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Category: Air Crash Investigations

FAA grounds cargo operator of crashed Transair 810
Air Crash Investigations

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced the grounding of the small Honolulu-based cargo operator that crashed its Boeing 737-200 this month after discovering further maintenance violations. Rhoades Aviation Inc., Transair’s parent company, was reported to have separate maintenance and safety issues upon further investigation into the 2 July crash. The FAA has been investigating the

In photos: NTSB recovers majority of Boeing 737-200F remains after crash in Honolulu
Air Crash Investigations

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has located a majority of the remains of the 47-year-old Boeing 737-200F, which performed an emergency landing in the ocean after engine troubles last week in Honolulu. In the aftermath of Transair Flight 810, which almost claimed the lives of two passengers, the NTSB conducted an investigation to find

Three passengers killed in Cessna C-172 crash in Lebanon
Air Crash Investigations

A Cessna C-172 training aircraft has crashed in Lebanon’s mountainous Keserwan district on Thursday, killing all three passengers onboard, according to local reports. The news follows a slew of similar and unfortunate crash incidents within the last seven days. The aircraft, registered to flight training academy ‘Open Sky Aviation’, took off from Beirut Airport about

Russia annuls six-year ban on charter flights to Egypt after fatal crash
Air Crash Investigations

President Putin declared the decree on Thursday, in order to bolster the countries tourism sector again, and reintroduce the nations' bilateral agreement.

Quebec woman killed by landing aircraft while mowing lawn
Air Crash Investigations

A woman in her 20s has been tragically killed by a landing aircraft at an airfield in Quebec on Monday, while she was mowing the lawn near the airfield. Authorities at Quebec Provincial Police were alerted on Monday at 12:30pm of the incident, which happened on Route 125 Saint-Esprit, in the Lanaudiere region of Quebec,

Crashed Philippine Air Force C-130 black box recovered: authorities
Air Crash Investigations

Authorities in the Philippines have retrieved both the cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder – commonly referred to as a plane’s ‘black box’ – from the Philippine Air Force C-130 that crashed in the southern islands earlier this week. The death toll has now risen to at least 53 casualties, including the pilots

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