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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... »

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