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 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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...


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