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TWA Flight 800 Anniversary

Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the controversial plane crash commonly referred to as the TWA Flight 800 accident. The event involved the in-flight breakup of a Boeing 747-131 operated by Trans World Airlines rather shortly after departure on 17 July 1996. Continue reading »

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Boston Logan Airport Collision Investigated By NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says it is investigating a collision in Boston between two airline jets that occurred on July 14, 2011, at about 7:33 P.M. EDT. According to the safety board, a Delta Air Lines B767-300ER (N185DN) operating as Delta flight 266, was taxiing on taxiway B for departure on runway 04 &hellip Continue reading »

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Breaking News – Black Box of Air France Flight 447 Found

The BBC is reporting that the Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses (BEA) has found one of two so-called black box devices from the wreckage of Air France Flight 447. The news agency says while the cover of the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) was found earlier, its data storage system was not located. Continue reading »

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Southwest Airlines 737 Incident At Chicago Midway Airport

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 operating as Flight 1919 overran Chicago Midway Airport’s (MDW) runway 13C while landing today (26 April 2011). According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the conditions at the time were rainy with southerly winds. The incident occurred at 1:33 pm (CDT).

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United Flight 497 Airbus A320 Investigation Update

An update has been issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) into the incident on 4 April 2011 on board a United Airlines Airbus 320-232. The NTSB says United Airlines Flight 497, operated aboard an aircraft registered as N409UA and Airbus A320 serial number 462, returned to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) &hellip Continue reading »

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