Monday, February 1, 2010

Accident & Incident Summary for February 1, 2010

[Accidents & Incidents published by www.AVSIG.com are preliminary and not meant to reflect the complete or official record of aviation accidents/incidents and their causes.]

2010

February 1 - A single-engine Cessna made a safe emergency landing on the New Jersey Turnpike near Cherry Hill. The aircraft was reportedly engaged in traffic survey at the time of the incident. (AVSIG Discussion)

January 30 - The pilot of a T-34 made a safe emergency landing at Vermilion Regional Airport in Vermilion, Illinois after the aircraft's nose-gear failed to fully retract on takeoff from the airport. The pilot reportedly circled the airport for four hours to burn fuel before the landing.

January 29 - A single-engine plane en route to Mobile, Alabama from Bessemer made a safe emergency landing at Bay Minette Municipal Airport. The aircraft was reportedly low on fuel.

January 29 - A Republic Airlines Embraer 175 operated on behalf of US Airways made a safe emergency landing in Montgomery, Alabama during a scheduled Charlotte-Pensacola flight after being struck by lightning.

January 29 - A Continental Airlines flight bound for Bogota from Newark was diverted to Jacksonville over concerns that a no-fly list passenger was aboard the flight. Federal Bureau of Investigation officials in Jacksonville cleared the passenger and the flight continued to Bogota.

January 28 - A single-engine plane with two aboard made a safe emergency landing on Interstate 75 near For Lauderdale, Florida. The aircraft was en route to Opa Locka Airport when the pilot reported engine trouble.

January 28 - A single-engine plane attached to TransPac Aviation Academy crashed near a trailer park in Phoenix, Arizona, killing the student pilot. The aircraft reportedly clipped utility lines before the crash.

January 28 - A twin-engine Philippine military plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Cotabato City, Philippines, killing all eight aboard and injuring several on the ground. The crew was reportedly attempting to turn back to the airport at the time of the crash.

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