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Small Plane Crashes in Connecticut; Two Killed

Monday, September 18, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near the North Branford-Guilford border in Connecticut, on September 16th. The incident happened when the Mooney M20-C plane was carrying two people, including NASCAR modified championship racer Ted Christopher, 59, and the pilot Charles Dundas, 81. Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The cause of crash... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Flagler Beach, Florida

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing in Flagler Beach, Florida, on August 20th. The 1968 Mooney plane caught fire after landing on the State Road 100 bridge. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. The FAA is investigating. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crash Lands in Golf Course in Kansas

Sunday, March 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crash landed in Tallgrass Golf Course, Greenleaf Court, Wichita, Kansas, on March 18. The Mooney M20C, heading from Nashville to Jabara Airport, had some problem with its engine when the pilot decided to land in emergency. The plane received major damage to its wings. Both the pilot and one passenger survived... »

Small Plane Crashed near Whiteman Airport, California

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the middle of a street near Whiteman Airport, Pacoima, California, on February 22nd. It is believed that the fixed-wing, single-engine Mooney aircraft suffered engine failure before it went down in the 10100 block of North San Fernando Road, clipping several cars. No injuries were reported. The incident is being... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Maryland

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
By George Hatcher

A 1965 Mooney aircraft made an emergency landing at Tipton Airport, Maryland, on November 22. The plane took off from Tipton Airport but had to return shortly afterwards after it lost power due to a mechanical fault. The pilot Paul Antoinette, 48, of Baltimore, was heading to Florida at the time. The plane landed... »

Pilot Killed as Small Plane Crashes near Worcester Regional Airport

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into the woods near Worcester Regional Airport in Worcester, Massachusetts, on October 24. The single-engine 1996 Mooney M20M plane was attempting to take-off from the airport when it veered right and crashed into trees just beyond the runway. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the... »

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Hillsborough Township after Wing Damage

Monday, September 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Hillsborough Township after Wing Damage

A 1993 Mooney M20M aircraft made a controlled emergency landing at Central Jersey Regional Airport, Hillsborough Township, New Jersey, on September 19. The Pennsylvania-bound plane was taking off from the airport when its left wing touched a chain link fence adjacent to the runway, causing damage and forcing the pilot to make an emergency... »

Mooney aircraft makes Emergency Landing in Sheboygan County Farm

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Mooney aircraft had to make an emergency landing in a farm field along County Highway A, in Wilson, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, on the morning of June 21. The pilot, from Cleveland, Wisconsin, decided to land the plane in emergency after its engine lost power. No injuries were reported. The FAA is investigating. Download... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Reno-Stead Airport

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By George Hatcher

A single-engine Mooney aircraft made an emergency landing at Reno-Stead Airport in Nevada, on June 8. Both people aboard the plane, including the pilot and his only passenger, remained unharmed. Authorities said the aircraft was completely destroyed due to fire. The cause of emergency landing is unclear at the moment. Download article as PDF »

#Missing Mooney M20K found in Maule

Saturday, May 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
#Missing Mooney M20K found in Maule

Personal SANTIAGO the Police Special Operations Group found a plane that went missing in Picazo Alto, Chile. The plane was en route between Santiago and Temuco and disappeared from radar at about 3:00 pm May 21. The pilot of record was Raul Alejandro Barria Concha (65), who died in the crash. There were no... »

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