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  • Airplane Makes Emergency Landing After Passenger Tries to Open Exit Door

    03/05/2020 4:16:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 3/04/20 | Ben Russell, Jack Highberger
    An American Airlines flight from Chicago to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday when an unidentified passenger tried to open an exit door. Multiple passengers, including two from North Texas, helped to subdue the man and prevent him from endangering the lives of everyone else on board AA Flight 2300. “Everyone who could get to the guy got to the guy to subdue him,” said DJ Mitchell, a BNSF Railways employee from the Dallas area, who was among those who held the man on the ground until the flight was able to divert and...
  • ‘Not Enough’: Ukrainian President Rejects Iran’s Compensation Offer Over Downed Passenger Plane

    02/03/2020 7:45:28 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 12 replies
    sputnik news ^ | 3/2/2020 | staff
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is demanding the Iranian government issue larger sums of compensation for the families of victims killed in the accidental downing of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Flight 752 on January 8. "They [the Iranian side] offered $80,000 to each family of each victim, but we did not agree to that. It seems to me that this is not enough,” Zelenskyy revealed in an interview with Ukrainian-language TV channel 1+1 on February 2, as reported by Ukrinform, the country’s national news agency. “Of course, human life is not measured by any money, but we will press for higher...
  • Iran says it has arrested person who filmed video of missiles striking Ukrainian plane

    01/15/2020 8:41:58 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/15/2020 | By Greg Norman |
    Iran has announced the arrest of a person who recorded a video last week showing missiles striking the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed outside of Tehran – but it may be a case of mistaken identity. The person, who was detained by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, is expected to face charges related to national security following the military mishap that downed the plane, according to Iranian media reports. Yet the London-based journalist who first posted that person’s footage on Twitter, the BBC says, is claiming that authorities have arrested the wrong individual. The plane was headed to Kiev and was shot...
  • Iran says it has arrested person who filmed video of missiles striking Ukrainian plane

    01/15/2020 6:06:20 AM PST · by knighthawk · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 15 2020 | Greg Norman
    Iran has announced the arrest of a person who recorded a video last week showing missiles striking the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed outside of Tehran – but it may be a case of mistaken identity. The person, who was detained by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, is expected to face charges related to national security following the military mishap that downed the plane, according to Iranian media reports. Yet the London-based journalist who first posted that person’s footage on Twitter, the BBC says, is claiming that authorities have arrested the wrong individual. “The person who is a source of the video...
  • New video shows that 2 missiles struck the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran

    01/14/2020 12:22:56 PM PST · by tlozo · 96 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 1/14/2020 | David Slotnick
    A new video reveals that two missiles struck Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752, which crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran, Iran early on January 8. The video appears to be taken from a security camera on the roof of a building near where the plane was struck. The video, which was originally uploaded to YouTube by an Iranian user early Tuesday morning was verified as authentic by a New York Times investigations team. The video shows the plane being struck by the first missile, which appeared to result in a small explosion, followed by the second missile strike about 20...
  • Video Appears To Show Moment The Plane Was Shot Down

    01/09/2020 3:40:52 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 25 replies
    rantingly ^ | 1/9/2020 | unattributed
  • #Breaking First footage of the Ukrainian airplane while on fire falling near #Tehran

    01/07/2020 9:30:47 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 94 replies
    Twitter ^ | Ali Hashem
    #BREAKING an Ukrainian plane carrying 180 passengers crashed close to Imam #Khomeini airport near #Tehran
  • Al Hadath Reporting That Iranian Air Defense Shot Down Ukrainian Airline (180 Dead)

    01/07/2020 9:24:04 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 174 replies
    Al Hadath ^ | Jan 8, 2020
    Al Hadath stating that the Ukrainian aircraft was shot down accidentally by Iranian air defense systems.
  • Boeing says gathering more information about reported 737 crash in Iran

    01/07/2020 9:04:45 PM PST · by mdittmar · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 7, 2020 | David Shepardson
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co said it was aware of media reports regarding a plane crash in Iran and was gathering more information.
  • Ukrainian plane carrying 180 crashes in Iran

    01/07/2020 7:35:06 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 212 replies
    BNO
    BREAKING: Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 180 people crashes near Tehran - local media
  • LSU OC Steve Ensminger's daughter-in-law dies in plane crash

    12/28/2019 2:09:56 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    ESPN ^ | 12/28/2019 | Mark Schlabach
    LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger's daughter-in-law, Carley McCord, was one of five people killed in a plane crash in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Saturday. McCord, a sideline reporter and sports talk radio host covering the New Orleans Pelicans, Saints and other sports, was traveling on a private plane to Atlanta to watch No. 1 LSU play No. 4 Oklahoma in a College Football Playoff semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Her husband, Steve Ensminger Jr., was already in Atlanta. His father is coaching the Peach Bowl. LSU coach Ed Orgeron told ESPN's Holly Rowe, "Our thoughts and prayers out to him....
  • Kazakhstan plane crash: Bek Air flight with 100 onboard crashes near Almaty airport

    12/26/2019 8:34:03 PM PST · by Meatspace · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/26/19 | Adam Renton
    (CNN)At least nine people have died after a plane carrying 95 passengers and five crew members crashed shortly after takeoff near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday morning. The plane "lost altitude after takeoff and broke through a concrete fence," before colliding with a two-story building at approximately 7:22 a.m., local time, according to Almaty aviation authorities. The domestic flight, operated by Kazakhstan-based Bek Air, was scheduled to fly from Almaty, the country's largest city, to the capital Nur-Sultan.
  • Su-57 Felon Advanced Fighter Crashes In Russia

    12/24/2019 9:17:57 AM PST · by tlozo · 35 replies
    The Drive ^ | December 24, 2019 | Tyler Rogoway
    A Russian Su-57 has crashed roughly 68 miles from the Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft plant in Russia's Far East. The jet belonged to Sukhoi and was executing a flight test at the time of the incident. The pilot ejected and was recovered alive by an Mi-8 search and rescue helicopter not long after the crash. It is the first total loss of a Su-57, although one of the type's T-50 prototypes was badly damaged due to an engine fire in 2014. Just over a dozen T-50/Su-57s have been delivered since the type first flew nearly a decade ago. For a time, it...
  • As Another Bomber Crash Lands, Is Russia's Military Hardware Falling Apart?

    12/21/2019 7:51:09 AM PST · by tlozo · 33 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | Dec 18, 2019 | Kyle Mizokami
    A Russian bomber crew successfully landed their stricken aircraft in a field after the one of the airplane’s engines failed. The Tu-22M3 bomber was put down away from populated areas and Russia’s air force is now trying to figure out how to recover it for repairs. The incident is just the latest in a long line of disasters—big and small—plaguing the Russian military as it tries to wring as much use out of old, outdated equipment. The incident, according to Russian state media outlet TASS, took place in southern Russia at the Chkalov State Flight Testing Center. The two-man crew,...
  • 9 dead in plane crash in South Dakota

    11/30/2019 8:29:22 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 73 replies
    abc ^ | 11/30/2019 | Justin Doom
    The plane [Pilatus PC-12]had embarked shortly before noon from Chamberlain, South Dakota, and crashed about a mile southwest of there, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The cause of the crash has yet to be determined. Maule Rossow said at the time of the crash weather conditions included "strong winds and snow." FAA investigators are traveling to the site, and the National Transportation Safety Board has been notified. The NTSB will manage the investigation.
  • Plane with Hillary Clinton aboard returns to gate after mechanical issue

    11/17/2019 7:40:34 PM PST · by bitt · 129 replies
    CNN.COM ^ | 11/17/2019 | Noah Gray
    Hillary Clinton was aboard an American Airlines flight from New York that suffered a mechanical issue and needed to return to the gate Sunday afternoon, according to a law enforcement source. A separate law enforcement source confirmed Clinton was aboard a plane which experienced a mechanical issue that needed to return to the gate. American Airlines says flight 2144, from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Washington's Reagan National Airport returned to the gate around 3:15 pm, ET, after ground personnel saw the mechanical issue, according to the source. Pilots told authorities the plane shook and ground personnel saw smoke and...
  • This Plane Accidentally Flew Around the World

    11/09/2019 1:22:57 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 23 replies
    “What’s up Gene?!” Asked Rod Brown the plane’s Second Officer, who’d been close enough to witness the radioman’s reaction and now moved to his side. “The Japs have attacked Pearl Harbour!” “You’ve got to be kidding.” “No! No!” Leach insisted, “Just now… they bombed Pearl Harbour! No joke man!” Seeing the expression of horror on Leach’s face soon dispelled any doubt in Brown’s mind. And then the reality of what this meant hit him: if the Pacific was no longer a friendly sea then they were cut off. They had no route home. Brown headed towards the cockpit to warn...
  • Victims identified in plane crash near Toledo Express, NTSB investigating

    09/11/2019 2:23:21 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    13abc.com ^ | 09/11/2019
    The Toledo Lucas County Port Authority has confirmed that two people were killed when a cargo plane crashed just outside of the Toledo Express Airport early Wednesday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol identified the victims as Douglas R. Taylor, 72, and Donald C. Peterson Sr., 69, both of Laredo, Texas. According to crews on the scene, that plane was a Convair cargo plane flying from Millington, Tennessee which crashed on top of at least two semis at Bubba's Auto and Deisel near the airport just after 2:30 AM Wednesday morning. According to a release from the Ohio State Highway...
  • American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight

    09/06/2019 4:26:43 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 41 replies
    1 Kansas ^ | September 6, 2019 | Staff
    An American Airlines mechanic is accused of sabotaging a flight over stalled union contract negotiations. According to a criminal complaint affidavit filed in federal court, Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani admitted during an interview Thursday that he tampered with a navigation system on the plane so that he could collect overtime work. The plane, with 150 people on board, was scheduled to fly from Miami to Nassau in the Bahamas on July 17. As the pilots powered up the plane at Miami International Airport, they saw an error message for a system that tracks speed, nose direction and other critical flight...
  • Need help identifying plane..pusher prop...possible used in Vietnam

    05/22/2019 5:24:32 PM PDT · by free_life · 79 replies
    Photo | May 22, 2019 | Me
    A friend of mine, a photographer took this photo on a recent road trip. She doesn't know much about it, she just liked the look of it. It was on the side of a hwy at a place that sells old stuff, junk and antiques. Guy there, told her it was used in Vietnam. When I asked her about that, she doesn't know if he meant this particular plane was used in Nam, or if this type of plane was used in Nam, or if that was in reference to it being used during Vietnam war. I did quite a...