Fatal Crash May Have Involved Bird Strike
Investigators have discovered eagle residue on a Cessna 172 that crashed near Birchwood Airport in Alaska, killing the pilot, a retired National Transportation Safety Administration investigator, and three other occupants.
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Video: Ramp Worker Safety
Harrisburg International Airport has a fun 2-plus minute video demonstrating proper ramp procedures for vehicle, baggage and other employees working around commercial aircraft..
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Pothole Shuts Down Major Runway
Airlines and their passengers experienced delays of over an hour when an aircraft dislodged chunks from a runway at LaGuardia Airport, creating an opening large enough to fit a person.
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Ocean Freight Sees Increase in Fuel FOD
Environmental regulations requiring ships to use low-sulphur fuel is damaging their engines. The culprits are tiny metallic particles called “Cat fines” used in the fuel refining process.
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