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Robinson Helicopter Crashes in North Texas Killing pilots

Recently, a Robinson R44 Cadet helicopter crashed in the town of Rowlett, Texas.  Multiple people witnessed the helicopter fall to the earth, killing both pilots.  Witnesses stated the helicopter fell very fast and the tail section was somehow separated in flight.  Video footage of the helicopter confirms the tail rotor separating in mid-flight and then…

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1 Dead, 3 Injured as a Result of Helicopter Crash Near Livingston, Texas

In December of 2021, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a fatal helicopter crash near Livingston, Texas. Four individuals were in the helicopter at the time of the crash: the helicopter’s 73-year-old pilot and three family members who were passengers. One of the passengers died as a result of the crash, while the…

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BOEING 737 MAX 8 CRASH VICTIMS’ SPURN BOEING’S PROSECUTORIAL IMMUNITY

On December 16, 2021, families of those who lost their lives in the two MAX 8 crashes protested to the U.S. Justice Department that despite a massive $2.5 billion settlement, Boeing had not been punished enough for their calculated exchange of human lives for profit. The families argued that Boeing had “lied and violated [the…

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Fiery Plane Crash Near Katy, Texas

The National Transportation Safety Board or NTSB is currently investigating a plane crash near Katy, Texas.  The crash occurred at Houston Executive Airport, a small airport near the city of Houston mainly used for general aviation such as chartered planes and privately owned civil aviation aircraft.  The crashed aircraft is an MD-87, produced by McDonnell…

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FAA Requires Inspection of Bell Helicopters After Canadian Crash

The week of July 12th a 48-year-old pilot of a Bell Helicopter, model 212 died near Evansburg, Alberta while battling a wildfire according to Canadian media. Subsequently, the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency directive requiring inspection of main rotor components on Bell models 212, 204, and 205 helicopters. The investigation conducted…

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Helicopter Crashes in Albemarle Sound, North Carolina

On July 19, 2021, Dare County Emergency Communications were notified that a Helicopter was overdue for landing. Two brothers departed Mecklenburg Brunswick Regional Airport in Virginia and planned to land at Dare County Regional Airport near Manteo North Carolina later that evening in a Robinson model R44. Unfortunately, the helicopter never arrived that day. Later…

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