All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘boeing 737’

Alaska Near Miss Between Boeing 737 And Cargo Plane

On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board reported a “near miss” when an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 and a cargo plane came within a quarter mile of each other over Fire Island, Alaska. Alaska Airlines Flight 135 originated in Portland, Oregon, and was lining up to land at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport just after 3:00 p.m. However, before …

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Jamaica Crash Landing Caused by Pilot Error

The investigation of a Jamaican plane crash that occurred almost five years ago has cited a botched landing coupled with pilot fatigue as being the cause of the incident which seriously injured fourteen passengers. On Dec. 22, 2009, an American Airlines Boeing 737-829 overshot a rain-soaked landing strip at Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica, and split into segments. …

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Delta Stock Up After Strong Holiday, New Seats

Today Delta Air Lines announced that it will spend over $770 million through 2016 to refurbish 225 of its domestic narrowbody planes, including the Boeing 757-200, 737-800, Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft, bolstering its stock price after seeing a strong 2013 holiday. Planned upgrades will include the addition of slim-line seats with adjustable headrests, power at every seat, restroom overhauls …

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Russia Investigating Boeing 737 Crash

Russian aviation investigators have commenced combing through a Boeing 737 wreckage near the city of Kazan Monday, after the plane crashed Sunday, killing all 50 passengers on board. Flags flew at half mast in the city of 1.1 million, which is situated roughly 500 miles east of Moscow. The Kazan crash has raised new concerns over Russia’s poor aviation safety …

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