Grumman

Small Plane Crash in Texas Injures Father and Son

Sunday, March 27, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Clark Field Municipal Airport in Stephenville, Texas, on March 26th. The 1974 Grumman Lynx plane was flying from Dallas when it ran out of fuel and landed nose down, around 1 mile from the airport. The plane was carrying two people at the time, including the pilot Richard Abila,... »

Small Plane Crashes near Tipton Airport; 2 Injured

Monday, February 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashes near Tipton Airport; 2 Injured

A Grumman American AA-1 aircraft crashed in woods around half mile west of Tipton Airport near Fort Meade, Maryland, on February 8. The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Tipton Airport, with 2 people aboard. Authorities said both occupants of the plane were extricated from the wreckage and shifted to hospital... »

Twin-Engine Aircraft Crashes at Idaho-Montana Border

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By George Hatcher
Twin-Engine Aircraft Crashes at Idaho-Montana Border

A twin engine plane (#N888GG) crashed and caught fire at around 5:30 pm on June 17 in the parking lot at Lost Trail Pass, Conner, Montana at the summit of Lost Trail Pass on the border of Idaho and Montana. The Ravalli County Sheriff office confirmed that the aircraft was destroyed to the extent... »

3 Americans Lost in Plane crash at Castellet Airport, France

Saturday, July 14, 2012
By George Hatcher
3 Americans Lost in Plane crash at Castellet Airport, France

What: Universal Jet Aviation Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream IV Where: Le Castellet Airport, France When: July 13, 2012 Who: 3 aboard, 3 fatalities Why: On the ferry flight from Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport to Le Castellet, after the pilot reported problems, on landing, the airplane skidded and overshot the end of the runway. The three victims... »

Agricultural Accident-two cropdusters collide

Thursday, May 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Agricultural Accident-two cropdusters collide

What: Miles Flying Service AT80 AIR TRACTOR AT-802A Where: Paragould Arkansas When: May 23, 2012, 11:35 a.m Who: 1 severe injury, 1 fatality Why: Two agricultural planes, a Beech Grove Grumman G164C and a Miles Flying Service AIR TRACTOR AT-802A collided in midair during an aerial application (crop-dusting) activity. The planes flew from Craighead... »

Grumman American AA-5 Traveler Totaled

Thursday, July 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
Grumman American AA-5 Traveler Totaled

What: Steven Leigh Emerson’s Grumman American AA-5 Traveler Where: Yacolt, WAshington When: July 5, 2011, 10:40 a.m Who: Emerson Steven Leigh (owner) and passenger Why: Emerson Steven Leigh was flying his Grumman American AA-5 Traveler when it was totaled when it crashed in Washington. Leigh and his passenger were treated on the scene. The... »

Triple S Crash Kills 4 Americans in Abu Dhabi

Monday, February 28, 2011
By George Hatcher
Triple S Crash Kills 4 Americans in Abu Dhabi

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Simon Curtis What: Triple S Aviation McKinnon G-21G Turbo Goose seaplane en route from UAE to US via Riyadh, Saudi Arabi Where: Taxiway Kilo Al Ain When: Feb 27, 2010 Who: 4 fatalities Why: After takeoff, the plane veered left and crashed. The plane... »

Grumman Birdstrike Downs Plane in Louisiana.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009
By George Hatcher
Grumman Birdstrike Downs Plane in Louisiana.

Grumman Tiger Pictured What: Grumman G164 fixed Wing Single-Engine Where: FROGMORE, LA When: 02/01/2009 Who: Pilot only one on board. Why: “AIRCRAFT HIT A FLOCK OF BIRDS ON FINAL OBSTRUCTING WINDSCREEN AND CRASHED ON LANDING AT A PRIVATE STRIP NEAR FROGMORE, LA” Download article as PDF »

Grumman Forced Landing in Goshen

Friday, January 9, 2009
By George Hatcher
Grumman Forced Landing in Goshen

What: 1978 Grumman Tiger en route from Howe, Indiana to Goshen, Indiana Where: CR 150 East and the Elkhart/Kosciusko County Line Road Goshen Indiana When: 01/05/2009 11:43 a.m. Who: 2 people aboard. instructor William T. Reid and Pilot Chad L. Miller Why: During cruise flight the prop broke off. Pilot Chad L. Miller had... »

Update: Pacific Coastal Airlines Grumman Goose Crash, 1 survivor

Saturday, November 29, 2008
By George Hatcher
Update: Pacific Coastal Airlines Grumman Goose Crash, 1 survivor

What: Pacific Coastal Airlines Grumman Goose amphibious aircraft chartered to deliver personnel and supplies to an energy project under construction for Plutonic Power Corporation in Toba Valley. The flight left Vancouver at 10:17 a.m. for Powell River but never arrived. Where: crashed in thick fog into a hillside on Thormanby Island 56 miles Northwest... »

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