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Florida’s Tyndall Air Force Base sees jet crash land; pilots hospitalized

2 days 16 hours ago

Two pilots were rushed to the hospital Thursday By Michael Ruiz | Fox News Two Air Force pilots were hospitalized in Florida Thursday after their jet crash-landed at Tyndall Air Force Base, authorities said. “At approximately 11:25 a.m. this morning a Mirage F1B aircraft contracted through Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) crashed off the end of the flight line,” Col. […]

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NTSB Prelim: Cessna 182Q

2 days 16 hours ago

Witnesses: Observed The Airplane In A Rapid Descent With The Nose Pointed At The Ground Location: Hackberry, LA Accident Number: CEN21LA121Date & Time: February 2, 2021, 17:44 Local Registration: N4765NAircraft: Cessna 182Q Injuries: 2 FatalFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Instructional On February 2, 2021, at 1744 central standard time, a Cessna 182, […]

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ARFF Working Group “The latest news for you” – DHS Announces Funding Opportunity for $1.87 Billion in Preparedness Grants

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs DHS Announces Funding Opportunity for $1.87 Billion in Preparedness Grants WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced the release of the funding notice for eight different types of preparedness grants worth nearly $1.87 billion. Together, these programs provide more than $1.8 billion in critical […]

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Today in History

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61 Years ago today: On 26 February 1960 an Alitalia Douglas DC-7 crashed on takeoff from Shannon; killing 34 out of 52 occupants. Date: Friday 26 February 1960 Type: Douglas DC-7C Operator: Alitalia Registration: I-DUVO C/n / msn: 45231/945 First flight: 1958 Engines: 4 Wright R-3350 (988TC18) Crew: Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 12 Passengers: Fatalities: 23 […]

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Pilot has minor injuries after small plane crash near Winchester

3 days 17 hours ago

By Kyle Rogers FREDERICK COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) – A pilot suffered minor injuries after a small plane crashed near Winchester on Wednesday afternoon. According to Virginia State Police, Jonathan D. Behnke, 42, of Mount Airy, MD tried to make an emergency landing after his single-engine Cessna aircraft experienced engine failure shortly after taking off from Winchester […]

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Springfield man involved small plane crash in NH, 2 onboard unhurt

3 days 17 hours ago

by: Amy Phillips NORTH HAMPTON, NH (WWLP) – A Springfield man was one of two people in small plane that crashed at an airfield in New Hampshire Wednesday morning. According to a news release from the North Hampton Police Department, the pilot, Robert Turcotte of Broad Brook, CT, and his passenger, William Kulle of Springfield, MA […]

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Emergency crews respond to helicopter crash outside St. Paul

3 days 17 hours ago

According to the St. Paul Fire Department, the pilot of the helicopter “displayed exceptional skill and calmness to set down this helicopter, and being able to walk away after.” By: Janice Huser Update: According to the St. Paul Fire Department, the pilot of the helicopter “displayed exceptional skill and calmness to set down this helicopter, and being […]

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NTSB Prelim: Taylorcraft BC-65

3 days 17 hours ago

Airplane Was In Cruise Flight… When The Engine Began To Gradually Lose Power Location: Columbia, SC Accident Number: ERA21LA125Date & Time: February 7, 2021, 16:00 Local Registration: N24476Aircraft: Taylorcraft BC-65 Injuries: 1 MinorFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On February 7, 2021, about 1600 eastern standard time, a Taylorcraft BC-65, N24476, was […]

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Today in History

3 days 17 hours ago

61 Years ago today: On 25 February 1960 a REAL DC-3 and a US Navy DC-6 collided near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil- both aircraft crashed; killing 61 persons, 3 DC-6 occupants survived. Date: Thursday 25 February 1960 Time: 13:07 Type: Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3) Operator: REAL Transportes Aéreos Registration: PP-AXD C/n / msn: 13326 First flight: […]

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UPDATE: Small Plane Lost Power Before Crashing Into Car On I-580 Overpass In Livermore

4 days 17 hours ago

By Andrea Nakano LIVERMORE (CBS SF) — The pilot and passenger of a small, single-engine plane were relieved to be unharmed Tuesday night after hitting a car as they made an emergency landing on a freeway overpass near the Livermore Municipal Airport. The crash happened just after 5 p.m. on Isabel Avenue, an overpass over I-580 […]

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Sheriff confirms pilot okay after small plane crash in Lake Martin

4 days 17 hours ago

by: Elizabeth White COOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – Harrowing moments on Lake Martin Tuesday afternoon as a pilot operating a small amphibious aircraft told investigators he hit a log while trying to land on the water. Coosa County Sheriff Mike Howell tells News 3 the small plane crashed into the lake, but the pilot was able […]

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NTSB Prelim: Cessna T182T

4 days 17 hours ago

Flight Instructor Noticed A Flashing Red Turbine Inlet Temperature (TIT) Warning Light Location: Crescent City, CA Accident Number: WPR21LA098Date & Time: January 31, 2021, 11:44 Local Registration: N291FRAircraft: Cessna T182T Injuries: 2 MinorFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Instructional On January 31, 2021, about 1144 Pacific standard time, a Cessna T182T airplane, N291FR, […]

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Today in History

4 days 17 hours ago

22 Years ago today: On 24 February 1999 a China Southwest Airlines Tupolev 154M lost control on approach to Wenzhou, China and crashed; killing all 61 occupants. Date: Wednesday 24 February 1999 Time: 16:34 Type: Tupolev Tu-154M Operator: China Southwest Airlines Registration: B-2622 C/n / msn: 90A846 First flight: 1990 Total airframe hrs: 14135 Cycles: […]

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Plane passengers safe after landing gear collapses

5 days 16 hours ago

By Maureen Saltzer A small plane’s landing gear collapsed in a landing attempt at Treasure Coast International Airport in Fort Pierce Feb. 22. St. Lucie County Fire District (SLCFD) personnel responded in their Air Rescue Fire Fighting vehicle at approximately 10 a.m. Other units had been dispatched and were staged nearby, according to a SLCFD Facebook […]

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Crews called to plane crash at St. Marys airport

5 days 16 hours ago

by: Bill Shannon ST. MARYS, Pa. (WTAJ) — Crews were called to a small plane crashing at the south runway of St. Marys airport Monday morning. According to dispatch, at least one of the three passengers was taken to the hospital. The extent of injuries and the cause of the crash is unknown at this time. According to […]

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Crews respond to emergency landing of military helicopter in Torrey Pines

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By: Zac Self SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Crews are responding after a military helicopter made an emergency landing near the Torrey Pines Reserve Park Monday afternoon. According to MCAS Miramar, crews with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing are responding to the incident. Photos from the scene show a military chopper beside the Los Penasquitos Lagoon. According to […]

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