Posts Tagged ‘BOAC’
 

 

Today in Aviation History: November 24th

DB Cooper jumps out of a Northwest Orient plane, BOAC is formed through a merger, and more...
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Today in Aviation History: November 7th

A Wright Flyer completes the first air freight flight, BOAC retires its last flying boat, Sabena flies for the last time, and more...
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January 17th in Aviation History: British Airways Flight 38 Crash Lands at Heathrow

A British Airways 777 lands short of the runway at Heathrow, a B-52 collision peppers nukes over Spain, Operation Desert Storm begins in Iraq, and more...
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A 747 freighter being flown by El Al crashed into this apartment complex in Amsterdam, killing 39 on the ground in addition to the 4 on-board.

Sputnik 1 Wins Space Race, Eastern Plane Crashes In Boston: October 4th in Aviation History

Siberian Airlines Flight 1812 is taken down by a Ukranian missile, El Al Flight 1862 crashes into an apartment complex in Amsterdam, BOAC begins the first transatlantic jet route, Eastern Airlines Flight 375 goes down in Boston...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 
British Airways and Iberia tails.

Today in Aviation History: April 8th

British Airways and Iberia formally combine their businesses, an engine explodes and falls off of a BOAC Boeing 707 near Heathrow, a South African de Havilland Comet crashes in the Mediterranean, and more...
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