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Shot by NYCA'er Jiasong Zhu on June 28th on approach to London Heathrow, barely a day before the tragic crash in Comoros. Click photo for larger version.
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Aviation News

Last Known Photo of Crashed Yemenia Airbus A310 7O-ADJ

Posted June 30, 2009 by NYCA Admin

An NYCA forum member visiting London caught perhaps the last photo of the tragic Yemenia A310, registration 7O-ADJ, as it approached Heathrow on Monday, June 28th.

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Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters
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Miracle On the Hudson: US Airways A320 Ditches In River, All 155 On Board Safe

Posted January 15, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A US Airways flight lost power in both engines shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport this afternoon, forcing the pilots to guide the Airbus A320 to an amazingly smooth stop on the Hudson River near 50th Street. Nearby commuter ferries rushed to the jet and safely evacuated all 155 passengers and crew on board, including […]

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Crash of Vintage Yakolev Plane Kills Two in Portland, Maine

Posted July 17, 2010 by BNO News

Two people were killed on Saturday afternoon when the Yakolev Yak-52 they were flying crashed in a parking lot near Portland International Jetport, city and federal officials said.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: January 24th

Posted January 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A bomb kills dozens at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow, the Department of Homeland Security is born, a B-52 crashes and drops two nuclear bombs on North Carolina, and more…

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Colgan Air Responds to NTSB Report on Flight 3407

Posted February 5, 2010 by Matt Celmer

Colgan Air responded to the National Transportation Safety Board’s findings on last year crash of Flight 3407 in Buffalo, NY. The report had placed blame squarely on the pilots, who did not respond properly to the stick-shaker stall warning.

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Space Shuttle prototoype Enterprise separating from the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft
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February 18th in Aviation History: Space Shuttle’s Maiden Test Flight, Terrorists Attack an El Al 707

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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Taban Air is believed to have five Tu-154s like this one (owned by Kalavia, reg RA-85786) in its fleet. This may or may not be the one which crashed on Sunday.
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Taban Air Tu-154 Crash Lands in Northeastern Iran (w/ New Photos)

Posted January 24, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A Taban Air Tu-154 carrying 157 people has crash-landed and caught fire at Mashhad International Airport in northeastern Iran.

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A C-24 Globemaster's cargo doors open up to swallow its payload.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: December 20th

Posted December 20, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Continental 737 slides off the runway and burns at Denver, the first flight of the Delta Dagger, the first flight over Antarctica, and more…

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Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 Crashes in Saudi Arabia, Two Pilots Injured

Posted July 27, 2010 by BNO News

A Lufthansa Cargo aircraft crashed at an airport in the Saudi capital on Tuesday morning, officials said, injuring the two pilots on board.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: July 28th

Posted July 28, 2010 by NYCA Admin

65 years ago today, a B-25 bomber crashed into the upper floors of the Empire State Building, killing 14 people and maiming 25 others.

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