First Flight of Sikorsky VS-300 75 Years ago

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75 years ago, Sikorsky founder Igor Sikorsky lifted off the ground to tabletop height in an experimental helicopter designated the VS-300. The first flight event ...
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UPS Airbus A300 Down near Birmingham (Video)

An Airbus A300F4-622R (N155UP) cargo plane operated by UPS (flight 1354) crashed and burst into flames near Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM), UK.
During approach to runway 18, the plane, arriving from Louisville (SDF) USA, crashed in a field just 1000 m short of the runway.
Both pilotes have been killed in this accident.

Video by The New York Times:

According to Airbus, the A300-600F (MSN 841) was delivered to UPS from the production line in 2003. The aircraft had accumulated approximately 11000 flight hours in some 6800 flights. It was powered by Pratt & Whitney engines.

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