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TransAsia plane's pilot's last words before crash that killed 43 people The pilot flying a TransAsia Airways ATR mistakenly switched off the plane's only working engine seconds before it crashed in February, killing 43 people, Aviation Safety Council said.
Mail Online | Jul 3, 2015 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
JetBlue launches New York-to-Havana charter flights (Reuters) - JetBlue Airways Corp said it began direct charter flights between New York and Havana on Friday, the first major U.S. carrier to fly the route following U.S. President Barack Obama's decision in December to normalize relations with the Communi
Reuters | Jul 3, 2015 5:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Multiple airlines delay Fourth of July weekend flights out of Bradley Airport Some passengers trying to getaway for the weekend are experiencing delays. Some passengers trying to getaway for the weekend are experiencing delays. American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and US Airways have delayed flights scheduled to depart Bradley Intern
MassLive.com | Jul 3, 2015 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Springfield, Massachusetts
Australia's Jetstar cancels Bali flights due to volcanic ash SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian based Jetstar Airlines has canceled several flights to Bali's Denpasar airport because volcanic ash from the Mount Raung eruption is drifting toward the airport. Late on Thursday Jetstar, a unit of Qantas Airways Ltd, cancele
Yahoo! News | Jul 3, 2015 12:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pulled back the wrong side throttle': Newly released audio reveals mistake seconds before deadly crash “Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle.” These are the words of the captain of TransAsia Airways Flight GE235, eight seconds before the plane clipped a bridge and plunged into a Taiwanese river mere minutes after takeoff, killing 43 people
KFOR.com | Jul 2, 2015 7:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Taiwan Airliner's Black Box Shows Pilot May Have Shut Off Wrong Engine The pilot of TransAsia Airways Flight 235, which crashed shortly after takeoff in February, may have switched off the only operating engine moments before the accident that killed 43 people.
NPR.org | Jul 2, 2015 5:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Taiwan Pilot Cut Wrong Engine Seconds Before Crash The pilot of a TransAsia Airways plane that crashed in Taiwan in February shut off his plane's only working engine, just seconds before the plane went down, according to a preliminary investigation. The ATR-72 suffered a malfunction in one of its two engi
Voice of America | Jul 2, 2015 11:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video: Report says Taiwan crash pilot 'pulled the wrong throttle' Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council report says the captain of a TransAsia Airways mistakenly switched off the plane's only working engine
The Globe and Mail | Jul 2, 2015 11:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Wow, pulled back wrong throttle:' captain of crashed TransAsia plane By Faith Hung and Siva Govindasamy TAIPEI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The pilot flying a TransAsia Airways ATR mistakenly switched off the plane's only working engine seconds before it crashed in February, killing 43 people, Taiwan's Aviation Safety C
Yahoo! News | Jul 2, 2015 11:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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TransAsia Pilot Shut Down Working Engine Before Crash A pilot shut down the only working engine of a TransAsia Airways Corp. flight before the plane crashed in Taipei City earlier this year, killing 43 people, Taiwan's aviation authority said.
Wall Street Journal | Jul 2, 2015 07:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend