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Editorials

Near Misses and Close Calls in the Air

Posted February 26, 2014 by Patrick Smith

With more planes flying than ever before, the number of incidents has risen. Should nervous passengers be worried?

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The vertical stabilizer of American Airlines Flight 587 is lifted out of Jamaica Bay. (Photo by NTSB)
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On This Day in Aviation History

American Airlines Flight 587 Crash: November 12 in Aviation History

Posted November 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

American Airlines Flight 587 crashes in New York, Saudi Arabian and Kazakh jets collide, Delta orders 60 Boeing 757s, and more…

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Indian Air Force Mil Mi-17-IV helicopter seen at Mumbai in 2008. (Photo by Sean D'Silva, via Wikimedia Commons)
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Crashes

Mid-Air Collision of Two Indian Air Force Helicopters Kills 9

Posted September 2, 2012 by BNO News

Two Indian Air Force Mil Mi-17 helicopters collided in mid-air, killing all nine people on board both aircraft, defense officials said on Friday.

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Aviation News

Pilot Fought to Avoid Houses After Mid-air Crash Over England

Posted July 5, 2011 by BNO News

The pilot of a small aircraft died in southern England following a mid-air collision on Monday.

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This is the Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six (N71MC) that collided with a helicopter over the Hudson. (Photo by Paul Kanagie)
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Crashes

Harrowing Accident Exposes Hudson River Corridor’s Flaws—and Beauty

Posted August 10, 2009 by Brian Futterman

A pilot explores the history of aviation accidents over the Hudson River corridor and the rarity of mid-air collisions.

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