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DOUG BARRETT A Border Patrol agent is being credited with helping to save the life of a pilot who crashed his small plane in Pembina County (ND) on Thursday. According to the C-B-P the Grand Forks Sector Border Patrol agent – assigned to the Pembina Station – witnessed the small plane go down in a […]
Advisory Circulars Update Notification The following advisory circular has recently been added/updated. 150/5230-4B – Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports Advisory Circulars Update Notification The following advisory circular has recently been added/updated. 150/5210-17C – Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel
No Evidence Of The Drone Itself… But If The Shoe Fits… After an extensive investigation, a proper one we might add, it now appears that there has been one more documented midair between a civil manned aircraft and unmanned drone, albeit (apparently) a small hobby drone. The helicopter was operating under the provisions of 14 […]
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Departed Uneventfully From A Field Elevation Of 5,588 Ft Mean Sea Level Location: Lander, WY Accident Number: WPR20LA170Date & Time: 06/07/2020, 0830 MDT Registration: N595KFAircraft: Kitfox Kitfox Injuries: 1 Fatal, 1 SeriousFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation – Personal On June 7, 2020, about 0830 mountain daylight time, a Kitfox 1 airplane, N595KF, was […]
35 Years ago today: On 10 July 1985 an Aeroflot Tupolev 154B-2 stalled, entered a flat spin and crashed near Uch-Kuduk, killing all 200 occupants. Date: Wednesday 10 July 1985 Time: 23:46 MSK Type: Tupolev Tu-154B-2 Operator: Aeroflot / Uzbekistan Registration: CCCP-85311 C/n / msn: 78A311 First flight: 1978 Engines: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U Crew: Fatalities: 9 […]
By Nathan Pilling, Kitsap Sun SOUTH KITSAP – A small plane crashed near a private airstrip off Mullenix Road Wednesday, falling to the ground just feet away from a home on Genesis Lane. One patient, the pilot, had to be extricated from the plane and was flown with unknown injuries to a local trauma facility, said South […]
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by Tony Fortier-Bensen GREENVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) — A floatplane crashed into Lake Jocassee on Wednesday afternoon, and a boater in the area rescued the two people inside. Scott Krein from the Oconee County Emergency Services, said the plane was practicing water landings and takeoffs on the lake, and the plane meant to land on the lake. However, […]
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Fourteen firefighters with the Los Angeles Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19. The outbreak happened at Fire Station 80, which serves Los Angeles International Airport and is part of the department’s West Bureau. All 14 are currently quarantining at home and are either asymptomatic or displaying mild symptoms, according to LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey. […]
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Engine Seemed To Lose Power Without Any Associated Indication, Vibration, Or Abnormal Noise Location: Bridgeport, TX Accident Number: CEN20LA258Date & Time: 07/01/2020, 1930 CDT Registration: N6530WAircraft: Piper PA28 Injuries: 3 NoneFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation – Personal On July 1, 2020, about 1930 central daylight time, a Piper PA-28-140 airplane, N6530W, was substantially […]
Pilot Announced Unspecified “Engine Problems” Over The Radio Location: Hampton, GA Accident Number: ERA20LA213Date & Time: 06/12/2020, 1950 EDT Registration: N553KMAircraft: Vans RV8 Injuries: 1 SeriousFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation – Personal On June 12, 2020, at 1950 eastern daylight time, an experimental amateur-built Vans RV8, N553KM, was substantially damaged when it was […]
38 Years ago today: On 9 July 1982 a Pan American World Airways Boeing 727-235 crashed at New Orleans, LA after a windshear encounter, killing all 145 occupants. Date: Friday 9 July 1982 Time: 16:09 Type: Boeing 727-235 Operator: Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) Registration: N4737 C/n / msn: 19457/518 First flight: 1968-01-24 (14 […]
Yesterday afternoon, Chief Ron Krusleski, Chairman of the ARFF Working Group, made the announcement that due to the continuing Global Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Board of Directors had made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 ARFFWG Annual Conference that had been scheduled for August 23rd through 26th . From a personal standpoint I […]
Members of the ARFFWG, On Monday, July 6, 2020 the ARFFWG Board of Directors met to discuss the recent outbreaks of COVID-19 and our 31st Annual Conference. We also met with the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate to discuss the effects COVID-19 is having on the conference and our members. Regretfully, our decision is to […]
By Steve Large SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) — A pilot is dead and his passenger is recovering after a small plane crash in Meyers. Witnesses say the plane had taken off just minutes earlier from the South Lake Tahoe Airport and had seemed to be having trouble gaining altitude. The crash happened just minutes after takeoff. […]
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All, The Chief of the Pine-Strawberry Fire District (Arizona) has confirmed that the pilot onboard a helicopter that crashed while battling the Polles Fire is dead. Chief Gary Morris said the helicopter crashed outside the fire lines for the Polles Fire. The helicopter was on fire, and other air attack resources were brought in to […]
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Melissa Reeves A small plane crashed on take off at the Central Colorado Regional Airport in Buena Vista located in Chaffee County, according to the airport’s manager Jack Wyles. Wyles said the pilot was flying a small, single-engine Mooney plane, when he tried to take off around 2 p.m. on Tuesday. The plane crashed and […]
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150/5230-4C – Draft AC 150/5230-4C, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports
Document Information 150/5230-4C – Draft AC 150/5230-4C, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports Date Issued July 07, 2020 Responsible Office AAS-300, Office of Airport Safety and Operations – Airport Safety & Operations Division Description This AC contains specifications and guidance for the storage, handling, and dispensing of aviation fuel on airports and standards […]