m3n4.net
m3n4.net October 17, 2018


'Doors-Off' Helicopter Flights Halted by FAA After NYC Photo Tour Crash

18 March 2018, 01:30 | Tara Lloyd

'Doors-Off' Helicopter Flights Halted by FAA After NYC Photo Tour Crash

The wreckage of a chartered Liberty Helicopters helicopter that crashed into the East River is hoisted from the water in New York

And among doors-off helicopter flights available across the USA, many use harnesses that are hard for passengers to remove themselves. The pilot was the sole survivor.

"Operators, pilots, and consumers should be aware of the hazard presented by supplemental restraint devices in the event of an emergency evacuation during "doors off" flights", the agency said in a statement.

The pilot was able to remove himself from his harness and escape, but all five passengers died from accidental drowning, the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said.

Toys R Us Closing Columbia Store, All Other SC Locations
The company's US online store would still be running for the next couple of weeks in case there's a buyer for it. Toys "R" Us was facing $5 billion in debt , largely stemming from a $6.6 billion buyout in 2005 led by KKR & Co.

The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered helicopter operators to suspend so-called "doors off" flights that require passengers to wear difficult-to-release harnesses.

FAA Statement 2/3: Until then, the #FAA will order no more "doors off" operations that involve restraints that can not be released quickly in an emergency. New York Fire Department divers had to cut the passengers' bodies loose.

At the same time, the agency said it will conduct a "top to bottom review of its rules" governing open door flights, after a helicopter from New Jersey went down in the East River off Manhattan on Sunday.

WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from March 13
It looks like we're going to get our wish and the long-awaited clash on the Grandest Stage of Them All will become reality. It was illogical, it was unnecessary and Charlotte and Asuka deserved a bit more time to let the engines heat up a bit.

Investigators haven't found evidence of mechanical problems with the engine, flight controls or other systems, the National Transportation Safety Board said in an email Thursday.

Doors-off photography flights have grown in popularity as the air-tour industry continually tries to come up with new ways to market itself.

A statement on Liberty's website said it was "fully cooperating" with investigations into the crash. "This includes using FAA-approved seatbelts with quick releases on our flights as well as conducting specific passenger safety training prior to each flight".

Kenyan president, opposition leader call truce
Waxaa ku guuleystay doorashadii ku celiska ahayd ee Kenya ka dhacday bishii October ee sanadkii 2017 Uhuru Kenyatta, taasi oo Mr. The rare meeting of scions of Kenya's founding fathers elicited mixed reactions but there was a common feeling of optimism.



Other News

Trending Now

Breaking mold, some Russian youth speak out against Putin
Johnson said the attack on Skripal and his daughter with a military-grade nerve toxin was most likely ordered by Putin himself.

House Republicans Abruptly Conclude There Was No Collusion with Russian Federation
But the key here is that we are likely to get a much fuller picture from the Senate probe and certainly the Mueller investigation. According to Nunes, nearly everyone in the Trump campaign had "testified under oath that they had no contacts with the Russians".

Rakitic would 'open door' for Neymar's return
Reports have suggested Neymar is unsettled at PSG , with Madrid regularly linked to a move for the forward since he left LaLiga. Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has predicted that the €400m (£356) transfer barrier will be broken within the next decade.

Champions League preview: United v Sevilla
The first leg at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, as iterated earlier, ended in a goalless draw that had very little quality.

Cousins to be highest paid QB
What is it they say? There is a lot of chatter out there about whether or not Arizona is still in the running for Kirk Cousins . Cousins, has been one of the NFL's most productive quarterbacks since becoming the Redskins' full-time starter three years ago.

Police say impaired bride crashes on her way to her wedding
An occupant in one of the other vehicles sustained minor, non-life threatening injuries, and was sent to a hospital, Scott said. Young was eventually released without having to go to jail as she just got her blood drawn.

Scotland Yard Launches Murder Investigation Into Russian Exile's Death
Mr Glushkov received political asylum in Britain after being jailed in Russian Federation for money laundering and fraud. On Monday, 12 March, Glushkov was found dead at his home in New Malden, according to Metropolitan police.

India beat Bangladesh to enter final
The victor of Bangladesh's clash with Sri Lanka will advance to the final, where they will take on India . The fifth Nidahas Trophy T 20 worldwide match was played yesterday (14th March) at the R.

Amber Rudd summons investigators for emergency Cobra talks on Salisbury spy attack
Health chiefs have said there is a low risk to the wider public from the nerve agent used against Skripal and his daughter. One theory is that the Skripals were poisoned in his house before visiting a restaurant and a pub and becoming ill.

American Lawmakers And Activists Skewer Ryan Zinke For 'Konnichiwa' Comment
Hanabusa then corrected Zinke, saying she thought it was still morning- "I think it's still 'ohayo gozaimasu , ' but that's OK", she said, referencing the phrase for " good morning ".