Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Piper PA-23-250, Rock N Robins Flying Service LLC, N779MR: Accident occurred July 24, 2016 in Hyannis, Barnstable, Massachusetts


NTSB Identification: GAA16CA389
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Hyannis, MA
Aircraft: PIPER PA23, registration: N779MR

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Illinois man dies at Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture campgrounds: Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH), Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin

OSHKOSH – A 65-year-old Illinois man died Tuesday morning while camping at Wittman Regional Airport, authorities said.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office responded to a medical call at 5:43 a.m. Tuesday at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture campgrounds, near the intersection of 27th Avenue and Elm Road, Lt. Joe Kroncke said. The man appeared to have suffered a medical episode and was declared deceased.

EAA staff and emergency workers from the Oshkosh Fire Department administered first aid but were unable to revive the man, Kroncke said.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office and detectives with the sheriff’s office are working to locate next of kin, Kroncke said. As of Tuesday morning, the death did not appear suspicious in nature, Kroncke said. The Fond du Lac County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy.

Authorities are not releasing the man’s name, pending notification of his family.


Incident occurred July 26, 2016 at Washington Dulles International Airport (KIAD), Dulles, Virginia

DULLES, Va. (ABC7) — A United Airlines Express flight experiencing mechanical issues had to return to Dulles Airport Tuesday evening, according to reports.

Passenger Sam Olivares posted a collage on his Instagram stating that many people were sick and some almost passed out during the emergency landing. He also said the right engine apparently stopped working in midair.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated when more details emerge. 

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