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The US Army MASH unit that inspired the movie and TV show conducted its first helicopter medical evacuation in Korea on August 4, 1959.
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MASH Makes First Helicopter Evacuation: August 4 in Aviation History

Posted August 4, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

NASA’s Phoenix spacecraft is launched, MASH begins helicopter ops, a Bangkok Airways plane hits a control tower, and more…

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PATCO air traffic controllers picket outside of Bishop Airport in Flint, Michigan.
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America’s Air Traffic Controllers Strike: August 3 in Aviation History

Posted August 3, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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

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Cover of the New York Daily News featuring death of Thurman Munson.
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Thurman Munson Plane Crash, Army Buys First Wright Flyer: August 2 in Aviation History

Posted August 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The US Army takes delivery of its first airplane, Delta Flight 191 crashes in Dallas, Thurman Munson dies in a plane crash, and more…

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Apollo 15 Lunar Rover. (Photo by NASA)
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Delta Flight 723 Crashes in Boston, President Truman Dedicates Idlewild Airport: July 31 in Aviation History

Posted July 31, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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.

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Covers of Newsday and the Daily News covering the TWA Flight 843 accident.
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TWA L-1011 Veers Off the Runway and Catches Fire at JFK: July 30 in Aviation History

Posted July 30, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A TWA L-1011 aborts takeoff and burns at JFK while all 292 on board escape unharmed, an ANA 727 collides with a Japanese fighter, and more.

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Sedona Airport overview. (Photo by Shane Torgerson via Wikipedia)
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Two-Time Olympian Patrick Porter and Two Others Killed in Arizona Plane Crash

Posted July 27, 2012 by BNO News

A small plane registered to a 2-time Olympian crashed at an airport in Arizona early Thursday morning, killing all three people on board

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Air France Concorde F-BTSC on fire before crashing in Paris.
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Air France Concorde Crashes in Paris: July 25 in Aviation History

Posted July 25, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

An Air France Concorde crashes in Paris, French aviator Louis Blériot crosses the English Channel, and more…

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Crash site of the Piper PA-32 Saratoga. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)
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Alaska Plane Crash Kills Two Australians

Posted July 22, 2012 by BNO News

Two Australian citizens were killed early Wednesday evening when their Piper PA-32 crashed in Alaska during severe weather conditions.

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A U.S. Air Force Block 40 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft returns to the fight after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a mission over Iraq on June 10, 2008
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US Air Force Pilot Rescued After F-16 Crashes Into Ocean Near Japan

Posted July 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Air Force pilot was plucked out of the Pacific Ocean on Sunday after his F-16 jet went down 250 miles northeast of Japan’s Hokkaido Island.

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United Flight 232 on final descent, with visible damage to its tail.
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United Airlines Flight 232 Miracle Crash Landing: July 19 in Aviation History

Posted July 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines Flight 232 crash lands in Sioux City, Iowa after an amazing feat of airmanship by its captain and crew, TWA begins showing in-flight movies, and more…

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