Posts Tagged ‘10/4/10’


On This Day in Aviation History: April 12th

A day of major space milestones: Russia Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space and the US launches the first Space Shuttle 20 years later. Also, a British Airways Concorde loses part of its rudder, the first passenger flig...
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Wreckage of Polish Air Force Tu-154M 101 in Smolensk, Russia

Polish President Publicly Ridiculed Pilot Following 2008 Flight Diversion

The crew of the doomed Polish Air Force jet which crashed on Saturday—killing the President and other top Polish officials—may have felt pressured to land in dangerous conditions.
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