Seaplane

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Tennessee River

Saturday, April 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in Tennessee River at Decatur, Alabama, on April 7th. The pilot of the small seaplane said he was doing some survey work for a proposed water pipeline when the aircraft’s battery failed, forcing him to make an emergency landing. Both occupants of the plane, including the pilot... »

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ocean Off Cocoa Beach Pier

Friday, November 14, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Challenger II amateur-built experimental seaplane made an emergency landing in ocean water, around 2 miles south of Cocoa Beach Pier, Florida, at about 12:50 p.m. on November 13. The Brevard County sheriff’s office confirmed that the pilot decided to make an emergency landing after the seaplane developed some engine problems. The pilot remained... »

3 Dead After a Seaplane Crashed in Como, Italy

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
By George Hatcher

A small seaplane crashed and caught fire in the mountainous area near Premana, east of Como, Italy. The incident happened on June 9 after the plane took off from Lake Como with three persons aboard. All three people were killed in the incident. Their identities are not known at the moment. The crash happened... »

Seaplane Crash Injures 2 Near Lake Idamere

Friday, April 11, 2014
By George Hatcher

A seaplane crash near Lake Idamere Park, outside of Tavares city in Florida injured the pilot and the only passenger on board. The incident took place just before 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 10. According to the Tavares city officials, the pilot was attempting to land the plane on Lake Idamere but miscalculated the... »

Sarasota Seaplane Crash

Sunday, January 13, 2013
By George Hatcher
Sarasota Seaplane Crash

On 12-JAN-2013 at 3:30 pm, a single engine SEAWIND 3000 seaplane was taking off from Sarasota for Venice Airport when it crashed after takeoff. The pilot died in the collision; the passenger survived with injuries. The seaplane did not gain enough altitude and struck a couple of trees. It impacted near the New College... »

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