Posts Tagged ‘plane crashes’
 

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

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

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

 
 
PATCO air traffic controllers picket outside of Bishop Airport in Flint, Michigan.

August 3rd in Aviation History: America’s Air Traffic Controllers Strike

Today we look back at the 1981 Air Traffic Controllers Strike and mourn the worst accident ever involving a Boeing 707.
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
Air France Concorde F-BTSC on fire before crashing in Paris.

Air France Concorde Crashes in Paris: July 25 in Aviation History

An Air France Concorde crashes in Paris, French aviator Louis Blériot crosses the English Channel, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 

 
Apollo 15 Lunar Rover. (Photo by NASA)

Delta Flight 723 Crashes in Boston, President Truman Dedicates Idlewild Airport: July 31 in Aviation History

Today we wish JFK Airport a Happy Birthday! We also look back at the crash of a Delta DC-9, the last day of Northeast Airlines and more.
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 

Photos: American Airlines 737 Kingston Crash Wreckage

NYCAviation has obtained photos of the American Airlines 737 that crashed at Kingston, Jamaica on Dec. 23rd.
by admin