Haviland

Six Missing in Australia

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: 930s de Havilland Dragon Where: Kilcoy, Australia When: Oct 1, 2012 Who: 6 missing Why: Six people who were aboard a vintage plane were returning to Caboolture after spending the day raising money for charity by hosting joy flights at the Monto Fly-In in central Queensland have been missing in Australia since Monday:... »

Porter Airlines Tail Strike (Alias Bird Strike)

Thursday, September 27, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Porter Airlines de Havilland Dash en route from Windsor to Toronto Where: CYQG WINDSOR, ONTARIO When: Sep 21, 2012 Who: 32 aboard Why: The flight took off from Windsor and continued to Toronto, believing they had a bird strike. After landing, the condition of the plane indicated to examiners that the damage was... »

Nepal Takeoff Emergency, No Injuries

Monday, September 24, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland Dash DHC-6-300 Twin Otter en route from Dolpa to Nepalgunj Where: Dolpa When: Sept 21, 2012 9:28 a.m. Who: 6 aboard, no injuries Why: Take off from the airport at Dolpa failed when the planes left wing encountered obstruction. According to Vinaya Shakya, none of the two crew or... »

Tara Air Incident Report unconfirmed

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter en route from Jomsom to Pokhara Where: Jomsom Airport, Nepal When: August 19, 2012 Who: 19 aboard, no fatalities Why: On taking off from Jomsom airport, the plane slid off the runway and into a river bed. The Nepalese army performed the plane retrieval. No... »

Air Canada Fire Discovered AFTER Flight

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Fire Discovered AFTER Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark Kryst What: Air Canada Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-300 en route from Kelowna,BC to Vancouver,BC Where: Vancouver When: Jul 19th 2010 Who: 52 people aboard Why: After making a safe landing at Vancouver, the Vancouver ground crew discovered evidence of a small fire... »

Aardvark Strike

Saturday, July 17, 2010
By George Hatcher
Aardvark Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gary Shephard What: South African Express Airways de Havilland Dash 8-300 en route from Johannesburg to Kimberly (South Africa), Where: Kimberly (South Africa) When: Jul 16th 2010 Why: On landing, the nose gear of the plane struck an aardvark on the runway, damaging the... »

Hungarian Dash 8 Diverts Due to Engine Problems

Friday, October 9, 2009
By George Hatcher
Hungarian Dash 8 Diverts Due to Engine Problems

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Adam Samu What: Malev Hungarian Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Budapest Hungary to Geneva Switzerland Where: Salzburg When: Oct 8th 2009 Who: 37 passengers and 4 crew Why: While en route to Geneva, the plane’s left engine experienced a drop in... »

Update: Japan Air Commuter Lands on One Engine

Friday, March 27, 2009
By George Hatcher
Update: Japan Air Commuter Lands on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer James Scott What: Japan Air Commuter de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Tanegashima to Kagoshima Where: Kagoshima When: Mar 25th 2009 10:26 a.m Who: 42 passengers Why: When the left hand engine’s oil pressure dropped, the pilot shut down the engine and continued... »

Japan Air Commuter Lands on One Engine

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
By George Hatcher
Japan Air Commuter Lands on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer James Scott What: Japan Air Commuter de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Tanegashima to Kagoshima Where: Kagoshima When: Mar 25th 2009 10:26 a.m Who: 42 passengers Why: When the left hand engine’s oil pressure dropped, the pilot shut down the engine and continued... »

Philly Emergency Landing

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
By George Hatcher
Philly Emergency Landing

What: US Airways Express Flight 4551 Piedmont Airlines deHavilland Dash-8 turboprop aircraft en route from from Lehigh Valley International Airport Allentown Where: Philadelphia International Airport When: November 16, 2008 9:20 a.m Who: 35 passengers and three crew members Why: After landing gear did not deploy, the flight landed safely on foam at around 9:20... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Southampton Business Owner Killed In San Diego Plane Crash
    SOUTHAMPTON, NY — The owner of a Southampton beach club was killed after a plane he was a passenger in crashed into home Saturday afternoon in San Diego. A post by 27east.com first identified Robert Stelling, 50, of Southampton as one of two passengers who died after the single-engine, ...
  • Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island
    Watch 98faa9dc-0253-428c-b292-04149d0408de's video, made in Plotagon. Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island.
  • That Time LeBron James Was 100 Percent Sure He Was Going to Die in a Plane Crash
    Back in June, one of LeBron James' former teammates, Drew Gooden, revealed that LeBron once told him he thought he could survive a plane crash if he was ever involved in one. According to Gooden, LeBron said he would simply stuff his shirt and pants with a ton of pillows and then jump out of […]
  • Remembering the Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
    Lawrence was killed in a plane crash in 1967 and never got to space, but is acknowledged for his historic achievement. Department of Defense/Public Domain. However, the MOL never launched its mission; funding struggles, competition with NASA and other Department of Defense projects, and ...
  • Emergency landing ends with plane crash in Kossuth County ditch
    ALGONA | An instructor and a student pilot walked away from a plane crash Saturday near Algona Municipal Airport. The instructor and student pilot took off northwest in a 1958 Cessna 172 plane, when the engine quit at about 600 feet, the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
  • DOJ Releases Names Of Plane Crash Victims
    The plane crash occurred on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. All five people on board were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”), Transportation Disaster Assistance Division, is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal crash. The crash ...
  • No Injuries in Plane Crash at Algona Airport
    (Algona)--No one was injured in the crash of an airplane Saturday at the Algona Municipal Airport. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office, an instructor and a student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna 172 and were at an altitude of about 600-feet when the engine quit. The instructor turned ...
  • Divers search Lake Harney for plane wreckage
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County Sheriff's Office divers spent Monday searching for the wreckage of a plane that plunged into Lake Harney Friday, killing all three people aboard. The bodies of pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, of Sanford, and passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23, both of ...
  • Crews work to recover plane wreckage from Lake Harney
    Dive teams are searching the murky waters of Lake Harney Monday, hoping to recover wreckage from a plane crash that killed three people last week. Even though the water at the crash site is only 10-feet deep, visibility has been an issue for divers. Advertisement. The Federal Aviation Administration ...
  • No Injuries In Kossuth County Plane Crash
    No one is injured in a plane crash over the weekend in Kossuth County, Iowa. Authorities say an instructor and student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna plane when the engine quit at 600 feet. The instructor turned back to the southwest to try to land on the grass runway, but high winds […]

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