SOCATA

Vulture Strike Crashes Plane in Spain

Monday, January 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vulture Strike Crashes Plane in Spain

A privately owned Socata TB20 crashed in Cerro de los Rabadanes, Cuenca, Spain. All four aboard were killed after what was possibly a bird strike. The bird has been identified as a vulture. All people aboard were reported to be family members: a couple and their 25 and 22 year old daughters. The plane... »

Bodies Recovered 5 Days After Ridgeway Reservoir Plane Crash

Friday, March 28, 2014
By George Hatcher
Bodies Recovered 5 Days After Ridgeway Reservoir Plane Crash

Search teams have finally recovered the bodies of 5 persons who were on board while their single engine plane crashed in the Ridgeway Reservoir Colorado on March 22nd. The Socata TBM700 crash happened on March 22 when the plane was en route to Montrose regional airport. The victims have been identifies as Jimmy Hill,... »

Six Die in Crash in France

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
By George Hatcher
Six Die in Crash in France

On November 19, 2013, an Aircraft Guaranty Corp Trustee Socata TBM-700 was en route from Annecy – Haute-Savoie – Mont Blanc Airport with five men and one woman aboard when it developed problems. There were no survivors. They were all employed by part of the Vivialys, a real estate agency. The plane was en... »

Aeroservices Runway Overrun

Friday, November 8, 2013
By George Hatcher

On 08-NOV-2013, an Aeroservices Socata TB-9 Tampico stalled, tried for a go around but suffered a hard landing and veered off the runway at Pachi Megara airport, Attica, Greece. The plane was a total loss but the two aboard survived. No injuries were reported. The accident is under investigation. The cause of the plane’s... »

Three Die in French Plane Crash

Thursday, August 8, 2013
By George Hatcher

On August 8, 2013, a Massif Central Aviation Socata TBM700N with 3 aboard was en route from Toussus Le-Novle to Clermont-Ferrand. The plane crashed with tourists aboard, in the town of Vertaizon, at 9:40 a.m. The tourists were a brother and sister. Everyone aboard, including the pilot, was over 70 years old. The BEA... »

Bank executives, family, dog die in Crash on Interstate 287 Median on Jersey-Atlanta Flight

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Bank executives, family, dog die in Crash on  Interstate 287 Median on Jersey-Atlanta Flight

What: Cool Stream Media LLC Socata TBM700 C2 en route from Teterboro airport to Atlanta-Dekalb Peachtree Airport Where: Interstate 287 in Harding, NJ When: Dec 20, 2011, 10 am. Who: 5 aboard, 5 fatalities Why: After taking off from Teterboro airport en route to Atlanta-Dekalb Peachtree Airport, the pilot inquired about icing conditions, and... »

Colorado Mountain Crash, 2 lost in Mountain Snow, 2 Recovered

Monday, December 5, 2011
By George Hatcher
Colorado Mountain Crash, 2 lost in Mountain Snow, 2 Recovered

What: Private Socata TB21 Trinidad TC en route from Durango to Aspen Where: Silverton, CO When: Dec 3 2011 Who: 4 aboard Why: Forty minutes after leaving Durango for a Christmas party in Snowmass Village., the plane crashed into mountains near Silverton Colorado. Hampered by inclement weather, searchers had to deal with nearly a... »

Trainee Flies into Tension wires

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
By George Hatcher
Trainee Flies into Tension wires

© Vasuki Prasad at jetphotos.net What: Indira Gandhi National Aviation Academy trainee (operating a) SOCATA TB20 Trinidad en route from Raebareli Airport Where: Bhadokhar police circle of Rae Bareli district of Uttar Pradesh, India When: October 11, 2011 Who: pilot Why: The pilot took off from Fursatganj Airfield-Raebareli Airport, and crashed in Bhav village,... »

NJ: Safe Landing w/o Nose Gear

Sunday, December 13, 2009
By George Hatcher
NJ: Safe Landing w/o Nose Gear

Photo: A French-Army Socata TBM-700 Of course this French Military craft is not the exact TBM-700 as in the incident in New Jersey, but who could resist Mick Bajcar gorgeous photograph? Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mick Bajcar What: TBM-700 single engine turboprop en route from Nantucket Island in... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Plane crash near Lake Elsinore: 'Pilot was practicing simulated engine failure'
    A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation Administration official confirmed Tuesday. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper ...
  • Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported
    Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported. Paris Lewbel. 11:41 PM, Jan 16, 2018. Share Article. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights ...
  • Deputies: Plane crash south of Santa Fe caused by storm
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A plane crash south of Santa Fe was caused by a storm. The pilot was flying a small engine aircraft from Kansas to the Santa Fe Airport Monday night when the wings and tail iced over, making it impossible to keep the plane in the air. Deputies found the pilot […]
  • Kansas pilot injured in New Mexico plane crash
    SANTA FE, NM The Santa Fe County, NM Sheriff's Office says a Kansas pilot was critically injured Monday night in a plane crash. The pilot reported the crash about 8 p.m. In the search and rescue effort, deputies located the crash site at about 10:30 p.m, the sheriff's office says. The sheriff's office did not ...
  • 'Taken': Bryan Mills Survives A Plane Crash In Season 2, Episode 2
    Bryan Mills' survival skills are put to the test in this week's episode of “Taken.” According to the synopsis for Season 2, episode 2 of the NBC action thriller, a plane carrying Bryan (Clive Standen) and a key witness in a murder investigation crashes. Although both survive the crash, Mills is wounded and ...
  • Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane that crashed on a flight form Kansas to New Mexico. The pilot was hospitalized in critical condition. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. ...
  • Pilot survives airplane crash
    SANTA FE – It took rescue crews 2½ hours to locate a pilot who crashed his single-engine plane in rough terrain south of Santa Fe on a brutally cold Monday night. The flier suffered serious injuries and was recovering Tuesday at a local hospital. A news release from the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office ...
  • Plane crashes on Kansas-New Mexico flight, pilot hurt
    SANTA FE - Authorities say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after the small plane he was flying crashed in New Mexico. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. Monday to report the crash. The man provided coordinates directing ...
  • Pilot in critical condition after plane crash
    New Mexico State Police are searching for a plane that crashed just south of Santa Fe. According to state police, the pilot called 911 after the plane went down. Advertisement. State police and search and rescue crews are on the ground trying to find the plane and pilot but they cannot launch their ...
  • Culburra Beach's Tyler Wright nominated for Laureus sports award
    ... Italian MotoGP star Valentino Rossi and 100m hurdle world champion Sally Pearson are also in consideration alongside 100m sprint world champion Justin Gatlinand Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who made a remarkable return to competition after being involved in a tragic plane crash.

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