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Small Plane Lands in Emergency in a Houston Parking Lot

Monday, June 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Lands in Emergency in a Houston Parking Lot

A single-propeller aircraft made an emergency landing in the parking lot of an oilfield service company located in northwest Houston, Texas. According to the Houston Fire Department, they were called to the parking lot of TAM International, near Pinemont west of Highway 290, shortly after 7 a.m. on June 20. The small, red-colored Champion... »

Small Plane Crashes in Alaska

Sunday, September 1, 2013
By George Hatcher

On August 29, 2013, a Champion 7ECA Citabria crashed north of Sutton, AK while on a a moose scouting flight. The flight was reported overdue at 9:45 p.m. The wreck was located on Friday by an Alaska Air National Guard helicopter and a fixed-wing aircraft around 4 a.m. The names of the victims have... »

PG&E Contractor Accident in California

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
By George Hatcher
PG&E Contractor Accident in California

On August 13, 2013, an AA Aerial Services and Frontline Energy operated Champion 7GCAA was on a survey mission over a natural gas transmission pipeline when it crashed in Hamlin Canyon, SW of Paradise, CA. The time is estimated at 11:35 a.m. Witness Bob Smalley saw the plane circle to the right and fall... »

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