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United 763 Nose Collapse
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Pictures: Nose Gear Of United Boeing 767-300 Collapsed At Gate at IAH

Posted August 16, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

In the pre-dawn hours at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport airport, the nose gear of a United Boeing 767-300 apparently failed, dropping the nose of the aircraft into the ground. The aircraft, which was reportedly at gate E4, can be seen with its nose touching the ground, and tail section in an elevated position. We […]

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Southwest Flight 4695 made a wrong turn and ended up in the mud at Islip Thursday morning. (Photo via WNBC)
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Southwest Jet Skids Into Mud At Long Island Airport [With ATC Audio]

Posted December 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Nobody was hurt early Thursday morning when a Southwest Airlines plane taxiing for departure wound up landing gear-deep in mud at ISP.

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An Azul ATR 72 loses control in southern Brazil.
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Video: Azul ATR Veers Off Runway in Brazil

Posted October 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Nobody was injured when this Azul ATR 72 airliner briefly veered off a runway while landing in Brazil on Friday.

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The balloon went down south of Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)
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Crashes

Hot Air Balloon Carrying 32 Catches Fire and Crashes in Slovenia

Posted August 24, 2012 by BNO News

At least four people were confirmed dead after a hot air balloon accident in the capital of Slovenia.

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Delta Terminal 3 at JFK Airport. (Photo by reallyboring via Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA)
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Wing of Delta Plane Clips Tail of Another at New York’s Kennedy Airport

Posted May 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Two Delta Air Lines Boeing 767 jets bumped into each other at Kennedy Airport in New York Friday evening, but no one was injured.

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An Air Canada Boeing 767-300ER (C-GEOQ) seen lifting off from Montreal (left: Photo by Gordon Gebert Jr.). A radar image of Venus from the Magellan spacecraft. (right: Image by NASA)
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Drowsy Air Canada Pilot Dives Plane to Avoid Hitting Venus: Yup, the Planet

Posted April 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

It’s not often that the pilots of earth-based vehicles are forced to make risky, evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with other worlds, but that’s exactly what an Air Canada pilot did last year, a government investigation has revealed.

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JetBlue CEO Dave Barger appeared on NBC's Today. (Screengrab from NBC)
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JetBlue Pilot Meltdown: The Day After

Posted March 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Less than a day after JetBlue Captain Clayton Osbon suffered a psychotic episode while operating a flight to Vegas, the morning talk shows essentially boiled the incident down to one ridiculous question: “Will a psychopathic airline employee kill me and my family today?”

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Federal Complaint against JetBlue Flight 191 pilot Clayton Osbon
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Read the Federal Complaint Against JetBlue Pilot Clayton Osbon

Posted March 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against Clayton Osbon, the JetBlue Flight 191 Captain who suffered a psychotic episode on March 27, 2012.

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A JetBlue Airbus A320 like this one was diverted to Amarillo after the Captain suffered a panic attack. (Photo by Kaz T)
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JetBlue Pilot Meltdown Ended by Choke Hold from Former Prison Guard: With Video and Audio

Posted March 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A JetBlue flight made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the captain suffered some kind of mental breakdown. No one was injured, thanks in part to the actions of David Gonzalez, who held the pilot in a choke hold until the plane landed safely.

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Nordic Global Airlines MD-11 OH-LGC
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MD-11 Versus Wall: Wall Wins

Posted March 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

I guess you could argue the wall in this photo looks worse for wear than the cargo plane that hit it. After all, it does have a gaping hole in it, whereas the MD-11 suffered a measly crumpled radome. But…

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