Archive for the Category ‘Airline Disasters’

Flight 491

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

See Hynes’ performance of this song, along with his daughter Natalie, below.

2009 Cougar Helicopter Crash

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

On March 12, 2009, while carrying workers headed to the Grand Banks oil field off the coast of Newfoundland, Cougar helicopter flight 491 attempted an emergency “ditch” about 55 km…

Ocean Ranger – Butt

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Ocean Ranger, The – Firth

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Sad Day in Gander

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

1985 Gander, NL Air Crash

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Less than two weeks before Christmas, on December 12, 1985, a chartered Arrow Air DC-8 took off from Gander Airport, NL, after a planned service stop to refuel and augment…

Ocean Ranger – Kennedy

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Loss of the Ocean Ranger, The

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

1935 Annie Young

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

In late August 1935, Newfoundland was gripped by a series of storms that took a particularly heavy toll on the shipping and fishing communities. Numerous incidents were reported, and overall…