Posts Tagged: Accidents

Nuclear Sub leaked radioactive water for months

August 1, 2008 CNN: Nuclear sub leaked radioactive water in Pacific for months From Jamie McIntyre and Mike Mount CNN Pentagon Unit WASHINGTON (CNN) — Water with trace amounts of radioactivity may have leaked for months from a U.S. Navy nuclear-powered submarine as it traveled around the Pacific to ports in Guam, Japan and Hawaii,Navy… Read more »

B-52 crash is the fourth incident in the past year

A B-52 strategic bomber crashed in Guam. Here’s an excerpt from an AP article: A US air force B-52 bomber has crashed off the island of Guam in the Pacific Ocean, the US coastguard has said. The aircraft carrying six crew members went down while on its way to conduct a flyover in a parade… Read more »

Foreign Occupations

Here’s an article from Foreign Policy in Focus with many links to other articles covering different aspects of the U.S. Empire including military bases and missile defenses, economic crises and interventions in the affairs of other countries. Source: World Beat by JOHN FEFFER | Monday, February 25, 2008 Vol. 3, No. 8 Foreign Occupation… Read more »

Crash grounds Guard’s F-15 jets Posted on: Sunday, February 3, 2008 Crash grounds Guard’s F-15 jets By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer The 13 Hawai’i Air National Guard F-15s that were cleared to fly on Jan. 9 are grounded again – except for air defense missions – following the ocean crash Friday of an F-15D. The pilot, still unidentified… Read more »

Crashed F-15 passed safety inspection 3 weeks ago

F-15 crash is unlike earlier one, says general Plane that crashed had passed safety inspection 3 weeks ago STORY SUMMARY » A safety team arrives this week to investigate Friday’s F-15 crash south of Oahu, but the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing commander said the cause does not appear to be related to structural… Read more »

F-15 jet crashes into sea off Oahu

F-15 jet crashes into sea off Oahu The National Guard pilot is safe after he ejects and parachutes into the roiling water STORY SUMMARY » The pilot of a Hawaii Air National Guard fighter jet is reported in good condition after he ejected safely yesterday afternoon from an F-15D that crashed into the ocean about… Read more »

F-15 fighter jet crashes off O’ahu Posted on: Saturday, February 2, 2008 Crash raises scrutiny of F-15 fighter jet By William Cole and Mary Vorsino Advertiser Staff Writers The ditching of a Hawai’i Air National Guard F-15D fighter yesterday was at least the fifth crash nationwide for the Eagles since May and will result in even greater scrutiny for an… Read more »

Range of failures led to Army collision with Aiea overpass

Posted on: Sunday, July 29, 2007 Range of failures led to Aiea overpass crash By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer Traffic on the H-1 came to a standstill on a Tuesday afternoon nearly a year ago after an ‘Aiea crash closed all six westbound lanes. ADVERTISER LIBRARY PHOTOS | Sept. 5, 2006 A soldier is… Read more »

Military cargo plane and passenger jet nearly collide in Honolulu

Posted on: Friday, May 25, 2007 It’s close call for C-130, go! jet By Dan Nakaso Advertiser Staff Writer A C-130 military cargo plane came close to crossing the path of a go! passenger jet taking off from Honolulu International Airport at about 100 mph, the Federal Aviation Administration said. “I’ve seen other incidents throughout… Read more »

Aiea overpass repairs to begin

Aiea overpass repairs to start Monday night Two westbound lanes of the H-1 freeway will be closed after 9 p.m. STAR-BULLETIN / SEPTEMBER 2006 The Aiea Heights Drive and Kaamilo Street overpasses frame a pedestrian overpass closed since Sept. 6 after it was struck by an oversize load being carried on an Army truck. Repair… Read more »