Everything and anything can happen at an airport.
On the first of November, 2011, LOT Airlines Flight LO-16 a Boeing 767-300ER (SP-LPC) took off from Newark Liberty International Airport. In complete control, the aircraft touched down at 140 knot airspeed.
I met Pat in 1977 when we were both stationed at George AFB. We became friends and then he became my flight instructor. he was one hell of a pilot.
They went out of business……..good.
Since his tragic death, Rich Russell has become a legend in the world of aviation.
Las Vegas NV- 37 passengers and two crew members succumbed to fumes after a 737-200 (N666JT) landed at McCarran Airport. The 737 aircraft was taxing to parking when the crew reported fumes in the cockpit. Captain Brian Aldridge stopped the aircraft on the taxiway and ordered an immediate evacuation. Details remain sketchy as injured passengers [...]
Frankfurt, Germany- On June 11th, 2018, at about 8am an empty Airbus SE A340-300 long-haul aircraft owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG was being repositioned to operate as Flight LH426 to Philadelphia. During the tow, the tug caught fire. No passengers or crew were on board however ten people were taken to the hospital for smoke [...]
Do you fly a lot? Can you tell one airline from another? Try our quiz. You’re not guessing, are you? Come on, that was a gimme. Post your answers in the comments.
You send them to school, pay them big bucks and they still act like boys (and girls) on bikes.
In the military or in the private sector, every subculture has its own language. Airlines are no exception. Baby Jesus An infant passenger whose parents treat it with utmost importance, which may result in a lack of polite behavior like incessant crying.. Blue Juice The lavatory water is blue. So when we call the [...]