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Today in History

12 hours 41 minutes ago

57 Years ago today: On 7 May 1964 a Pacific Air Lines Fairchild F-27A crashed near San Ramon, CA, when the pilot was shot by a passenger, killing all 44 occupants. Date: Thursday 7 May 1964 Time: 06:49 Type: Fairchild F-27A Operator: Pacific Air Lines Registration: N2770R MSN: 36 First flight: 1959 Total airframe hrs: […]

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FAA On The Warpath… Proposes More Penalties Against Four Passengers

1 day 13 hours ago

PAX Allegedly Interfered with Flight Attendants The FAA has proposed civil penalties ranging from $9,000 to $32,750 against four airline passengers for allegedly interfering with and, in two cases, assaulting flight attendants who instructed them to obey cabin crew instructions and various federal regulations.  The cases are as follows: $32,750 against a passenger on a […]

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Today in History

1 day 13 hours ago

33 Years ago today: On 6 May 1988 a Wideroes DHC-7 struck a hillside near Brønnøysund, Norway, killing all 36 occupants. Date: Friday 6 May 1988 Time: 20:30 Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-7-102 Operator: Widerøes Flyveselskap Registration: LN-WFN MSN: 28 First flight: 1980 Total airframe hrs: 16934 Cycles: 32347 Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-50 […]

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Unmanned plane crashes in Merrick County

2 days 12 hours ago

by KHGI MERRICK COUNTY, Neb. — An unmanned plane crashed into a cornfield Tuesday evening in Merrick County, according to officials. The Sheriff’s Office said they got a call around 7:30 p.m. about a single engine plane that had crashed in rural Central City. Authorities said the plane was undergoing maintenance at the Central City Airport […]

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4 people dead after small plane crashes into Mississippi home

2 days 12 hours ago

The Federal Aviation Administration has been contacted to investigate the scene. By Jon Haworth Four people are dead after a small plane crashed into a home in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, late Tuesday night, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department. The incident occurred at approximately 11:20 p.m. when emergency personnel responded to a report of a downed […]

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Plane lands on Pinnacle Peak Road in north Phoenix

2 days 12 hours ago

Firefighters say the plane landed safely upright and no one was hurt in the landing. Author: 12 News SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Phoenix Fire Department said no one was injured after a small aircraft landed on Pinnacle Peak Road in north Phoenix on Tuesday.  The plane landed upright and safely.  12 News spoke to the owner […]

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NTSB Prelim: Flight Design GMBH CTSW

2 days 12 hours ago

He Noticed That The Oil Pressure Had Decreased; All Other Engine Indications Appeared Normal Location: Santa Fe, NM Accident Number: WPR21LA173Date & Time: April 22, 2021, 10:04 Local Registration: N378CTAircraft: FLIGHT DESIGN GMBH CTSW Injuries: 1 Minor, 1 NoneFlight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Instructional On April 22, 2021, about 1004 mountain daylight […]

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Today in HIstory

2 days 12 hours ago

49 Years ago today: On 5 May 1972 an Alitalia Douglas DC-8-43 crashed into Mount Lunga, killing all 115 occupants. Date: Friday 5 May 1972 Time: 22:24 Type: Douglas DC-8-43 Operator: Alitalia Registration: I-DIWB MSN: 45625/144 First flight: 1961 Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Conway 508-12 Crew: Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7 Passengers: Fatalities: 108 / Occupants: 108 […]

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Largest Firefighting Plane May Be Sold For COVID-19 Response

3 days 12 hours ago

The investment firm is open to potential investors who want to continue using the SuperTanker for wildfire response, but if freight companies present a more attractive offer, the firm will sell it to them. By Associated Press  As Western states prepare for this year’s wildfire season, the world’s largest firefighting plane has been grounded and could […]

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County attorneys argue Vanessa Bryant has no basis to sue over sharing of photos from the Kobe Bryant crash scene

3 days 12 hours ago

By FRED SHUSTER LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County attorneys contend Vanessa Bryant has no legal basis to sue four sheriff’s deputies alleged to have shared unauthorized photos taken at the site of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others, according to court papers obtained Monday. Bryant alleges in her lawsuit that […]

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