King Air

Small Plane Crashes at Chicago Rockford International Airport; 4 Injured

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Chicago Rockford International Airport, Illinois, on December 4th. The King Air C-90 plane was attempting to land at the airport when it went down. There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were injured. They were taken to hospitals. The incident is being investigated. Download article... »

Private Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Louisville International Airport

Thursday, January 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
Private Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Louisville International Airport

A private Beechcraft King F90 Turbo-prop made an emergency landing at Louisville International Airport in Kentucky, at around 8 p.m. on January 13. Airport spokesperson Trish Burke confirmed the incident saying that the pilot declared emergency due to a landing gear malfunction. The aircraft’s landing gear failed to deploy on approach and it had... »

Names Released in Brazil Crash

Friday, February 8, 2013
By George Hatcher

The names of passengers lost in the Brazil Beechcraft crash have been released. The fatalities include José Eduardo Ermirio de Moraes, Elizete Aparecida Romangnoli Assunção (Letícia’s mother), Letícia Romangnoli Piveta Assunção José’s fiancee, Pilot Luiz Marcondes Rodrigues Filho, and co-pilot Luciana Aguiar da Costa. José and Leticia were engaged to marry in June of... »

King Air Flight Makes Successful Landing

Saturday, October 13, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: King Air 300 Where: Briscoe Field, Georgia When: October 12, 2012 Who: pilot Why: While en route, the plane’s landing gear jammed. The pilot manually landed the landing gear but did not know he was successful since the landing gear light did not work. The pilot made a safe landing. Download article as... »

King Air Landing Gear Failure in NM

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Chartered King Air en route from Ruidoso N.M to Vernal Where: Ruidoso N.M When: Sept 6 Who: Bob Williams, Mikki Ramussen, Cindy Thomson, AudieWilliams, Kaye Williams, Linda Conde, Juan Carlos Sanchez. Why: After the pilot determined there was a problem with the landing gear, he was directed to return to Ruidoso to make... »

Brazil Crash Kills Businessman and Family

Saturday, May 23, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: King Air 350 jet en route from Sao Paulo to Trancoso Where: seaside resort town of Trancoso, Bahia near the resort area of Porto Seguro. Their destination had been the Terravista complex in Bahia. When: 23 May 2009 Who: Eight passengers and three crew members including Roger Ian Wright, founder of a Sao... »

Passenger Lands Plane when Pilot Dies

Sunday, April 12, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: 1982 King Air 55 owned by White Equipment Leasing flying en route from Marco Island to Jackson Mississippi Where: Fort Myers Southwest Florida International Airport When: Sunday April 12 Who: 6 Why: When the pilot passed out midflight, a passenger took the controls and safely landed the plane. The pilot died of cardiac... »

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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