Luke Henderson's Articles

Russian Airline with 224 Passengers Crashes. No Survivors.

A Russian plane carrying 224 people (17 of them children) lost contact from radars and crashed according to sources in the Russian and...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Airlines

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  • 2 years ago

Plane Catches Fire on Departure in Florida

DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A jet plane's engine caught fire Thursday as it prepared for takeoff, and more than 100 passengers had to...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Airlines

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  • 228 views
  • 2 years ago

The New King is Coming. The CH-53K King Stallion

The Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion made its first flight yesterday and marks a project 10years in the making. The upcoming CH-53K has...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Military Aviation

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  • 168 views
  • 2 years ago

Guy Steals a Plane, Runs out of Fuel, and Crashes

30-year-old Nathan Henley from Minden, TX has been arrested after crashing a small plane (which authorities say he took without...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in General Aviation

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  • 514 views
  • 2 years ago

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 possibly Found?

At long last, the mystery that has surrounded Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may have a chance at being solved. More importantly, this...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Business & Commercial Aviation

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  • 741 views
  • 2 years ago

United Airlines Diverts after Co-Pilot Passes out

A United Airlines aircraft (flight 1614) diverted from its flight plan to San Fransisco and made an emergency landing in Albuquerque,...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Business & Commercial Aviation

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  • 282 views
  • 2 years ago

No Survivors in Missing Aviastar Airlines Crash

I have no idea what is going on in the aviation industry in Asia, but this has far surpassed acceptable levels of loss. It may in part...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Business & Commercial Aviation

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  • 2 years ago

UPDATE: 6 American Soldiers identified in C-130 Afghanistan Crash

An Air Force C-130J assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, part of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, crashed at...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 430 views
  • 2 years ago

MTV Extreme Athlete Erik Roner Dies in Skydiving Accident

As reported by POWDER Magazine, professional skier and ski-BASE-jumping pioneer Erik Roner has died following a skydiving accident...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Alternative Flight

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  • 227 views
  • 2 years ago

Passenger Banned from airline for trying to open door at 30,000ft 'Thought it was TOILET'

This story is so bizarre, it's almost comical. There isn't any mention in the article, but I'm assuming there may have been some adult...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Business & Commercial Aviation

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  • 122 views
  • 2 years ago

Update: Missing Passenger in Cessna Crash is actually the Pilot

As if this story couldn't get any more bizarre. After almost a week of trying to find a missing passenger involved in a crash, it...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in General Aviation

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  • 602 views
  • 2 years ago

2 Men Killed in Plane Crash at Granbury have been Identified

Update: Two men killed in a plane crash in Granbury last week have been identified, officials with the Texas Department of Public...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in General Aviation

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  • 557 views
  • 2 years ago

Pilot runs out of Fuel and Lands on I-595 in Florida

I'm not sure what you can say about this one except "Oops". In the pilot's defense, I have to say he did a great job landing the...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in General Aviation

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  • 490 views
  • 2 years ago

China’s Copycat Jet Raises Questions About F-35

This is an interesting article written by MARCUS WEISGERBER. It details the ongoing seesaw and persuit of aerial superiority. New...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Military Aviation

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  • 517 views
  • 2 years ago

2 Colgate University Students Perish in Plane Crash

Correction: The FAA has made a correction on this story. It was originally reported that Cathryn Depuy only held a student pilot...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in General Aviation

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  • 405 views
  • 2 years ago

Base Jumping with a Parachute attached only to your Skin

Technically this would be called suspension BASE jumping, where the parachute is connected by metal hooks....directly into the jumper's...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Alternative Flight

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  • 145 views
  • 2 years ago

FAA Update on Fatalities in RV-10 Plane Crash

Update: Unlicensed pilot at controls in deadly Georgia plane crash: NTSB As reported by BY DAVID BEASLEY The pilot of an experimental...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in General Aviation

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  • 1247 views
  • 2 years ago

Weaponized Drone use in the U.S.

I haven't written in quite a while, but I read an interesting article that caught my eye. A certain state plans on using weaponized...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Alternative Flight

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  • 137 views
  • 2 years ago

$1 Million Top Prize for Drone Design

It was only a few months ago that Amazon.com stunned, thrilled, or shocked us by announcing plans of deliveries via drones. There also...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in General Aviation

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  • 1125 views
  • 3 years ago

Human Body Parts 'Fall From Sky' in Saudi

As reported earlier by the AFP: Human body parts fell from the sky in the Saudi city of Jeddah on Sunday, with police saying they could...
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Posted by Luke Henderson
Military and Civilian Rotor Wing Pilot
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 821 views
  • 4 years ago