Leicester Crashed Helicopter Rotor Pedals Failed, Says Probe


first_imgDisconnected cockpit pedals caused the helicopter crash that killed the Thai billionaire owner of Leicester City football club and four others on October 28, a British investigation found out Thursday.The death of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha shocked global sport and left the small city in the heart of England in mourning two years after their improbable first and only championship season.The helicopter, decorated in the blue and white colours of the team, spun out of control on takeoff moments after it cleared the stadium’s roof. Vichai attended most Leicester home matches, landing and taking off from the centre of the pitch.Britain’s Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) said a series of cockpit pedals had somehow become disconnected from the rotor on the helicopter’s tail.“The loss of control of the helicopter resulted from the tail rotor actuator control shaft becoming disconnected from the actuator lever mechanism,” the eight-page AAIB report said.The helicopter began to spin uncontrollably to the right as a result.The AAIB said it was treating a further probe into what caused the pedals to disconnect “as a priority”.Europe’s aviation safety authorities have ordered mandatory checks on the type of helicopter involved, finding no other problems to date.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

What channel is Browns vs. Ravens on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 4 game


first_imgWeek 4 NFL PICKS:Against the spread | Straight-up picksWhile Mayfield and Jackson are the headliners, Browns vs. Ravens is intriguing for reasons far beyond the young passers. This is a key game in the early AFC North race. SN’s Bill Bender believes it’s a perfect chance for Cleveland to get back on track in a season it hoped would result in a playoff appearance. A Browns win could reverse the trend of this rivalry, as the Ravens have won six of their last seven matchups and lead the all-time series 30-10.Based on recent history, Mayfield has a good chance to improve upon his so-far disappointing play this season. He is looking for his third straight game against Baltimore in which he has passed for more than 325 yards and a touchdown.Of course, Mayfield’s counterpart Sunday is the only QB with 800-plus passing yards and 100-plus rushing yards in the NFL this season. The Browns need to contain Jackson to have any shot at a victory.Below is all the info you need to watch Browns vs. Ravens on Sunday, including the TV channels and kickoff time.What channel is Browns vs. Ravens on today?TV channel (national): CBSTV channel (Cleveland): WOIOTV channel (Baltimore): WJZLive stream: fuboTV (regional)A big chunk of Oklahoma, where Mayfield played in college, will be presented Browns vs. Ravens on Sunday. Other than that, though, only the areas around Cleveland and Baltimore will get this game on TV.Greg Gumbel will call the play-by-play action of Browns vs. Ravens for CBS, and Trent Green will provide analysis. Melanie Collins will report from the sidelines.For those who wish to find Browns vs. Ravens on the radio, the Cleveland call can be heard on Sirius channel 108 and XM channel 384, and the Baltimore call can be heard on Sirius channel 82 and XM channel 227. MORE: Watch every NFL game and RedZone on DAZN (Canada only)Browns vs. Ravens schedule: What time is kickoff?Date: Sunday, Sept. 29Start time: 1 p.m. ETWith its 1 p.m. ET start time, Browns vs. Ravens will share the early Sunday NFL spotlight with four other games scheduled to be shown on CBS in the same window. Fox will present three 1 p.m. ET games in Week 4, as well.Next week, the Ravens will return to the 1 p.m. ET window for their road game against the Steelers. The Browns next week will travel to San Francisco for a Monday night game against the 49ers.NFL TV schedule for Week 4Thursday, Sept. 26GameTimeTV channelPhiladelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers8:20 p.m.FOX, NFL Network Sunday, Sept. 29GameTimeTV channelTennessee Titans at Atlanta Falcons1 p.m.CBSWashington Redskins at New York Giants1 p.m.FOXLos Angeles Chargers at Miami Dolphins1 p.m.CBSOakland Raiders at Indianapolis Colts1 p.m.CBSCarolina Panthers at Houston Texans1 p.m.FOXKansas City Chiefs at Detroit Lions1 p.m.FOXCleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens1 p.m.CBSNew England Patriots at Buffalo Bills1 p.m.CBSTampa Bay Buccaneers at Los Angeles Rams4:05 p.m.FOXSeattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals4:05 p.m.FOXMinnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears4:25 p.m.CBSJacksonville Jaguars at Denver Broncos4:25 p.m.CBSDallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints8:20 p.m.NBC Monday, Sept. 30GameTimeTV channelCincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers8:15 p.m.ESPN Of course fans in Cleveland and Baltimore will be scanning their TV channels to find Browns vs. Ravens on Sunday. But with the Week 4 NFL schedule gracing them with a quarterback duel between Baker Mayfield and Lamar Jackson, many more around the country will want to tune in for the game scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ET on CBS.Unfortunately for most fans outside of the Cleveland and Baltimore areas, though, they won’t be able to find Browns vs. Ravens on TV. In the early CBS viewing window Sunday, most of the country will be presented different games; the one exception is the area around Mayfield’s college stomping grounds in Oklahoma.last_img read more

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