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Archive | December, 2010

Accidents & Incidents 12.12.10 – 12.25.10

Thursday, December 30, 2010 — David Evans

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Accidents & Incidents 12.12.10 – 12.25.10

Accidents and incidents for 12-25 December.

Accidents & Incidents 12.01.10 – 12.11.10

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 — David Evans

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Accidents and incidents 1-11 December 2010.

Windshield Not Resistant to Bird Strikes in Fatal Helicopter Crash

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 — David Evans

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Windshield Not Resistant to Bird Strikes in Fatal Helicopter Crash

A bird weighing about 2.4 pounds hitting a cruising helicopter can inflict fatal damage, especially if the windshield isn’t certified to resist bird strikes. Such is the case involving a PHI-operated Sikorsky S-76C++ struck by a red tailed hawk on 4 January 2009 at an altitude of 850 feet over Louisiana marshland. The report of […]

Accidents & Incidents 11.14.10 – 11.30.10

Monday, December 13, 2010 — David Evans

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Accidents & Incidents 11.14.10 – 11.30.10

Accidents and incidents for 14-30 November.

Pay Attention To Who Is Operating the Flight, Family Group Warns

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 — David Evans

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Pay Attention To Who Is Operating the Flight, Family Group Warns

The families of those killed in 2009 on Continental flight 3407 are urging all holiday travelers to make sure they know just who is operating a flight they may book. Recall that Continental flight 3407 was actually operated by regional carrier Colgan Air. This airline was doing business as Continental Connection, and its airplanes were […]

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