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One Killed, One Injured after Small Plane Crashes at Yeager Airport

Sunday, March 27, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane flipped over during take off at Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia, on March 26th. Authorities said the Cessna 172 Skyhawk aircraft was carrying two people when it overturned and caught fire. Both occupants of the plane were taken to hospital where one of them succumbed to his injuries. The cause... »

Cessna 182 Crashed in Monroe County; Pilot Jumped and Survived

Sunday, June 15, 2014
By George Hatcher
Cessna 182 Crashed in Monroe County; Pilot Jumped and Survived

A Cessna 182 plane, used for skydiving, crashed near Valmeyer in Monroe County, Illinois, in the afternoon of June 14. Shawn Kinmartin, 21, a pilot for Fly Free Skydiving in Festus, jumped out as the plane spiralled out of control and went down. This was his first jump in four years. According to Kinmartin,... »

Pilot Killed during Race Prep

Monday, September 8, 2008
By George Hatcher
Pilot Killed during Race Prep

What: Home built single-engine Cassult IIIM Where: Reno Stead Airport in Nevada. When: 9 A.M.Saturday September 6 Who: 32 year-old Phillipsburg woman pilot Erica Simpson 32, of Phillipsburg, N.J. Simpson was a commercial pilot who had competed in 2006 in the race’s biplane class. Why:the pilot was killed when the wings broke off while... »

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