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by Les Nessman
Sun May 20, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Cuban airline jet with 113 aboard crashes; 2 survivors critical
Replies: 1
Views: 16
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Cuban airline jet with 113 aboard crashes; 2 survivors critical

A Boeing 737 plane operated by state airline Cubana crashed after taking off from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on Friday and three passengers were said to have survived in critical condition, local media reported. The surviving passengers have been brought to the hospital, according to...
by Les Nessman
Sun May 20, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Aerospace & Other Air Forces
Topic: Botched Airdrop Sends Humvees Plummeting To Their Doom
Replies: 4
Views: 1034
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Soldier found guilty of cutting parachute straps in botched Humvee air drop

A Germany-based cavalry scout was convicted Wednesday of destruction of government property and making a false official statement for his role in a botched Humvee air drop that destroyed three of the vehicles during an April 2016 training exercise. A judge found Sgt. John Skipper, who was in charge ...
by Les Nessman
Thu May 03, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Lottery winner buys chopper, crashes while teaching himself to fly it
Replies: 2
Views: 103
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Lottery winner buys chopper, crashes while teaching himself to fly it

Lottery winner survives helicopter crash in North Carolina http://a57.foxnews.com/images.foxnews.com/content/fox-news/us/2018/05/03/lottery-winner-survives-helicopter-crash-in-north-carolina/_jcr_content/article-text/article-par-4/inline_spotlight_ima/image.img.jpg/612/344/1525358861635.jpg?ve=1&tl...
by Les Nessman
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Algerian military plane crash - 257 reported fatalities
Replies: 1
Views: 41
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Algerian military plane crash - 257 reported fatalities

An IL-76 has crashed shortly after takeoff at the Boufarik military base killing up to 257 military personnel and their family members. http://a57.foxnews.com/images.foxnews.com/content/fox-news/world/2018/04/11/hundreds-feared-dead-in-algerian-military-plane-crash-near-base-local-reports-say/_jcr_c...
by Les Nessman
Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Shoreham air crash: Pilot Andy Hill to be charged over deaths
Replies: 3
Views: 143
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Shoreham air crash: Pilot Andy Hill to be charged over deaths

The pilot of a vintage jet which crashed on to a dual carriageway during the Shoreham Airshow, killing 11 men, is to be charged with manslaughter. Andy Hill was performing aerobatics when the Hawker Hunter jet crashed on to the A27 in Sussex on 22 August 2015. Families of those who died have waited ...
by Les Nessman
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Iran Aseman Airlines flight 3704 crash: 66 fatalities
Replies: 1
Views: 191
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Iran Aseman Airlines flight 3704 crash: 66 fatalities

Status: Preliminary Date: Sunday 18 February 2018 Time: ca 09:26 Type: ATR 72-212 Operator: Iran Aseman Airlines Registration: EP-ATS C/n / msn: 391 First flight: 1993-10-26 (24 years 4 months) Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127 Crew: Fatalities: / Occupants: 4 Passengers: Fatalities: / Occ...
by Les Nessman
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: [Video] Aeroflot Airbus A320 on board fire caused by power bank
Replies: 2
Views: 174
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[Video] Aeroflot Airbus A320 on board fire caused by power bank

Retrieved from Aviation-Safety.net Video at the Daily Mail Date: 31-JAN-2018 Time: Type: Airbus A320-214 (WL) Owner/operator: Aeroflot - Russian Airlines Registration: VQ-BPU C/n / msn: 5921 Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: Other fatalities: 0 Airplane damage: Minor Location: Volgograd Airport...
by Les Nessman
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: DHC-2 Beaver crash into river near Sydney - 6 fatalities
Replies: 4
Views: 212
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The moment three friends tried to rescue British millionaire and his family who died in Sydney seaplane crash

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2018/01/02/22/47B1493000000578-5229803-This_is_the_haunting_moment_three_fishermen_dove_beneath_the_sur-a-49_1514931329499.jpg The moment three friends tried to rescue British millionaire and his family who died in Sydney seaplane crash by lassoing the tailfin to thei...
by Les Nessman
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Cessna 208B crash Costa Rica : 12 deceased
Replies: 2
Views: 188
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Cessna 208B crash Costa Rica : 12 deceased

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/12/31/21/47AA36F000000578-5225141-image-a-45_1514755923597.jpg American family of five is among 10 US citizens killed after their sightseeing plane crashed in Costa Rica mountains The plane came down in the Guanacaste, northwest Costa Rica with 12 on board Ten vi...
by Les Nessman
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: DHC-2 Beaver crash into river near Sydney - 6 fatalities
Replies: 4
Views: 212
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DHC-2 Beaver crash into river near Sydney - 6 fatalities

Six people have died after a seaplane crashed into a river in Australia some 30 miles (50km) north of Sydney. The crash happened on the Hawkesbury River near the suburb of Cowan, New South Wales Police said. Police divers have recovered six bodies from the wreckage, which is lying in 13m (43 ft) of ...
by Les Nessman
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: HS's Boats & Floats
Topic: Missing Argentine Submarine
Replies: 6
Views: 564
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Re: Missing Argentine Submarine

The San Juan’s Final Hours: The Loss of an Argentine Submarine On Thursday, Argentina’s Navy said it was officially giving up hope of finding the sailors alive and was looking only for wreckage. Top Argentine officials now believe a blast instantly killed the sailors and sent the vessel to the seaf...
by Les Nessman
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: HS's Boats & Floats
Topic: Missing Argentine Submarine
Replies: 6
Views: 564
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Update: Missing Argentine Submarine

Hopes fade for 44 crew members on board missing Argentine submarine after 'heat stain' picked up by U.S. Navy destroyer battling churning seas to search for them is dismissed by officials

Daily Mail Online
by Les Nessman
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: HS's Boats & Floats
Topic: Missing Argentine Submarine
Replies: 6
Views: 564
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Missing Argentine Submarine

An Argentine Navy submarine has been missing for several days with 44 crew on board. The US Navy has detected a signal which could be from the missing submarine. Read the full story at the Daily Mail http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/11/22/09/4673F36300000578-5106689-The_ARA_San_Juan_pictured_has_...
by Les Nessman
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Airbus H125 Helicopter down at Lake Nakuru, Kenya - 5 fatalities
Replies: 4
Views: 240
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Airbus H125 Helicopter down at Lake Nakuru, Kenya - 5 fatalities

Retrieved from Aviation-Safety Date: 21-OCT-2017 Time: 07.45 Type: Airbus Helicopters H125 https://cdn.aviation-safety.net/graphics/ICAOtype/AS50.gif Owner/operator: Flex Air Charters Registration: 5Y-NMJ C/n / msn: 8231 Fatalities: Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5 Other fatalities: 0 Airplane damage: ...
by Les Nessman
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Cessna 402 crash onto road in Florida USA - no fatalities
Replies: 1
Views: 217
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Cessna 402 crash onto road in Florida USA - no fatalities

[bbvideo=560,315]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2n0ejDvrMQ[/bbvideo]
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: 257
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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: 160
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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: 204
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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 ...