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Plane Crash in Central Kenya Leaves 10 Dead

Friday, June 8, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a mountainous area in central Kenya, on June 5th. The wreckage of the Cessna plane, belonging to FlySAX airline, was found in the Aberdare forest. There were ten people aboard at the time, including two pilots and eight passengers. All of them were killed in the crash. The plane... »

2 People, Dog Killed in Small Plane Crash in California

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Santee, San Diego County, California, on February 6th. The Cessna 182 Skylane plane, carrying two people and a pair of dogs, went down shortly after taking off from the Gillespie Field Airport. Both people and one of the dogs aboard the plane were killed in the crash. Authorities found... »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in California

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
By George Hatcher

A Cessna 152 plane crashed in Concord, California, on January 29th. The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Buchanan Field Airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as Christopher Rampoldt, 69, of Martinez. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Ontario; Four Injured

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Brampton-Caledon Airport in Ontario, Canada, on November 27th. The four-seater Cessna plane was attempting to land at the airport when it struck a tree and went down. Four people were injured in the incident, and were taken to a hospital. Canada’s Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of... »

Small Plane Crashed in Tehachapi, CA; 1 Killed

Monday, November 20, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Tehachapi, California, on November 19th. Authorities said the single-engine Cessna 152 plane went down in the Capital Hills area of Tehachapi. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. The FAA and the NTSB will investigate. Download article as PDF »

3 Injured After Small Plane Crashes into a San Jose Home

Monday, November 20, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a home in San Jose, California, on November 19th. The Cessna 172 crashed shortly after taking off from Reid–Hillview Airport. There were three people aboard the plane; all of them were injured and were taken to a hospital. No one in the house was injured. The FAA and the... »

Helicopter and Plane Collide Mid-Air in Buckinghamshire; Four Killed

Friday, November 17, 2017
By George Hatcher

A two-seater plane collided mid-air with a helicopter in Buckinghamshire, England, on November 17th. It is believed that both aircraft were flying from Wycombe Air Park when they collided near Waddesdon. Four people were killed in the crash. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating the cause of accident. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Northwestern Minnesota; 3 Killed

Monday, September 25, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Pennington County, Minnesota, on September 23rd. Authorities said the single-engine Cessna 182 plane went down near Thief River Falls. The plane was carrying three people at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. The deceased were identified as Moy Wing, 69, Brian Duke, 27, and Zach... »

Two Killed in Small Plane Crash in Yavapai County, AZ

Monday, September 25, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Yavapai County, Arizona, on September 22nd. Authorities said the single-engine Cessna plane went down shortly after departing Prescott Municipal Airport. There were two men aboard at the time; both were killed in the crash. They were identified as Jeremiah Linnertz, 19, and Spencer Kihlstrom, 19. Download article as PDF »

Cape Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Adirondack Regional Airport

Monday, August 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cape Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Adirondack Regional Airport

Cape Air flight 1815 made an emergency landing at Adirondack Regional Airport in Franklin County, New York, on August 25th. The Cessna 402 plane heading from Albany International Airport to Ogdensburg Regional Airport, New York, was diverted after the crew noticed an engine issue and a whiff of smoke in the cabin. The plane... »

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