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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Jackson County, GA

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on Highway 441 in Jackson County, Georgia, on August 15th. Authorities said the pilot of the Piper PA-24 plane decided to land on the highway due to an engine failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The plane was en-route to Henry County Airport, Georgia,... »

3 Killed, 1 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland

Sunday, August 6, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed near the Diavolezza mountain in Switzerland, on August 4th. The incident happened when the plane was transporting three teenagers who were participating in a week-long youth camp organized by Swiss Aero Club. Three people, including the pilot and two 14-year old boys were killed in the crash. A 17-year-old... »

Two Killed After Small Plane Crashes in Topeka, Kansas

Thursday, August 3, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Philip Billard Municipal Airport in Topeka, Kansas, on July 31st. The 1965 Piper PA-30 fixed wing plane was carrying two people when it went down. Both occupants were killed in the crash. They were identified as pilot William Leeds, 76, of Mission, Kansas, and co-pilot James Bergman, 55, of... »

4 Killed as Small Plane Crashed in Chatsworth, Georgia

Sunday, July 2, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed on Piney Hill Road in Chatsworth, Georgia, on July 1st. The incident happened when the twin-engine Piper PA-23 plane was carrying four people. Authorities said all four occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashed in Hawaii; 3 Injured

Sunday, July 2, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Moanalua Freeway in Mapunapuna, Hawaii, on June 30th. The Piper PA28 plane was carrying three people when it went down under unknown circumstances. All three occupants of the plane sustained serious injuries, and were taken to a trauma center. The FAA and the NTSB are investigating. Download article as... »

Small Plane Crashed into Daycare Building in Fort Myers; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Sunday, June 25, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a daycare center in Fort Myers, Florida, on June 24th. One person was killed in the accident while another one was injured. The injured was shifted to a hospital. Authorities confirmed that there were no employees inside the Chico’s daycare center when the Piper PA-28 crashed into it. The... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Daytona Beach International Airport

Friday, March 31, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Daytona Beach International Airport, Florida, on March 30th. It is believed that the twin-engine Piper Aztec plane declared an emergency due to a landing gear issue. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them... »

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,... »

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