Bright green light, when aimed at aircraft in the dark skies over New York City on Monday night, was powerful enough to injure the eyes of four pilots — including two officers in a New York Police Department helicopter — jeopardizing their ability to fly safely, the authorities said. Link
The Boeing 757, the longest narrow-body ever, triggered dueling views in front of an aerospace-industry audience on Monday over which manufacturer could best replace it. Link
Eleven members of the U.S. military were missing after an Army UH-60 Black Hawk crashed during a training mission in the Florida Panhandle Tuesday night. Link
USN Hornets perform car quals aboard the French carrier Charles De Gaulle. Low approaches, touch and goes, and finally arrested landings.
A light aircraft made an emergency landing on a French Alps ski slope on Thursday (Mar 12), just missing a group of children but clipping a Polish skier, nearly severing her hand. “We only narrowly avoided a catastrophe,” said a source at the firefighters, who declined to be named. “The plane passed under the ski…
@NW_Fire_Control @LancashireFRS W37 crews assisting at Blackpool airport with a jet crashed on runway All souls safe. pic.twitter.com/cf9oJpiAcb— Steve Boyne (@BoyneySNR) March 12, 2015
Oman Air flight WY A40-BV 73L, a Boeing 737 flying from Muscat to Delhi, has experienced two burst tyres following its arrival at Delhi. The incident occurred while the aircraft was taxiing soon after it landed at the airport. Some 143 passengers and six crew were onboard and no injuries have been reported.
The first Lufthansa Airbus A380 equipped with the airline’s new Premium Economy Class took off from Frankfurt Airport earlier en route to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The aircraft with the registration number D-AIMF is the first A380 in the Lufthansa fleet to offer the new class of travel on board. Houston is the first…