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More than 200 planes could have the same problem that caused the Yute Commuter Service fire, investigators say

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by Greg Kim, KYUK – Bethel An investigation into the Yute Commuter Service plane that caught fire on Nov. 20, 2021 has found that the fire was started by wiring in the aircraft that was installed incorrectly. The wiring was installed as part of a federally funded experimental safety program, and there could be over 200 other planes […]

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St. John’s airport, firefighters reach deal to continue normal operations

2 days 7 hours ago

Agreement comes after flight cancellations and days of uncertainty for travellers CBC News The St. John’s International Airport Authority has reached a deal with its firefighting staff to keep the airport operating normally. Both the airport and the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees, which represents the firefighters, released statements Thursday night outlining the development.  The union said […]

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Suspect killed in shootout at SFO airport train station, DOJ now investigating

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One person was treated for a minor injury and released on the scene By Emmett Jones | Fox News The death of an armed man, armed with two handguns, who was shot and killed by police at San Francisco Airport Thursday is now under investigation by the Department of Justice.  SFO spokesperson, Doug Yakel, said that authorities responded to reports of an armed suspect […]

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NTSB Prelim: Vans RV10

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The Engine Experienced A Complete Loss Of Engine Power Location: Hurricane, UT Accident Number: WPR22LA046Date & Time: November 22, 2021, 11:40 Local Registration: N54CTAircraft: Vans RV10 Injuries: 1 MinorFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On November 22, 2021, about 1140 mountain standard time, an experimental amateur-built RV-10 airplane, N54CT, was substantially damaged […]

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Today in History

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37 Years ago today: On 21 January 1984 a Galaxy Airlines Lockheed Electra crashed following takeoff from Reno, NV, USA; killing 70 out of 71 occupants. Date: Monday 21 January 1985 Time: 01:04 Type: Lockheed L-188A Electra Operator: Galaxy Airlines Registration: N5532 MSN: 1121 First flight: 1960-02-02 (25 years) Total airframe hrs: 34148 Cycles: 33285 […]

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Twin-engine plane has mechanical problem and makes emergency landing at Bacacheri

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A plane with engine problems had to make a forced landing at Bacacheri Airport, in Curitiba, this Wednesday (19). The twin engine had a mechanical problem and hit a ravine. Luckily, the three occupants of the aircraft escaped the accident unharmed. As was found at the scene, the aircraft left Campo Grande (MS) and would have suffered […]

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2 hurt in ultra-light crash near Kingman

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RED LAKE – A two-seat ultra-light aircraft crashed during takeoff at Red Lake, injuring the male pilot and his male passenger. The accident occurred at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, according to a news release from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said the plane veered to the left while attempting to […]

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Indiana firefighters could get annual blood testing for PFAS under proposed pilot program

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By Jakob Lazzaro Indiana firefighters could get annual blood testing for exposure to synthetic PFAS chemicals through a proposed pilot program, according to a new bill introduced in the state house. First developed in the 1940s, PFAS is a class of thousands of synthetic chemicals that have been extensively used in numerous applications including nonstick cookware, […]

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FAA Withdraws FedEx Anti-Missile Proposal

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“Further Study Needed” for Complex Infrared Defense Systems  The FAA has dashed the hopes of excited aviation nerds everywhere, as they quash the potential installation of an ECM pod on commercial cargo aircraft. The FAA said that a proposal for FedEx Airbus A220s to install anti-missile, infrared dazzler equipment “is not moving forward at this […]

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NTSB Prelim: Robinson Helicopter Company R44 II

3 days 8 hours ago

“It Was Extremely Foggy That Day” Location: Cosby, TN Accident Number: ERA22FA096Date & Time: December 29, 2021, 14:25 Local Registration: N544SCAircraft: Robinson Helicopter Company R44 II Injuries: 1 Fatal, 1 SeriousFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On December 29, 2021, at 1425 eastern standard time, a Robinson R-44 II, N544SC, was substantially […]

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Today in History

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30 Years ago today: On 20 January 1992 an Air Inter Airbus A320 crashed into a mountain while approaching Strasbourg, France; killing 87 out of 96 occupants. Date: Monday 20 January 1992 Time: 19:20 Type: Airbus A320-111 Operator: Air Inter Registration: F-GGED MSN: 015 First flight: 1988 Total airframe hrs: 6316 Cycles: 7194 Engines: 2 CFMI […]

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Small plane crashes while taking off from Sylvania Airport in Racine Co.

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By: TMJ4 Web Staff STURTEVANT, Wis. — Racine County Sheriff’s Office officials tell TMJ4 News that no fatalities have been reported after a small plane crashed while taking off at Sylvania Airport Tuesday morning. According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, the pilot, a 79-year-old Waterford man, was the sole occupant of the airplane. He was […]

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1 injured in small plane crash near Fuquay/Angier air field

4 days 7 hours ago

By Eric Miller, WRAL reporter FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. — A single-engine Thatcher CX4 registered to a pilot from Angier crash landed Tuesday afternoon near Fuquay/Angier air field off N.C. Highway 55. State Highway Patrol troopers said Rodney Whipple, 78, of Angier, was piloting a small, single-seat fixed wing aircraft when it collided with several trees near the […]

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Maldivian Dash-8 Catches Fire During Takeoff In Hanimaadhoo

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A national Maldivian Dash-8 rejected takeoff roll in Hanimadhoo International Airport due to a fire in the cockpit windshield. Following the rejected takeoff, all passengers were safely evacuated on to the runway and airport fire and rescue team was on the scene. Maldivian acknowledged the incident on Twitter although it is yet fully unclear what […]

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Plane Veers Off McKinney National Airport Runway Into Ditch, Pilot Suffers Minor Injuries

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By CBSDFW.com Staff MCKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A single-engine Beechcraft V35B veered off the runway into a ditch after landing at the McKinney National Airport this morning, Jan. 18. The FAA is investigating after a small plane veered off the runway at McKinney National Airport into a ditch. (credit: Chopper 11) The pilot was transported for further […]

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Plane makes emergency landing at Columbus airport

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By Jana Wiersema A plane from a Greenwood flight school made an emergency landing at Columbus Municipal Airport Tuesday. A Cessna 310 with two occupants made the landing at the airport at about 2 p.m. and went nose down on to the runway, after reporting an in-flight emergency that the nose gear was not operational. […]

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NTSB Prelim: Robinson Helicopter Company R44 II

4 days 7 hours ago

The Helicopter Continued Westbound For About 2 Minutes Before Radar Contact Was Lost Location: Bronson, FL Accident Number: ERA22FA098Date & Time: December 30, 2021, 20:29 Local Registration: N442VBAircraft: Robinson Helicopter Company R44 II Injuries: 4 FatalFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal On December 30, 2021, about 2029 eastern standard time, a Robinson […]

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