The page you are looking for is temporarily unavailable.
Please try again later

Canada Bombardier awaiting details on two fatal crashes

22:28  12 march  2018
22:28  12 march  2018 Source:   msn.com

Bombardier employees attend meeting over Airbus partnership

  Bombardier employees attend meeting over Airbus partnership Bombardier has undergone turbulence and carried out large layoffs in recent years, and many workers want to know what will happen to their seniority, pension plan, and jobs in the case of layoffs.

Montreal-based Bombardier is awaiting the causes of two deadly crashes over the past couple of days involving its commercial and business planes.

Bombardier awaiting details on two fatal crashes https://a.msn.com/r/2/BBK8d9o?m=en-ca&a=1 … pic.twitter.com/N8Pguo1GrP. Passenger bag may have caused deadly East River helicopter crash https://a.msn.com/r/2/BBK8BfL?m=en-ca&a=1 … pic.twitter.com/bPdcm438jF.

  Bombardier awaiting details on two fatal crashes © Provided by thecanadianpress.com Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. is awaiting the causes of two deadly aircraft crashes over the past couple of days involving its Q400 turbo and Challenger business jet.

At least 49 people were killed Monday when a US Bangla Airlines passenger plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh crashed and burst into flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, officials and witnesses said.

The incident came a day after all 11 people on board a private Turkish Challenger 604 business jet crashed and burst into flames on an Iranian mountainside while bringing a wealthy businessman's daughter and her friends home from a Dubai bachelorette party.

Terminator 6: Schwarzenegger confirms shoot details

  Terminator 6: Schwarzenegger confirms shoot details Terminator 6: Schwarzenegger confirms shoot details Arnold Schwarzenegger will be filming Terminator 6 from June of this year...The planned shoot of Terminator 6 is coming together, with Arnold Schwarzenegger now confirming the previous rumour that a summer shoot is being planned.Chatting to The Arnold Fans, he confirmed that “we are starting to shoot Terminator 6 in June to the middle of October, so I am in that”.“I am looking forward to coming back as the T-800 model. It’s gonna be great with Tim Miller as the director and Jim Cameron is kind of supervising the whole thing”.

Details are awaited .” Two days later, two pilots were killed when a small passenger plane crash -landed in the country's hilly midwest. The passenger plane that crashed at Kathmandu international airport was a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 and belonged to the US-Bangla Airlines.

BREAKING: Video- Nebraska State Patrol reports “multiple fatality crashes ” along I-80 between York and Lincoln. Mississippi trucking competition crowns FedEx driver as grand champion. B.C. container truck drivers see boost in enforcement and rates.

Bombardier representatives for the commercial and business aircraft divisions said the company was saddened by the accidents, adding their thoughts were with those impacted and their families.

Nathalie Siphengphet and Mark Masluch said the planes are "safe and reliable" and other planes haven't been grounded.

"It (Q400) has been designed to be robust and reliable in consideration to high cycle demands of regional airlines," she said in an interview.

Masluch said more than 1,000 Challenger 600 series planes have been delivered and are "one of the most robust and reliable aircraft in business aviation."

He called the back-to-back crashes an "unfortunate coincidence."

"Certainly each accident is isolated to its own circumstances so it would be inappropriate to comment on any links between or just assume or speculate while both investigations are ongoing," Masluch said in a separate interview.

Driver in Crash That Injured Tony Winner Ruthie Ann Miles and Killed 2 Children Is Stripped of License

  Driver in Crash That Injured Tony Winner Ruthie Ann Miles and Killed 2 Children Is Stripped of License The driver of the car that allegedly killed two children and injured Broadway star Ruthie Ann Miles and others had her license suspended after the Tuesday crash, a New York Police Department source confirms to PEOPLE. On Monday, two children died after a driver allegedly struck them with her vehicle after running a red light in Brooklyn, New York. Miles won a Tony Award for best featured actress in a musical for her role in the 2015 revival of The King and I, and has been identified by friends on a GoFundMe page as one of three non-fatal victims of the crash. According to the page, Miles is pregnant. Her daughter, 4-year-old Abigail Blumenstein, was killed in the crash, along with 1-year-old Joshua Lew. • Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter. PEOPLE has confirmed the alleged driver’s name with NYPD sources but is not printing it until the NYPD officially releases it. The driver has not been charged in the case. The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office confirms to PEOPLE that the investigation into Monday’s deadly crash is ongoing. According to police sources, the driver has allegedly told investigators she experienced a seizure at the time of the crash. Detectives are attempt to confirm this claim with medical officials, the source says.

Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. is awaiting the causes of two deadly aircraft crashes over the past couple of days involving its Q400 turbo and Challenger business jet. At least 50 people were killed Monday when a US Bangla Airlines passenger plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh crashed

| Firefighters tend to the Bombardier Challenger 600 aircraft that crashed Jan. 9, 2013, less than two months before the Aspen crash . He is familiar with details of the accident, saying the "primary reason for the crash was wind."

The causes of both crashes aren't immediately available but a top airport official said the pilot did not follow landing instructions from the control tower, and had approached the airport's one runway from the wrong direction.

"The airplane was not properly aligned with the runway. The tower repeatedly asked if the pilot was OK and the reply was 'yes,'" said Raj Kumar Chetri, the airport's general manager.

The 17-year-old plane had circled Tribhuvan International Airport twice as it waited for clearance to land, a company official said.

A recording of the conversations between the pilot and air traffic controllers indicated confusion over which direction the plane should land.

Just before landing the pilot asks "Are we cleared to land?"

Bombardier is waiting for invitations from Nepalese and Iranian officials before sending investigation teams to the crash sites.

Canadian bank asks court to ground luxury jet after Gupta family defaulted on $52M loan

  Canadian bank asks court to ground luxury jet after Gupta family defaulted on $52M loan The aircraft has since disappeared after a public tracking device was disabled, and the EDC is petitioning a Johannesburg court to ground the aircraft until its request to have the plane removed from the Gupta family's possession can be heard in the U.K.0000

We are still awaiting details on the crash . MASSAC COUNTY, IL — Illinois State Police say both lanes of Route 45 are closed at Route 169 in Massac County due to a fatal crash . Black men arrested at Starbucks settle for 0K program Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia

The airport said the passngers included 37 men, 27 women and two children on board. FlightRadar24 said the aircraft involved is a “17-year-old Bombardier Dash 8 Q400”. Details are awaited .” REUTERS. Soldiers at the scene of the Nepal plane crash in Kathmandu.

The Q400 has sustained several landing gear incidents over the years but this is just the second crash of the aircraft resulting in death.

All 49 people on board were killed on Feb. 12, 2009 when a Colgan Air flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to Buffalo Niagara International Airport, stalled and crashed into a house while preparing to land at the airport.

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that pilot error, including the response by the captain, was the main cause of the accident.

Officials at Kathmandu Medical College, the closest hospital to Nepal's only international airport, said they were treating 16 survivors of the Q400 crash, whose earlier versions were called Dash 8.

An AP journalist who arrived at the scene soon after the crash saw the twin-propeller plane broken into several large pieces, with dozens of firefighters and rescue workers clustered around the wreckage in a grassy field near the runway. Hundreds of people stood on a nearby hill, staring down at what remained of the propeller plane.

Bombardier awaiting details on fatal crashes

  Bombardier awaiting details on fatal crashes Bombardier Inc. is sending two officials to Nepal Tuesday to assist with the investigation of one of two deadly aircraft crashes over the past couple of days involving its Q400 turbo and Challenger business jet. 0000

List of fatal events involving the Bombardier CRJ Series aircraft where at least one passenger was killed. Two of the three crew members and all 47 passengers were killed. Delta Airlines plane crashes Plane crashes with a sole survivor.

Utah Fatal Crash Summary 2016. State of Utah Department of Public Safety. Highway Safety Office. All totals are based on preliminary data and may change slightly. Utah Fatal Crash Summary 2016. Page 3. Deaths by Year (Utah 2007-2016).

The plane swerved repeatedly as it prepared to land in Kathmandu, said Amanda Summers, an American working in Nepal. The crowded city sits in a valley in the Himalayan foothills.

"It was flying so low I thought it was going to run into the mountains," said Summers, who watched the crash from the terrace of her home office, not far from the airport. "All of a sudden there was a blast and then another blast."

Fire crews put out the flames quickly, perhaps within a minute, she said, though for a time clouds of thick, dark smoke rose into the sky above the city.

Meanwhile, the out-of-production Challenger business jet that crashed in Iran was owned by the private holding company of Turkish businessman Huseyin Basaran.

Those on board included Basaran’s daughter Mina, 28, and seven of her friends, all flying back from a party ahead of her planned wedding next month.

Iranian investigators on Monday found the "black box" from the Turkish plane and all the dead from the crash site in the Zagros Mountains, some 370 kilometres south of Iran's capital, Tehran, according to a report by the state-run IRNA news agency.

It remains unclear what caused the crash, though a witness told state television the Bombardier CL604 was on fire before it hit the mountain.

— With files from The Associated Press

Follow @RossMarowits on Twitter.

Companies in this story: (TSX:BBD.B)

Little Women's Melissa Hancock Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charges in Fatal Car Crash: Report .
Melissa Hancock, who was featured on Little Women: Atlanta, reportedly pleaded guilty on Friday to two misdemeanor charges relating to a fatal car crash in November 2017. According to the Virginian-Pilot, Hancock, 25, pleaded guilty in Virginia Beach Circuit Court on Friday and was fined $150 for the two misdemeanors charges: driving the wrong way on Interstate 264 and failing to obey a highway sign. The newspaper also reported that Hancock still faces a felony manslaughter charge, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Hancock was arrested in November for allegedly driving under the influence in a fatal car crash in Virginia Beach. The public relations director for the Virginia State Police previously told PEOPLE the two-vehicle crash involving a wrong way driver occurred around 2 a.m. A representative for Virginia Beach Circuit Court did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. RELATED: Little Women: Atlanta‘s Melissa Hancock Arrested for DUI in Fatal Car Crash Hancock, 25, was allegedly driving westbound on the I-264 in the eastbound lanes when her 2011 Cadillac struck Daniel Dill’s 2009 Mazda head on. Dill was transported to Virginia Beach General Hospital where he died of his injuries on Sunday. He was 29. Dill’s sister, Kelly Vazquez, previously told PEOPLE her brother — who was a member of the United States Coast Guard — was on his way to pick up his wife Natalia.

Source: http://ca.pressfrom.com/news/canada/-66358-bombardier-awaiting-details-on-two-fatal-crashes/

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!