U.S. Air Force Pilot Killed in Ukranian Fighter Plane Crash

A Ukrainian Su-27UB fighter aircraft crashed yesterday at approximately 5 p.m. local time during exercise Clear Sky 2018 in the Khmelnytskyi region, Ukraine. One U.S. service member and one Ukrainian service member died in the crash. The U.S. service member involved in the crash was a member of the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National … Read more

Preliminary Report Issued for Near Miss at Philadelphia International Airport

The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report Thursday for its ongoing investigation of a near miss at Philadelphia International Airport. The Aug. 10, 2018, incident involved a Gulfstream IV airplane operated by Pegasus Elite Aviation as PEGJET flight 19, a Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 135, charter flight, with four passengers … Read more

Puerto Rico Air National Guard Plane Crashes in Savannah

A Puerto Rico Air National Guard C-130 “Hercules” crashed and burst into flames Wednesday near the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport with 5 people on board. At least five people were killed in the crash, a Georgia Air National Guard spokesman told the media. The Puerto Rico Air National Guard is the air force militia … Read more

FAA Revokes Air America’s Air Carrier Certificate

The FAA has issued an Emergency Order of Revocation against Air America for allegedly conducting passenger-carrying flights using a pilot who had not received enough rest, using an unqualified pilot, operating aircraft when they were overweight and not properly loaded, and failing to provide pilot records.