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Small plane crashes during takeoff at Olds-Didsbury airport

A small plane crashed during takeoff at the Olds-Didsbury airport Monday morning.

The pilot, a male in his mid-50s, was taken to hospital in Calgary in stable condition, EMS said. 80 more words

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Video footage of a National Guard pilot parachuting down to ground after ejecting from crashing fighter jet

CLINTON, Md.— A fighter jet pilot on a training mission ejected safely before the aircraft crashed Wednesday in a wooded area in a Washington suburb. Witnesses reported the sound of live ammunition. 506 more words


Flight leaving Montreal forced to make emergency landing

A plane departing Montreal and bound for Shanghai with 213 passengers aboard was forced to make an emergency landing at Trudeau airport shortly after takeoff Saturday because of engine problems. 294 more words

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‘We are convinced this is false’: Pilot not responsible for 2015 Germanwings crash that killed 150 people, says father

The father of Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings pilot who deliberately crashed his aircraft into the Alps in 2015 killing all 150 people on board, is to claim his son was not responsible for the disaster. 149 more words


Cargair student pilot forced Porter Airlines flight to abort descent last year

A student pilot at Cargair Aviation who had not reported his or her location forced air traffic controllers at Trudeau airport to abort the descent of a Porter Airlines flight last year, Transport Canada records show. 800 more words

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On situational awareness and veterinary oncology...

Situational awareness is “the perception of environmental elements and events with respect to time or space, the comprehension of their meaning, and the projection of their status after some variable has changed, such as time, or some other variable, such as a predetermined event.” In other words, were talking about paying deep attention to what’s going on around you. 873 more words

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No survivors in mountainside crash of rescue helicopter in Japan — seven firefighters among the dead

TOKYO — Japanese authorities confirmed Monday that all nine people aboard a rescue helicopter that crashed in snow-covered mountains in central Japan have been pronounced dead. 105 more words