American Airlines Flight AA-569 Smokey Cabin

Author: admin  |  Category: Fumes, Other Events, Safety

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American Airlines Flight AA-569 was en route to Toronto from Los Angeles when the flight made an emergency diversion to Denver after reports of smoke in the cabin.

The plane landed safely in Denver, though no word on the source of smoke. A report of this accident can be found here.

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Tyler Hicks’ Private Plane Has Engine Failure

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Tyler Hicks, season 5 American Idol champion, had his private plane’s engine explode mid-air.

During the event, the singer stated “[t]wo of the pistons blew, oil went everywhere, and the engine stopped, and the rotor blade just stopped in mid-air.”

The pilot diverted course for an emergency landing at a rural airport in Jasper, Alabama. The pilot was able to land safely in spite of the engine blow-out.

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Landing Gear Collapse on Fedex Freight Flight FX-910

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Fedex Express Flight FX-910, delivering cargo from Memphis to Fort Lauderdale, had its main landing gear collapse during landing, which resulted in a fire on the plane’s left engine.

When the plane made contact with the runway, the left main gear collapsed. Consequently the plane’s left wing and its engine scraped along the tarmac, causing the fire, and dragged along the runway until the plane came to a stop.

A blazing fire ensued. Two flight crew members were on board at the time and both escaped through the right cockpit window. The NTSB has opened an investigation.

You can find an article of this accident here.

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American Airlines Flight AA-383 Catches Fire Right Before Takeoff

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American Airlines Flight AA-383 was seconds from rotation at Chicago O’Hare International Airport when the Boeing 767-300’s right engine caught fire.

Initial reports theorize the aircraft struck debris on the tarmac while accelerating, which blew several tires and flung high-speed projectiles into the right wing, igniting the flames. The fire grew quickly and enveloped a substantial portion of the plane’s right side and melted part of the fuselage’s skin.

170 souls were on board, including 9 crewmembers, and all were able to evacuate the plane by deploying the plane’s emergency slides. 8 were treated for injuries and checked in to the local hospital.

The plane originally planned to fly from Chicago to Orlando but was cancelled. An official investigation has been opened by the NTSB.

For a report on this incident, please click here.

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Air Canada Flight AC-418 Turbulence Injures 2

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Air Canada Flight AC-418 was flying from Toronto to Montreal when it experienced heavy turbulence.

Two flight attendants were injured during the event. The crew decided to continue on with the flight and landed 30 minutes later in Montreal.

In result of their injuries, the two crew members were unable to complete their flight duties.

An article on this event can be found here.

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Man Crashes Wittman Plane at Pearland Regional Airport

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In Pearland, Texas, a pilot died Wednesday evening in an apparent attempt to land his experimental plane, a 1992 Wittman Tailwind.

Those on the ground saw the pilot, identified as Jared Baxter Ryan, make an unusual turn and nose dive toward Pearland Regional Airport.

Reports claim Ryan recently had purchased the airplane and that he acquired his pilot’s license in 2011.

A report on this accident can be found here.

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Corpus Christi Father and Daughter Injured in Plane Crash

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On October 3, Todd Hornbuckle and his 7-year-old daughter were sent to the hospital after their Piper Cherokee plane crashed and caught fire.

The father sustained severe burns in the accident but the daughter managed to be unharmed. Hornbuckle claimed he protected his daughter’s body from the flames with his body.

Over 50 percent of Hornbuckle’s body is burned. However, both him and his daughter are in stable condition.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash.

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Air New Zealand Flight NZ265 Described as “Flight from Hell”

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Air New Zealand Flight NZ268 planned to fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Auckland when severe turbulence caused the plane to turn back around.

The flight was en route when the captain announced some turbulence was to be expected; the captain, however, never expected it to be so severe. Shortly after the announcement, there was a loud “wham,” throwing flight crew and passengers up into the ceiling.

When the turbulence struck, passengers were heard screaming and crying. While it lasted briefly, three crew members and one passenger were injured.

One passenger described the flight as one from “hell.” David Park, an Auckland lawyer also on the flight, said he “probably won’t be flying for a while” and thought during the turbulence “this is the end.”

Passengers on the flight were accommodated in Ho Chi Minh City until they were flown back Monday.

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Vice Presidential Nominee Mike Pence’s Plane Skids Off Runway

Author: admin  |  Category: Crash Landing, Safety, Turbulence

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Mike Pence, the Republican Party’s vice presidential nominee, departed Fort Dodge, Iowa, in his campaign plane and was landing in New York City for a fundraiser when it skidded off the runway.

The Boeing 737-700 approached LaGuardia Airport during poor weather conditions. Reports state there was heavy rain, win, and fog during the landing.

When the plane hit the tarmac, the landing gear failed to sustain traction and hydro-glided off the runway. A CNN producer on board, Elizabeth Lander, stated, “you could feel the plane skidding…it felt like it fishtailed.”

As the plane skidded towards the 7,000 feet runway’s end, it made contact with the runway’s protective barriers, which are designed to stop aircraft that overshoot the runway. The aircraft destroyed 80 barriers before it fully stopped.

One minute after word reached the airport’s responders, they were on the scene. On arrival, they found Pence and media staff lingering in the rain. Pence, purportedly unharmed, quickly presumed his political composure on the tarmac and began taking pictures with the rescue crew.

The NTSB began an investigation of the accident and a official report of it is available here.

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Austrian Airlines Flight OE-LBF Old Sock Odor

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Austrian Airlines Flight OE-LBF was descending toward its final destination, Vienna, when crew members noticed the pungent smell of old socks fill the cabin.

Consequently the flight crew shut down the air conditioning system of the plane and opted for delta pressure RAM air to provide circulation.

The flight committed to the landing in Vienna and the plane was stationed there for 36 hours due to the incident. After after test flights of the aircraft, it resumed service.

An article of this event can be found here.

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