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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


Mount Royal grounds remaining Tecnam planes while crash investigation continues

Students with Mount Royal University’s aviation program learned Thursday afternoon that the school’s two remaining Tecnam twin-engined airplanes will remain grounded while an investigation continues into a plane crash that killed two instructors. 423 more words

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New details emerge as 'tough' investigation continues in MRU plane crash

Moments before their deaths, pilots Jeffrey Bird and Reynold Johnson were tracked by radar at around 3,000 feet above the ground, expertly manoeuvring their twin-engined Tecnam through a series of turns. 640 more words

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Families, students mourn 'experienced' flight instructors killed in plane crash

Families of two pilots killed in a plane crash northwest of Cochrane are grieving as they await answers about what caused the small twin-engine Tecnam they were piloting to plummet to the ground. 995 more words

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