2007 in aviation

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This is a list of aviation-related events from 2007:

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  • 1 June – A Tanzania People's Defence Forces passenger plane (reg JW9036) developed dual engine failure as the pilot manoeuvred to land at Dodoma airport, the pilot, Lieutenant Colonel S.M. Mayenga, said, and crash landed in the Kizota area of Dodoma. All thirteen people aboard survived. [3], [4]
  • 4 June – Authorities are searching for two pilots and four doctors from an organ transplant team whose plane went down Monday afternoon in Lake Michigan shortly after the pilot signaled an emergency. [5]
  • 19 June - An explosion near Mami Rogha in North Waziristan, Pakistan, just across the border from Afghanistan kills at least 20 people. Eyewitnesses claim to have seen an American unmanned aerial vehicle flying nearby over Afghanistan fire air-to-ground missiles at the site of the explosion, but the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization deny involvement and Pakistan '​s government claims that Islamic militants accidentally caused the explosion while building bombs.[9]
  • 21 June – Near Kamina en route to Lubumbashi DRC an overloaded Let 410UVP operated by the supposedly defunct Karibu Airways crashes inverted into a swamp shortly after takeoff, killing Mbuyu Mibanga, a member of the DRC parliament. 24 others survive. [6][7][8]
  • 24 June – During the Galway Air Show in Galway, Ireland, the door from a hovering Royal Air Force helicopter detaches and falls into a large crowd below, injuring three people on the ground.[10]
  • 25 June – Search-and-rescue teams combed the jungles of southern Cambodia after a passenger plane with 22 people on board crashed Monday while flying between two popular tourist destinations, officials said. [9]
  • 27 June – The pilot of a twin engine, nine-seat Golden Wings Charter aircraft walked away from a low impact crash at the Airport Industrial Park Wednesday, according to authorities whose emergency systems sprang into high gear once the alert was received. [10]
  • 28 June – A Boeing 737 aircraft with the number plate D2-TBP, of the Angolan Airlines that was flying the Luanda/M`banza, Congo/Negage/Luanda route, crashed Thursday in M’banza Congo city (northern Zaire province), killing six and injuring a number still to be established, ANGOP learned. [11]
  • 29 June – The plane of the Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast Guillaume Soro was attacked by unknown Friday morning with the airport of Bouaké (center), an act insulated which made at least four died, but saved Mr. Soro, and thrown a cold on the process of reconciliation in progress in the country. Ivory Coast Prime Minister Guillaume Soro survived a rocket attack on his plane after it landed at an airport in the central town of Bouake, said spokesman Issa Doumbia. Guillaume Soro and her collaborators who precipitate in the vehicles chartered to convoy them dare-dare with the secretariat of the new Forces. [12], [13], [14]
  • 30 June
    • A pilot attempting to return to the air after his small plane ran out of room on a wet runway slammed into a house in Arkansas Saturday, killing himself and a woman inside the home. [15]
    • A small plane SABRE Lithium matriculation XASMR of ten seats, originating of Monterrey Nuevo Leo'n, piloted by its proprietor Daniel Reedbeds Insipid, confused to a flank of the airport Plan of Guadalupe. [16]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Haider, Kamran, "Pakistan strikes militant camp in S. Waziristan," Reuters, January 16, 2007; 1:08 AM
  2. ^ Anonymous, "Lebanese Army Fires at Israeli UAV," Jerusalem Post, 21 February 2007, 13:22.
  3. ^ Incident description for EW-78826 at the Aviation Safety Network
  4. ^ Khan, Bashirullah, "Missile Strike in Pakistan Kills 4," The Washington Post, April 27, 2007, 12:43 p.m.
  5. ^ Accident Report at Aviation Safety Network
  6. ^ webarchive.org "Neuf morts, dont huit Français, dans l'accident d'un avion militaire dans le Sinai, selon les autorités égyptiennes", May 6, 2007, 06:19.
  7. ^ Accident Report at Aviation Safety Network
  8. ^ Old Wings "30 May 2007: Carvair N898AT Wrecked"
  9. ^ Witte, Griff, "Blast Kills at Least 20 in Pakistan," The Washington Post, June 20, 2007.
  10. ^ "Two investigations into airshow accident". RTÉ News. 25 June 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2009. [dead link]
  11. ^ Report Gives Some Details on Missile Strike. Civil Georgia. August 9, 2007.
  12. ^ "Experts Confirm Jet Entered Georgian Airspace From Russia". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2008-08-09. 
  13. ^ Airliner World, February 2007
  14. ^ stv News report on Clyde service launch
  15. ^ Loch Lomond Seaplanes website retrieved 3 February 2007
  16. ^ "Подросток пролетел в крыле Boeing-737 из Перми до "Внуково"" (in Russian). RIA Novosti. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  17. ^ Khan, Ismail, "Missile Kills 5 in Northwest Pakistan; U.S. Denies Attack," The New York Times, November 3, 2007.
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  20. ^ Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: The Pioneering Pioneer," Naval History, October 2013, p. 15.
  21. ^ Stegherr, Laura K. (2007-11-08). "UAV DET Launches Final Pioneer Flight". NavNews (United States Navy).