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Small Plane Crash-Lands in Longmont, CO; Pilot Escapes Injury

Monday, June 2, 2014
By George Hatcher

A single-engine airplane crash-landed near Longmont Municipal Airport in Longmont, Colorado, immediately after takeoff. The accident happened at about 9:30 a.m. on June 1, after the pilot lost power of his 1998 Katana Diamond plane and crash landed in a field, some 300-400 yards away from the runway. The pilot, identified as Harold Kosmerl... »

August 13 Incident Overview

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
By George Hatcher

Date: 10-AUG-13 Time: 14:00:00Z Regis#: N9752J Aircraft Make: PIPER Aircraft Model: PA28 Event Type: Accident Highest Injury: None Damage: Substantial City: OVERGAARD State: Arizona Description: AIRCRAFT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, CRASHED 1/2 MILE FROM THE RUNWAY, MOGOLLON AIRPARK, OVERGAARD, AZ Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF) Date: 10-AUG-13 Time: 13:25:00Z Regis#: N7811W Aircraft Make: PIPER Aircraft Model:... »

British Pilot and Passenger Survive Crash in Thailand

Thursday, December 20, 2012
By George Hatcher
British Pilot and Passenger Survive Crash in Thailand

On Dec 17, 2012, a privately owned Diamond dA42 Twin Star crashed and flipped in a paddy in Pathum Thani, Sam Khok, Thailand. The crash was about 200 meters from a residential area. The two Brits, Nicholas Turner (54) and David Walls (71)who were aboard survived the crash. They were returning from a business... »

Photo Flight Ends in Collision, 2 Fatalities

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Photo Flight Ends in Collision, 2 Fatalities

What: Wings Over Holland General Avia F-22BV Pinguino Wings Over Holland Diamond DA40D Diamond Star TDI Where: Zeeasterweg, Dronten Netherlands When: October 22, 2012 4:35pm Who: 2 aboard, 2 injured Why: A Diamond DA40D Diamond Star TDI (PH-TDE) and a General Avia F-22BV Pinguino (D-EDMJ) crashed following a mid-air collision. The accident happened during... »

Small Swiss-owned Planet Crashes after “problems” in Parchim

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Small Swiss-owned Planet Crashes after “problems” in Parchim

What: Twin Club Diamond DA42 Twin Star Where: Schwerin-Parchim Airport, Germany When: May 28, 2012 Who: 4 aboard, 2 fatalities Why: After the pilot reported to ATC of having problems with the aircraft just after takeoff, the flight crashed in a forest near the town of Parchim. The 58 year old Swiss pilot and... »

Twinstar Engine Failure

Friday, July 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
Twinstar Engine Failure

Pictured: A Diamond Aircraft Industries Diamond DA-42 Twin Star, Farnborough England Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Rez Manzoori What: Diamond Twinstar en route from Jersey to Vendee France Where: Jersey Airport When: July 30 2010 1220 BST Who: Pilot Why: While en route, the plane developed engine trouble. The... »

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