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Colombia Plane Crash Takes 71 Lives

A Colombia plane crash has left soccer fans in Brazil in mourning, after 71 people-including members of a professional Brazilian soccer team-were killed. The British Aerospace Avro RJ85, crashed on November 28, 2016, in the Andes mountains near Rionegro, Colombia, while carrying members of the Chapecoense soccer club to an [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:37-07:00November 30th, 2016|Aviation News|

787 Engine Failure Prompts ANA to Ground Planes

An All Nippon Airways (ANA) Boeing 787 Dreamliner jumbo jet was forced to make an emergency landing last week after experiencing engine failure. The incident marks the third time in the last seven months that an ANA flight has been forced to make an emergency landing following a 787 engine [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:00:12-07:00September 2nd, 2016|Aviation News|

Alaskan Mid-Air Plane Crash and Airport Crash Kill Six

This month in Alaska, two fatal plane crashes claimed the lives six people. On August 13, the pilot of a small plane was killed when his plane crashed near Birchwood Airport in Chugiak. Then weeks later on August 31, two small planes collided in western Alaska, killing five people. Investigators are piecing [...]

By |2019-08-23T15:13:50-07:00August 31st, 2016|Aviation News|

Is There an Air Traffic Control Crisis?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) touts America's airspace system as the safest and most efficient in the world. It's true that the government will stop at nothing to protect us from threats like bombs, guns and terrorism before we board a commercial flight. But what about fixing the country's antiquated [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:59:16-07:00August 25th, 2016|Aviation News|

Three Killed in Houston Plane Crash

A plane crash in Houston is one of several aviation accidents to occur around the country within the last few days. The Houston plane crash killed three members of a Moore, Oklahoma family on Thursday, June 9. The next day, an aviation accident in Hawthorne, California killed two people. Surveillance [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:00:45-07:00June 10th, 2016|Aviation News|

French Officials Want More Oversight of Pilot Mental Health

French investigators looking into the circumstances that led to the Germanwings Flight 9525 crash last year have called for stricter policies concerning international monitoring of pilot mental health. On March 26, 2015, Germanwings 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the Airbus A320 into a mountainside in the French Alps, killing himself and [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:02:37-07:00March 13th, 2016|Aviation News|