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ground crew

The group of personnel responsible for maintaining, servicing, repairing, and preparing the aircraft for flight.
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The detailed 544 page book, which recounts the first four years of 610's valiant history for the first time, combines the squadron's operations record book, combat reports and the latest National Archives' files with testimonies from ground crew and relatives and a rare interview with a founding squadron pilot.
The pilot asked the ground crew if the aircraft came into contact with the fence and they denied it had.
Ground crews learned and developed skills such as in-line search, where members search for clues left by missing people or aircraft; hasty search, an expedited search for lost people; stretcher carry techniques (aka litter carry) to correctly transport injured people; compass and navigation using pace counting; and radio frequency search using VHF L-PER technology.
As the aircraft got closer to the runway, the ground crew were stunned to see Jeremy hanging from the bottom.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Ground crews in AtatE-rk International Airport have been showing vigorous effort in order to keep airport suitable for taking and landing since heavy snowfall wreak havoc in ystanbul.
A spokesman for Swissport said: "Swissport is aware that a member of its ground crew was arrested on an allegation of theft and has been assisting the police with their inquiries.
He claimed that after leaving the aircraft, passengers voiced their concerns to the airline ground crew but they were unaware of the situation.
His exemplary performance and meticulous safety discipline prevented the possible inadvertent canopy jettison during flight and alleviated the latent danger to air and ground crew members.
Ground crew and support staff will not be immune from the job cuts, although the posts of pilots flying missions in Libyan airspace are protected.
A ground crew tracking the balloon - including relatives of the victims - lost sight of it at around 9.30am on Saturday, shortly before it rapidly fell from the sky, according to Avon Fire and Rescue Service.
A ground crew tracking the balloon lost sight of the craft in the clouds shortly before it came down, according to Avon Fire and Rescue Service.
The system accomplishes precise pipe handling and placement without requiring ground crew to work in the vicinity of moving pipe.

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