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2007 In Aviation

Years in aviation: 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Centuries: 20th century · 21st century · 22nd century
Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s
Years: 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2007:

Contents

  • Events 1
    • January 1.1
    • February 1.2
    • March 1.3
    • April 1.4
    • May 1.5
    • June 1.6
    • July 1.7
    • August 1.8
    • September 1.9
    • October 1.10
    • November 1.11
    • December 1.12
  • First flights 2
    • January 2.1
    • February 2.2
    • April 2.3
    • June 2.4
    • July 2.5
    • August 2.6
    • September 2.7
    • October 2.8
    • December 2.9
  • Entered service 3
    • October 3.1
  • Retirements 4
  • References 5

Events

January

February

  • 21 February – The Lebanese Army fires at an Israeli Air Force unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flying over southern Lebanon south of Tyre, claiming it is violating both Lebanese sovereignty and the terms of the ceasefire that ended the 2006 Lebanon War. The UAV is not damaged. It is the first time that the Lebanese armed forces have fired at an Israeli aircraft since the end of the war in August 2006.[2]

March

April

  • 17 April – go! (airline) begins operations.
  • 27 April - An air-to-ground missile strike against the village of [3]

May

  • 3 May – A Chicago businessman who owned a ranch near Twin Bridges and his passenger were killed Thursday morning when the small jet they were flying crashed while trying to land at the Beaverhead County Airport at Dillon. On 3 May 2007, about 1040 mountain daylight time (MDT), a Cessna Citation S550, N22HP, collided with terrain during a circling instrument approach at Dillon, Montana. [1], [2]
  • 5 May – A Kenya Airways passenger plane bound for Nairobi with 114 people on board crashed in southern Cameroon on Saturday shortly after takeoff, the central African country's state radio said. Three jetliners sat ready for takeoff at Douala International Airport, their crews waiting for a massive thunderstorm to move away. [3], [4]
  • 6 May – A French plane pertaining to the force of multinational peace monitoring the border of Sinai between Egypt and Israel was crushed Sunday in the desert, resulting in the deaths of nine persons, including eight French soldiers, according to this force of peace. [5]
  • 17 May – Three people, the two pilots and a passenger, were killed Thursday in the accident of a small plane of freight, which was crushed little after its takeoff of Walikale, in the East of the democratic Republic of Congo, one learned near the company. A plane bound for Goma was crushed this Thursday morning in Kilambo, in territory of Walikale, with approximately 300 kilometers in the west of the chief town of North-Kivu. [6], [7]
  • 30 May – One of the last 2 remaining ATL-98 Carvair [N898AT] crashed at Nixon Fork Mine near McGrath, Alaska. [8]
  • Final assembly of the first Boeing 787 starts.

June

  • 1 June – A Tanzania People's Defence Forces passenger plane (reg JW9036) developed dual engine failure as the pilot manoeuvred to land at Dodoma airport, the pilot, Lieutenant Colonel S.M. Mayenga, said, and crash landed in the Kizota area of Dodoma. All thirteen people aboard survived. [9], [10]
  • 4 June – Authorities are searching for two pilots and four doctors from an organ transplant team whose plane went down Monday afternoon in Lake Michigan shortly after the pilot signaled an emergency. [11]
  • 19 June - An explosion near Mami Rogha in Islamic militants accidentally caused the explosion while building bombs.[4]
  • 21 June – Near Kamina en route to Lubumbashi DRC an overloaded Let 410UVP operated by the supposedly defunct Karibu Airways crashes inverted into a swamp shortly after takeoff, killing Mbuyu Mibanga, a member of the DRC parliament. 24 others survive. [12][13][14]
  • 24 June – During the Galway Air Show in Galway, Ireland, the door from a hovering Royal Air Force helicopter detaches and falls into a large crowd below, injuring three people on the ground.[5]
  • 25 June – Search-and-rescue teams combed the jungles of southern Cambodia after a passenger plane with 22 people on board crashed Monday while flying between two popular tourist destinations, officials said. [15]
  • 27 June – The pilot of a twin engine, nine-seat Golden Wings Charter aircraft walked away from a low impact crash at the Airport Industrial Park Wednesday, according to authorities whose emergency systems sprang into high gear once the alert was received. [16]
  • 28 June – A Boeing 737 aircraft with the number plate D2-TBP, of the Angolan Airlines that was flying the Luanda/M`banza, Congo/Negage/Luanda route, crashed Thursday in M’banza Congo city (northern Zaire province), killing six and injuring a number still to be established, ANGOP learned. [17]
  • 29 June – The plane of the Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast Guillaume Soro was attacked by unknown Friday morning with the airport of Bouaké (center), an act insulated which made at least four died, but saved Mr. Soro, and thrown a cold on the process of reconciliation in progress in the country. Ivory Coast Prime Minister Guillaume Soro survived a rocket attack on his plane after it landed at an airport in the central town of Bouake, said spokesman Issa Doumbia. Guillaume Soro and her collaborators who precipitate in the vehicles chartered to convoy them dare-dare with the secretariat of the new Forces. [18], [19], [20]
  • 30 June
    • A pilot attempting to return to the air after his small plane ran out of room on a wet runway slammed into a house in Arkansas Saturday, killing himself and a woman inside the home. [21]
    • A small plane SABRE Lithium matriculation XASMR of ten seats, originating of Monterrey Nuevo Leo'n, piloted by its proprietor Daniel Reedbeds Insipid, confused to a flank of the airport Plan of Guadalupe. [22]

July

August

September

October

November

December

First flights

January

February

April

June

July

August

September

October

December

Entered service

October

Retirements

References

  1. ^ Haider, Kamran, "Pakistan strikes militant camp in S. Waziristan," Reuters, January 16, 2007; 1:08 AM
  2. ^ , 21 February 2007, 13:22.Jerusalem PostAnonymous, "Lebanese Army Fires at Israeli UAV,"
  3. ^ , April 27, 2007, 12:43 p.m.The Washington PostKhan, Bashirullah, "Missile Strike in Pakistan Kills 4,"
  4. ^ , June 20, 2007.The Washington PostWitte, Griff, "Blast Kills at Least 20 in Pakistan,"
  5. ^ "Two investigations into airshow accident". RTÉ News. 25 June 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2009. 
  6. ^ Report Gives Some Details on Missile Strike. Civil Georgia. August 9, 2007.
  7. ^ "Experts Confirm Jet Entered Georgian Airspace From Russia".  
  8. ^ Airliner World, February 2007
  9. ^ stv News report on Clyde service launch
  10. ^ Loch Lomond Seaplanes website retrieved 3 February 2007
  11. ^ """Подросток пролетел в крыле Boeing-737 из Перми до "Внуково (in Russian).  
  12. ^ , November 3, 2007.The New York TimesKhan, Ismail, "Missile Kills 5 in Northwest Pakistan; U.S. Denies Attack,"
  13. ^ [26]
  14. ^ [27]
  15. ^ Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: The Pioneering Pioneer," Naval History, October 2013, p. 15.
  16. ^ Stegherr, Laura K. (2007-11-08). "UAV DET Launches Final Pioneer Flight". NavNews (United States Navy). 
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