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Report On 2018 Small Plane Crash Released

Report On 2018 Small Plane Crash Released

A report released following an investigation into the crash of a Cessna 172M Skyhawk II at the L.F. Wade International Airport in April 2018 stated “the drive chain for the elevator trim actuator had been fitted incorrectly, which resulted in the elevator trim tab moving in the opposite sense to the movement of the trim wheel”. Emergency... Read more of this article

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

A witness to yesterday’s aircraft incident at LF Wade International Airport said that the plane was “coming down at a very high rate of speed than what they usually come in, about easily 110 miles an hour.” Ed Cook happened to be in the area when the incident occurred and speaking afterwards, he told Bernews, “As the plane was... Read more of this article

Personnel Commended After Aircraft Incident

Personnel Commended After Aircraft Incident

[Updated] Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, extended his “thanks and appreciation”, to those who oversaw yesterday’s [April 30] emergency response to the Cessna aircraft incident. Minister Caines said, “As Chair of the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO], I can advise that the EMO was kept fully abreast of all the developments regarding... Read more of this article

BA ‘Working To Help Customers Continue On’

BA ‘Working To Help Customers Continue On’

British Airways apologized to customers whose flight to Bermuda was diverted to New York due to the airfield closure last night, and said they are providing hotel accommodation and “working hard to help customers continue on their journey.” This follows after the airfield was shut down for over three hours last night due to a small aircraft... Read more of this article

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Emergency personnel rushed to the airport after a small aircraft crashed while landing this evening [April 30], resulting in the pilot sustaining what officials said were “non life threatening injuries” and the airfield being temporarily closed down before re-opening at around 9.00pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Lieutenant... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: Cessna Aircraft Incident At Airport

2 Hour Video: Cessna Aircraft Incident At Airport

[Updating] Emergency personnel are on scene at the airport this evening [April 30], with the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service confirming that it was an incident involving one Cessna aircraft, with one person involved. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able, and a live video from the scene is below. Update 6.11pm: We... Read more of this article