smoke or fire within […]

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NTSB Prelim: Enstrom Helicopter Corp 280C

2 months 3 weeks ago

Lost Engine Power And Settled With The Right Skid On The Platform And The Helicopter Rolled To The Left Resulting In The Rotor Blades Contacting The Ground Location: Port Lavaca, TX Accident Number: CEN24LA137Date & Time: March 16, 2024, 16:45 Local Registration: N280WRAircraft: Enstrom Helicopter Corp 280C Injuries: 1 NoneFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General […]

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Today in History

2 months 3 weeks ago

60 Years ago today: On 28 March 1964 an Alitalia Vickers Viscount flew into a mountain during a visual approach to Naples, Italy; killing all 45 occupants. Date: Saturday 28 March 1964 Time: 22:39 Type: Vickers 785D Viscount Operator: Alitalia Registration: I-LAKE MSN: 328 First flight: 1957 Crew: Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5 Passengers: Fatalities: […]

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Wednesday the 27th of March, 2024

2 months 3 weeks ago

These are your stories for today… Of note, the release of revised Advisory Circular 150/5210-7E – Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Communications The updated AC incorporates the following principal changes: Updated AC with current references, incorporated latest National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard numbers and dates, rewrote selected paragraphs to provide clarification and promote comprehension […]

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FAA Advisory Circulars Update Notification – AC 150/5210-7E – 150/5210-7E, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Communications

2 months 3 weeks ago

Number 150/5210-7E Title 150/5210-7E, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Communications Status Active Date issued 2024-03-26 Office of Primary Responsibility AAS-300, Office of Airport Safety and Operations – Airport Safety & Operations Division Description This AC provides guidance to assist airport operators in preparing for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) communications. Content 150/5210-7E (PDF) Principal Changes. […]

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What Happened to Plane Stuck in Mud at Wilson Airport – Insider

2 months 3 weeks ago

by WASHINGTON MITO  Reports of a plane veering off the runway at Wilson Airport emerged on Tuesday, March 26, with travellers sharing videos of the incident. Additionally, photos shared on online platforms showed that part of the plane was indeed off the runaway and stuck in mud. A source at the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA), who […]

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Army helicopter from JBLM crashes Monday; 2 pilots hospitalized

2 months 3 weeks ago

By PUNEET BSANTI AND ROLF BOONE – THE NEWS TRIBUNE (TACOMA, WASH.)(Tribune News Service) — An Army helicopter crashed Monday night on Joint Base-Lewis McChord, and two pilots were transported to a hospital on base. The U.S. Army AH-64E Apache helicopter and crew, assigned to the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, suffered an “aviation mishap” during a routine […]

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Private plane crashes at airfield

2 months 3 weeks ago

Harriet Heywood, BBC News, Cambridgeshire A private plane has crashed at a well-known airfield. Emergency services were called to Imperial War Museum (IWM) Duxford in Cambridgeshire at about 13:41 GMT. A spokesperson for the airfield said the site closed to visitors for the remainder of the afternoon. An eyewitness, who asked to remain anonymous, said […]

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NTSB Final Report: Aircraft Designs Inc. Stallion

2 months 3 weeks ago

When The Pilot Raised The Landing Gear, The Engine Immediately Lost All Power Location: Ridgeland, South Carolina Accident Number: ERA22LA155Date & Time: March 13, 2022, 15:00 Local Registration: N262KTAircraft: Aircraft Designs Inc. Stallion Aircraft Damage: SubstantialDefining Event: Loss of engine power (total) Injuries: 1 NoneFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Flight test Analysis: […]

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Today in History

2 months 3 weeks ago

47 Years ago today: On 27 March 1977 a KLM Boeing 747 and a PanAm Boeing 747 collided on the Tenerife, Spain runway in fog; killing all 248 KLM occupants and 335 out of 396 PanAm occupants [world’s worst air accident]. Date: Sunday 27 March 1977 Time: 17:06 Type: Boeing 747-121 Operator: Pan American World Airways […]

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Hagerstown airport fire station enhances emergency response with new fire truck

2 months 4 weeks ago

The Herald-Mail Hagerstown Regional Airport Fire Department Station 35 has acquired a 2004 Crimson Spartan Unit. This highly specialized vehicle features a wide array of on-board rescue tools and equipment. Known as “Unit 35,” this truck is expected to enhance HGR’s ability to respond in a timely manner to on-airport fires and medical emergencies, aircraft […]

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2 die after airplane crashes into wooded area near St. Augustine airport

2 months 4 weeks ago

Initial reports indicate the crash happened shortly after takeoff, officials say Marcela Camargo, Digital Producer, Jacksonville – Erik Avanier, Reporter ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – Two people died in an airplane crash that happened shortly after the aircraft took off from the Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine Monday around noon, according to the Florida […]

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