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Local procedures - The Potential Dangers

I found this to be an interesting blog post on the potential hazards of being unfamiliar with local procedures, and debating whether these exceptions from FAA-established procedures should be allowed. (generalaviationnews.com) More...

At Least 1 Dead After Small Plane Crashes Into Riverside, California Home

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) – At least one person was killed and four people were hurt after a small plane smashed into a home in Riverside late Monday afternoon, sparking a three-alarm fire. According to Riverside police, the plane carrying four people crashed into the home in the 6000 block of Rhonda Road before 4:41 p.m. Riverside City firefighters arrived to find the home engulfed in flames. The crashed plane was a Cessna 310, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor confirmed. It was… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) More...

Turkmenistan Airlines #T5429 continued its route to Birmingham with dead body on board, after diversion to Volgograd

Yesterday, Turkmenistan Airlines flight #T5429 (Boeing-757 reg. EZ-A011) en route from Ashgabat (Capital of Turkmenistan) to Birmingham made an emergency landing in Russia’s southern city of Volgograd over the death of a passenger. (www.airlive.net) More...

Betsy, A Beer Brewed Specifically To Be Enjoyed While Flying At 35,000 Feet

Betsy is a beer brewed by the Hong Kong Beer Company in collaboration with Cathay Pacific airlines. Betsy was named after Cathay Pacific's first plane (a Douglas DC-3 that operated in the 1940's and 50's) and is brewed specifically to be enjoyed at 35,000 feet. (geekologie.com) More...

No Survivors in Southern Utah Crash

The bodies of a Sandy man and his two children were found Monday after a search located the wreckage of a plane that was reported missing Sunday morning, police said. (www.ksl.com) More...

Small Plane Crashes Into Reservoir

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A small plane crashed into a reservoir in Larimer County Monday morning. (denver.cbslocal.com) More...

AirBerlin flight makes emergency landing in Daytona

An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200, registration D-ALPC performing flight AB-7416 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to Cancun (Mexico), was enroute at FL360 about 120nm northeast of Daytona Beach,FL (USA) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and diverted the aircraft to Daytona Beach. The aircraft landed safely on Daytona Beach's runway 25R, vacated the runway, the pilots were talking without oxygen masks once on the ground and taxied the aircraft to a near by stand, where emergency services checked… (avherald.com) More...

Incident: PIA B777 at Karachi on Jan 20th 2017, stand-up seats

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration AP-BID performing flight PK-743 from Karachi (Pakistan) to Madinah (Saudi Arabia) with 416 passengers, departed with a number of passengers not being seated. Following departure cabin crew managed to get the passengers seated somehow. (avherald.com) More...

(Video) Boeing 717 Stall during test flight

Amazing video of a recovery after an unusual attitude during a stall test. (vimeo.com) More...


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