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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. [...]

August 20th, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

What are the Most Likely Causes of Aviation Accidents?

Aviation accidents have been much in the news this last year, mainly because of high profile media attention on U.S. owned Boeing Corporation after the two crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that led to the deaths of hundreds of innocent people. Despite the publicity, flying is still a lot safer than driving, or even using [...]

July 29th, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Air Canada Flight AC33 Turbulence Causes Injuries

The injuries caused by sudden turbulence on Air Canada flight AC 33 between Vancouver and Sydney shows that aviation accidents are not always about crashes. Turbulence is a common phenomenon on long haul flights and airline staff are expected to give as much warning as possible to passengers and crew about the dangers involved if [...]

July 16th, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

How Dangerous is a Tire Blow Out When an Aircraft Lands?

Tire blow outs can happen either when a plane takes off or when it lands. What is the most dangerous? The latest aircraft accident that has happened, when a United Airlines Boeing 757-224 landed at Newark Liberty International Airport recently, underlined the fact that aircraft tires are important and when they blow, they can badly [...]

June 18th, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Boeing’s Woes Deepen With Discovery of More Defects in its 737s

Beleaguered Chicago based U.S. aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, is facing new problems that have surfaced with its fleet of grounded 737 Max airplanes. The discovery of faulty slat tracks by Boeing engineers and the FAA comes hard on the heels after the near certainty that the planes had been equipped with faulty software. This software malfunction [...]

June 10th, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Is it Just Coincidence That 4 Major Air Accidents Have Happened in the Last Year?

The Miami Air International jet that slid into the St John’s River in Jacksonville last week was the fourth major air incident in the last 12 months. It was also the third involving a Boeing 737 airliner, although this plane was not a 737 Max 8, which was the model that was involved in two [...]

May 10th, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Who Will Ultimately Pay Compensation in The Boeing 737 Max 8 Saga?

Boeing and its insurers may be facing multiple claims over the next few months. That is if the reason for the two fatal accidents involving its 737 Max 8 aircraft and subsequent grounding of the global fleet of Max 8s is definitively nailed down as an engineering defect. The likely plaintiffs include Ethiopian Airlines, Lion [...]

April 21st, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Boeing Could Have a Huge Bill to Pay for Max 8 Crash Deaths

As a growing number of countries and airlines grounded the ill fated Boeing 737 Max 8 after 2 unusually similar crashes in which all passengers and crew died, the spotlight turned on the U.S. and Canada. Both countries initially expressed confidence in the safety of Boeing’s latest version of its popular aircraft but many people [...]

March 16th, 2019|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Unexpected Plane Landing in Burbank, California on Southwest Airlines Flight 278

Earlier this week, Southwest Airlines Flight 278 overran the runway on its landing into Burbank, California. Although no passengers on the flight were injured, the accident could have left those on board the flight with life-long injuries. The plane is said to have landed on a collapsible partitionof the runway. The partition is meant to [...]

December 12th, 2018|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

189 Dead in Indonesian Plane Crash – Lion Air flight JT610 – Boeing 737 MAX 8

The Indonesian plane crash on Lion Air Flight JT610 that killed 189 passengers on a Boeing 737 Max 8 on October 29th has touched many around the world. The fatalities occurred shortly after the plane took off from Jakarta airport and landed in the sea. The exact nature of the crash is unknown, but there [...]

October 31st, 2018|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments