The Aviation Community is today mourning the loss of Airshow Performer Marcus Paine. The 61 year old pilot died Saturday while performing at the Airshow of the Cascades in Madras Oregon.
August 28th, 2016 by admin, Comments Off on Aviation Community Mourning the Loss of Airshow Performer
July 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on Unstable Approach Contributing Factor in Southwest Airlines Hard Landing
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the captain’s failed attempt to recover from an unstabilized approach by transferring airplane control at low altitude instead of performing a go-around, caused a hard landing at LaGuardia International Airport in Queens, New York.
January 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Calls for Better Ways to Find Aircraft Accident Sites and Retrieve Critical Flight Data
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued a series of safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration calling for improvements in locating downed aircraft and ways to obtain critical flight data faster and without the need for immediate underwater retrieval.
July 28th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Cessna 180 Floatplane crashes near Vernon, BC
VERNON, BC – At about 6:45 pm this evening the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP received a report of a small plane down in the area of six Mile Creek Rd off the west side of Okanagan Lake.
February 5th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Measure Could Improve Safety in Thousands of Aircraft
WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration today took an important step to help improve safety in small aircraft by simplifying design approval requirements for a cockpit instrument called an angle of attack indicator.
January 8th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Investigation into Boeing 787 Battery Fire Nears Completion
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The investigative work into the Jan. 7, 2013, fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 at Logan International Airport in Boston, is estimated to be completed by the end of March
December 15th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Vancouver Island Plane Crash Claims Two on Board
TOFINO, B.C. – The Tofino RCMP and BC Coroners Service are currently at the site of a fatal plane crash on Vargas Island, located northwest of Tofino, BC.
August 31st, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on RCAF Search and Rescue Crews Medevac Injured Horseback Rider
19 WING COMOX, B.C.— RCAF Search and Rescue crews from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron provided assistance to Provincial Ground Search and Rescue crews to evacuate a man who had been thrown from his horse in a wooded area 70 miles west of Quesnel, B.C.
June 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Mid Air Collision Kills Four Near Pemberton BC
PEMBERTON, BC – Whistler RCMP are on scene at Nairn Falls provincial campground investigating a collision between two aircraft just south of Pemberton.
January 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Improper Maintenance Led to Helicopter Crash Near Las Vegas
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that the probable cause of the Dec. 7, 2011, air tour helicopter crash near Las Vegas, Nev., was inadequate maintenance, including degraded material, improper installation, and inadequate inspections.