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Accidents and Incidents 8/30

Saturday, August 30, 2008 — David Evans

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ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS (24 August – 30 August 2008) Airline, Corporate, & AeroMedevac Date/ Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments 24 August London, ENGLAND Virgin-operated Boeing 747 Flight returned to London Gatwick shortly after takeoff and made a full emergency landing, an airport spokesman said. A Virgin spokesman denied earlier reports that an engine had caught […]

Accidents and Incidents 8/30

Saturday, August 30, 2008 — David Evans

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ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS (24 August – 30 August 2008) Airline, Corporate, & AeroMedevac Date/ Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments 24 August London, ENGLAND Virgin-operated Boeing 747 Flight returned to London Gatwick shortly after takeoff and made a full emergency landing, an airport spokesman said. A Virgin spokesman denied earlier reports that an engine had caught […]

Twelve Years of Half Measures

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 — David Evans

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A Mute Testimonial to NTSB Impotence While Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has achieved only about a 20% acceptance rate for its Swissair flight 111 recommendations, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) may not have fared much better in its TWA flight 800 recommendations, even though a general comparison indicated a 40% acceptance rate. […]

A Decade of Minimal Action

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 — David Evans

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The Faces May Change – But The Maladies Linger On Canadian safety officials say some limited progress has been made on recommendations coming out of the Swissair flight 111 disaster. Cut through the positive-sounding rhetoric, though, and it is apparent that only 21% of the recommendations have been fully implemented. Moreover, the characterization that other […]

The Tragic Legacy of Swissair Flight 111

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 — David Evans

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By Lyn Romano (Wife of Ray Romano, killed in the crash, and founder of the International Aviation Safety Association) Lyn and Ray Romano, obviously taken before Ray’s fatal flight. Nearly one decade ago, on 2 September 1998, Swissair Flight 111 crashed into the waters near Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Some of the milestones that […]

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