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by Raffles
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Flight Safety & Training
Topic: Cirrus SR22 safety
Replies: 17
Views: 1193
Burkina Faso

Re: Cirrus SR22 safety

Large debris field indicates it broke up in the air. If I remember, I will look for the preliminary report as it usually takes about 2 weeks to come out.
by Raffles
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Saffer pilots killed in Kabul suicide bomb blast
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Burkina Faso

Re: Saffer pilots killed in Kabul suicide bomb blast

avi-addict wrote:The South African government believes in peaceful means to settle disputes and/or conflicts and we strongly condemn the use of violence, particularly violence targeted at innocent civilians.



That's a f@#$$g joke since most of them were terrorists themselves.


This happened in 2012.
by Raffles
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Flight Safety & Training
Topic: Cirrus SR22 safety
Replies: 17
Views: 1193
Burkina Faso

Re: Cirrus SR22 safety

Another SR22 crash yesterday: From ASN : Date: 16-SEP-2017 Time: Type: Cirrus SR22 Owner/operator: Registration: C/n / msn: Fatalities: Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4 Other fatalities: 0 Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: near Baxter Peak, 15 miles north of Glenwood Springs...
by Raffles
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Burkina Faso

Re: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne

Cool, they have a Vampire too. Is it in flying condition? :thinking:
by Raffles
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: 4 weeks in Mexico City
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Burkina Faso

Re: 4 weeks in Mexico City

:yikes: Maybe better do do telework :bingo:
by Raffles
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Seen on Flightradar24 Today
Replies: 481
Views: 12770
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

And are you stuck in OUA with a broken plane, or did they fix the gear? I guess they fixed it, our next flight is in 2 weeks to the UN General Assembly. The captain side no. 2 window, the one that opens, was also broken. I'm just wondering if it has been fixed. I'm loath to go to the plane when I'm...
by Raffles
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Seen on Flightradar24 Today
Replies: 481
Views: 12770
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

Mrs Raffles and Rafflette from Paris back to the kakplaas today via Casablanca after a month long holiday in France, of which I was only able to be there about 10 days.

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by Raffles
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Get this: Report on the Accident involving Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Bell 427 helicopter
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Burkina Faso

Re: Get this: Report on the Accident involving Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Bell 427 helicopter

A thoroughly investigated accident and professionally drafted report.
That should improve safety in Nigeria henceforth.
by Raffles
Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Disruptive passenger forced to pay Hawaiian Airlines more than $97,000 in restitution
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Burkina Faso

Re: Disruptive passenger forced to pay Hawaiian Airlines more than $97,000 in restitution

I hope this sets a precedent as there have been too many flight disruptions in re