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Charlotte County Fire gets new airplane training facility

3 hours 22 minutes ago

New simulator will be the second in the state By: Chris Shaw PUNTA GORDA, Fla — The Charlotte County Fire and EMS headquarters is about to become a hot place. Tuesday, the county will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new $9 million Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting training facility. It’s a simulator, that looks like […]

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Authorities investigating jet accident at Batesville Airport

3 hours 28 minutes ago

by White River Now Authorities are investigating an accident involving a small jet aircraft that apparently ran off a runway at the Batesville Regional Airport Tuesday night. The nose of the plane was seen resting 10 to 15 feet from Highway 167 with a section of the airport fence wrapped around the fuselage when authorities arrived. […]

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Birmingham airport unveils new fire trucks designed just for aircraft emergencies

3 hours 29 minutes ago

by Bobby Poitevint The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport now has its first ever fire station on its airfield. It’s called the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) building. During Tuesday’s ribbon cutting, two new fire trucks were also unveiled and they’re unlike any emergency vehicle around. “These types of fire trucks are not really necessary outside of […]

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MTAA receives new fire-fighting truck

3 hours 30 minutes ago

By Sarah Motter TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority has received its brand new firefighting truck. The Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority says on Tuesday, Nov. 29, it received its brand new 2022 Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 aircraft rescue and fire fighting truck. MTAA noted that the new truck holds 3,170 gallons of water with 1,250 GPM […]

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NTSB Prelim: Eclipse Aerospace Inc EA500

3 hours 31 minutes ago

When The Pilot Applied Brake Pressure The Airplane Did Not Appear To Significantly Decelerate Location: Mesa, AZ Accident Number: WPR23LA028Date & Time: November 3, 2022, 19:15 Local Registration: N150NEAircraft: Eclipse Aerospace Inc EA500 Injuries: 2 NoneFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Positioning On November 3, 2022, about 1915 mountain standard time, an Eclipse […]

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Today in History

3 hours 32 minutes ago

60 Years ago today: On 30 November 1962 an Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-7B crashed during a missed appoach at New York-Idlewild, killing 25 out of 51 occupants. Date: Friday 30 November 1962 Time: 21:45 Type: Douglas DC-7B Operator: Eastern Air Lines Registration: N815D MSN: 45084/711 First flight: 1956 Total airframe hrs: 18411 Crew: Fatalities: […]

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Smoke in cargo hold prompts plane carrying soldiers to make emergency landing at O’Hare

20 hours 47 minutes ago

BY JERMONT TERRY, KRIS HABERMEHL CHICAGO (CBS) — A plane from Kansas landed at O’Hare International Airport Monday afternoon after a report of smoke in the cargo hold. The Atlas Air 747 landed at O’Hare late Monday afternoon. The plane landed on Runway 28C. Atlas Air normally operates as a cargo airline – but it also […]

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AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY 2 VICTIMS OF ELLIS COUNTY PLANE CRASH

20 hours 53 minutes ago

By: News On 6, News 9 GAGE, Okla. –  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a plane crash at an airport in Ellis County on Monday morning. The crash happened at Gage Airport just after 8 a.m. Troopers said they received a call regarding the crash just after 8:30 a.m. According to the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office and OHP, two people have died as a result of […]

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Man badly injured after 30-foot fall from plane in Hillsboro

20 hours 54 minutes ago

by: Hailey Dunn PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was seriously injured Sunday evening after officials say he fell 30 feet from the wing of an airplane that was converted into a residence in Hillsboro. The man was taking a tour of the Boeing 727 located on Southwest Holly Hill Road when he slipped and fell, […]

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Inside the delicate rescue operation after a plane crashed into Maryland power lines

20 hours 55 minutes ago

BY MIKE HELLGREN BALTIMORE — The first calls came in shortly after 5:30 p.m. Sunday. That’s when people began reporting that a small plane had crashed into a large transmission tower in Gaithersburg not far from the Montgomery County AirPark. Kevin Kitonga works at a nearby CVS pharmacy. He said he heard the crash, ran out […]

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Australian airport firefighters vote to strike, union says

20 hours 56 minutes ago

Elias Visontay Firefighters at 27 Australian airports are planning to strike on Friday week, with passenger flights across the country set for four hours of disruption. The United Firefighters Union aviation branch announced on Tuesday its members had voted to strike in protest over short staffing levels, safety and pay concerns amid months of disagreement with Airservices […]

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NTSB Prelim: Cessna T210

20 hours 57 minutes ago

He Attempted To Increase Engine Power, But The Engine Did Not Respond Location: Burleson, TX Accident Number: CEN23LA021Date & Time: October 27, 2022, 20:07 Local Registration: N36XAircraft: Cessna T210 Injuries: 2 NoneFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Executive/Corporate On October 27, 2022, about 2007 central daylight time, a Cessna T210M, N36X, was substantially […]

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Today in History

20 hours 58 minutes ago

59 Years ago today: On 29 November 1963 a Trans Canada Air Lines DC-8-54 crashed on climbout from Montreal, killing all 118 occupants. Date: Friday 29 November 1963 Time: 18:33 Type: Douglas DC-8-54F Operator: Trans-Canada Air Lines – TCAL Registration: CF-TJN MSN: 45654/179 First flight: 1963 Total airframe hrs: 2174 Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3 […]

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Crews rescue 2 from plane caught in power lines in Maryland

2 days ago

Associated Press GAITHERSBURG, Md. – Two people were rescued early Monday more than six hours after their small plane crashed into live power lines, causing widespread outages in Montgomery County, Maryland. Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said the plane got stuck in the lines about 100 feet (30 meters) above the ground at around 5:40 […]

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Helicopter crashes during emergency landing at Titusville airport; 2 aboard unhurt

2 days ago

By Rick Neale TITUSVILLE — Carsten and Wendy Petersen heard the helicopter pilot’s alarming distress call — “I’m having engine trouble. I’m coming in!” — over their radio Sunday morning at Space Coast Regional Airport in Titusville. “We both go out, and we look. I’m looking up at the sky, and I can’t really see anything. […]

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Pilot uninjured in Mountain Green plane crash

2 days ago

BY AMIE SCHAEFFER MOUNTAIN GREEN, Utah — A pilot of a small plane survived a crash near Durst Mountain on Sunday afternoon.  After the accident, the pilot hiked close to six miles for help. According to a Facebook post from Mountain Green Fire Protection District, the crash happened near Durst Mountain which is several miles up Cottonwood […]

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Flair Airlines plane from Vancouver to Kitchener-Waterloo runs off runway during landing

2 days ago

By Charlie Carey and Peter Wagner A Flair Airlines plane has run off the runway in Kitchener-Waterloo, south-west of Toronto, Friday morning. According to Flair, the plane, which originated in Vancouver,  “exited the runway” at the end of its landing at around 6:30 a.m. There are no reported injuries, and the 134 people on board exited the plane. […]

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