If you’ve spent any time in the military you know it’s a true war/sea story when it starts, “This is no shit”.
Today is the anniversary of the Shuttle Challenger explosion.
It not the first time an airliner has been shot down and there are so many spins out there right now that the media really does look like circus act. Let’s ask some basic questions and see what unusual answer pops up.
I know my readership has a wealth of aviation knowledge and the crash is rife with speculation. I invite you to post your theory.
An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 flight 214 with 307 souls on board crashed on landing. The crew had declared an emergency and was cleared to land. Initial videos show that the aircraft had a ramp strike on the approach end over run.
The U.S. Army, 5th Special Forces Group was conducting a training jump. The jump-master was surveying the drop site when his reserve parachute accidentally deployed. The soldier was immediately sucked out of the back of the C-130 Hercules aircraft. Uninjured in the mishap, he landed some 31 miles from the drop zone.
A mishap occurred during flight operations aboard the U.S.S. John C. Stennis (CVN-74). The aircraft was on a training cruise on the Southern Californian coast. Early reports say that an engine installed on an FA-18 fighter jet exploded injuring 10 sailors on the flight deck. Although 4 were airlifted to hospital in San Diego, the [...]
When American Airlines Flight 1900 could not raise the tower at Reagan International Airport, the controller at the Potomac Terminal Radar Approach tries to help. Here are some highlights…. Potomac: “Just so you’re aware, the tower is apparently not manned. We’ve made a few phone calls. No one’s answered. … So you can expect to [...]
An Elemendorf AFB, Alaska F-22A Raptor disappeared during routine training mission at 1940 Hours, 16 November 2010. After two days of searching, the crash site has been located 100 miles north of Elemendorf AFB, Alaska.
Fifteen minutes into a Quantas airline flight Qf34 from Singapore to Sidney, the number two engine exploded.