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Photo of Malaysian Airlines 777-200 9M-MRD, the actual aircraft said to be involved in the accident. The aircraft had been repainted back into normal colors prior to the crash.
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DEVELOPING: Malaysia Airlines 777 Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine

Posted July 23, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

A Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Ukraine on Thursday after a presumed surface-to-air missile strike.

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The aircraft that was reported to have been involved in the crash, B-22810. Photo courtesy Mark Hsiung.
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BREAKING: TransAsia Airways ATR-72 Crashes in Magong, Taiwan

Posted July 23, 2014 by Ben Granucci

An ATR-72 operated by Trans Asia Airways had crashed in Magong, Taiwan (MZG). Flight 222 was a scheduled flight from Kaohsiung Siaogang Airport (KHH) that had been delayed by Typhoon Matmo. It departed KHH at 5:00 pm local time. the crash occurred at about 7:00 pm local time.Thunderstorms and 40 knot winds were reported in […]

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EXCLUSIVE: How Malaysia Airlines Can Survive Beyond 2014

Posted July 21, 2014 by Eric McKirdy

Despite years of financial losses and two Boeing 777 crashes, Malaysia Airlines could choose to rebound as a stronger company.

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United Flight 232: Surviving the Unthinkable

Posted July 18, 2014 by Gabe Andino

On July 19, 1989 an engine explosion left United 232 with no hydraulics and no controls, leading to a crash landing where many of the passengers survived. Now 25 years later we look back at this extraordinary accident and examine what went wrong, and what went right.

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Rockefeller Son Dies in Westchester County Plane Crash

Posted June 13, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Police in Westchester, New York are responding to reports of a small plane crash just outside of Westchester County Airport on the campus of SUNY Purchase.

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Five Years Later, Still a Miracle

Posted January 15, 2014 by Stephen Weisbrot

On January 15th, 2009, US Airways flight 1549 ditched into the Hudson River after striking a flock of birds. Today, it is still a miracle.

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This Tatarstan Air Boeing 737-500, tail registration VQ-BBN, was involved in a deadly crash at Kazan, Russia. (Photo courtesy of Planespotters.net)
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Video: Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 Crashes at Kazan; All Aboard Perish

Posted November 18, 2013 by Eric McKirdy

NYCAviation has learned that at approximately 10:30 AM EST, Tatarstan Airlines flight U9-363/2B-363 from Moscow Domodedovo to Kazan Russia crashed after attempting a go-around from its second aborted landing attempt, instead impacting the ground and killing all 44 passengers and six crew aboard.

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NTSB Issues an Interim Update on Asiana Flight 214

Posted October 25, 2013 by Ben Granucci

The NTSB on Friday morning announced that an investigative hearing will be conducted in December regarding the crash of Asiana Flight 214. They also provided an update on the progress of the investigation.

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The NTSB on scene at the site of the UPS A300 crash
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UPS Airbus A300 Crashes On Approach To Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Int’l

Posted August 14, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

UPDATE- 8/16/13 5:45pm The NTSB on Friday afternoon held their third press conference into the crash of UPS 1354, starting with a bit of good news. Despite considerable cosmetic damage, the flight data and cockpit voice recorders did not sustain internal damage. “The recorders did their job. We have good data from both the cockpit […]

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Photos: Lion Air 737 Overruns Runway, Strikes Cow

Posted August 6, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Lion Air 737 overran a runway in Indonesia, striking a cow, as their second accident in just 4 months.

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@shimmerskies A clearer picture here @NYCAviation @SouthwestAir pic.twitter.com/xzIMS6pjcA
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UPDATED: Southwest 737 Nose Gear Collapse at LGA

Posted July 24, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

UPDATE: Friday 7-26-13 New video has surfaced on YouTube today from the inside of Southwest 345 as the Boeing 737 landed at LaGuardia. The video clearly shows that the aircraft did not flare at all, and impact with the runway was quite forceful. Shortly after coming to a stop, a passenger is heard saying “there’s […]

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Lifting a portion of the Asiana 214 fuselage off the runway at SFO
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Photos: Inside The Asiana 214 Wreckage and Cleanup

Posted July 16, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

NYCAviation has obtained photos from the Asiana Boeing 777-200 crash site.

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Photo of Asian crash via surviving passenger David Eun (@Eunner) via Twitter.
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Updated 7/14/13: Asiana 777-200 Crash at San Francisco Airport

Posted July 14, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Reports are coming in of a plane crash taking place at San Francisco International airport, involving an Asiana 777 that crashed on landing.

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Unstable Approach: Asiana 214′s Last Five Miles

Posted July 10, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr. and John Steffen

What is a stable approach and how “unstable” did Asiana Flight 214 become before impacting the ground?

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Russian Rocket Carrying Navigation Satellites Gets Lost, Arrives At Ground

Posted July 2, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Early Tuesday, a Russian Proton-M rocket with a payload of three satellites malfunctioned almost immediately after launch, crashing down back into the launch pad at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The three satellites were destined to become a part of the GLONASS constellation, a Russian version of the American GPS system, which has been undergoing modernization […]

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Indonesia NTSC Releases Preliminary Lion Air Crash Report

Posted May 15, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The National Transportation Safety Committee of Indonesia on Wednesday released a preliminary report into the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali last month. On April 13, 2013, Lion Air flight 904 crashed into the sea just short of runway 09 in Bali, and we are now getting […]

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Multiple MRAP vehicles strapped inside of a 747-400 in a similar way to that of the National Air 102 crash.
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National Air Flight 102: A Preliminary Report

Posted May 1, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Our early ideas into what cause the crash of National Air Flight 102 in Afghanistan this week.

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The crash site of a National Air Cargo 747 (Credit: Albert Ramirez, Twitter)
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VIDEO: National Air Cargo 747 Crashes at Bagram, Afghanistan

Posted April 30, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Monday morning, a National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 N949CA, operated on behalf of US Mobility Command, has crashed just after takeoff from Bagram Air Base with 7 crew members on board. The following is a dashcam video showing the full crash. You can see the aircraft’s nose pitch up heavily, stall, then fall to […]

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Lion Air 737 Lands Short Of Runway In Bali, Splashes Into Sea

Posted April 13, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

A Lion Air 737 falls short of the runway, impacting water and splitting into two.

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Pilot Taxiing at JFK Strikes Lights While on Cell Phone

Posted February 22, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A pilot reported to be on his cell phone while taxiing to depart JFK Airport struck runway lighting, damaging his Merlin aircraft.

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