In California over the helipad encountered two police patrol helicopter Bell OH-58A, reports Associated Press. The incident occurred near g.Altadena near Los Angeles. The accident resulted in five police officers and one civilian were injured, both helicopters have sustained significant damage. The injured were immediately taken to hospital.
The collision occurred when one of the helicopters taking off and one landing. Aircraft touched each other blades. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Committee on transport Read more [...]
The most interesting astronomical event in February is flying around the Earth a small asteroid 2012 DA14, Open year ago (23 February 2012) by the Spanish Observatory of "La Sagra." Scientists have calculated that in the night of 15 to 16 February 2013 this 44-meter "Cobblestone" weighing about 130 tons of buzz with flies at a distance of 28,000 kilometers from Earth. It's closer than the orbit of geostationary satellites (36,000 km) and is 14 times closer than the distance to the moon (on average 385,000 kilometers). Within hours, the asteroid will have a brightness Read more [...]
As already covered with snow in the Canadian province of Manitoba Sunday crashed a single-engine turboprop aircraft "Cessna 208". As representatives of the police, the driver was killed. Aboard seven passengers were seriously injured.
Aircraft owned airline "Air service Gogh", collapsed in the thicket about 10 km from the town of Snow Lake in the north of - 700 km from Winnipeg. Police said it happened after take-off from the local airport. About the crash reported by a mobile phone is one of the passengers of the plane. Rescuers had to reach the crash site, "Cessna" Read more [...]
The Boeing Pakistani airline PIA, bound for London, made an emergency landing on Sunday at the airport in Karachi soon after takeoff.On board were 167 passengers.According to witnesses, one of the engines of the aircraft caught fire immediately after the board took off. At the same time, the head of the Karachi airport Asif Bashir (Asif Bashir) argues that the reason for landing was a technical failure and fire in the engine was not.After landing, the aircraft went ambulances and firefighters. According to preliminary data, none of the passengers, among whom were representatives of the airline Read more [...]
On Saturday night, in the Ivanovo region private helicopter crashed. On board were two men, both died. The car crashed in heavy area, rescuers and medics got there at once. Dead bodies have extracted only in the morning. And in the Omsk region crashed Mi-8 carrying employees of an oil company. According to MOE, on board were 20 people, injured eight of them, but only four required hospitalization. Experts have voiced several versions of emergency, among them: a strong side wind and the failure of a single screw.Category: Factors and accident Read more [...]
Early this morning in the slums of the city of Bhopal, located in the central part of India, collapsed aboveground tank with water, resulting in 7 people were killed and more than 30 injured. This was reported by the local police.It is learned that at the time of the incident at the reservoir were a lot of people who came to draw water. The spilled water flooded several homes.Currently under investigation to determine the causes of the tragedy.Category: Factors and accident Read more [...]
According to the Moroccan newspaper "Al Tahrir", the other day in the south-west of Morocco, in the coastal region of Sidi Ifni, a military helicopter crashed "Cougar" RAF Morocco. Aboard nine people were killed and two others were seriously injured.
The crashed helicopter was involved in regular joint military maneuvers Moroccan and U.S. Air Force. On board the aircraft were 10 officers and soldiers of the Moroccan Royal Air Force and one officer of the Royal Gendarmerie. At the moment, the parties engaged in clarifying the circumstances of the incident.Category: Factors Read more [...]
Federal Protection Service (FSO) will spend 45 million rubles to buy a minibus for the unique support of senior officials, the mobile lab will be equipped with high-tech systems, radiation and chemical proximate analysis, write "News." The official name of the complex technical documentation - "Car of the complex radiation and chemical monitoring with the ability of the laboratory analysis." His preliminary cost - 45 million.This lab should be an unremarkable blue Volkswagen Crafter van with extended base. Honey filling is in the van behind the cab, which is divided into two Read more [...]
Airbus A330 Air France, carrying out trans-Atlantic flight, was forced to urgently change course and land at the airport in Casablanca because of the failure of one of the two engines. On board the ship, bound from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, were 201 passengers and 12 crew members, including the three pilots. None of them was hurt.
According to ITAR-TASS, some of the passengers were able to quickly transfer to another plane and by the evening return to the French capital. The rest - in the coming hours to arrive in Paris one more flight.
Recall that in June 2009 in the Atlantic Ocean crashed Airbus Read more [...]
French authorities adopted Aude department decided to close access to the mountain Byugarash should frustrate advocates of the end of the world, because it is the top of this peak height of about 1.2 thousand meters, located in the foothills of the Pyrenees near the Spanish border, in the summer of last year, was proclaimed " Promised Land, "which allegedly can survive the coming December 21, 2012 apocalypse. However, in the prefecture of Carcassonne, which disposes of land, where the world-famous for the "new holy mountain of Sinai", believe that talking about a global cataclysm Read more [...]
Two people were killed in the explosion on an oil platform today American "Black Elk Energy" / Black Elk Energy / Gulf of Mexico, 40 km from the coast of Louisiana. As representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, two more people were missing.
After the explosion on the platform caught fire. According to media reports, a fire was still not eliminated.
As reported, on the platform at the time of the emergency were at least six people. At the scene were sent two helicopters, an airplane and several Coast Guard cutters.
Data on the oil spill has been reported.
The headquarters of "Black Read more [...]
The herd, consisting of about 175 elephants destroyed the tea plantations in eastern India. Animals came out of the forest and ate and trampled vast areas with crops this year in the city of Siliguri West Bengal. Superintendent of tea plantations reported that about 40 elephants continue to eat the tea bushes. [Nabnit Jill, superintendent of tea plantations] "Elephants came here about seven o'clock in the evening yesterday, they stayed here all night. It was more than 175 elephants, but now there are only 40, and the rest returned to the forest. At the time it was destroyed about Read more [...]
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued a U.S. nuclear power plant engineer in South Carolina immediately eliminated cracks have appeared in the main reactor. If the situation gets out of hand, it can create the risk of nuclear catastrophe.
The group, which is responsible for the security of nuclear facilities in the U.S., argues that there is no cause for concern, but measures to eliminate cracks in the reactor plant SCE & G in Dzhenkinsville must be taken immediately. According to The South Carolina State Newspaper, the plant management announced in a statement on October 30 that they Read more [...]
Confirmed the suspicions of those who are wary of their children vaccinated. A recent large study confirms the results of other independent observations, which compared vaccinated and unvaccinated children.
They all show that vaccinated children suffer from two to five times more likely than non-vaccinated children.
Initially, the latest study, conducted so far, compared the health outcomes of unvaccinated children with the results of German national health research conducted KiGGS, and engulfed more than 17,000 children under the age of 19. This study is ongoing and now, was initiated classical Read more [...]
On Friday, November 16, a cargo Boeing-757, belonging to the international courier service DHL, made an emergency landing in Bratislava. According to some reports, the aircraft were radioactive materials.
According to ITAR-TASS, the landing ship gave way in the nose landing gear, resulting in car "flew" nose to the ground and drove in that condition on the runway about 150 meters. Due to an incident no one was injured, several flights were delayed.Category: Factors and accident Read more [...]
Russia on February 11, introduces the almost complete ban on the importation of meat and meat products from the United States because of ractopamine.According Rosselkhoznadzor, that date becomes effective restriction on the import of frozen pork in Russia, beef, ready meat products, turkey, as well as raw intestines and offal of pigs and cattle for use in its production of a growth stimulant. Since February 4, for this reason, there are restrictions on the supply of chilled meat from the U.S.. The ban does not apply to a chicken.Category: Factors and accident Read more [...]
A helicopter used to shoot a reality show on a ranch near the town of Acton (CA), crashed on Sunday, a plane crash took the lives of three people, local media reported citing local police.Helicopter Bell 206 Jet Ranger crashed for unknown reasons about 03.40 local time (15.40 MSK), specified in the police.After the fall of the helicopter broke into several pieces, no survivors. The names of the victims were not disclosed. At the scene, left the representatives of the National Council for Transport Safety (NTSB) and the Federal Agency of Civil Aviation U.S. (FAA), transfers RIA "Novosti". Read more [...]