5 sailors presumed dead in Navy helicopter crash, search suspended

The MH-60S Seahawk helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln Tuesday and fell into the sea Five sailors who went missing after their helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and fell into the sea are presumed dead, the Navy said Saturday. The announcement marks an end to the three-day search for the crew and a transition to a search and recovery operation. The Navy has not yet found the wreckage, but it is known where the MH-60S Seahawk helicopter…

Prototype Russian Ilyushin Propellor Plane Crashes On Test Flight

On Tuesday, tragic reports have come in of a Russian military prototype turboprop crashing during a test flight. As seen on direct footage of the accident, the aircraft’s right engine appears to have caught on fire, causing the plane to dive straight into the ground, followed by an explosion. Reports suggest none of the crew have survived the crash. Flames erupting from the engine The aircraft, an Ilyushin Il-112V with registration 41400, was performing a test flight when it lost control and crashed into the trees close to Kubinka airbase,…

Cessna 560 business jet crashed into a building killing four onboard in Robertson Field Airport

BREAKING NEWS Four Killed in Horrific Plane Crash! Earlier, a Cessna 560 business jet crashed into a building killing four onboard. The Cessna 560 crashed into the side of a building whilst departing Robertson Field Airport. Nobody on the ground was injured. PICTURE CREDIT — UNKNOWN USA : On signale le crash d'un avion au 111 Hyde Road, sur le bâtiment Trumpf Medical Systems à Farmington, dans le Connecticut. Les équipes de secours s'affairent à évacuer les environs immédiats.pic.twitter.com/UaH60vs2P5 — Rebecca Rambar (@RebeccaRambar) September 2, 2021

U.S. Black Hawk helicopter makes emergency landing in downtown Bucharest

BUCHAREST, July 15 (Reuters) – A Black Hawk helicopter belonging to the U.S. military made an emergency landing on a Bucharest street on Thursday, tearing down two public street lights and stopping traffic but making no casualties. The helicopter was part of a group of six which were rehearsing ahead of events to mark Romanian Air Force day and the end of Romanian military presence in Afghanistan on July 20-21. Footage from eyewitnesses show it suddenly losing altitude and flying low above cars until landing nearby in a downtown roundabout…

Plane crashes into street in Broward, killing two aboard and boy in SUV. It’s on video

Two people on the plane died in the Monday afternoon crash, which was recorded by a neighbor’s security camera. The boy’s mother was also injured, but authorities said she was released from the hospital later Monday, Pembroke Pines Fire Chief Marcel Rodriguez told news outlets. North Perry Airport, South Florida, The pilots tried to return to the airport just after takeoff due to an unknown problem. The Beechcraft Bonanza plane had just taken off from North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines and was returning just before 3 p.m., the fire…

A Cessna 560 Citation V was destroyed when it impacted the terrain in the Mutton Mountains, Oregon

Status: Date: Saturday 9 January 2021 Time: 22:37 UTC Type: Cessna 560 Citation V Operator: SX Transport LLC Registration: N3RB C/n / msn: 560-0035 First flight: 1989 Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-5A Crew: Fatalities: / Occupants: Passengers: Fatalities: / Occupants: Total: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 Aircraft damage: Destroyed Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: 23 km (14.4 mls) SE of Pine Grove, OR (   United States of America) Phase: En route (ENR) Nature: Unknown Departure airport: Troutdale Airport, OR (TTD/KTTD), United States of America Destination airport: Boise…

Indonesian Navy divers locate wreckage of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 in the waters off Jakarta coast.

Status: Preliminary Date: Saturday 9 January 2021 Time: 14:40 Type: Boeing 737-524 (WL) Operator: Sriwijaya Air Registration: PK-CLC C/n / msn: 27323/2616 First flight: 1994-05-13 (26 years 8 months) Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1 Crew: Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 Passengers: Fatalities: 56 / Occupants: 56 Total: Fatalities: 62 / Occupants: 62 Aircraft damage: Destroyed Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: 19 km (11.9 mls) NE of Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) (   Indonesia) Phase: En route (ENR) Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger Departure airport: Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK/WIII), Indonesia Destination airport: Pontianak…

UAVOS successfully tests unmanned helicopter

A converted Alpin UAV (unmanned air vehicle), a joint project of TITRA, a Turkish engineering company, and UAVOS, a researcher, developer, and manufacturer of advanced products in the unmanned systems industry, has completed its first successful flight in Turkey. The joint project, which is based on the manned Heli-Sport Italian CH7 helicopter, was started in 2019 to addresses the growing UAV cargo delivery market and includes the conversion as well as maintenance and training programmes. The Alpin UAV is designed to meet the specific, unique and advanced requirements of Turkey with…

NASA Helps Bring Airport Communications into the Digital Age

Some of the best entertainment at the airport is all the action outside the window. Loaded luggage carriers zip past on their way to planes. Fuel trucks come and go. Catering trucks restock galleys. During winter, de-icing crews and snowplows add to the bustle. This organized chaos is overseen by the ground-control managers as part of an airport-wide effort to ensure the safety of all ground operations. And as air travel has increased, the challenge of keeping track of all the moving parts has only grown. However, a digital, wireless…