A joint-military investigation into the mid-air collision that killed nine people last October has put a lot of focus on the Navy air traffic controllers based in Coronado. The original story from VTOLblog can be read here: <link> The investigation has ultimately concluded that no misconduct had occurred and like many of these incidents, it [...]
An Enstrom 280FX with one person on board suffered unknown engine problems on Sunday, forcing the pilot to ditch. The incident took place about 20 miles offshore of Miami, near Bimini Island. A private vessel was first on the scene followed by an MH-65 Dolphin. The male pilot was taken to shore on the Coast [...]
A fisherman owes his life to the Coast Guard after he waded too far from shore on Monday. He had been fishing near Rollover Pass in Texas when the strong currents began pulling him out to sea. He was able to grab on to the piling but also was becoming entangled in fishing line. The [...]
Around 9:30 a.m. this morning the Coast Guard lost contact with one of their MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters off the coast of Washington. There was a crew of four on board and two are still missing. Two of the crew were picked up by a Good Samaritan that was in the area. Both were transported to [...]
This one is for the dauphin/dolphin lovers out there, myself included. It isn’t the most exciting Worth Watching I’ve posted, but for a real fan, it could be. Mute, select 720p and full screen – just my recommendation.
Three crew members walked away from a crash during a training exercise in Northern California just before 11 a.m. today. The incident took place at the Arcata-Eureka airport causing private plane traffic to be shut down. Commercial traffic is allowed to land though and United Express customers were told to expect delays of two hours [...]