Today in History :: Aviation day in history website and APIen-us<![CDATA[2009-10-22 :: Divi Divi Air Flight 014, a Britten-Norman Islander, with 10 on board, ditches in the Caribbean Sea off Bonaire due to engine failure, killing the pilot.]]><![CDATA[2009-10-22 :: PJ-SUN, a Britten-Norman Islander operated by Divi Divi Air, ditches off Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. The pilot is killed but the nine passengers escape from the aircraft before it sinks.]]><![CDATA[2009-10-22 :: An United States Army Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter while on a routine training exercise crashes onto the deck of the USNS Arctic off the coast of Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Black Hawk helicopter from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) was on a joint exercise with the United States Navy SEALs and was practising fast maritime interdiction by rappelling by rope to the ships deck when the accident occurred killing 1 crew and injuring a further 8 service personnel.]]><![CDATA[2005-10-22 :: Bellview Airlines Flight 210, a Boeing 737-200, crashes in central Nigeria, killing all 117 people on board.]]><![CDATA[1999-10-22 :: A Royal Air Force BAE Systems Hawk of 100 Sqn based at RAF Leeming crashed near Shap, Cumbria killing the pilot and navigator.]]><![CDATA[1996-10-22 :: Million Air Flight 406, a Boeing 707-323 C with 4 people aboard, crashes into a Dolorosa neighborhood ripping off rooftops and crashing in flames into a restaurant, killing the 4 aboard, 30 in the neighborhood and injuring 50 Ecuador.]]><![CDATA[1992-10-22 :: Launch: Space Shuttle Columbia STS-52 at 1:09:39:6433 p.m. EDT. Mission highlights: LAGEOS II, microgravity experiments.]]><![CDATA[1986-10-22 :: WNBC traffic reporter Jane Dornacker is killed when the helicopter she is riding in stalls and crashes into the Hudson River.]]><![CDATA[1981-10-22 :: The United States Federal Labor Relations Authority votes to de-certify the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization for its strike the previous August.]]><![CDATA[1981-10-22 :: A United States Coast Guard HH-52A crashed near Mobile, Alabame, United States, two crew killed.]]>