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November 6, 2007, 7:12 AM

Dassault Falcon 2000, Stilesville, Ind., April 14, 2006–Falcon N722JB was at FL250 en route from Springfield, Ill., to Dayton, Ohio, when the left engine cowl flew off and hit the horizontal stabilizer, damaging the lower spar.

November 6, 2007, 7:10 AM

Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante PT-SDB, Curitiba, Brazil, Aug. 22, 2007–The Bandeirante, operated by Two Taxi Aero, was destroyed and the two crewmembers were killed when it crashed soon after takeoff from Brazil’s Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport.

November 6, 2007, 7:08 AM

Bell 206B JetRanger, Nokomis, Fla., Sept. 11, 2007–On a racing boat photo shoot for Powerboat magazine, the helicopter was flying about 85 mph at about seven to 10 feet off the water, about 100 yards ahead of the boat.

November 6, 2007, 7:06 AM

Hughes 369D, Ellensburg, Wash., Sept. 8, 2007–While the helicopter was hovering on a Yakima River canyon hillside, a passenger got out, hit the rotor disc and was killed.

November 6, 2007, 7:04 AM

Thales Aerospace hopes a proactive approach to customer services will help it both win repeat business for its avionics and in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems and sustain the investment needed to develop new products.

November 6, 2007, 7:02 AM

Cessna 208B Caravan, Cross City, Fla., Sept. 5, 2007–The Paragon Air Express Caravan lost power and made a forced landing in trees. While the Caravan was at cruise at 11,000 feet, the engine suddenly failed and the engine gauges went to zero.

November 6, 2007, 7:01 AM

Short Bros. SC-7, McGrath, Alaska, Sept. 1 and Sept. 20, 2007–On September 1, the Arctic Circle Air Service Short Skyvan was substantially damaged when the nosegear strut collapsed on landing at a remote lodge’s gravel airstrip.

November 6, 2007, 7:00 AM

Royal Jordanian will be the Middle East launch customer for the GEnx engine to power its 787s when deliveries begin in 2010. The flagcarrier selected General Electric (Stand C410) as its powerplant provider last month.

November 6, 2007, 6:59 AM

Bombardier Learjet 60, Westhampton, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2007–Descending to FL380, the pilot noticed that the anti-skid light, “No. 1 Wheel–Left Outboard” was on and he turned the switch off according to the checklist.

November 6, 2007, 6:57 AM

Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90, Chattanooga, Tenn., Sept. 20, 2007–No one was killed when the King Air, on final for Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, lost power and crashed into a utility pole in a shopping center parking lot a half mile from the runway. The airplane was destroyed.

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