PLANE CRASHES INTO STREET IN BROWARD, KILLING TWO ABOARD AND BOY IN SUV.

Two people on the plane died in the Monday afternoon crash, which was recorded by a neighbor’s security camera. The boy’s mother was also injured, but authorities said she was released from the hospital later Monday, Pembroke Pines Fire Chief Marcel Rodriguez told news outlets. North Perry Airport, South Florida,The pilots tried to return to the airport just after takeoff due to an unknown problem. The Beechcraft Bonanza plane had just taken off from North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines and was returning just before 3 p.m., the fire chief…

Iran Aviation Body Says Air Defense Mistake Caused Shooting Down Of Ukraine Airliner

Iran’s civil aviation body has blamed a mistake by an air defense operator for the downing of a Ukrainian passenger airliner last year that killed all 176 people on board. “The plane was identified as a hostile target due to a mistake by the air defense operator…near Tehran and two missiles were fired at it,” the Civil Aviation Organization said in its final report into the incident released on March 17. The flight operation of the Ukrainian plane did not play a role in the crash, the report said. The…

Utair Boeing 737-500 landed short and hit snow bank at Usinsk

A Utair Boeing 737-500 landed short and hit snow bank at Usinsk, Russia in February 2020, according to a newly released accident report. Improper winter maintenance at airport was a factor. Status: Final Date: Sunday 9 February 2020 Time: 12:27 Type: Boeing 737-524 (WL) Operator: Utair Registration: VQ-BPS C/n / msn: 28909/2960 First flight: 1997-11-12 (22 years 3 months) Total airframe hrs: 57410 Cycles: 29162 Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1 Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6 Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 94 Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 100 Aircraft damage: Substantial Location:…

A Cessna 560 Citation V was destroyed when it impacted the terrain in the Mutton Mountains, Oregon

Status: Date: Saturday 9 January 2021 Time: 22:37 UTC Type: Cessna 560 Citation V Operator: SX Transport LLC Registration: N3RB C/n / msn: 560-0035 First flight: 1989 Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-5A Crew: Fatalities: / Occupants: Passengers: Fatalities: / Occupants: Total: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 Aircraft damage: Destroyed Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: 23 km (14.4 mls) SE of Pine Grove, OR (   United States of America) Phase: En route (ENR) Nature: Unknown Departure airport: Troutdale Airport, OR (TTD/KTTD), United States of America Destination airport: Boise…

Indonesian Navy divers locate the wreckage of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 in the waters off Jakarta coast.

Status: Preliminary Date: Saturday 9 January 2021 Time: 14:40 Type: Boeing 737-524 (WL) Operator: Sriwijaya Air Registration: PK-CLC C/n / msn: 27323/2616 First flight: 1994-05-13 (26 years 8 months) Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1 Crew: Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 Passengers: Fatalities: 56 / Occupants: 56 Total: Fatalities: 62 / Occupants: 62 Aircraft damage: Destroyed Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: 19 km (11.9 mls) NE of Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) (   Indonesia) Phase: En route (ENR) Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger Departure airport: Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK/WIII), Indonesia Destination airport: Pontianak…

UAVOS successfully tests unmanned helicopter

A converted Alpin UAV (unmanned air vehicle), a joint project of TITRA, a Turkish engineering company, and UAVOS, a researcher, developer, and manufacturer of advanced products in the unmanned systems industry, has completed its first successful flight in Turkey. The joint project, which is based on the manned Heli-Sport Italian CH7 helicopter, was started in 2019 to addresses the growing UAV cargo delivery market and includes the conversion as well as maintenance and training programmes. The Alpin UAV is designed to meet the specific, unique and advanced requirements of Turkey with…

NASA Helps Bring Airport Communications into the Digital Age

Some of the best entertainment at the airport is all the action outside the window. Loaded luggage carriers zip past on their way to planes. Fuel trucks come and go. Catering trucks restock galleys. During winter, de-icing crews and snowplows add to the bustle. This organized chaos is overseen by the ground-control managers as part of an airport-wide effort to ensure the safety of all ground operations. And as air travel has increased, the challenge of keeping track of all the moving parts has only grown. However, a digital, wireless…

Two dead following light plane crash in NSW

Two people have died in a light plane crash in New South Wales.The plane crashed at a property in Carcoar, in the central west of the state, after leaving Orange Regional Airport this afternoon.Emergency services were called at 7.45pm, NSW Police said in a statement tonight, but both people on board died at the scene. The pair, believed to be a woman and a man, have not yet been identified.Chifley District police established a crime scene and are investigating further.A report will be prepared for the Coroner, and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been…

Coast Guard suspends search for pilot after small plane crash off Oregon coast

TILLAMOOK, Ore. – The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who crashed a single-engine plane off the Oregon coast near Cape Falcon on Saturday. On Saturday, coast guard crews located the aircraft and some debris after the plane reportedly crashed west of the cape,which is near the border of Tillamook and Clatsop counties. A USCG helicopter and boat crew from the Tillamook Bay station went out searching in the area. On Sunday, officials said they suspended their search for the pilot. No initial reports on whether anyone…