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11.06.2018 - US F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes into Sea Off Okinawa - Reports
US F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes Into Sea Off Okinawa - Reports

The incident reportedly occurred some 50 miles (80 kilometers) off the Southern Japanese coast, NHK reported Monday.

The pilot reportedly ejected from the aircraft, although his present condition is unknown, Japanese authorities told local media. The US fighter jet belonged the American Kadena airbase in Okinawa, Kyodo reported, citing government sources.

Japanese media reported on a second pilot that ejected from the aircraft, whose condition is also not known.

Japanese coast guard and self-defense forces responded to the incident, reportedly dispatching an urgent rescue team to the crash site. According to the Kyodo news agency, the US warplane crashed into the ocean soon after take off. The reason for the crash is not known.

According to Reuters, US military spokespersons confirmed the crash of an F-15C Eagle off the Okinawa coast, adding that the crew successfully ejected and had been safely recovered.


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R Wayne Steiger Published on Jun 9, 2018 / 12:29
Had to fly on business and was delayed as it happens so had time to think and was pondering what the increases in Cosmic Radiation is doing to our planet, planes and bodies. So what do you think a connection....
Ebru TV Kenya Published on Jun 7, 2018
All aboard crashed Cessna plane have been confirmed dead. Fly Sax chairman, Charles Wako has revealed that there are no survivors following the crash of the Flysax aircraft in Aberdares.
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SF Bay Area Published on Jun 14, 2018
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Two survive mid-air fire and emergency landing at Mather Airport

VIDEO On board Easyjet A320 crosswind landing at London Stansted |
By Daniel Sander June 14, 2018
As Storm Hector causes havoc across the UK, here is some footage of a crosswind landing at London Stansted, filmed onboard an Easyjet A320. The winds were gusting 35 knots on this particular day.
The plane went side to side just before we are over the runway threshold, thought there was going to be a go around, but the pilots landed very smoothly on the first attempt. A massive well done to them, considering the conditions.

An Ilyushin Il-76 discharged 40 tons of water a little short of its target and spilled it on a traffic police squad (video) |
June 14, 2018
An Ilyushin Il-76 strategic airlifter discharged 40 tons of water a little short of its target forest area during fire drills and… spilled it on an unsuspecting traffic police squad.

The aircraft was taking part in fire drills and was carrying some 40 tons of water to be dropped on wooded land somewhere near the city of Noginsk in Moscow region. However, the plane accidentally changed its trajectory and missed its target. As a result, a massive flow of water hit a traffic police squad patrolling the local highway.

The footage was recorded by one of the ‘lucky’ officers who was in the car when the water struck. The ‘unlucky one’ on the street can be seen getting soaked from head to toe. The officers took the whole situation in good humor – they can be heard laughing in the video

ALERT A Qantas A380 experienced a short burst of wake turbulence from another A380 flying ahead and above it |
June 14, 2018 Video
Qantas Airways said on Thursday one of its Airbus A380 experienced a short burst of wake turbulence from another A380 flying ahead and above it
No passengers were injured and there was no aircraft damage from the incident which involved an A380 taking off from Los Angeles late on Sunday LA time bound for Melbourne, flying behind another Qantas A380 en route to Sydney, a Qantas spokesman said.

Wake turbulence forms behind an aircraft as it passes through the air, and air traffic control requires more spacing behind larger jets like the A380 to avoid it.

Wake turbulence is uncommon and typically involves a larger jet and a smaller aircraft rather than two super-jumbos.

The aircraft were 20 nautical miles apart in distance and 1000 feet in altitude.

The wake turbulence was due to another A380 above and ahead of the QF94, operating the QF 12 to Sydney.
Air France #AF228 is declaring an emergency and returning to Paris CDG due to a technical issue #radarbox
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Irate passenger escorted off Spirit Airlines flight after meltdown
Updated: 10:27 AM, June 26, 2018 Video
- A passenger who may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder was taken off a plane in Rochester, Minnesota on Monday, after the aircraft was diverted on a flight from George Bush Intercontinental to Minneapolis for a medical emergency.

Chianti Washington, of Stafford, was on the flight and shared video of the incident with Channel 2.

In the video, you can see the woman moving down the aisle, yelling and cursing. At one point, two men confront her -- possibly to calm her down.



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American Airlines Flight Attendant Falls Ill
Published at 7:57 AM CDT on Jun 27, 2018
An American Airlines flight from DFW International Airport was diverted Tuesday evening after a flight attendant became ill on board, the airline said.

Flight AA70 left DFW Airport for Frankfurt Airport about 4:30 p.m. and was in the air for about two hours before a flight attendant experienced a medical issue, airline spokesman Ross Feinstein said.
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Scientists Have Revealed The Terrible Consequences Of A Jet Set Lifestyle
Airline Crew Appear To Get Cancer More Than The Normal Population
June 28, 2018
Flight attendants have a tough job. On top of the psychological strain from having to deal with some truly ill-behaved customers, crew members face numerous physiological hazards in the form of frequent circadian rhythm disruptions, breathing poor-quality recycled air, and exposure to ionizing radiation from spending so much time in the upper atmosphere.

Medical scientists have known about the potential health risks of this career field for some time, yet the results from the small handful of studies focused on the issue have been frustratingly contradictory, especially when it comes to cancer.

But now, a new investigation by the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health appears to quash past uncertainty after finding that a sizable group of airline crew members had higher-than-normal rates of many cancer types.

“We report a higher prevalence of every cancer outcome we examined among cabin crew relative to the general population,” the team wrote in the journal Environmental Health, “including breast, uterine, cervical, gastrointestinal, thyroid, melanoma, and non-melanoma skin cancers.”

Their ongoing research project, called the Harvard Flight Attendant Health Study (FAHS), began collecting self-reported medical data from 5,366 flight attendants in 2007. The current study used information from the 2014 to 2015 survey and compared it to health outcomes from 2,729 control subjects who were matched for socioeconomic status.

Among women crew members, the rates of breast (3.4 percent of flight crew vs 2.3 percent in the general population), uterine (0.15 vs 0.13), cervical (1.0 vs 0.70), gastrointestinal (0.47 vs 0.27), and thyroid (0.67 vs 0.56) cancers were only slightly elevated compared with controls, yet statistical analyses indicated that this pattern was very unlikely due to random chance.

For male flight attendants, the authors found higher rates of melanoma (1.2 percent of flight crew compared with 0.69 percent in the general population) and non-melanoma skin cancer (3.2 vs 2.9 percent).

Additionally, each five-year chunk spent in the industry was linked to a modestly greater risk of non-melanoma skin cancers in women and all skin cancers in men.

"Our study is among the largest and most comprehensive studies of cancer among cabin crew to date and we profiled a wide range of cancers,” author Dr Irina Mordukhovich said in a statement. “This is striking given the low rates of overweight and smoking in this occupational group."

Of course, this study is only able to report correlation, not causation, and the authors concede that there were non-trivial differences in the demographics of the FAHS and control groups that could have skewed the results. For example, the flight staff participants tended to be older than control subjects and a larger proportion were women.

An investigation using control subjects that are also matched for age and sex and data gathered from actual medical records rather than self-reports will yield more solid associations.


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Wyoming Glider Crash Cause
Preliminary Report Doesn't Find Wyoming Glider Crash Cause
Associated Press June 29, 2018
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A preliminary investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board has not found any obvious cause for the fatal glider crash that killed two people earlier this month in Grand Teton National Park.

The crash on June 9 killed 65-year-old pilot Kristine Ciesinski, of Victor, Idaho, and 65-year-old passenger David Ross, of Salt Lake City.

The initial NTSB inquiry found no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the glider and the tow plane pilot reported that wind conditions were calm that day.

(This incident may have been a situation of high altitude oxygen deprivation.)

The two-seat capacity non-motorized glider was manufactured in 1997 in the Czech Republic.

[REAL ATC] Cessna Conquest crashes after departure at Indianapolis
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A passenger plane from Turkey was urgently seated in Vnukovo because of the chassis breakdown: Пассажирский самолёт из Турции экстренно сел во Внуково из-за поломки шасси

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LIVE: Ryanair #FR1886 London Stansted to Lisbon (Boeing 737-800 EI-DYB) is squawking 7700 General Emergency, descending rapidly and appears to be diverting to Nantes. Reason not yet known. …

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LIVE: Typhoon Prapiroon / Florita disrupting SW Japan flights right now. Several Fukuoka inbounds are returning to their point of departure, more are making multiple landing attempts. Latest METAR has 45kn gusts (80kn+ expected). … | …

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LIVE: Delta #DL219 Copenhagen to New York JFK (Boeing 767-300ER N195DN) has just diverted to Syracuse due to storms over the NYC area. One of many holding or diverting. …

12:52 PM - 17 Jul 2018

INCIDENT: JASDF E-2C Hawkeye AWACS aircraft burst tyres on landing at Naha, Okinawa (also Naha Air Base) at 1740JST/0840UTC today, forcing runway closure. Flights diverted to Kagoshima, Nagasaki, Miyako, Ishigaki, Kobe & others: … | …
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At a Glance:
  • At least 49 people are injured after an Embraer E190 aircraft from Mexican airline Aeromexico crashed in a field.
  • The aircraft was transporting 97 passengers and four crewmembers.
  • Mexican officials say there were no immediate reports of fatalities.
  • Officials and witnesses say the aircraft was trying to take off during a storm.
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Eighty-five injured in Aeromexico plane crash in Mexico, authorities say
About 85 people were injured on Tuesday, some seriously, when an Aeromexico-operated Embraer passenger jet crashed just after takeoff in Mexico's state of Durango, but authorities said there were no fatalities.
The operator of Durango airport, Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte, attributed the crash to bad weather conditions, citing preliminary reports.
The mid-sized jet was almost full, with 97 passengers and four crew members aboard, when it came down at around 4 p.m. local time (2100 GMT), Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico's minister for communications and transportation, wrote on Twitter.
"The plane was taking off," Governor Jose Rosas Aispuro told Mexican television, adding that witnesses told him there was "a bang" and then without warning the plane was on the ground.

TV images showed the severely damaged body of the plane emerging from scrubland and a column of smoke rising into the sky.

The plane made an emergency landing about six miles (10 km) from the airport shortly after taking off, Alejandro Cardoza, a spokesman for the state's civil protection agency, said on local television.

Cardoza said in an interview that around 85 people had been injured, adding that a fire resulting from the accident had been put out and there were no reports of burn victims. "Many managed to leave the plane on foot," he said.

The Mexican airline said on Twitter that flight number 2431 was an Embraer 190 and was bound for Mexico City when it crashed.

Embraer did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto wrote on Twitter that he had instructed the ministries of defense, civil protection and transportation to respond to the crash

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An airplane of Aeromexico sits on the tarmac at Mexico City's international airport, on November 28, 2017.

Passengers on board an Aeromexico plane escaped through a hole in the fuselage as the aircraft was engulfed in flames after crashing in bad weather in Mexico’s central state of Durango.

One passenger, identified as Jackeline Flores, said she and her daughter escaped from a hole in the fuselage as smoke and flames filled the aircraft. The plane had barely left the ground in heavy rain when it came down, she said, adding that her passport and documents burned in the fire. “I feel blessed and grateful to God,” she said.

“A little girl who left the plane was crying because her legs were burned,” said Flores, who said she was Mexican but lived in Bogota, Colombia.

Durango Governor José Rosas Aispuro also said a gust of wind rocked the plane before it plunged suddenly, citing air traffic control at the airport. The plane’s left wing hit the ground, knocking off two engines, before it came to a halt 300 meters (328 yards) from the runway, he told a news conference.

Passengers were able to escape on the plane’s emergency slides before it was engulfed in flames, he said. The pilot was the most severely hurt but was in a stable condition.

The civil protection agency said 37 people were hospitalized, while the state health department said two passengers were in a critical condition.

The United States will send two people to assist the Mexican investigative team, a U.S aviation official said.

Flight number 2431 was an Embraer 190 bound for Mexico City when it crashed, Aeromexico said on Twitter. A spokesman for the Mexican airline declined to disclose the passenger list or the nationalities of those on board.

Among the passengers was Chicago-born priest Esequiel Sanchez of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, according to a statement by the Archdiocese of Chicago.

A U.S. embassy spokesman said he did not currently have confirmation of whether any American citizens were involved in the incident.
Aeromexico has not had any fatal crashes in the past 10 years.

A Mexican pilots association said last year there were 66 accidents and 173 incidents in Mexican aviation, saying the number was “worrying” and calling for more supervision of flying schools, more funds for maintenance and oversight of fleets, and shorter flying hours for pilots.

The Embraer 190 was involved in one fatal crash when a Henan Airlines flight overshot a Chinese runway in 2010 and another in Africa in 2013 when a LAM Airlines pilot deliberately crashed the plane during a hostage-taking incident, according to a summary by the Aviation Safety Network.

Embraer has delivered more than 1,400 E-Jets.

Aeromexico leased the 10-year-old aircraft involved in Tuesday’s incident from Republic Airlines in the United States in 2014, according to data on

Embraer said late on Tuesday it had sent a team of technicians to the scene of the accident and stood ready to support the investigation. The aircraft, the serial number of which was 190-173, was delivered in May 2008, the company said in a statement.

Passengers 'grateful to God' after plane crashes in Mexico with no...

Translated from Spanish by Microsoft
This video reports to us the sky of #Durango during the plane crash #Vuelo2431 in #Aeroméxico which it collapsed in Guadalupe Victoria airport in Durango. You can notice the strong storm that fell right between 3pm and 4pm

Hmmm? :huh:



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31.07.2018 - Pilot Dies in Flaming Wreckage After horrific Plane Crash in Brazil
Pilot Dies in Flaming Wreckage After Horrific Plane Crash in Brazil (VIDEO)

According to the G1 News website, the founders of the Videplast plastic company were among the passengers on board.

A crash of a small Beechcraft King Air plane was accidentally filmed at Sao Paulo's Campo de Marte airfield on Sunday.

According to the agency operating the airport, all five passengers and one crew member survived the incident, however, the pilot Antonio Traversi died in the flaming wreckage. His body was found by the firefighters, who rescued the survivors after the incident.

Published on Jul 31, 2018 (1: 16 min.)

02.08.2018 - 'Somebody Help!': Plane Evacuated as Charger Erupts in Flames ( Photos - Video)
‘Somebody Help!': Plane Evacuated as Charger Erupts in Flames (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Ryanair passengers had a rude awakening on Tuesday when they were suddenly forced off their Ibiza-bound flight after a traveler's portable phone charger burst into flames before takeoff.

The incident took place at roughly 5:30 p.m. local time at Barcelona's El Prat Airport, just minutes before the Boeing 737 was due to depart for the party island. Footage of the growing flames was uploaded to Instagram on Wednesday by passenger Anthony Carrio.

The video begins at the point when passengers are already frantically heading toward the emergency exits.

Carrio stated in his post that he'd extinguished the fire by simply dumping some water on it. "I've never seen so many people so scared in [their] life!" he wrote. "Portable charger blew up in the same row as I was sitting, everyone tries to run and all I do was put it out with water."

Additional footage from the scene shows passengers falling over each other as they slide down the plane's emergency chute. Although no medical attention was required due to the actual fire, some passengers did suffer slight burns from the chute.

According to The Sun, the ignited device belonged to a passenger from New Zealand.

In a statement released Tuesday, Ryanair indicated that the plane was immediately evacuated once flight staff were alerted to the incident, and the passengers were then relocated to the airport terminal.

Per Ryanair protocols, passengers are allowed to carry two spare lithium ion batteries in their carry-on luggage, but they must be "individually protected" to avoid any short circuits, the Independent reported.

Images taken once emergency officials responded to the scene show both the mobile phone and charger melted down and charred. Local media reports also indicate that the seat of the phone's owner showed had burns.

This incident comes a few weeks after another Ryanair flight was forced to make an emergency landing after dozens of passengers experienced bleeding from their ears. According to earlier reports, the injuries were caused after the cabin lost air pressure.


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