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Four Months After Hard Landing at JFK, Crippled RAM 767 Nearly Repaired

Posted August 15, 2009 by Tom Alfano

A Royal Air Maroc 767 suffered substantial fuselage and nose gear damage during a hard landing at JFK this past April. Here’s the story of the incident and the impressive engineering feats Boeing techs have pulled off to put her back in the sky.

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Medical Helicopter Crash Kills Three in Arizona

Posted July 29, 2010 by BNO News

A medical helicopter crashed on Wednesday in Tucson, officials said, killing all three people aboard.

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VIDEO: Rescue Helicopter Crashes in Nevada

Posted July 25, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

A rescue helicopter went down at a mountainous campground in Nevada last week. None of the four on board were seriously hurt.

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Plane Crashes on Landing at Teterboro

Posted May 31, 2005 by Brian Futterman

A plane on short final to New Jersey’s bustling Teterboro Airport (TEB) burst into flames in a dramatic accident today – marking the third newsworthy incident at the airport this year.

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File photo of AirTran 717 N938AT about to touch down at LaGuardia. Photo by Phil Derner
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AirTran Flight Aborts Takeoff at LGA

Posted November 25, 2009 by NYCA Admin

An AirTran flight aborted takeoff at LaGuardia Airport this evening after the crew received an indication of an engine fire.

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Cockpit Fire Forces United 757 to Make Emergency Landing

Posted May 18, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A small fire broke out in the cockpit of a United Airlines flight to Los Angeles about 30 minutes after taking of from New York JFK Sunday evening, forcing the Boeing 757 to make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles.

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A Robinson R22, similar to the one which wrecked. Photo by mwboeckmann
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Chopper Pilot Nearly Becomes Eligible for Darwin Award

Posted December 5, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A Florida helicopter pilot somehow made it home with only a broken arm after attempting an extraordinarily stupid maneuver with his Robinson R22 and failing miserably.

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John Travolta’s Dogs Killed by Ground Equipment at Bangor Airport

Posted May 18, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A truck on its way to service John Travolta’s aircraft accidentally hit and killed two dogs belonging to the actor’s family as they were being walked on the tarmac at Bangor International Airport.

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VIDEO: ContactAir F100 Belly Landing at Stuttgart

Posted September 15, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

ContactAir Flight 288, a Fokker-100 flying from Berlin-Tegel to Stuttgart, landed on its belly after its main gear would not fully deploy on landing.

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Miracle On the Hudson: US Airways A320 Ditches In River, All 155 On Board Safe

Posted January 15, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A US Airways flight lost power in both engines shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport this afternoon, forcing the pilots to guide the Airbus A320 to an amazingly smooth stop on the Hudson River near 50th Street. Nearby commuter ferries rushed to the jet and safely evacuated all 155 passengers and crew on board, including […]

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