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Helicopter Crashes Into Tennessee River Near Knoxville Killing One With Three Survivors

A Eurocopter EC-130 helicopter with four persons on board crashed into the Tennessee River on Monday evening at around 7.40 p.m. Three people were rescued by a nearby pontoon boat as they were attempting to swim to shore, but the fourth person died in the crash. His body was retrieved by police divers. The accident [...]

2020-09-06T22:48:39-07:00August 5th, 2020|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

The Dangers of Flying in non Commercial Planes

Occasionally, large commercial airplanes do crash. It makes big, worldwide headlines and there are reviews and investigations that try and figure out the answers for how and why they happen. In some cases, e.g. the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which probably crashed somewhere in the Indian Ocean, there are still no clear answers to those [...]

2020-09-06T22:48:40-07:00March 26th, 2020|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

L.A. Elementary School Teachers Sue Delta After Low Altitude Fuel Dump

Four elementary school teachers have filed a lawsuit against Delta Air Lines citing negligence after suffering skin irritation and nausea from dumped fuel at their school near Los Angeles. The fuel was dumped at an unusually low level when Delta flight 89 was forced to return to L.A. International Airport after reporting engine trouble last [...]

2020-09-06T22:48:40-07:00January 20th, 2020|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

PenAir Crash in Aleutian Islands Now Under Investigation

The PenAir plane that crashed at Dutch Harbor airport, Unalaska, in Alaska’s offshore Aleutian Islands last Thursday, is now under investigation by a team from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The plane has already been recovered from near the sea where it landed after over shooting the Dutch Harbor airstrip landing, injuring 11 of [...]

2019-10-22T19:13:16-07:00October 22nd, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Investigation Underway in Michigan After Amphibious Aircraft Accident

An investigation is underway in Michigan after an unusual amphibious plane nosedived into a popular lake. Fortunately for the two occupants, Tennesseean Tyrone Finch and his passenger, Patrick Jarman, from Deerfield, MI, they escaped the wreck of their plane with the help of people in a nearby boat and deputies from the local Sheriff’s office. [...]

2020-09-06T22:48:42-07:00August 20th, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments