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# pilot - Friday 17 September, 2021

US to charge ex-Boeing pilot over 737 Max crashes
# Mark Forkner
# Mark Forkner

US to charge ex-Boeing pilot over 737 Max crashes

Sep 17th 2021, 7:49 AM 35,567 Views 0 Comments

Mark Forkner was the lead contact between the aviation giant and the Federal Aviation Administration over how pilots should be trained to fly the planes

# pilot - Monday 14 June, 2021

Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps

Jun 14th 2021, 7:50 PM 16,678 Views 2 Comments

Four people, including one child, died when their plane crashed into the mountain, one kilometer from where another pilot of a glider also died.

# pilot - Thursday 29 April, 2021

English pilot and child killed in 2018 plane crash in Offaly, inquest hears
# Offaly
# Offaly

English pilot and child killed in 2018 plane crash in Offaly, inquest hears

Apr 29th 2021, 1:38 PM 22,383 Views 3 Comments

Neil Bowditch (47) and seven-year-old Kacper Kacprzak were killed during the accident in May 2018.

# pilot - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash was likely disoriented: investigator
# Finding
From The42
# Finding

Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash was likely disoriented: investigator

Feb 9th 2021, 6:54 PM 4,791 Views 1 Comment

The accident resulted in the deaths of the NBA legend, his daughter and six other passengers.

# pilot - Friday 31 July, 2020

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place
# Fans
From The42
# Fans

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place

Jul 31st 2020, 1:47 PM 4,345 Views 1 Comment

Some 5,000 racegoers had been due to attend the Glorious Goodwood Festival on Saturday.

# pilot - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Pilot saved from electricity wires after ejecting from Air Force jet in Brittany
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

Pilot saved from electricity wires after ejecting from Air Force jet in Brittany

Updated Sep 19th 2019, 2:26 PM 23,539 Views 13 Comments

The incident happened during an exercise near Pluvigner.

# pilot - Friday 8 March, 2019

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men
# England
# England

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Mar 8th 2019, 3:04 PM 14,140 Views 5 Comments

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

# pilot - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight
# Mumbai To Jaipur
# Mumbai To Jaipur

'Panic' after air pressure error caused mass bleeding on India flight

Sep 20th 2018, 12:20 PM 39,263 Views 13 Comments

The flight crew “has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation”, the company said.

# pilot - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Pilot of jet that crashed onto dual carriageway, killing 11 men, to be charged with manslaughter
# Shoreham Air Show
# Shoreham Air Show

Pilot of jet that crashed onto dual carriageway, killing 11 men, to be charged with manslaughter

Mar 21st 2018, 8:26 PM 30,839 Views 0 Comments

The tragedy happened at the Shoreham Air Show in 2015.

# pilot - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Pilotless flying taxis are being developed and trialled in New Zealand
# Pilotless Pilot
# Pilotless Pilot

Pilotless flying taxis are being developed and trialled in New Zealand

Mar 13th 2018, 10:57 PM 11,842 Views 22 Comments

Regulators late today approved plans to develop and test the futuristic air taxis.

# pilot - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Parents from 100 Irish schools are to test out online payment options
# Is There An App For That
# Is There An App For That

Parents from 100 Irish schools are to test out online payment options

Mar 3rd 2018, 8:30 AM 24,424 Views 22 Comments

Previous payments for school trips and book rentals have been made by cash or cheques.

# pilot - Saturday 20 January, 2018

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'
# Grounded
# Grounded

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'

Jan 20th 2018, 4:32 PM 38,876 Views 27 Comments

The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.

# pilot - Friday 29 September, 2017

'Disrespecting pilots will not help solve our shared problems': Ryanair captains speak out
# Flight Cancellations
# Flight Cancellations

'Disrespecting pilots will not help solve our shared problems': Ryanair captains speak out

Sep 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 39,452 Views 62 Comments

An experienced Ryanair captain based in Europe describes to TheJournal.ie what it is like working for the company.

# pilot - Friday 25 August, 2017

HSE looking for company to operate pilot supervised injection centre
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

HSE looking for company to operate pilot supervised injection centre

Aug 25th 2017, 4:21 PM 10,887 Views 69 Comments

The facility will look “like any other health or social care premises” said a HSE national addiction lead.

# pilot - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report

Apr 13th 2017, 8:37 PM 158,321 Views 196 Comments

The preliminary report recommends a review of “all route guides in use by its Search and Rescue helicopters in Ireland”.

# pilot - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Defence Forces pilot suspended after admitting taking cocaine before random drug test
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

Defence Forces pilot suspended after admitting taking cocaine before random drug test

Apr 6th 2017, 10:34 AM 28,805 Views 89 Comments

The pilot is expected to resign this week.

# pilot - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway
# John Wayne Airport
# John Wayne Airport

Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway

Apr 4th 2017, 10:59 AM 10,163 Views 18 Comments

The actor landed on a taxiway in February after flying over an American Airlines jet that was waiting to take off.

Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit
# Bottle Of Vodka
# Bottle Of Vodka

Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit

Apr 4th 2017, 7:51 AM 17,207 Views 33 Comments

Miroslav Gronych was three times the legal limit when due to fly a plane to Mexico.

# pilot - Friday 3 March, 2017

Pilot errors led to crash that killed 11 people at UK air show say investigators
# Shoreham Air Crash
# Shoreham Air Crash

Pilot errors led to crash that killed 11 people at UK air show say investigators

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:40 PM 12,283 Views 12 Comments

Pilot Andy Hill was not certified to do the stunt in the Hawker Hunter plane.

# pilot - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in plane cockpit
# New Year's Day
# New Year's Day

Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in plane cockpit

Jan 1st 2017, 3:34 PM 26,272 Views 23 Comments

The pilot was scheduled to fly 99 passengers and 6 crewmembers to Cancun this morning.

# pilot - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Ketamine being tested in Ireland as depression treatment
# Keep-well Trial
# Keep-well Trial

Ketamine being tested in Ireland as depression treatment

Oct 13th 2016, 6:00 AM 17,930 Views 18 Comments

The trials are being run by Trinity’s psychology department.

# pilot - Sunday 4 September, 2016

"It's not the kind of job you can do if you don't like getting up at night" - a day in the life of a Coast Guard pilot
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

"It's not the kind of job you can do if you don't like getting up at night" - a day in the life of a Coast Guard pilot

Sep 4th 2016, 9:00 PM 29,388 Views 19 Comments

Chief Pilot at the Coast Guard base at Waterford Airport Mark McDermott showed TheJournal.ie around for a day.

# pilot - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

An Irish pilot took his little brother on his first helicopter flight, and it'll warm your heart
# Flying High
From The Daily Edge
# Flying High

An Irish pilot took his little brother on his first helicopter flight, and it'll warm your heart

Jul 12th 2016, 8:22 AM 4,502 Views 0 Comments

His little face.

# pilot - Sunday 26 June, 2016

This legend of a Ryanair pilot had the craic with Irish fans on a flight to Lyon this morning
# Captain Greg Browne
From The42
# Captain Greg Browne

This legend of a Ryanair pilot had the craic with Irish fans on a flight to Lyon this morning

Jun 26th 2016, 9:48 AM 11,066 Views 6 Comments

“The first officer, his name is Gary Breen. The number one today, her name is Gary Breen as well.”

This legend of a Ryanair pilot had the craic with Irish fans on a flight to Lyon this morning
# Captain Greg Browne
From The Daily Edge
# Captain Greg Browne

This legend of a Ryanair pilot had the craic with Irish fans on a flight to Lyon this morning

Jun 26th 2016, 8:57 AM 87,686 Views 40 Comments

“The first officer, his name is Gary Breen. The number one today, her name is Gary Breen as well.”

# pilot - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Pilot killed after helicopter shot down by elephant poachers
# Tanzania
# Tanzania

Pilot killed after helicopter shot down by elephant poachers

Jan 31st 2016, 7:26 AM 15,744 Views 10 Comments

The British man was killed trying to track down a group of poachers in Tanzania.

# pilot - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Flight forced into emergency landing after pilot dies in cockpit
# New York
# New York

Flight forced into emergency landing after pilot dies in cockpit

Oct 6th 2015, 9:30 AM 32,443 Views 6 Comments

It’s understood that pilot Michael Johnston died from a heart attack.

# pilot - Friday 28 August, 2015

Pilot dies after stunt plane crashes in New York
# Air Show
# Air Show

Pilot dies after stunt plane crashes in New York

Aug 28th 2015, 9:22 PM 15,910 Views 4 Comments

No one else was injured.

# pilot - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed
# Bad Idea
# Bad Idea

Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed

Aug 18th 2015, 10:14 AM 21,736 Views 22 Comments

The 38-year-old was almost seven times the legal limit.

# pilot - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Round of applause for the pilot who landed this plane in Cork
# Crosswinds
# Crosswinds

Round of applause for the pilot who landed this plane in Cork

Aug 5th 2015, 2:10 PM 55,105 Views 63 Comments

Yikes.

# pilot - Sunday 21 June, 2015

This pilot took his daughter on a stunt plane for the first time, and she bloody loved it
# Again Again
From The Daily Edge
# Again Again

This pilot took his daughter on a stunt plane for the first time, and she bloody loved it

Jun 21st 2015, 2:00 PM 4,651 Views 2 Comments

Flying upside down? It’s a walk in the park to her.

# pilot - Friday 3 April, 2015

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers
# Brave
# Brave

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

Apr 3rd 2015, 7:31 AM 26,125 Views 36 Comments

There was an Irishman on board who has shared the story.

# pilot - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

French Alps investigators say 'final moments' video is a fake
# Alps Crash
# Alps Crash

French Alps investigators say 'final moments' video is a fake

Apr 1st 2015, 8:21 AM 34,332 Views 48 Comments

One sequence reportedly shows a chaotic scene with passengers screaming “My God”.

# pilot - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators
# Andreas Lubitz
# Andreas Lubitz

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators

Mar 31st 2015, 7:37 PM 13,075 Views 26 Comments

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

A pilot shared this heartwarming letter from passenger prompted by Germanwings tragedy
# Spread The Love
From The Daily Edge
# Spread The Love

A pilot shared this heartwarming letter from passenger prompted by Germanwings tragedy

Mar 31st 2015, 1:47 PM 3,972 Views 0 Comments

<3

# pilot - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Germanwings crash pilot told ex-girlfriend 'everyone will know my name'
# Flight 4U 9525
# Flight 4U 9525

Germanwings crash pilot told ex-girlfriend 'everyone will know my name'

Mar 28th 2015, 10:54 AM 36,092 Views 77 Comments

“One day I’m going to do something that will change the whole system…”

# pilot - Friday 13 March, 2015

A bored pilot drew a penis on a flight radar, just because
# Air Penis
From The Daily Edge
# Air Penis

A bored pilot drew a penis on a flight radar, just because

Mar 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 6,895 Views 0 Comments

Look, we’ve all been there.

# pilot - Friday 6 February, 2015

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed

Feb 6th 2015, 8:14 PM 15,056 Views 29 Comments

Today it emerged that the left engine was shut down manually by the crew “for unknown reasons”.

# pilot - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash
# Search Continues
# Search Continues

Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash

Feb 5th 2015, 6:01 PM 16,049 Views 15 Comments

The pilot of the aircraft is being hailed as a hero.

# pilot - Monday 5 January, 2015

Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill
# Investigation
# Investigation

Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill

Jan 5th 2015, 5:06 PM 34,071 Views 49 Comments

At one stage, the commander of the craft fell unconscious.

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