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NTSB reports on Clear Air Turbulence

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
NTSB reports on Clear Air Turbulence

Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC Accident occurred Friday, February 19, 2010 in Anchorage, AK Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/23/2017 Aircraft: BOEING 747, registration: N173UA Injuries: 1 Serious, 25 Minor, 236 Uninjured. NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal... »

Four Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Idaho

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near China Beach on the Palisades Reservoir in Idaho, on March 13th. The Cessna 182 aircraft crashed and burst into flames around 1 mile north of Alpine Airport, from where it departed. There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. They were... »

Three Killed after Small Plane Crashed at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

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Small Plane Crashed at Granbury Municipal Airport; 2 Killed

Saturday, September 26, 2015
By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane crashed at Granbury Municipal Airport in Hood County, Texas, on September 24. Authorities said the plane went down and burst into flames just a few hundred yards from Granbury High School. There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them were killed in the crash. The NTSB and the... »

3 Killed, 7 Injured as Plane Crashes in Alaska

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
By George Hatcher
3 Killed, 7 Injured as Plane Crashes in Alaska

A small floatplane plane crashed north of Iliamna Airport in Iliamna, Alaska, on September 15. The DeHavilland DHC-3T Turbine Otter aircraft, carrying 10 people, went down while it was taking off from East Wind Lake. Three people were killed in the accident. They were identified as 80-year-old Tony W. Degroot, of Hanford, California, 69-year-old... »

Single-Engine Beechcraft Crashed in North Carolina; 3 Killed

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Single-Engine Beechcraft Crashed in North Carolina; 3 Killed

A single-engine plane crashed and caught fire near Horneytown, in the south of Kernersville, Forsyth County, North Carolina, at 12:12 P.M on September 7. The Beechcraft A36 was en-route to Piedmont Triad International Airport, North Carolina, from Sarasota, Florida, at the time. The airport’s director Kevin Baker said the pilot was communicating a problem... »

Small Plane Crashed in Colorado Mountains; 5 Killed

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashed in Colorado Mountains; 5 Killed

A twin-engine plane crashed in San Juan Mountains, in the north of Silverton, Colorado, at around 4:15 P.M on September 6. The immediate cause of Cessna 310 crash is not yet known. At least 5 people lost their lives in the crash. San Juan County Sheriff’s office and NTSB are investigating. Download article as... »

Plane Crashed while Practicing for New York Air Show; Pilot Killed

Saturday, August 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Crashed while Practicing for New York Air Show; Pilot Killed

A stunt plane crashed near Stewart international airport in New Windsor, New York, on August 28. Authorities said the Cornell W F/Sahakian JA Jr. Giles G 202 experimental plane went down while practicing for the New York Air Show, which is scheduled for this weekend. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was... »

Pilot Killed as Crop Dusting Plane Crashed in Waushara County

Thursday, August 27, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pilot Killed as Crop Dusting Plane Crashed in Waushara County

A crop dusting aircraft crashed in a wooded area near Hancock, Waushara County, Wisconsin, on August 26. The Weatherly 620B single-engine aircraft was spraying a potato farm when it crashed. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed the spot. His identity has not yet been released. The FAA and the NTSB... »

5 Killed as Planes Collided Mid-Air Near San Diego

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
By George Hatcher

A single-engine Cessna 172 and a twin-engine Sabreliner collided midair near Brown Field Municipal Airport in San Diego, California, at around 11 A.M. on August 16. The accident happened near Otay Mesa Road and Harvest Street when both aircrafts were approaching Brown Field Municipal Airport. Five people were killed in the crash. Their identities... »

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