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Mar 31, 2013

Body of pilot found by search and rescue team in Tennessee

Body of pilot found
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Zodiac 601 Credit: Zenith Air The body of a pilot was found by a group of search and rescue crew on Saturday morning, March 30, 2013. It was reported earlier that the man was thrown off from a plane he was flying at about 2,500 feet in Tennessee. Bob Gault, spokesman for the Bradley County […]


Mar 30, 2013

Man thrown from plane while flying aircraft over in Tennessee

Man thrown from plane
By in Lifestyle, South America, Travel, Weird, World No comments

Zodiac 601 plane Credit: Wikimedia commons A man thrown from a plane was taking a flying lesson in Tennessee and may not survive the incident on Saturday, March 30, 2013. The student pilot was with his plane instructor as they flew a Zodiac 601 aircraft at 2,500 feet over the Collegedale Municipal Airport. Initial reports […]


Feb 10, 2013

Boeing test flight: 787 Dreamliner first test flight completed, after being grounded over battery problems

Boeing test flight: 787 Dreamliner first test flight completed, after being grounded over battery problems
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Boeing made its first test flight of their 787 Dreamliner on Saturday, February 9, 2013. This is the first Boeing test flight since the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has grounded their 787 Dreamliners more than three weeks ago, over a series of mishaps of the famous commercial airplane. Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which made an […]


Jan 21, 2013

Dreamliner probe update: Excess battery voltage on Boeing 787 ruled out, NTSB investigation widens

Dreamliner probe update: Excess battery voltage on Boeing 787 ruled out, NTSB investigation widens
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Updated: February 10, 2013 12:35 p.m. Read Boeing test flight: 787 Dreamliner first test flight completed, after being grounded over battery problems The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released its third update on the result of its Dreamliner probe on the Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787 fire incident at Logan International Airport in […]


Dec 15, 2011

Cell Phone Ban Draws Mixed Reactions

Cellphone Use While Driving
By in Cellphone, Lifestyle, Technology, Travel, United States, World 4 comments

After the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) made a recommendation for a complete ban on cell phone use while driving, many people give different reactions, international news sites reported on December 14, 2011. Using Cell Phone While Driving Image Credit: Project London Some drivers fully support the recommendation. “For my sake I would support it, […]


Apr 4, 2011

Southwest Airlines Inspection Finds Cracks in 2 Planes; Flights Cancelled

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The Southwest Airlines carrier inspection has found “small subsurface cracks” in 2 planes while 19 planes were safe but Southwest Airlines still canceled 300 flights while the investigation is still ongoing. This was announced in the Southwest Airlines website, April 3 2011.


Mar 25, 2011

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport air traffic controller suspended for sleeping on duty

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport air traffic controller suspended for sleeping on duty
By in Lifestyle, Travel, United States 2 comments

The air traffic controller of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport admitted that he fell asleep while on duty and has been suspended by FAA, as told by National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to news reports on Thursday night. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport control tower (at night) Image Credit: CBSNewsOnline The controller, whose name was […]


Mar 24, 2011

2 planes landed at Reagan National Airport on their own, as control tower supervisor possibly fell asleep

2 planes landed at Reagan National Airport on their own, as control tower supervisor possibly fell asleep
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Updated: March 25, 2011 5:51 p.m. Read Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport air traffic controller suspended for sleeping on duty Two passenger planes landed at the Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington on their own on Wednesday morning, March 24, 2011, as an unnamed aviation personnel told reports the control tower supervisor fell asleep. Ronald […]


Feb 5, 2011

American Airlines Jetliner and US Cargo Jets In Near Collision Revealed By National Transportation Safety Board

American Airlines Jetliner and US Cargo Jets In Near Collision Revealed By National Transportation Safety Board
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Boeing Co 777-200Image Credit: Aircrashobserver.com A Boeing Co 777-200 passenger plane of American Airlines and two C-17 military cargo jets of the United States (US) Air Force almost had a collision last month over the Atlantic Ocean, according to reports by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). On January 20, 2011, the American Airlines Flight […]


Nov 22, 2010

Newport Beach Plane Crash

Newport Beach Plane Crash
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Image credit: LA Times A private single-engine Beechcraft Musketeer plane crashed in the waters of Newport Beach on Sunday evening, according to intenational news sites. The small private plane was registered to Palos real estate agent Chuck Chambers. The three passengers of the plane did not survive the crash. Based on the Federal Aviation Administration […]