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The pilot was the only person on board and treated at the scene by first responders A single-engine plane skidded off a runway and ended up in a body of water after landing Thursday evening at the Chicago Executive Airport in suburban Wheeling, fire officials said. Video from Sky 5 showed the Cessna aircraft in […]
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Concerns Raised That Number Of Aircraft Will Exceed Capacity At Some Airports The FAA has released a Safety Alert For Operators (SAFO) regarding the potential effects of parking overflow aircraft in excess of airport capacity. Airlines have reduced capacity in the National Airspace System (NAS) due to the COVID19 pandemic-related flight restrictions. As domestic airlines […]
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FROM THE IAFC: During the coronavirus pandemic, it is critical that departments evaluate their communications posture and take steps to ensure the right resources, mitigation strategies, and tools are in place to manage uncertainties. Innovative thinking and rapid adaptation of procedures will enable departments to safeguard themselves and their communications during the outbreak. Based on […]
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24 Years ago today: On 3 April 1996 a USAF Boeing T-43A (B737) crashed on approach to Dubrovnik, killing all 35 occupants. Date: Wednesday 3 April 1996 Time: 14:57 Type: Boeing T-43A (737-200) Operator: United States Air Force – USAF Registration: 73-1149 C/n / msn: 20696/347 First flight: 1974-03-27 (22 years ) Engines: 2 Pratt & […]
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A small plane crashed on Wednesday at North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines. According to the Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue Department, there were three people on board. The plane was upside down, but no one was injured and firefighters didn’t find any fuel spilled. https://www.local10.com/news/local/2020/04/01/small-plane-crashes-at-north-perry-airport-in-pembroke-pines/
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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
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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
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51 Years ago today: On 2 April 1969 a LOT Antonov 24 struck a mountain near Krakow, Poland; killing all 53 occupants. Date: Wednesday 2 April 1969 Time: 16:08 Type: Antonov An-24V Operator: LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze Registration: SP-LTF C/n / msn: 67302406 First flight: 1966 Crew: Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5 Passengers: Fatalities: 48 […]
AUDUBON – A helicopter crash was reported east of Hamlin on Robin Avenue, south of Highway 44 on Tuesday. The Audubon County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a helicopter crash in eastern Audubon County from the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 4:27 pm. The crash was located south of Highway 44 on Robin Avenue […]
By CITY NEWS SERVICE A small plane made an emergency landing on a Huntington State Beach parking lot late Monday afternoon, according to the Huntington Beach Fire Department. The single-engine Sonex landed safely at about 4:40 p.m. near Newland Street and Pacific Coast Highway, authorities said. Huntington Beach firefighters said the pilot, who was the only […]
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Federal Aid for Fire and EMS Largely Overlooked in CARES Act Chantilly, Va. – After the recent signing of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act by President Donald J. Trump, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) President, Fire Chief Gary Ludwig, expressed mixed emotions about the stimulus package. “While I am pleased that Congress and the […]
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50 Years ago today: On 1 April 1970 a Royal Air Maroc Caravelle crashed near Berechid, Morocco, killing 61 out of 82 occupants. Date: Wednesday 1 April 1970 Time: ca. 08:16 Type: Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III Operator: Royal Air Maroc – RAM Registration: CN-CCV C/n / msn: 32 First flight: 1960 Crew: Fatalities: 5 […]
SEDONA – There were no injuries after a 1977 Cessna 172N airplane flipped over after landing at the Sedona Airport Sunday. Sedona Fire District was called to the airport at about noon on a report of the single-engine aircraft that had “flipped over” near the runway upon landing. Emergency responders found the plane upside down. The […]
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34 Years ago today: On 31 March 1986 a Mexicana Boeing 727 crashed near Maravation, Mexico after an in-flight fire caused by a burst tyre; killing all 167 occupants. Date: Monday 31 March 1986 Time: 09:11 Type: Boeing 727-264 Operator: Mexicana de Aviación Registration: XA-MEM C/n / msn: 22414/1748 First flight: 1981-05-04 (4 years 11 […]
(Philstar.com) MANILA, Philippines (Updated 10:52 p.m.) — An aircraft caught on fire at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport late Sunday as it was about to take off, killing eight people, the Manila International Airport Authority confirmed. According to a source, Lionair RPC5880 had eight people on board: Six Filipino crew members and two passengers. The passengers were […]
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