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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...


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