Archive | October 30, 2014

Plane crashes into an airport building killing 4; 5 are rushed to hospital in Wichita, Kansas, USA

Small plane crashes into building in Wichita, FAA says
Four people are dead after a prop plane crashed into a building this morning at an airport in Wichita, Kansas, officials said.
 
Five others have been rushed to a local hospital, fire marshal Brad Crisp said more than three hours after the crash.
 
“We don’t know what may have caused the incident,” Wichita Fire Department Chief Ron Blackwell said, noting that responders faced a “horrific firefight for several minutes.”
 
The plane struck the top of the Flight Safety Building shortly before 10 a.m. and approximately 100 people were inside at the time, according to airport officials. The fatalities and injured were taken out of the building and the remaining individuals have all been accounted for.
 
Federal officials have confirmed that the incident is not related to terrorism.
 
The plane involved in the crash was a twin-engine Beechcraft that was taking off but lost power in one engine, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
 
Keith Rose, the CEO of Rose Aircraft Services Inc., which owned the plane, confirmed that the pilot was one of the two fatalities. He was the only person on board. The three other fatalities were all individuals in the building, which housed Cessna Citation Jet Simulators.
 
Rose said that the plane was headed to Mena, Arkansas, “for painting and interior refurbishing work.”
 
Mid-Continent Airport officials reported on their Twitter feed that the building sustained serious damage with collapsed walls and ceilings. Smoke could be seen billowing from the building from miles away immediately after the crash.
 
Recently retired veteran air traffic controller Mark Goldstein died in the accident, according to the air traffic controllers association. The union and aviation sources confirmed to ABC News that he was the pilot of the plane that crashed.
 
Goldstein was an award-winning controller, twice garnering the top safety award for his region, union officials said. Goldstein was in the U.S. Navy and joined the FAA as a controller in 1987.
 
In a 2005 bio of Goldstein provided to ABC News, he is described as someone who has “an extensive background in aviation and is considered to be a conscientious controller.” And on a more personal note, Goldstein volunteered his time as a youth hockey coach.
 
Friend and fellow pilot Ron Ryan told ABC News that Goldstein was an expert pilot who had flown this particular plane many times. He was so well-known at this airport in fact that the air traffic controllers actually knew his voice and knew immediately it was he who was involved in today’s accident based on his radio conversations with the tower, Ryan said.
 
Ryan said he would have trusted Goldstein “with his life.”

QUAKE SWARM NEVADA, USA

***URGENT***
Earthquake Swarm
QUAKE SWARM

NEVADA, USA

***BE ALERT***

QUAKE SWARM YELLOWSTONE REGION

****ALERT****
 Earthquake Swarm
QUAKE SWARM

YELLOWSTONE REGION

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MAGNITUDE 4.6 ICELAND REGION

Subject to change

Depth: 4.3 km
 

Distances: Latitude, Longitude  64.673 -17.439
(5.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga)

Earthquake location   30 Oct 22:40 GMT

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MAGNITUDE 3.7 ICELAND REGION

Subject to change

Depth: 11.3 km
 

Distances: Latitude, Longitude  64.615 -17.427
(5.5 km ESE of Bárðarbunga)

Earthquake location   30 Oct 22:40 GMT

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MAGNITUDE 3.8 ICELAND REGION

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Depth: 4.6 km
 

Distances: Latitude, Longitude  64.675 -17.483
(4.4 km NNE of Bárðarbunga)

Earthquake location   30 Oct 22:40 GMT

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MAGNITUDE 4.6 ICELAND REGION

Subject to change

Depth: 4 km
 

Distances: Latitude, Longitude  64.669 -17.446
(5.0 km NE of Bárðarbunga)

Earthquake location   30 Oct 22:40 GMT

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MAGNITUDE 4.2 ICELAND REGION

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Depth: 8.3 km
 

Distances: Latitude, Longitude  64.673 -17.464
(4.7 km NE of Bárðarbunga)

Earthquake location   30 Oct 22:40 GMT

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Time and magnitude of earthquake   30 Oct 22:40 GMT

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MEGA DIP SPIKES ON THE MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 20:15, 20:30, 20:45 hrs UTC

**EXTREMELY URGENT**
   MEGA DIP SPIKES ON THE MAGNETOSPHERE @ APPROX 20:15, 20:30, 20:45 hrs UTC. FURTHER EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANO ACTIVITY & ADVERSE WEATHER PATTERNS WILL BE GREATLY INFLUENCED BY THE COSMIC RAYS STRIKING THE EARTH’S CORE

***BE ALERT***

Magnetogram 30.10.14  21.48 hrs UTC

MAGNITUDE 5.8 BALI SEA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=406342

Subject To Change

Depth: 540 km

Distances: 291 km SW of Makassar, Indonesia / pop: 1,321,717 / local time: 20:11:36.1 2014-10-30
237 km NE of Mataram, Indonesia / pop: 318,674 / local time: 20:11:36.1 2014-10-30
166 km N of Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia / pop: 52,654 / local time: 20:11:36.1 2014-10-30



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