Small Plane Crashed Near Tweed-New Haven Airport, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Tweed-New Haven Airport in Connecticut, on February 22nd. Authorities said the Piper PA 38 plane went down in a nearby swamp immediately after taking off from the airport. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was killed in the accident while the other one was... »

Small Plane Crashed in Bayonne, New Jersey; Pilot Injured

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed in a residential area in Bayonne, New Jersey, on February 19th. The plane went down on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd streets, knocking out some power lines. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured and was taken to Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey. The... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Interstate 95 in Florida

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Piper Cherokee PA-28 plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 95 in Vero Beach, Florida, on January 30th. The pilot said he was forced to land in emergency due to fuel exhaustion. The plane was flying from St. Lucie County International Airport at the time. The pilot, who was the only one aboard,... »

Four Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Southern Illinois

Monday, January 2, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed southeast of Vienna, Illinois, on December 31st. The Piper PA28 plane was carrying four people when it went down in a wooded area. All four people, including two adult men and two adult women, were killed in the crash. Their identities have not yet been released. The cause of crash... »

Small Plane Crashed in Potter County, PA; 3 Killed

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed in Potter County, Pennsylvania, on October 16th. The plane was heading from Richmond International Airport, Virginia, to St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport, Ontario, Canada, when it went down in Keating Township. Three were three people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. They were identified... »

Small Plane Crashes in New Mexico

Friday, September 30, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed shortly after taking off from Grants-Milan Municipal Airport, Grants, Cibola County, New Mexico, on the evening of September 26th. The Piper PA-32R-300, carrying 2 passengers and the pilot, had its engine sputtering before it went down. All three people miraculously survived the crash with no injuries whereas the plane burst... »

Small Plane Crashes during Takeoff in Michigan; 2 Injured

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed while taking off at Greenville Municipal Airport, Greenville, Montcalm County, Michigan, on September 11th. The Piper Super Cub PA18 was carrying two men at the time. Both the passengers sustained injuries and were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

REACH Aircraft Crashes in California; 4 Killed

Sunday, July 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
REACH Aircraft Crashes in California; 4 Killed

A REACH Air Medical Services aircraft crashed in Humboldt County, North Coast, California, on July 29th. The Piper PA31 flying from Crescent City Airport, to Oakland International Airport, California, was mid-air when the crew declared emergency due to smoke in its cockpit, and later it lost connection with radar. The plane debris was found... »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed in Plainfield, IL

Sunday, July 24, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA30 plane crashed in Plainfield, Illinois, on July 21st. The plane was heading to Wisconsin when it went down, causing a house to catch fire. The pilot Garry T. Bernardo, 58, of Lake Worth, Florida, was killed in the crash. He was the only person aboard the plane. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Westwood, MA; 2 Injured

Monday, July 18, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-24 plane crashed into the woods off Peartree Drive in Westwood, Massachusetts, on July 16th. The single-engine plane was trying to land at Norwood Memorial Airport when it went down. There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot and his passenger; both of them sustained serious injuries. They were... »

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