RAF Hercules crash

AFTER ALMOST 20 years of virtually accident-free flying with the Hercules, the RAF suffered a tragic blow on the afternoon of May 27 when an example en route from Lyneham to Lossiemouth crashed in a remote Scottish highland glen with the loss of all nine personnel. The aircraft was undertaking a routine low-flying exercise in clear weather and is believed to have flown into a hill in Glen Tilt, on the edge of the Grampian mountains, 10 miles (16km) north east of Blair Athol.

Three RAF helicopters, one from the RN, a 120 Sqn Nimrod MR.2 from Kinloss and two

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No Technical Faults Found in Fatal Cormorant Crash

AN OFFICIAL Aircraft Occurrence Summary was made public by the Canadian Forces Directorate of Flight Safety on September 8, providing more details surrounding the fatal crash of Canadian Forces/413 Squadron CH-149 Cormorant 149914 on July 13, 2006 (see Canadian Cormorant Tragedy, Attrition, September, p72). The summary concludes that «no pertinent technical deficiencies have been discovered to date and the investigation is focussing on environmental and human factors.» The report goes on to say that several human factors need to be further examined, including proficiency, crew resource management, situational awareness, crew pairing, use of night vision goggles and organisational issues such

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Investigation Result Into Dutch Apache Crash

Details of the investigation into the crash of AH-64D Apache helicopter 0-20 from the Royal Netherlands Air Force in Afghanistan were made public recently. On August 29, 2004, a flight of two Apaches left Kabul IAP for Bagram airbase to transport emergency radios for testing there and to carry out a reconnaissance mission in the area. The whole flight was to be flown at low level, below 200ft (60m), and during the first phase a riverbed would be followed. The flight was using callsigns Mayhem 1 and 2, where Mayhem 1 was the section leader.

The AH-64D Apache can be

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Dambuster Commemorations

A black granite memorial honouring fallen members of 617 Squadron ‘The Dambusters’ was unveiled at Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, on May 18. The 3m-tall (9ft 10in) memorial bears the names of some 35 personnel who died on duty with 617 Sqn, or in service after their time on the squadron, since World War Two. The V-shaped sculpture represents the shapes of two 617 Squadron aircraft – the Avro Vulcan and Panavia Tornado. Wreaths were laid during the unveiling ceremony and the Royal Air Force Memorial Flight Lancaster flew overhead, followed by the two 617 Sqn Tornados specially painted to mark the

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Crash grounds UN Hip fleet

A MIL MI-17 Hip operating on behalf of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) crashed on landing at Siem Reap Airport in north western Cambodia on March 20, seriously injuring five of the 23 on board. The helicopter had just completed a flight from Phnom Penh and was approaching to land at about 0830hrs when the pilot lost control at 30-35ft (9- 10m) above the tarmac. After spinning for three or four complete rotations, the helicopter crash-landed heavily on the tarmac. Eyewitnesses reported seeing a tail rotor blade separate from the helicopter — this would be consistent with

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American Experience: the stock market crash in 1929

This documentary tells the story of the stock market crash of 1929 marked the "official" start of the Great Depression. From a historical and economic point of view, this short film does not represent anything meaningful, suffers distortion of the facts, superficial attitude to the events, so did not treat it seriously. But the film is entertaining the fact that almost completely built on newsreels and very vividly captures the spirit of the time the 20s.

See also: "The Great Depression". The documentary channel "Russia"

Rolling, rolling blue car


On the night of May 6, 2013 a train from the Netherlands crashed in Belgium. Several tank cars derailed and lay down on his side. Of the tanks caught fire and resulted highly toxic substance containing cyanide, bombings. Were evacuated nearly 2,000 people. Chemicals fell into the sewer, because of this, about 50 people are still unable to return to their homes. Train driver admitted that he twice exceeded the allowed on this stretch of road speed.


July 6, 2013 was a train wreck in Canada. The composition of carrying 73

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UFO crash during the SU-27


UFO crash during the SU-27 17.11.03, the


The first of August to Kiev television channel ICTV video was shown (in the slow scrolling) sensational Su-27 plane crash at Lviv civil-military airfield Sknyliv on Saturday, 27 July of this (2002) year, at 12:45 local time.

In the video, the digital mode slow browsing, along with the birds near the aircraft, clearly seen flying off white object in the form of

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Hiding the truth about UFOs, not only military but also themselves ufologists


Hiding the truth about UFOs, not only military but also themselves ufologists

10.12.03, the


(Author wished to remain anonymous)

Sincerely and earnestly request you to publish my article as a whole, otherwise the truth will not be known not only to ufologists, but also the public. My article is extremely objective and based solely on the facts. These facts indicate a large-scale cover-up the truth about UFOs in Russia and irrefutable evidence of the existence

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Mexican Interjet company intends to increase the order by Superjet-100 is

Mexican airline Interjet may increase its order for Russian airliners Sukhoi Superjet 100 20 aircraft. On this, as reported by El Economista, said the head of the board of directors of the carrier Miguel Aleman Velasco (Miguel Aleman Velasco).

Velasco said that the Russian plane crash in Indonesia did not affect the plans of the carrier. According to him, the first SSJ-100 company will receive in the future November.

Interjet has signed a contract with Russian aircraft manufacturers for the purchase of 15 SSJ-100 in January 2011. The company also has an option to acquire another five aircraft.

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