Monthly Archive: August 2012

Silver Airways Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing at Fairmont Municipal – WBOY.com

Sister ship to the errant Saab, this one was captured at Fort Lauderdale this past February wearing the carrier's new colors.  // Photo:  Andrew Thon - OPShots Contributor //

An apparent airline pilot error has left a Silver Airways plane stranded at a small airport in Fairmont Wednesday morning.Marion County Airport Authority President Tom Mainella said that the pilot of a Saab 340 Turbo Prop airplane thought he was landing in Bridgeport, when he touched down at the Fairmont Municipal Airport-Frankman Field around 11:30 …

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United Airlines Flight Strikes Bird on Descent to Denver – ABC News

United 737-924, N37420 lands at Cleveland back in 2010 while still in Continental titles.  //  Photo: Corey Betke - OPShots Contributor //

A United Airlines Boeing 737 struck a bird as it descended into Denver International airport Tuesday morning. Flight 1475 landed safely at 9:09 a.m. and was escorted to a gate. The plane was flying from Dallas/Ft Worth to Denver. Photos show a large hole in the nose of the plane. The plane’s pilots were aware …

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