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  • C-5 accident investigation board complete

    06/13/2006 6:11:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 18 replies · 1,356+ views
    6/13/2006 - SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill (AFPN) -- The results of an investigation into the C-5 Galaxy crash at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on April 3 found that human error was the cause, Air Mobility Command officials released today. The accident investigation board determined the pilots and flight engineers did not properly configure, maneuver and power the aircraft during approach and landing. Following a normal takeoff and initial climb, the C-5 aircrew observed a No. 2 engine “Thrust Reverser Not Locked” indication light. They shut down the No. 2 engine as a precaution and returned to Dover AFB....
  • Photo in the News: Crashed U.S. Nuclear Submarine

    02/01/2005 7:38:46 PM PST · by esryle · 27 replies · 2,004+ views
    The U.S. Navy released this photograph last Thursday of the nuclear submarine San Francisco, which crashed headlong into an uncharted undersea mountain near Guam on January 8. Standing more than three stories high and with classified technology veiled by a tarp, the fast- attack submarine is shown awaiting repairs in a Guam dry dock. The impact shredded the submarine's nose, killed one sailor, and injured 60 more. The sailors were largely protected by the vessel's reinforced inner hull, which did not rupture. After the wreck, the crew quickly ascended and sailed along the ocean's surface back to their base in...
  • Navy Reassigns Commander of Submarine That Ran Aground in Pacific

    01/20/2005 9:22:10 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 59 replies · 1,539+ views
    Navy Reassigns Commander of Submarine That Ran Aground in Pacific The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Navy has reassigned the commander of an attack submarine that ran aground Jan. 8 in the western Pacific Ocean, officials said Thursday. Cmdr. Kevin Mooney, who commanded the USS San Francisco, was reassigned to a unit in Guam pending the completion of the investigation into the crash, a statement from the U.S. 7th Fleet said. Vice Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, the fleet's commander, ordered Mooney's removal from command. The nuclear-powered San Francisco was on its way to Australia when it struck an undersea...
  • Kerry to Speak to National Guard Next Week

    09/10/2004 5:30:04 PM PDT · by Kozak · 34 replies · 1,174+ views ^ | 9/10/04 | Self
    Sen. John F. Kerry to Address NGAUS Conference (Sept. 8, 2004) - Sen. John F. Kerry is set to speak to more than 3,000 Guard officers gathering next week in Las Vegas, Nev., for the 126th NGAUS General Conference and Exhibition. Sen. Kerry will address the conference noon Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.