Experimental

Plane Crashed while Practicing for New York Air Show; Pilot Killed

Saturday, August 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Crashed while Practicing for New York Air Show; Pilot Killed

A stunt plane crashed near Stewart international airport in New Windsor, New York, on August 28. Authorities said the Cornell W F/Sahakian JA Jr. Giles G 202 experimental plane went down while practicing for the New York Air Show, which is scheduled for this weekend. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was... »

Small Plane Crashed in Wisconsin; 2 Killed

Monday, July 27, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Zenith CH601XL plane crashed in a grassy area in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, on July 25. Winnebago County authorities contacted Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office on July 26, about a missing plane that was heading to the Experimental Aircraft Association convention in Oshkosh and was around 20 hours overdue. Wisconsin Civil Air Patrol and the... »

Small Plane Crashes in San Rafael, California

Monday, December 22, 2014
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed while attempting to take off from San Rafael Airport, California, at around 12:45 p.m. on December 20. San Rafael fire Chief Chris Gray said the single-engine plane flipped upside down but did not spark fire. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, sustained minor injuries. The FAA will investigate.... »

Pilot Killed as Small Plane Crashed Near Big Bear Lake

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By George Hatcher

A small plane went down in the Grout Bay campground located along the Big Bear Lake, California, before 11 a.m. on October 20. The accident happened after the aircraft took off from Big Bear City Airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed at the spot. His identity has not yet... »

Single-Engine Plane Hits a Truck on Pyramid Highway

Sunday, July 27, 2014
By George Hatcher
Single-Engine Plane Hits a Truck on Pyramid Highway

A P-51 Mustang single engine plane which took off from Reno-Stead Airport and was en route to South Dakota crashed on Pyramid Highway just north of Spanish Springs in Nevada at around 8 a.m. on July 26. The accident happened after an experimental Roscher built Thunder Mustang ‘Miss Picabo’ experienced mechanical failure and its... »

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... »

Experimental Plane Lands in Emergency in Walcott

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By George Hatcher

A 1994 experimental aircraft owned by Raging Thermal Sky Sports LLC, and known as “Meyer Goat” made a safe emergency landing at the Eagle Springs Golf Club located in Walcott, Colorado after 11 a.m. on June 16. The decision to make an emergency landing was made after the small aircraft lost oil pressure during... »

Pilot Killed in a Small Plane Crash in Highlands Ranch, Co

Sunday, March 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
Pilot Killed in a Small Plane Crash in Highlands Ranch, Co

A SONERAI II LT Experimental plane flying out of Centennial Airport crashed in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, at about 3pm on March 29. After the pilot suffered difficulty maintaining control, the plane went down in flames in a nose dive away from populated areas. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the pilot was... »

Experimental Crash in Brazil kills Deputy Mayor

Saturday, January 25, 2014
By George Hatcher
Experimental Crash in Brazil kills Deputy Mayor

A small plane, an INPAER Explorer#PR-ZAL with three aboard was en route from Campos dos Amarais, Campinas to London but disappeared from radar while talking to ATC in Pirassununga Brazil at about ten on January 23rd. The experimental plane was registered but not certified, and barred from flying over populated areas. The Brazilian Air... »

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:... »

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    An aircraft and a helicopter crashed mid-flight near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Friday, November 17. Ruptly is live from the scene of the crash site as p...
  • Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1000 ft in 45 seconds
    Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds. A PLANE suspected of being involved in the Waddesdon Manor crash has been recorded plummeting 1,000 feet in just 45 seconds just before police were called to the incident. By Helen Barnett. PUBLISHED: 16:40 ...
  • Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and ...
    Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania. Two Americans, two Germans, six Tanzanians, and a South African pilot were all killed when their Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Ngorongoro National Park. Coastal Aviation, which owned the aircraft, ...
  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
    (WKYT) - A community is coming together again to remember three of four victims killed in a plane crash. Funerals will take place for Scott and Noah Foster, as well as Kyle Stewart on Friday in Somerset. Relatives laid the fourth victim, Doug Whitaker, to rest on Thursday. All four died on Sunday when ...
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  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties". Source: AAP. 5 MINS AGO. A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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