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Listener Forum / Re: KGPT feed is live
« Last post by KB4TEZ on December 29, 2022, 11:05:59 AM »
Sounds good when folks are transmitting, but where is that backround fuzz/unsquelched noise you hear and see in the backround when no one is talking coming from?

John
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http://www.kathrynsreport.com/search?updated-max=2022-12-28T19:36:00-05:00&max-results=1&start=6&by-date=false

He was incredibly calm, nice job.

GREENVILLE, North Carolina - No one was injured when a single-engine plane made an emergency landing this afternoon at the Pitt-Greenville Airport.

The airport was notified shortly after 2:00 p.m. that an aircraft was en route with malfunctioning landing gear.

The Beechcraft A36 Bonanza made a “wheels up” landing about 30 minutes later.

The aircraft was on its belly, surrounded by emergency vehicles on the airport’s main runway.

Airport Director Bill Hopper said the plane, which was coming from Sanford, had a pilot and three passengers onboard.

The plane first made a pass over the airport, according to the airport director, to confirm that the landing gear was in fact not down.

He said no one was injured and those in the aircraft had friends come to Greenville and fly them on to Raleigh.

Hopper said their main runway was closed, but that planes were still landing on PGV’s second runway. The main runway was able to reopen about two hours later.

The FAA says the aircraft is owned by North State Aviators, LLC, in Cary.
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https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/7-injured-after-tour-helicopter-hard-landing-at-boulder-city-airport/ar-AA15IMx6

glad all are ok

Seven people were injured after a tour helicopter crashed coming back from the Grand Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, Boulder City officials said.

According to officials, one pilot and six passengers were onboard the tour helicopter, returning from a routine trip to the Grand Canyon.

For reasons unknown at this time, the helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing at the Boulder City Airport.

Caption: KSNV
The Boulder City Fire Department arrived and determined all seven people onboard suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to Sunrise Hospital and Siena Hospital for treatment.

Officials said the National Transportation Safety Board has been contacted and will handle the investigation to follow protocol with aircraft incidents.
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https://simpleflying.com/aer-lingus-a330-jfk-diversion/

According to data from FlightRadar24.com, Aer Lingus flight EI106 departed New York's JFK Airport at 21:54 local time, 44 minutes behind its scheduled time. However, things went wrong either during takeoff or minutes later, as the aircraft ascended to 5,300 feet and diverted to its origin airport just 19 minutes later, landing at 22:13 local time.  While sources online have indicated a right engine failure, we will only know more after an investigation has been carried out. In a statement, the carrier said.

There's also video out there that shows the fire as well, confirmed by the attached audio.
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Aviation Audio Clips / Delta B752 near Nashville engine shut down in flight
« Last post by KB4TEZ on December 28, 2022, 06:36:57 AM »
http://avherald.com/h?article=502e7e80&opt=0

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N6708D performing flight DL-356 from Atlanta,GA to Sacramento,CA (USA) with 202 people on board, was climbing through FL270 out of Atlanta when the crew stopped the climb reporting they had needed to shut an engine (PW2037) down. On approach to Nashville the crew advised they were in icing conditions and due to the nature of the engine shut down could not continue in icing conditions. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Nashville's runway 20L about 30 minutes after stopping the climb.

A replacement Boeing 757-200 registration N6715C reached Sacramento with a delay of 6 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Nashville about 27 hours after landing.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL356/history/20221226/1355Z/KATL/KSMF
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https://www.cbsnews.com/sanfrancisco/news/small-plane-crashes-into-storage-facility-near-livermore-municipal-airport/

LIVERMORE -- Fire crews are at the scene of a small plane crash at a storage facility about a half a mile away from the Livermore Municipal Airport early Saturday evening, fire officials said.The Livermore Fire Department confirmed that fire crews were called out shortly before 5 p.m. to the scene  of the small plane crash at a storage building just east of Isabel Avenue.

Fire officials said the plane struck the storage facility, causing severe damage to the aircraft. However, no damage was done to the structure.

Livermore Fire crews were still in the process of extricating the one person inside -- presumably the pilot -- from the aircraft at 6 p.m. due to the severe damage to the plane. Fire officials said the victim was conscious and alert, but suffered injuries.
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Aviation Audio Clips / Spirit at Philadelphia two lightning strikes
« Last post by KB4TEZ on December 27, 2022, 08:34:38 AM »
http://avherald.com/h?article=502cfe62&opt=0

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N674NK performing flight NK-2214 from Philadelphia,PA (USA) to Cancun (Mexico), was climbing out of Philadelphia's runway 27L when the crew stopped the climb at about 8000 feet reporting they had been hit twice by lightning and were to return to Philadelphia. The aircraft entered a hold at 5000 feet for about 30 minutes, then proceeded to land back on Philadelphia's runway 27L about 50 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

The airline confirmed the aircraft returned after the crew reported two suspected lightning strikes.

The aircraft returned to service about 10 hours after landing back.
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https://www.fox5ny.com/news/control-tower-evacuated-at-newark-airport

An apparent evacuation of a control tower at Newark Liberty International Airport on Christmas Eve due to a burst water pipe has caused dozens of departing flights to be delayed or cancelled and incoming flights to be held on the ground at their originating airports for more than three hours Saturday evening, according to the FlightAware website.

The site said departing flights are being delayed at least an hour and 20 minutes, with that time climbing. And arriving flights are being delayed for nearly four hours at their originating airports. The Federal Aviation Administration website said Newark delays are averaging three hours and 43 minutes.

There have been at least 191 flight cancellations for Newark in the past 24 hours, according to FlightAware.

Christmas Eve travelers took to Twitter to express their frustration about their holiday travel plans being disrupted.  Some described being stuck in the airport with their children, having to find a hotel room after their flight was cancelled. Other talked about being stuck in their plane on the tarmac for more than an hour.

Even flights that successfully landed at Newark have had to wait on the tarmac for over an hour before heading to a gate to unboard, according to one Twitter post. A number of flights that were scheduled to depart from Terminal C for Fort Lauderdale, Florida at 4:30 p.m. Saturday had been delayed until at least 9:30 p.m., according to the website newarkairport.com. Flights to Orlando scheduled to depart at 6 p.m. were delayed until at least 10 p.m. Flights scheduled to depart at 6:45 p.m. to Los Angeles were delayed until 10:30 p.m.
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Listener Forum / KGPT feed is live
« Last post by fasteddy64 on December 23, 2022, 08:17:35 AM »
I have a feed up for Gulport/Biloxi International Airport.

Have a listen if interested and let me know what you think.

Ed
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Aviation News (General) / Travel Delays with storm system today
« Last post by KB4TEZ on December 23, 2022, 06:12:05 AM »
Hello everyone, Happy Holidays !!!

Yes, a miserable way to the start of Christmas if you or loved ones are traveling, especially the NE.
Stay safe, and warm (that includes on the ground too :) )

Wishing all a very Happy and Safe Holiday, Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year !

John
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