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Glider Plane Makes Emergency Landing outside Waynesville

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By George Hatcher
Glider Plane Makes Emergency Landing outside Waynesville

A glider plane made an emergency landing in a field along Township Line Road and Harlan Road, just outside Waynesville, Ohio at around 5 p.m. on June 17. The glider pilot Kevin Anderson explained that he had to land the plane due to strong wind, however it was a “nice easy landing”. Ohio State... »

Colombia Glider Crash

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher
Colombia Glider Crash

A Urdinarrain Air Club Lehtovaara PIK-16C Vasama (this is a glider; I had to look it up. The crash is bad enough you can’t really tell.) The glider was climbing while being towed at Urdinarrain Airfield, Prov. de Entre Ríos. The glider crashed, killing the pilot. Ricardo Alfredo Cabrera was aboard the training glider.... »

Two Lost in Glider Crash in France

Thursday, August 22, 2013
By George Hatcher
Two Lost in Glider Crash in France

A privately owned Schempp-Hirth Arcus E glider had taken off from Sisteron Theze Airport and was near Faucon-de-Barcelonnette in the Ubaye mountains, France, when they disappeared on Sunday. The two German glider pilots on the glider were both killed. They disappeared Sunday and were found near Faucon de Barcelonette. The 51 year old pilot... »

Two Gliders Crash in New South Wales

Monday, April 29, 2013
By George Hatcher

Two gliders, one of which was a Let L-13A1 Blaník, collided in New South Wales in a rural area in Carrick, near Goulburn. The incoming glider clipped the tail of the two-seater which nose-dived to the ground. One 72-year-old pilot, a member of Southern Tablelands Gliding Club, landed his glider safely. The fifty year... »

Glider Crash Sends Two to hospitals

Monday, March 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
Glider Crash Sends Two to hospitals

A Flugsportclub Aschaffenburg Scheibe SF 25C Rotax Falke which had taken off from Aschaffenburg was returning from a scenic flight when it crashed in a muddy field next to the Hessian-Bavarian border near Großostheim airfield. The pilot and passenger were taking advantage of pretty weather. The two aboard the plane were trapped for an... »

Glider Instructor and Student in Glider Tow Accident

Monday, January 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 19, 2012, an Aeroclub Punta Alta I.C.A. Brasov IS-28B2—a glider— apparently improperly released from a tow plane and crashed at Punta Alta Airfield in Argentina. Those aboard were an instructor and a student on their first flight. Two fire crews and several police responded to the scene. Scientific Police in Bahia Blanca... »

Winch-launched Glider crashes in UK

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 3 Where: Portmoak Airport When: Sept 4, 2012 Who: 1 pilot Why: An experienced pilot in his forties in his Winch-launched Glider crashed in UK taking off from the Scottish Gliding Centre, Portmoak Airport. The winch runs on a cable that generate speed so the glider can lift off but it... »

Glider Disengaged from Tow Rope Crashes in Texas, Kills 3

Monday, June 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
Glider Disengaged from Tow Rope Crashes in Texas, Kills 3

What: Greater Houston Soaring Assn I.C.A. Brasov IS-28B2 Where: Highway 36 at Cougar Road GHSA-Wallis Glideport, Wallis, TX When: June 17, 2012 Who: 3 fatalities, 3 aboard Why: Investigators say that the glider was attached by rope 200 feet long, to another aircraft when it crashed during the climb. At 75 feet, the tow... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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