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by Bralo20
21 Aug 2008, 00:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas
Replies: 67
Views: 15842

Re: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas

The most recent toll is 153 confirmed death, 19 injured including several life threatning. 162 passengers, 6 crew members on duty, 4 crewmembers off duty. On the CNN website there is a story published from one of the survivors aboard of the plane. A survivor told a reporter from Spain's ABC newspape...
by Bralo20
20 Aug 2008, 22:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas
Replies: 67
Views: 15842

Re: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas

The MD80 is probably one of the safest aircraft currently operating, most incidents have occurred due to pilot error, or ATC errors. Good reporting available here.: http://www.airsafe.com/events/models/douglas.htm 2 accidents due engine failure: 6 July 1996; Delta MD88; Pensacola, FL: During the ta...
by Bralo20
20 Aug 2008, 19:20
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas
Replies: 67
Views: 15842

Re: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas

Confirmed numbers by the emergency services in Madrid:

146 death
26 injured
3 missing

Total on board: 175 persons of wich 166 passengers and 9 crewmembers.


http://www.rtve.es/noticias/20080820/av ... 0810.shtml
by Bralo20
20 Aug 2008, 18:59
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas
Replies: 67
Views: 15842

Re: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas

Belgian television "VTM" has the crash in his headlines. At least 100 deads, probably even 150 found death in the crash.

Belgian newspaper "Het Laatste Nieuws" also states that 150 people could have found death in the crash (based on reports from the emergency services).
by Bralo20
20 Aug 2008, 16:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas
Replies: 67
Views: 15842

Re: Spanair plane skids off runway in Madrid, Barajas

El Mundo is now stating the number of deaths can rise above 100 in their latest update concerning the accident. The also say that only 21 people are at this moment evacuated from the burning plane and that those are in critical condition. http://www.elmundo.es/elmundo/2008/08/20/espana/1219237335.html
by Bralo20
19 Aug 2008, 10:02
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: N678LW Crash Merchtem - December 26, 2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Re: N678LW Crash Merchtem - December 26, 2007

The remains of the helicopter are still stored at the airforce base of Melsbroek, Belgium. The Belgian authorities have investigated the crash and have notified the FAA and the NTSB. However it seems that neither of those organisations are going to come to Belgium to start their investigation or to ...
by Bralo20
19 Aug 2008, 09:26
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 18/08/2008 RAM 747 upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 2255

Re: BRU 18/08/2008 RAM 747 upgrade

Yesterday evening at 21h14:

Boeing C-32A (757-200) United States Air Force with Condoleezza Rice on board.