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CAA statement on helicopter incident in London

Regarding the helicopter accident in London,  A CAA spokesperson said: “Helicopter operations in central London are strictly controlled. Single engine helicopters are required to fly along designated routes, which have been selected to provide maximum safety by routing helicopters along the River Thames, avoiding flying over built up areas as much as possible. Twin engine […]

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Concern over increase in local air fatalities in 2011

South African aviation history is littered with accidents and fatalities, with 325 people dying in air crashes in the country since 2004. The Tzaneen crash has already brought the number of air fatalities in the country to 30, surpassing last year’s total of 24. Phindiwe Gwebu, corporate communications and marketing manager for CAA, said all […]