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Aviation Audio Clips / Re: 22 May: Mooney M20J, N5717K, yoke came off
« Last post by lyippiaje on June 12, 2021, 12:44:34 PM »
I was in the pattern that day, was one of the aircraft twr told to expect full stop.
Saw him land, very heavy porpoise but he made it and all was well at the end. Happy everyone got home safely!
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Pilot/Controller Forum / Omaha/Lincoln NE, nasty line
« Last post by KB4TEZ on June 11, 2021, 09:19:10 AM »
From my old stomping grounds (Univ of Nebraska), going to be bit bumpy today !
everyone getting around it.
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https://www.local10.com/news/local/2021/06/10/southwest-flight-to-fort-lauderdale-diverts-after-fight-leads-to-smoldering-cell-phone/

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Passengers on a flight from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale made an unexpected stop Wednesday afternoon because of a fight and a smoldering cell phone.

Parkland native Katie Engleson tells Local 10 News she was on the flight and sitting near a man and woman who started arguing.

“It was definitely very, very frightening,” Engleson recalled.

Passengers on the flight tell Local 10 News that the woman struck the man with a cell phone, and that the phone then started smoking.

“Everyone kind of went crazy and then all of a sudden we see smoke and I heard the words ‘fire’ and then next to us there was the object literally smoking,” Engleson said.

The plane was diverted to Pensacola before eventually heading to Fort Lauderdale a few hours behind schedule.

Southwest Airlines confirmed the incident in a statement, saying:

“A Southwest flight operating from Dallas Love Field safely diverted to Pensacola International Airport on Wednesday afternoon due to a dispute between two passengers traveling together that resulted in a broken cell phone which smoldered and was placed into a battery containment bag by our Flight Attendants. After the two passengers exited the aircraft in Pensacola, the flight continued to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. We appreciate the patience, cooperation, and support of the customers onboard today.”

Engleson applauded how the Southwest Airlines crew handled the situation.

“They truly made everyone feel super safe, and I can not be more grateful for how the situation ended,” she said.

Local 10 News is working to find out the relationship between the man and woman and if they were or arrested or charged after deboarding the plane.
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https://www.wptv.com/news/state/small-plane-emergency-landing-everglades-collier-county

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — Two people were rescued after a small plane made an emergency landing Tuesday in the Florida Everglades.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a single-engine Piper PA-32 landed in the Everglades, about two miles south of mile marker 55 along Interstate 75 in Collier County.Two people in the plane were seen walking around and appeared to be OK. They were later hoisted into a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helicopter.The FAA was investigating the incident.
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Aviation Audio Clips / Mentor N4084 Nordo KLVK
« Last post by Fryy on June 07, 2021, 06:28:11 PM »
N4084 with radio issues in-bound KLVK.
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Aviation Audio Clips / CALFIRE - Air Tac Comms (QUAIL FIRE)
« Last post by Fryy on June 07, 2021, 01:10:54 PM »
Recorded last year, 6-6-2020.
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Pilot/Controller Forum / Re: DFW and Mother Nature
« Last post by KB4TEZ on June 07, 2021, 10:10:31 AM »
and the ballet continues.
I still am very impressed with the comm's between ATC and the Pilots, literally poetry in motion.
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Aviation Accidents/Incidents / Small plane lands in road in Wellington, FL
« Last post by KB4TEZ on June 07, 2021, 09:34:49 AM »
https://cbs12.com/news/local/small-plane-lands-in-road-in-wellington?fbclid=IwAR0-kOjZcmJzx3pgKMqrGkY5AAs2EzL4Qa57bV5LWu3uuYSGJyn5cPreOTY

WELLINGTON, Fla. (CBS12) — The pilot of a small plane made a controlled landing in Wellington.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue says the plane landed on Take Off Place just before 1 p.m. on Saturday.Everyone on board made it out safely.
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https://www.outtherecolorado.com/news/mayday-mayday-mayday-plane-makes-crash-landing-in-northern-colorado/article_38a7c44f-e569-567f-bac0-11050fc25773.html

Two people were sent to the hospital after a single-engine plane made an emergency crash landing just northeast of Fort Collins Friday morning. The pilot radioed into the Northern Colorado Regional Airport, that the plane was making an emergency landing with two passengers inside due to an "engine out" at 10:38 a.m., according to air traffic control archives.

"We have an emergency landing, we'll be landing in a field, mayday, mayday, mayday," he said.The plane crash landed in the area of North County Road 1 and Sunwater Way, east of Cobb Lake, said Chris Wolf, a spokesperson for Poudre Fire District Authority.

Wellington Fire Protection District was the first to arrive on-scene and located two individuals who were inside the plane at the time of the crash. One of the parties was airlifted to a local hospital, while the other was transported via ambulance, Wolf said.

The victims status is unknown.

Wolf said the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration have taken over the investigation.
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