A medical helicopter flying a heart patient to a South Indiana
hospital crashed Wednesday morning, killing the passenger and
injuring the three crew members on board. Medical helicopters from
Illinois and Kentucky joined the Indiana Highway Patrol's helo in
searching for the wreckage before an injured crew member was able
to signal them with his flashlight.
AOPA Pressing FAA To Drop Charity/Sightseeing Rule
The FAA's proposal to force small sightseeing businesses to meet
the requirements for large air tour operators and increase
flight-time requirements for pilots who fly charity fund-raisers is
neither justified nor supported by safety data and should be
withdrawn, AOPA told the agency on Monday.
British Company Reportedly Interested In Buying Kansas,
Oklahoma Boeing Plants
Far away from the prairies of Kansas and Oklahoma, a British
company is reportedly considering snapping up Boeing's
manufacturing plants in those states. Analysts say the deal would
be a $2.5 billion purchase.