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B.C. Wildfire Plane Lands in Emergency at Kamloops Airport

Friday, August 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
B.C. Wildfire Plane Lands in Emergency at Kamloops Airport

A Convair 580, Wildfire plane made an emergency landing at Kamloops Airport in British Columbia, Canada, at around 8:30 a.m. on August 5. The pilot reported a mechanical issue in one of the two engines and turned the faulty engine off. He, then manage to land safely on one engine. The plane was carrying... »

Cargo Flight lost in Lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Thursday, March 15, 2012
By George Hatcher
Cargo Flight lost in Lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Hector A Rivera What: Jet One Express Convair CV-340 en route from San Juan to St. Maarten Where: San Juan When: Mar 15th 2012 Who: 2 crew Why: On takeoff, the Corvair developed engine trouble. They consulted with ATC and decided to return to... »

Engine Fire Disrupts St Thomas Flight

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Fresh Air 1955 Convair C-131F cargo plane en route from Puerto Rico to St. Thomas Where: St Thomas When: Jan 17, 2010, 7:55 am Who: pilot Carlos Garcia and First Officer Eduardo Vasquez Why: While taking off, an engine began smoking. The pilots returned to land but was unable to stop, skidded through... »

Emergency Landing in St. Thomas

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in St. Thomas

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Cary Liao What: Kestrel Convair C-131F performing a freight flight from St. Thomas Where: St. Thomas When: Jan 17th 2011 Who: 2 crew Why: While climbing out of St Thomas on a ferry flight, the left engine caught fire. The crew reported problems with... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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