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2013-06-11 23:27:38

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center is urging family members to call them immediatly if a innocent loved one has been seriously injured in a accident involving a semi truck, or commercial vehicle, because these types of accidents require something much, much better than a fender bender law firm, and they emphasize this is a nationwide service. For more information family members of innocent victims involved in a semi truck, tractor trailer, or big rig crash anywhere in the US are...

2010-05-26 15:09:00

Now through July 4th, Range Resources Will Match All Gifts, and Donate a Dollar for Each Person who Becomes a Facebook Supporter in $93,000 Fundraiser for Flight 93 Show Your Support Now at http://www.facebook.com/honorflight93 WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign and Range Resources Corporation today announced the "Memorial Match" fundraiser. Now through July 4, 2010, Range Resources will match all gifts, and give one dollar for each new...

2010-02-26 16:46:00

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When a major aircraft accident occurs, officials from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are en-route to the scene. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, March 2, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Robert Sumwalt, the 37th board member of the NTSB, will present "An Insider's View of NTSB Accident Investigation" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. Sumwalt will discuss the...

2010-02-02 14:52:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearing today is an important milestone in understanding what happened a year ago when Flight 3407 crashed outside Buffalo, New York, but it does not diminish the tragedy in which 50 people lost their lives. We want to reiterate our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the accident, including five of our employees. We want to make clear again that our pilots...

2009-12-23 04:55:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, at approximately 9:22 p.m. Central Standard Time, American Airlines Flight 331, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, sustained damage when it overran the runway on landing at Kingston, Jamaica's Norman Manley International Airport. The flight originated out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, operated into Miami International Airport, and then operated into Kingston's Norman Manley International Airport. American...

2009-03-24 10:45:00

FREDERICK, Md., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AOPA Air Safety Foundation on Tuesday warned that it's too soon to be making guesses about the cause of Sunday's accident in Montana, saying the accident investigators are still in the data collection phase, which is only the first in a long series of steps toward determining a cause. The AOPA Air Safety Foundation is the only organization in the United States dedicated solely to improving general aviation safety. "It's important to...

2008-08-22 06:00:27

By Caroline Brothers and Tom Rachman Caroline Brothers reported from Madrid and Tom Rachman from Paris. Micheline Maynard contributed from Detroit. * As Spain mourned its worst flight disaster in years, investigators sought Thursday to discover what caused a passenger plane headed to the Canary Islands to veer off a runway here and burst into flames. At least 153 people were killed. Experts, including a team sent from the United States, combed through the wreckage for clues. It was...

2006-03-24 15:48:08

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. safety investigators issued an urgent recommendation on Friday for new rudder inspections on certain Airbus jetliners. The recommendation to the Federal Aviation Administration covers A300-600 aircraft, a wide body jet used in passenger and cargo service. The National Transportation Safety Board estimates 400 A300-600 models are in service worldwide. The recommendation for checks of the rudder's composite skin stemmed from an inspection of a FedEx Corp....

2005-08-19 07:04:32

By Brian Williams ATHENS (Reuters) - Tests on victims of a Cyprus airliner crash showed no carbon monoxide poisoning on Friday, which appeared to rule out one theory for the disaster. Investigators hope tests will shed some light on why the pilot, co-pilot and many passengers on the Helios Airways Boeing 737 apparently fell unconscious before the plane crashed near Athens last Sunday killing all six crew and 115 passengers. One theory for Greece and Cyprus's worst air disaster was...

2005-08-17 16:22:58

By Brian Williams ATHENS (Reuters) - Cyprus's president said on Wednesday the weekend crash of a Cypriot airliner was "peculiar" with only one precedent, indirectly suggesting a link to U.S. golfer Payne Stewart's similar plane death six years ago. President Tassos Papadopoulos did not name the 1999 Learjet crash that killed Stewart and five others as the precedent in question, but Greek authorities have consistently highlighted it as their only known close comparison to Sunday's...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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