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Delta 737 Slides Off Taxiway in Atlanta

Posted March 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-700 suffered “significant damage” early Tuesday morning when it rolled off a taxiway and down a hill in Atlanta. Only two maintenance workers were on the plane at the time and both escaped without injury.

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Plane Hits Cows When They Fail to Mooove Off Venezuela Runway

Posted March 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An Aserca Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-82 hit two cows while landing in Venezuela this week, killing both bovines and significantly damaging the jet.

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Czech Airlines Captain Dies During Flight

Posted February 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Czech Airlines passenger plane made an emergency landing in Prague on Wednesday after the captain collapsed and died during a flight from Poland, the airline said.

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VIDEO: LOT Polish Airlines 767 from Newark Makes Belly Landing in Warsaw

Posted November 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 767 from Newark was forced to make a belly landing in Warsaw Tuesday morning due to problems extending its landing gear. No one was injured.

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Indonesian Man Killed by Plane Propeller

Posted October 17, 2011 by BNO News

A man was killed at an Indonesian airport on early Saturday morning when he was hit in the face by the propeller of a small plane, local media reported on Sunday.

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Delta Plane Lands Safely After Bird Strike and Engine Failure Over New York

Posted September 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Delta Air Lines Airbus A319 suffered an engine failure after hitting a bird over New York late Thursday morning. The flight made an emergency landing 20 minutes later without incident.

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United Express Regional Jet Skids Off Runway in Ottawa

Posted September 5, 2011 by BNO News

A United Express regional jet carrying more than 45 people skidded off a runway at Macdonald-Cartier International Airport in the Canadian capital of Ottawa late Sunday afternoon, airline and emergency officials said.

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Gulf Air Jet Skids Off Wet Runway in India

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus A320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is believed to have caused the incident.

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Hypersonic Military Aircraft Disappears During Test Flight

Posted August 13, 2011 by BNO News

The U.S. military on Thursday lost contact with a hypersonic aircraft during a test flight over the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) confirmed.

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New Zealand Engineer Dead After Being Sucked Into Plane Engine

Posted August 9, 2011 by BNO News

Police in New Zealand are investigating the death of an aircraft engineer, Miles Hunter, 51, who was sucked into the engine of a C-130 Hercules transport plane early Monday morning.

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