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Proud in the Turboprop Crowd

Posted September 23, 2016 by Brian Futterman

In the early morning hours of May 18, 2013, US Airways Flight 4560 made a wheels-up landing at Newark Liberty International Airport. Here is an account of how the crew flying N934HA prepared for and executed a safe emergency landing, taking advantage of the Dash-8 turboprop’s unique design.

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Coast Guard Chopper Forced to Land After Pilots Flashed with Laser

Posted August 27, 2010 by BNO News

A Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter in California was forced to make a precautionary landing Thursday night at their hangar after someone illuminated the crew with a laser, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.






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Alaska Airlines Flight Aborts Takeoff After Eagle Gets Sucked Into Engine

Posted August 8, 2010 by BNO News

An Alaska Airlines passenger plane was forced to abort takeoff on Sunday morning when an eagle was sucked into one of its engines, a spokesman for the airline said.






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United 767-300 seconds from touchdown. (Photo by Tom Alfano)
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Several Injured After United Airlines Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

Posted August 4, 2010 by BNO News

Six passengers suffered minor injuries as they evacuated a United Airlines aircraft at O’Hare International Airport.






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A United Airlines 757 (N507UA) seen here completing the Expressway Visual 31 approach. (Photograph by Matt Molnar)
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LaGuardia Airport Flights Diverted Due to Misplaced Construction Crane

Posted January 19, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A report has emerged that a large crane being used to build a new trash transfer station in College Point got a bit too close for comfort to LaGuardia Airport runway 31 arrivals earlier this month.






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Air France A380 Breaks Down in New York, Stranding 530 Passengers

Posted December 15, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A local hotel was unable to accommodate all of the Air France superjumbo’s passengers when it broke down Monday evening.






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Continental Passengers Sleep in Terminal After Montana Emergency Landing

Posted December 8, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A Continental Airlines jet flying to Portland, Ore. was forced to make an emergency landing at Helena Regional Airport (HLN) after one of its engines died over the Upper Midwest Sunday night.






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Saturday Logbook 11/28: Saudi Arabian 777 Performs Fuel Dump During Emergency Return to JFK and More

Posted November 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A busy couple of days at JFK with emergency landings and AirTrain malfunctions. Plus: 787 wing testing gets underway, and a SATA A310 almost bites it.






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Video: Plane Nearly Crashes Into Mountain

Posted October 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Beechcraft Bonanza + unexpected IFR conditions + crummy handheld GPS + high terrain = Better stop at Walmart for new undies on the way home.






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