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August 27, 2007, 12:00 PM

Cessna Citation 550, Marathon, Fla., July 22, 2006 – The NTSB has concluded that the separation of the stud securing the main landing gear actuator assembly side brace to the main landing gear outer cylinder caused the landing gear to collapse.

August 27, 2007, 11:40 AM

Swearingen SA-226-TC Metro, Paris, Tenn., Feb. 8, 2006 – The Tri-Coastal Airlines Metro cargo flight, en route from Dayton, Ohio, to Harlingen, Texas, crashed near Paris, Tenn., in an 80-degree nose-down, nearly vertical attitude.

August 27, 2007, 11:37 AM

Bell 206L-3 LongRanger, Simiti, Bolivar, Colombia, June 5, 2007 – The pilot and copilot were killed and four passengers seriously injured when the Colombian-registered Long-Ranger crashed in unknown circumstances in a mountainous area of “hostile rebel activity.” Colombia’s Unida

August 27, 2007, 11:25 AM

Cessna Caravan 208B, Inverin, Ireland, July 5, 2007 – The U.S.-registered Caravan crashed on approach in IMC to Runway 23 at Connemara Airport in Ireland. Two people were killed and six were injured. The aircraft was destroyed.

August 27, 2007, 11:23 AM

Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian, Wellsville, Mo., June 28, 2007 – All three occupants of the Meridian were killed when it broke up in flight in VMC near Wellsville. The turboprop took off from the Spirit of St. Louis Airport at 7:52 a.m. and was cleared to FL230.

August 27, 2007, 11:22 AM

Beech 1900D, Marlborough, New Zealand, June 18, 2007 – The New Zealand-registered Beech 1900 landed gear up at Woodbourne Air Station after the landing gear system failed.

August 27, 2007, 11:20 AM

North American T-39A Sabreliner, Culiacan, Mexico, July 5, 2007 – The Mexican-registered Sabreliner crashed on takeoff from Runway 2 at Culiacan Airport. The tire on the right main landing gear apparently failed, causing the loss of control.

August 27, 2007, 11:17 AM

Beech King Air E90, Carlsbad, Calif., July 3, 2007 – Taking off from McClellan/Palomar Airport on an IFR flight plan in IMC, the King Air hit 230,000-volt powerlines and was destroyed. The pilot and passenger were killed, and one person on the ground was hit by debris.

August 27, 2007, 11:15 AM

Cessna 550 Citation II, Milwaukee, Wis., June 4, 2007 – The two crewmembers (ATP-rated pilots) and four passengers (a medical team from the University of Michigan Health System) were killed when the medical transport flight crashed into Lake Michigan near Milwaukee.

August 27, 2007, 10:59 AM

• Pushing hard to wrap up business before they took their customary August break, lawmakers devoted a good deal of time to deciding what to do about the Iraq war and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

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