Category Archives: Aircraft Accidents

Man Dragged From Plane Settles With United

18 days from incident to settlement…now THAT is damage control!

Guy Dragged From Plane Settles With United

http://www.newser.com/story/241939/guy-dragged-from-plane-settles-with-united.htmlDavid Dao’s legal team announced the settlement Thursday in a brief statement.

The agreement includes a provision that the amount will remain confidential.

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David Dao & United Airlines Reached An “Amicable Settlement”

https://www.bustle.com/p/david-dao-united-airlines-reached-amicable-settlement-54193The passenger who was dragged off a United Airlines plane earlier this month has reportedly reached a settlement agreement with the airline.

Lawyers for Dr. David Dao announced he’s reached an “amicable settlement” with United Airlines on Thursday.

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UPDATE: Aviation Accidents in the News

NTSB report concludes winds, pilot error led to fatal crash at Aspen

http://www.vaildaily.com/news/ntsb-report-concludes-winds-pilot-error-led-to-fatal-crash-at-aspen-airport/While high winds have been attributed to a fatal airplane crash on the runway of Aspen-Pitkin County Airport more than three years ago, the experience of the …

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Updated: Super Puma ban to remain in place following latest crash report

https://www.energyvoice.com/oilandgas/north-sea/137628/super-puma-ban-remain-place-following-latest-crash-report/Super Puma 225 flying restrictions will not be lifted based on the findings of a new report into last year’s fatal helicopter crash in Norway.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said in a letter that “no new information” had emerged from the latest …

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Federal probe of Meriden-Markham crash could take more than a year

http://www.myrecordjournal.com/news/meriden/meridennews/10257773-154/federal-probe-of-meriden-markham-crash-could-take-more-than-a.htmlBetween 2001 and 2011, about 40 percent of fixed wing general aviation accidents occurred because pilots lost control of their airplanes, according to the NTSB.

In accidents where pilots lost control, approach to landing, maneuvering and climb have …

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Officials determine circumstances, cause of plane crash that killed nine in 2015

http://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Officials-identify-cause-circumstances-of-plane-crash-that-killed-nine-in-2015-420388643.htmlThe report put forth by the NTSB, addresses several pieces of evidence that influenced the investigators tasked with finding out what factors contributed to the fatal crash, including an iPad found at the crash site that belonged to a passenger, and …

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Small plane crash lands in Goodyear field

http://www.azfamily.com/story/35198706/small-plane-crash-lands-in-goodyear-fieldThe Diamond DA40 is a four-seat aircraft with fixed tricycle landing gear and a T-tail.

According to a 2011 analysis by Aviation Consumer magazine, the Diamond DA40 has the lowest fatal accident rate in U.S. general aviation.

“Its overall and fatal …

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UPDATE: Plane crashes around the country

Plane that crashed into parking lot struggled to gain altitude after taking off from Centennial Airport

https://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/20/centennial-airport-crash-cause/The pilots — an instructor and his student — of a small propeller plane that crashed last month into a parking lot near Centennial Airport reported struggling to gain altitude as they took off before their aircraft went down.

The National …

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2 walk away from small plane crash in Borrego Springs

https://fox5sandiego.com/2017/03/20/2-walk-away-from-small-plane-crash-in-borrego-springs/BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif.
Two men apparently walked away uninjured after the small plane in which they were riding crashed after taking off from the Borrego Valley Airport en route to Palm Springs over the weekend, it was reported.

The Air Force …

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Several Feared Dead As Plane Crashes In South Sudan Airport

https://newsworldindia.in/world/several-feared-dead-as-plane-crashes-in-south-sudan-airport/251602/According to the initial reports, several people died and many were injured as a plane crashed in South Sudan airport on Monday.

Reports suggests that around 44 people were on board.

Passenger plane crashed at Wau airport in South Sudan.

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Condo residents cope with aftermath of plane crash

https://www.newburyportnews.com/news/local_news/condo-residents-cope-with-aftermath-of-plane-crash/article_bd06ec3c-d7cd-58ee-a7c8-8650329ba775.htmlDiane Klein-Peyser knits while her husband, Jim Peyser, watches television in their room at the Marriott Residence-Inn in Andover.

They were displaced after a small plane crashed through the roof of Building 7 at the Prides …

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South Bend neighbors remember deadly plane crash four years later

http://wsbt.com/news/local/neighbors-remember-deadly-plane-crash-four-years-laterSOUTH BEND — The day started out like any normal Sunday on Iowa St., but four years ago that St. Patrick’s Day turned out to be memorable for all the wrong reasons.

“You walk outside, and you see a plane in your street,” says neighbor Terrell Sutherland.

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Learning How We Die In A Plane Crash Helped Me Overcome My Fear Of Flying

http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/suvi-mahonen/learning-how-we-die-in-a-plane-crash-helped-me-overcome-my-fear_a_21897234/In just the first eleven weeks of 2017 there have been 13 fatal plane crashes around the world causing 59 deaths, according to Swiss data-collecting organisation the Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives., the number of fatal plane crashes has …

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After traumatic plane crash, Michigan basketball can’t lose

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/college/louisville/2017/03/18/after-traumatic-plane-crash-michigan-basketball-cant-lose/99204506/What freshman Xavier Simpson remembers most is the wind.

“Before we got on the plane,” Simpson said, “the wind was crazy.”

On March 8, winds in the southern portion of Michigan reached more than 60 miles per hour, constituting a “high …

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Deadly plane crash near Payson AZ kills family of 4

‘Exceptional family’ remembered after plane crash

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2017/01/04/az-memo-exceptional-family-remembered-after-plane-crash-new-sheriff-town-and-lots-gee-whiz-tech/96142316/Debris from the single-engine Cessna 210 was spotted north of Payson, Gila County Sheriff Adam Shepherd said.

The plane had been reported missing Monday night.

The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known, authorities said.

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Small plane crash in Arizona kills four

The Cessna 210 crashed late on Monday in steep, rugged terrain about 15 miles north of Payson, Arizona, authorities said.

The cause has not been determined.

Earlier, Gila County Sheriff Adam Shepherd said by telephone that rescuers searching the crash …

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Payson plane crash victim: ‘She was always positive, always with a smile’

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/scottsdale/2017/01/04/payson-plane-crash-victim-she-always-positive-always-smile-carrie-falbe/96161970/Falbe, 31, her husband, attorney Eric Falbe, 44; and Eric’s 12- and 14-year-old daughters died Tuesday after their plane crashed on their annual trip from Scottsdale to Telluride, Colorado.

The crash site was found about 14 miles north of Payson in the …

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Columbia Plane Crash; What Can We Learn From It?

Dramatic Video of Colombia Plane-Crash Survivor

http://www.wsj.com/video/dramatic-video-of-colombia-plane-crash-survivor/19547B51-A5DA-4E85-9D65-1D95C8B18754.htmlA video released Friday by Colombian Police shows a surviving crew member calling out to his colleagues, following a plane crash in the Colombian mountains that claimed the lives of all but six of the 77 people on board Monday.

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Colombia Plane Crash: Moments After Rescue, Survivor Cried Out for His Crew

http://abcnews.go.com/International/colombia-plane-crash-moments-rescue-survivor-cried-crew/story?id=43936975As Colombian plane crash survivor Erwin Tumiri heads home to Bolivia, dramatic new video from local police shows the moments after he was pulled from the wreckage.

Clad in a yellow police jacket, Tumiri – one of just six people who survived the plane …

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Daylight reveals devastation of plane crash

http://www.valleynewslive.com/content/news/Daylight-reveals-devastation-of-plane-crash-404296136.htmlFARGO, N.D. () – Daylight is revealing the devastation of a plane crash that happened Thursday night.

Debris is scattered through the trees and in a field south of Fargo, near the Wild Rice River.

A 55-year-old pilot was killed after …

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Families to receive dead from Colombia plane crash

http://nypost.com/2016/12/02/families-to-receive-dead-from-colombia-plane-crash/“This plane ended (the lives of) 71 people.” Williams Brasiliano, uncle of midfielder Arthur Maia, said the crash could have been avoided if the team had chosen a commercial flight and not a charter.

“Look how complicated that flight was going to be …

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Colombia plane crash survivors describe final seconds before moment of impact and reveal how they escaped alive

http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/international/colombia-plane-crash-survivors-chapecoense-reveal-final-seconds-moment-of-impact-video-a7451946.htmlOne of the survivors of the plane crash that killed 19 members of the Chapecoense football team has revealed that he escaped with his life by following safety procedures, including remaining in the brace position at the moment of impact.

Erwin Tumiri …

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Wrongful death trial in fatal midair collision scheduled for March

Wrongful death trial in fatal midair collision set up for March
Firefighters spray the parachute of a little plane that crashed after a deadly midair crash with a helicopter on Oct. 23, 2014, near Frederick Municipal Airport. All 3 residents in the helicopter died. The pilot and only traveler in the airplane survived with small injuries. Firefighters spray the parachute of a small airplane that crashed following a deadly midair crash with a helicopter near Frederick Municipal Airport quickly before 4 p.m. on Oct. 23, 2014. All 3 occupants in the hel …See all stories on this subject

CT Aircraft Crash: Pilot Says Jordanian Trainee Downed Aircraft
Arian Prevalla crawled out of the airplane wreckage in time to endure the ensuing explosion, and law enforcement authorities in Hartford, Connecticut, say he is anticipated to make a full recovery. He has actually told his version of occasions to cops, who state they have reason to believe his co-pilot, 28-year-old Feras M. Freitekh, suggested to crash the airplane. Prevalla and Freitekh were flying a Piper PA-34 Seneca twin-engine aircraft as part of Freitekh’s air travel education on Tuesday when the plane c. See all stories on this subject Bridgewater motorcycle rider seriously hurt in crash with minivan Robert Gourdin of Bridgewater suffered serious however non-life-threatening injuries and was required to the medical facility by a medical helicopter on Wednesday night, authorities stated. Charlie Peters The Business @cpeters_ENT BRIDGEWATER– A Bridgewater motorcyclist suffered serious but not lethal injuries after he landed 25 feet away from a crash on Wednesday night, police said. Robert Gourdin, 56, was traveling east on High Street in Bridgewater around 6:30 p.m. when his 2004 Harley-Davidson … 

US detectives see suicide behind Connecticut airplane crash WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Oct 13(Reuters)-U.S. investigators believe a Jordanian student pilot was trying to kill himself when he crashed a small aircraft in Connecticut today but do not believe he was affiliated with militant groups, two federal authorities familiar with the probe stated on Thursday. Feras Freitekh, 28, was with a flight trainer in a twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca when the airplane slammed into an utility pole on Tuesday and burst into flames in East Hartford. Freitekh died in the crash.

US Airways Sued Over 2014 Runway Crash

United States Airways Sued Over 2014 Runway Crash
PHILADELPHIA (CN) – A US Airways airplane crashed and ignited after its captain cleared it for takeoff despite the loss of important air travel data, two …

Helicopter crash survivor sues for unspecified damages

Crash survivor sues for unspecified damages
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – A Montana man injured in a helicopter crash in the DeSoto National park in south Mississippi has taken legal action against the producers …
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Helena Man in Serious Condition After Mississippi Helicopter Crash

Helena Man in Serious Condition After Mississippi Helicopter Crash
It occurred in the Desoto National park in Harrison County, Mississippi. An eyewitness informed ABC affiliate WLOX that he saw the chopper working the …
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Hagerstown Resident Killed In Dump Truck Accident
HAGERSTOWN, MD- Maryland State Cops have actually validated that one guy is dead after a one-vehicle mishap near mile marker 28 on I-70 eastbound …
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10 harmed as dump truck rear-ends Metro bus in Montgomery County
WHITE OAK, Md. (WJLA/AP) – A dump truck collided with a Metro bus in Montgomery County on Wednesday afternoon, sending out 10 people to the …
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Two dead, one injured in helicopter crash
The crash took place Monday afternoon while the helicopter was keeping an eye on a controlled burn in the DeSoto National Forest in an area off Mississippi …
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Aircraft accident co-pilot ‘unfit to work’

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz stated ” unsuited to work, ‘ authorities
say (CNN) Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was hiding an illness from his employers and had actually been proclaimed “unsuited to work” by a physician, according to …
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License plate wedged into motorbike tire leads police to hit-and-run suspect
ST. GEORGE â $” A woman who supposedly rear-ended a bike and left the scene of the accident was located by authorities after she left her front license …
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Hackers Handle Amazon” s Jerk Gaming Service, Con Car Accident Victims and Cause ” Deep …
A New york city City inspector impersonated a lawyer and offered his bogus legal services to vehicle mishap victims that he discovered through scraping NYPD …
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Bike crash victim passes away, other half discusses loss
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Brenna Martinez” s hubby Chase said his spouse lost her life late Friday night after the mishap on Highway 6 & 50 and 25 …
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New Jersey man killed in crash caused by wayward tire
DENVILLE >> Cops state a tire came off a pickup and activated a multi-vehicle mishap that claimed the life of a New Jersey guy on Interstate 80 …
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UPDATE ON DEATH AS A RESULT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT AT ALSTEDE FARMS …
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- Morris County District attorney Fredric M. Knapp and Chester Municipality Police Chief Wayne Martini reveal the conclusion of the …
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12-year-old boy, man dead in hang sliding mishap
Oloff stated the boy was going to Pahrump from New Mexico. … It” s also unclear if relative saw the mishap occur, however fire authorities say the boy” s …
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