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It’s Back! New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2016

Posted September 14, 2016 by Ben Granucci

The New York City plane spotting extravaganza known as UN Week is back for another promising year starting this weekend.

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New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2015

Posted September 17, 2015 by Ben Granucci

It’s almost time again for New York City’s greatest plane spotting week of the year. UN Week is a little later than usual this year, but promises to be just as exciting.






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A KLM 747, similar to the aircraft involved in the Flight 867 incident.
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Today in Aviation History: December 15th

Posted December 15, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

In a near disaster, KLM Flight 867 loses all engines temporarily after flying through a cloud of volcanic ash, McDonnell Douglas and Boeing merge, the Boeing 787 makes its first flight, and more..






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UN Week: New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year

Posted September 17, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Each September, the leaders of the world converge on New York City for what is known as UN Week. The many VIP aircraft that arrive during this time make this week a plane spotter’s paradise. Here is a look at where you should go to join in the fun and what you might see.






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VIDEO: Russian Tu-154 Averts Disaster After Losing Flight Control

Posted May 1, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Russian Tupolev Tu-154 developed control issues after takeoff on a test flight after coming out of 10 years of storage.






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Poland to Launch its Own Investigation of President Kaczynski Plane Crash

Posted January 19, 2011 by BNO News

Poland has announced that it will conduct its own probe to determine the causes of last year’s plane crash in Russia, which killed 96 people including Polish President Lech Kaczynski.






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Russia Orders Grounding of All Tupolev Tu-154B Jets Following Latest Deadly Accident

Posted January 3, 2011 by BNO News

Following Saturday’s Tu-154B passenger jet explosion in Siberia, Russia’s transportation watchdog Rostransnadzor on Sunday recommended that all passenger jets of the same type be put out of service until the cause is determined.






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Poland Rejects Russian Account of President Kaczynski Plane Crash

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on Friday rejected Russia’s report on the causes of the plane crash which killed late President Lech Kaczynski and other high-ranking officials in April.






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Dagestan Airlines Plane Crash-Lands at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, At Least Two Killed

Posted December 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

At least two people were killed and dozens more were injured when a Dagestan Airlines Tupolev Tu-154 plane crash-landed at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport on Saturday.






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Cockpit of Polish Air Force Tu-154M 101. Photo by Gordon Gebert Jr.
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Polish President Killed in Plane Crash with 95 Others Near Smolensk, Russia

Posted April 10, 2010 by NYCA Admin

All 96 passengers onboard a Polish Air Force jet including President Lech Kaczynski were killed when it crashed near Smolensk, Russia.






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