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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Codorus Township Field

Saturday, March 25, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a field in Codorus Township, Pennsylvania, on March 23rd. The pilot Craig McDonald, of Columbia, Maryland, said he decided to make an emergency landing after his single-engine Cessna 162 plane lost power. He remained unharmed in the incident. The plane was flying from Lancaster Airport, Pennsylvania,... »

Small Plane Crashed in San Diego County; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Ramona in San Diego County, California, on February 12th. The Cessna plane, carrying three people, was on an instructional flight when it went down on a mountainside. A 20-year-old woman was killed in the crash while two other people were injured. The plane was registered to American Aviation Academy.... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Clay Center Municipal Airport

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Clay Center Municipal Airport in Clay County, Kansas, on January 31st. Authorities said the pilot of the 1976 Cessna Fixed Wing plane was forced to land in emergency due to engine issues. The plane landed without landing gear. The pilot, Jeffrey M. Clarke, 35, and his... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands at Pensacola International Airport

Monday, January 30, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed at Pensacola International Airport in Florida, on January 29th. Authorities said the Cessna 177 plane sustained significant damage after it landed without its gear deployed. There were two people aboard at the time; none of them was injured. The cause of incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crash in Arizona Kills Family of Four

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Payson in Gila County, Arizona, on January 3rd. The single-engine Cessna 210 plane was heading from Scottsdale, Arizona, to Telluride, Colorado, when it went down. The plane was carrying four members of a family at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. The cause of crash... »

Three Children aboard plane in Lake Erie Crash

Friday, December 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Three Children aboard plane in Lake Erie Crash

A Maverick Air Cessna setting out for Ohio State University in Columbus took off from Cleveland-Burke Lakefront airport, and disappeared int Lake Erie. Three adults and three children were aboard. The passengers had been to the Cleveland Cavaliers game. Coast guard Search and Rescue is searching the lake. The plane is registered to Maverick... »

1 Killed 1 Injured after Small Plane Crashed in California

Saturday, November 19, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a home near Half Moon Bay Airport in Moss Beach, California, on November 18th. The single engine Cessna 172 plane, carrying two people, took off from Sacramento and was heading to the Bay Area when it went down. The passenger was killed in the crash while the pilot sustained... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Florida; No Injuries Reported

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in Everglades, Florida, on November 13th. The Cessna 152 plane, carrying two people, went down into a swamp on mile marker 47 near Tamiami. According to Broward Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Mike Jachles, “When that airplane came down into the swamp, the two men told our firefighters that... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport

Friday, November 4, 2016
By George Hatcher

An 8-passenger plane made an emergency landing at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, Virginia, on November 2nd. The Cessna 550 plane flying from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Meridian, Mississippi, was diverted after it lost oil pressure in one of the engines, causing a loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Alaska

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near the town of Butte in Alaska, on October 29th. Authorities said the Cessna 172 plane crashed into a Knik River gravel bar. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as 25-year-old Ray Justen. According to Alaska National Transportation Safety Board... »

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