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The Apollo 17 spacecraft, containing astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans, and Harrison H. Schmitt, glided to a safe splashdown at 2:25 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 1972, 648 kilometers (350 nautical miles) southeast of American Samoa. The astronauts were flown by recovery helicopter to the U.S.S. Ticonderoga slightly less than an hour after the completion of NASA's sixth and last manned lunar landing in the Apollo program. (Photo by NASA)
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: December 19th

Posted December 19, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The world’s first airport opens near Paris, the last moon mission returns to earth, a Chalk’s Ocean Airways crash is captured on video, 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.
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On This Day in Aviation History

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

Posted October 4, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

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 due to a bird strike, and more…






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El Al Boeing 747-400 (4X-ELD) departing JFK's Runway 22R enroute to Tel Aviv. (Photo by Mario Craig)
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Touch and Go

El Al Wants to End Cairo Flights From Israel

Posted September 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Israel’s national airline seeks an immediate halt to its once-weekly Tel Aviv-Cairo flights, citing empty planes and high security costs.






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El Al Boeing 747-400 (4X-ELD) departing JFK's Runway 22R enroute to Tel Aviv. (Photo by Mario Craig)
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Airline News

Israeli President Ditches El Al for Air Canada in Fare Dispute

Posted May 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Israeli President Shimon Peres has arrived in Canada on an official five day visit, but no thanks to his country’s national airline. Israeli media reports say an unusual row erupted last week between the President’s office and El Al when the airline demanded he pay $5,000 fee to bring an oxygen tank, a charge that […]

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Enterprise during a captive flight. [Photo: NASA]
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: February 18th

Posted February 18, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Aircraft industrialist Jack Northrop dies, the Space Shuttle Enterprise takes its first flight, four die in a terror attack on an El Al 707, the DC-1 is flown by TWA, Hawthorne Nevada 708 crashes, and more…






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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: December 27th

Posted December 27, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Apollo 8 splashes down after orbiting the Moon, US planes bomb a volcano to divert a lava flow, a Scandinavian Airlines flight crashes in Stockholm, and more…






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Airline News

Video: Passengers Say Truck Hit El Al Plane Before Landing Gear Emergency

Posted June 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Did a truck hit the El Al Boeing 777-200ER that made an emergency landing due to a malfunction on May 23rd?






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Tel Aviv El Al emergency landing ambulances
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Airline News

El Al 777 Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv After Gear Problem

Posted May 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

El Al Flight 27 from Tel Aviv to Newark landed safely after a landing gear malfunction forced an emergency landing in Tel Aviv.






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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 18th

Posted February 18, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Aircraft industrialist Jack Northrop dies, the Space Shuttle Enterprise takes its first flight, four die in a terror attack on an El Al 707, the DC-1 is flown by TWA, Hawthorne Nevada 708 crashes, and more…






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Aviation News

The Logbook: Delta, Delta, and More Delta

Posted December 2, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

In today’s daily digest, Delta adds service, cuts service and looks to start a new codeshare. Meanwhile, Kingfisher accidentally squawks a hijack and Jet Airways toys with a plane full of passengers.






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