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by Les Nessman
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Disruptive passenger forced to pay Hawaiian Airlines more than $97,000 in restitution
Replies: 3
Views: 102
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Disruptive passenger forced to pay Hawaiian Airlines more than $97,000 in restitution

Connor McCarthy, Good Morning America An unruly Hawaiian Airlines passenger now owes the carrier more than $97,000 after allegedly slapping a flight attendant and forcing the plane to divert, a federal judge has ruled. James August, traveling with his girlfriend and her three children from Honolulu ...
by Les Nessman
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Video: Forced landing into Amazon river
Replies: 2
Views: 89
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Video: Forced landing into Amazon river

BBC News A Brazilian pilot who crash-landed into an Amazon river, saving the life of his passenger, has died after falling from a rescue helicopter. The single-engine plane managed to land on the river after an electrical fault. It submerged within seconds. Both pilot and passenger managed to escap...
by Les Nessman
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: HS's Boats & Floats
Topic: U.S. Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Ship Near Japan
Replies: 4
Views: 97
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Re: U.S. Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Ship Near Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) -The U.S. Navy says the bodies of sailors who went missing in the collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship have been found aboard the stricken destroyer. The U.S. Navy says the bodies of sailors who went missing in the collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a ...
by Les Nessman
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: HS's Boats & Floats
Topic: U.S. Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Ship Near Japan
Replies: 4
Views: 97
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U.S. Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Ship Near Japan

https://si.wsj.net/public/resources/images/BN-TX416_36X9F_M_20170616202839.jpg?width=860&height=572 From the Wall Street Journal Seven American crew members missing; USS Fitzgerald damaged By Gordon Lubold and Costas Paris Updated June 16, 2017 9:29 p.m. ET Seven U.S. sailors were missing off t...
by Les Nessman
Thu May 25, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: NTSB Preliminary Report Learjet 35A Teterboro Airport 2017-05-15
Replies: 1
Views: 106
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NTSB Preliminary Report Learjet 35A Teterboro Airport 2017-05-15

On May 15, 2017, at 1529 eastern daylight time, a Gates Learjet 35A, N452DA, operated by Trans-Pacific Jets, departed controlled flight while on a circling approach to runway 1 at the Teterboro Airport (TEB), Teterboro, New Jersey, and impacted a commercial building and parking. The captain and firs...
by Les Nessman
Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Preliminary report: Comair B734 drops wheel while landing
Replies: 4
Views: 296
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Re: Preliminary report: Comair B734 drops wheel while landing

Narrative: A Boeing 737-400, operated by Comair on behalf of British Airways, sustained severe damage in a landing accident at Johannesburg-OR Tambo Airport, South Africa. There were 94 passengers and six crew members on board. The aircraft, flight number BA6234, departed Port Elizabeth Airport at 0...
by Les Nessman
Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Ameristar MD83 overran runway on takeoff
Replies: 7
Views: 338
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Re: Ameristar MD83 overran runway on takeoff

Post-accident examination by the NTSB revealed movement of the control column in the cockpit appeared normal; the control columns were free to move, and the elevator control tabs moved as commanded. However, when investigators tried to move the elevator surfaces by hand, the left elevator moved nor...
by Les Nessman
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: WOW Air flight WW752 suffered a serious landing incident at Cologne, Germany
Replies: 2
Views: 203
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WOW Air flight WW752 suffered a serious landing incident at Cologne, Germany

Narrative from ASN : WOW Air flight WW752 suffered a serious landing incident at Cologne, Germany when the aircraft touched down short of the runway threshold. The aircraft, an Airbus A330, was operated by Hi Fly on behalf of WOW Air. Since runway 14L/32R was closed, the flight crew prepared for an ...
by Les Nessman
Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Latest report on Dana Air crash at Lagos 3 June 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 197
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Latest report on Dana Air crash at Lagos 3 June 2012

An investigation by AIB Nigeria showed that the captain was employed by Dana Air on 14th March, 2012. He was originally from the United States, but was suspended in 2009 by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for some misdemeanours. It was noted that most of the recommendation le...
by Les Nessman
Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Australia: BE200 crashes into shopping mall: 5 fatalities
Replies: 3
Views: 190
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Australia: BE200 crashes into shopping mall: 5 fatalities

Australia: BE200 crashes into shopping mall: 5 fatalities Captured on dashcam: The moment plane carrying five golfers crashes into retail factory outlet next to Essendon Airport killing everyone on board after 'catastrophic engine failure' http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/02/21/06/3D7895CC000005...
by Les Nessman
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Harrison Ford inadvertently lands on taxiway at SNA
Replies: 8
Views: 328
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Harrison Ford inadvertently lands on taxiway at SNA

Actor Harrison Ford was involved in a potentially serious incident Monday in California as he was piloting his private plane, a single-engine Husky, NBC News has learned. Ford, an experienced pilot who collects vintage planes, had been instructed to land on runway 20-L at John Wayne Airport in Oran...
by Les Nessman
Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Expats
Topic: Burkina Faso / West Africa regional news
Replies: 25
Views: 1133
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Peace Declared in Ivory Coast After Soldiers' 2-Day Revolt

— Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara says he has reached an agreement with rebellious soldiers to end a brief mutiny Saturday, but the deal appeared to be on the verge of crumbling less than two hours later. In Bouake, the northern city where the uprising began late Friday, soldiers denounced ...
by Les Nessman
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Shooting at Ft. Lauderdale Airport 2016-01-06
Replies: 4
Views: 82
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Shooting at Ft. Lauderdale Airport 2016-01-06

BREAKING NEWS: Gunman in custody after shooting nine - and killing three - at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport A shooting has occurred at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport Sources tell NBC Miami that the gunman is in custody after shooting nine - and killing three Video from the airport show...
by Les Nessman
Tue Jan 03, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: CitationJet CJ4 crashed Ohio, US
Replies: 11
Views: 411
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Debris Washes Ashore Amid Search for Small Plane Carrying 6

Debris Washes Ashore Amid Search for Small Plane Carrying 6 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND — Jan 1, 2017, 7:29 PM ET Debris washed ashore near an airport where a small plane carrying six people took off shortly before it vanished over Lake Erie near Cleveland, the city said Sunday. Authorities r...
by Les Nessman
Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Drunk Canada pilot arrested in cockpit before take-off
Replies: 3
Views: 100
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Drunk Canada pilot arrested in cockpit before take-off

A pilot who was drunk in the cockpit has been arrested shortly before take-off in Canada. Two hours after his arrest, the 37-year-old man was found to have more than three times the legal limit of alcohol in his body. His plane, part of the Sunwing budget airline, later left Calgary for Cancun, Mex...
by Les Nessman
Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: CitationJet CJ4 crashed Ohio, US
Replies: 11
Views: 411
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U.S. Coast Guard searching for missing plane that left Cleveland

U.S. Coast Guard searching for missing plane that left Cleveland http://image.cleveland.com/home/cleve-media/width620/img/plain_dealer_metro/photo/screen-shot-2016-12-30-at-62356-ampng-2d313c2a6a98098e.png By Kaylee Remington, cleveland.com on December 30, 2016 at 6:42 AM, updated December 30, 2016...

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