Monday, June 28, 2010

Aviation Accident & Incident Update for June 28, 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

June 27 - A helicopter carrying photojournalists crashed in Rotterdam, Netherlands, killing two and injuring three.

June 26 - The pilot of a banner-towing plane was killed after crashing near West Jordan, Utah. Witnesses said the aircraft appeared to lose power and the pilot released the banner before the crash. (AVSIG Discussion)

June 26 - A WW-II-era trainer crashed at Eagle Creek Airpark near Indianapolis, Indiana after the pilot reported the brakes locked on the aircraft during landing. No injuries were reported.

June 26 - No injuries were reported after a Cessna 180 spun and crashed on landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, Illinois. The left landing gear of the aircraft reportedly snapped off prior to the crash.

June 25 - A Continental flight bound for Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from Houston made a safe emergency landing at San Antonio International Airport after losing cabin pressure shortly into the flight.

June 24 - A Continental Airlines 737 bound for Newark from Seattle made a safe emergency landing at Hector International Airport in Fargo, North Dakota after a fire broke out in the galley. Flight attendants were able to extinguish the flames prior to landing.

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