Coast Guard continues response to airplane collision near Ketchikan

May 14, 2019 – The Coast Guard, partner agencies and Good Samaritans continue to respond to the report of two aircrafts colliding and are searching for two poeple in the vicinity of George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska, Tuesday. Ten people were rescued and are receiving medical care. Four people are confirmed deceased. The nationalities of the people from both planes are 14 Americans, one Canadian and one Australian. Commercial divers dove on the submerged Otter float plane Monday night and located one deceased individual. The Coast Guard is searching with…

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Boeing Statement on Miami Air International Runway Excursion

May 4, 2019 — A 737-800 charter flight operated by Miami Air International skidded off a runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and went into the St. Johns River Friday evening. Boeing extends its well wishes to all those involved as 136 passengers and seven crew were reported on board. Boeing is providing technical assistance at the request and under the direction of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) as the agency conducts its investigation. In accordance with the protocol governing aviation accident investigations, all inquiries about the investigation…

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NTSB Brief: Errors in Docking Maneuver, Insufficient Oversight, Caused Cruise Ship Allision

March 7, 2017 – Too much speed and too steep of an angle of approach resulted in the May 8, 2016, allision involving the cruise ship Carnival Pride in which more than $2 million in property damage occurred, according to a National Transportation Safety Board marine accident brief released Tuesday. No fatalities, injuries or damage to the environment were reported in connection with the Carnival Pride’s allision with the pier at Cruise Maryland Terminal, South Locust Point, Baltimore Harbor, Maryland. Property damage resulting from the allision was estimated at more than…

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