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Helicopter Crashes in Baltic, One Survivor

Saturday, March 1, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht-operated MBB BK 117C-1 helicopter training out of Güttin airfield on Rügen island fell from the sky. The German Martime Search and Rescue Service was on a training mission in Christoph Offshore 2 chopper when the helicopter lost altitude and fell into the Baltic. Two pilots and two passengers, a doctor and... »

Sunrise Airlines Helicopters Crashes in Taiwan

Thursday, October 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Sunrise Airlines Helicopters Crashes in Taiwan

On Oct 16, 2013, a Sunrise Airlines Kawasaki BK helicopter with 3 aboard crashed on Jade Mountain, Taiwan. Two pilots and a passenger were aboard at the time of the crash. THe helicopter was porting supplies to the Central Weather Bureau’s observation station on Yushan. The crash victims were named: pilot Chang Kuo-kang, co-pilot... »

Petronorte helicopter Crash

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
By George Hatcher
Petronorte helicopter Crash

On July 9, 2013 around 9 a.m., a Petronorte MBB/Kawasaki BK 117A-4 was en route to repair the Caño Limon oil pipeline when it crashed near the town of Ocaña in the Norte de Santander, Colombia. Five people were aboard the helicopter when it crashed. The damage to the oil pipeline was the result... »

S African Helicopter Crash, 7 lost

Friday, July 23, 2010
By George Hatcher
S African Helicopter Crash, 7 lost

Pictured: A SAPS MBB BO-105CBS-4 Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Lonell Swatton What: South African Police Service MBB-BK 117-B1 Helicopter Where: Open field about 4km from Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa When: 23-JUL-2010 Who: 7 fatalities Why: 5 National Intervention Unit police officers, a pilot and a crew member died... »

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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