NBC News ORLANDO, Fla. —A bird struck a plane traveling from the Bahamas to Orlando Executive Airport on Friday, leaving a large hole in the windshield. The pilot of the Piper PA-31 Navajo was treated at the scene for lacerations to his head. There were conflicting reports as to whether one or two people of […]
by Ben McClellan and Lia Harris The search has resumed today for a man still missing after a light plane crash off the south coast yesterday. The body of the other man onboard was recovered with significant head injuries on the ocean surface near debris and an oil slick yesterday. The ultralight plane “fell” out […]
By Adam Bienkov Boris Johnson's dreams of moving Heathrow airport to the Thames Estuary took a major setback today after an investigation found it would cause huge environmental, financial and safety risks.
A study for by the Airports Commission found that a new estuary airport on the Hoo Peninsula in Kent, would cause "large scale direct […]
A US military helicopter from RAF Lakenheath which came down on the North Norfolk coast, killing four crew members, crashed as a result of bird strikes, officials have said. The HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed near Cley next the Sea on January 7 during a routine training exercise. This morning the US Air Force issued […]
Aug 20, 2014
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By Retford Times The Red Arrows are believed to have been hit by a third bird strike in as many weeks, according to an unconfirmed report. It has been reported the Red 8 jet hit the bird during Farnborough Air Show in Hampshire today, although the incident has not yet been confirmed by the RAF. In the last fortnight, […]