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First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Crocodile causes plane crash that kills pilots and passengers

The Telegraph reports today that an inquest into a plane crash revealed that an escaped crocodile may have caused the tragedy on August 25, 2010. Pilot Danny Philemotte, co-pilot Chris Wilson and 18 passengers died in the crash. Only one passenger survived ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

British Pilot Died When Crocodile On Plane Caused Congo Crash

An inquest heard how an escaped crocodile aboard a plane sparked panic, possibly causing the crashWiki CommonsBritish co-pilot Chris Wilson, 39, from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, was among 19 who died in a plane crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

LGG 23/06/2014

Share pictures, log-reports, special aircrafts, nice events, hints and tips from the Belgian airportsModerator: Planespotting team by tangolima on 6 minutes agoHelloVan Air Europe Let L-410 OK-UBA:STA 1615 as VAA930P from IOMGreetings,tangolima   ... [Published Luchtzak Aviation - Jun 23 2014]

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As no black box was handed over Dooley recorded an open verdict, saying: "Problems with direct witnesses and problems with the black box have only resulted in vague guesses as to what happened with this crash. All we have are possibilities rather than probabilities. I don't believe any further efforts could have been made to obtain any further information."
"There is no evidence suggesting an engine failure, or a nose dive, although I cannot be sure without looking at the plane" he said, adding: "essentially, it fell out of the sky."
"He said he didn't want to fly with him anymore. He said if it wasn't for the fact they could see where they were going, they wouldn't ever get anywhere because Philemotte couldn't read the instruments."

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Crocodile 'caused plane crash' in Democratic Re... [Published The Independent - Jul 11 2014]
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