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Sikorsky Hits Gangnam High Rise

Saturday, November 16, 2013
By George Hatcher
Sikorsky Hits Gangnam High Rise

On Nov 16, 2013, a helicopter took off from Soeul Gimpo Airport en route to Jamsil-Dong to pick up LG employees. The LG Electronics Sikorsky S-76C++ helicopter flew into a high rise in Seoul. Two pilots aboard the helicopter died after their propellor struck the 30 story high rise. No one in the building... »

Cessna Crash Kills Hunter, Pilot

Friday, November 8, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Cessna U206F Stationair owned/operated by Wilderness Aircraft I LLC went missing east of Donnelly, Idaho while en route from McCall Municipal Airport and the Salmon River Basin. Three planes had been making the 12 minute flight but only two made it to the destination. The Idaho Army National Guard helicopter who were searching... »

Bolivian Plane Crashes, Killing , Passenger Manifest

Sunday, November 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Bolivian Plane Crashes, Killing , Passenger Manifest

Updated An Aerocon Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner en route from the Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport developed a problem as it caught fire upon landing at 4 p.m. at Riberalta Airport. Three officials of the Governorate of Beni were aboard. The Bolivian aircraft came to rest wheels up and was consumed by the fire. Of... »

Canavia Líneas Aéreas Crash Kills Three

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
By George Hatcher
Canavia Líneas Aéreas Crash Kills Three

On October 28, 2013, a CANAVIA Líneas Aéreas Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV out of Gran Canaria airport was on a training night flight when it crashed. The three people aboard died on impact which occurred in dense fog in the mountainous La Palma area. The same weather that contributed to the accident hampered... »

Lao Airlines Victims Recovered in Mekong River

Thursday, October 17, 2013
By George Hatcher

There were Australians-a family of four and an aid worker and his father-aboard the ATR 72 crash in Laos. Forty-four passengers including five crew died in the crash. THe plane caught the tail end of a typhoon and crashed in the Mekong River. People from ten countries were aboard, including Koreans, French and Australians.... »

Maswings Crash

Friday, October 11, 2013
By George Hatcher
Maswings Crash

On October 10, a MASWings de Havilland Dash 6-300 Twin Otter en route from Kota Kinabalu to Kudat made a landing in high wind, and short of the runway impacted a house in Kampung Sin-San. A woman and her son were in the living room while the plane struck the bedroom, dining room and... »

Mooney Missing

Thursday, October 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Mooney Missing

A Mooney en route from Palm Springs to San Diego Gillespie Field went missing on Wednesday October 9. The sheriff’s deputies helicopter search was suspended Wednesday due to gusty winds, and was found on Thursday at 1:00 a.m. The search for the plane registered to Andrew Thulin, of San Diego was centered four miles... »

Aeroprakt Crashes in Nepal

Saturday, October 5, 2013
By George Hatcher
Aeroprakt Crashes in Nepal

An Avia Club Nepal Aeroprakt A-22 Foxbat crashed in Nepal with two aboard. The Aeroprakt A-22 Foxbat is an ultralight that was flying out of Pokhara Airport in bad weather. The plane impacted in a mountain range near Shanti Stupa in Pokhara. Neither the Pilot Stephan Shrestha nor the Chinese tourist Jun Liu survived... »

Indigo Emergency Landing

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

No injuries occurred when Indigo Airlines #6E125 Airbus veered off the runway and hit runway lights at Bangalore International Airport. The incident closed the runway for hours, diverting more than ten flights. 110 passengers and six crew escaped injury when the plane landed in heavy rain and hydroplaned off the runway veering to the... »

Three Die in Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Crash

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Three Die in Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Crash

Three people died in a Canadian Coast Guard crash of a *MBB Bo 105 helicopter. The accident occurred in the McClure Strait near Banks Island in the Northwest Territories. THe helicopter was out of CCGS Amundsen, a T1200 Class Medium Arctic icebreaker and Arctic research vessel operated by the Canadian Coast Guard which performs... »

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