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Nepal: Pokhara Crash, 23 Fatalities

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nepal: Pokhara Crash, 23 Fatalities

Tara Air Flight number TA193 Crashes A Tara Air Twin Otter was found crashed near Rupse Chhahara at Soleghopte cliff in Dana VDC. Search efforts at the crash site some 16,000 feet above sea level were hampered by fog. There were no survivors. The flight had been declared missing while en route from Pokhara... »

Nepal Airlines Flight Missing

Sunday, February 16, 2014
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Flight Missing

Contact photographer Michael Fritz Eighteen people are missing over the Himalayan mountains of central Nepal on a Nepal Airlines Twin Otter en route from Pokhara to Jumla. The plane had stopped in Pokhara to refuel. The crew lost contact with Bhairawa ATC a quarter hour after taking off. The plane never arrived in Jumla.... »

Maswings Crash

Friday, October 11, 2013
By George Hatcher
Maswings Crash

On October 10, a MASWings de Havilland Dash 6-300 Twin Otter en route from Kota Kinabalu to Kudat made a landing in high wind, and short of the runway impacted a house in Kampung Sin-San. A woman and her son were in the living room while the plane struck the bedroom, dining room and... »

Nepal Airlines Crash Landing in Jomsom

Friday, May 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Crash Landing in Jomsom

Twenty-one people aboard a Nepal Airlines de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 survived the attempted landing 125 miles NW of Kathmandu. Everyone aboard survived but everyone was injured. Five of the tourists were seriously injured. On landing at Jomsom airport at 8:30 a.m., the brakes failed, and the plane skidded to the banks... »

Air Group 42 Plane Hard Landing With No Casualties

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air Group 42 Plane Hard Landing With No Casualties

What: Fuerza Aérea del Peru de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 Where: Laguna Caballococha, Loreto, Peru When: Mar 9 2012 Who: 3 crew, 8 passengers Why: The Twin Otter made a hard landing in Laguna Caballococha waters that collapsed the right pontoon. The boat was semi-submerged meters from shore. The IAEA (Board of... »

Tara Field Georgia: Flight Crashes on National Aerotech Maintenance Flight

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
By George Hatcher
Tara Field Georgia: Flight Crashes on National Aerotech Maintenance Flight

What: Desert Sand Aircraft Leasing de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 Where: SW of Clayton County Airport-Tara Field, GA When: 08 MAR 2011 Who: 2 fatalities Why: The Desert Sand Aircraft Leasing flight piloted by 37-year-old Bryan Hedrick crashed at 11:45 am on March 8, 2011 on a post maintenance flight run. The... »

6 Dead in Plane Crash in Ecuador

Monday, January 24, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 en route from Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport to Tena Airport (SETE), Ecuador Where: El Capricho Ecuador When: 20 JAN 2011 Who: 6 aboard Why: Captain Pilot Xavier González Montenegro, Lieutenant Pilot Campaign Mario Ramirez, Lieutenant Pilot Gabriel Palacios Jiménez, Iván Paredes Sergeant Corporal Yanez... »

Plane Crashes in Kathmandu

Thursday, December 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter en route from Lamidanda to Kathmandu Where: Okhaldhunga, Palunge Mountain, Nepal When: Dec 15th 2010 Who: 19 passengers and 3 crew Why: Five minutes after takeoff, Air Traffic Control lost contact with the plane. The flight was scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu 35 minutes after departure... »

Otter Crash in Alaska, 8 Aboard, Survivors

Tuesday, August 10, 2010
By George Hatcher
Otter Crash in Alaska, 8 Aboard, Survivors

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer John Olafson What: GCI Communication Corp de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Texas Turbine Super O en route to Agulowak Lodge near Lake Aleknagik, Alaska Where: 20 miles north of Dillingham, AK When: August 9, 2010 Who: 8 aboard Why: The 1957 DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter owned... »

Pacific Sun Encounters Turbulence

Sunday, July 11, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Pacific Sun Twin Otter en route from Savusavu to Nadi Where: Nadi International Airport, Fiji When: July 11, 2010 Who: two crew and 12 passengers Why: While en route, the flight encountered weather, wind shear and severe turbulence. The crew flew around the weather and made a safe landing at Nadi. There were... »

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  • Pilot who blamed crash on prosthetic leg gets weeks in jail
    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man with a prosthetic leg who crashed a plane after authorities repeatedly warned him not to fly has been sentenced to two weeks in jail. Robert Gray Jr. pleaded guilty in December to flying without a license. The Virginian-Pilots reports that the U.S. Department of ...
  • Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail
    Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail. An unlicensed pilot who blamed his plane crash on his prosthetic leg has been sentenced to two weeks in jail. March 24, 2018, at 4:22 p.m.. Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.
  • US-Bangla Air: Crash survivor to be flown to Singapore
    His son, cousin and other family members told doctors that they want to move him to Singapore. “A medical board formed for the plane crash survivors found his right leg severely infected. The leg may need to be amputated,” Samanta Lal Sen, chief of the 14-member board, told reporters at a briefing at ...
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    Not surprisingly, Santos won the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month. Honoring His Father Airplane tragedies play a somber role in Santos' life on and off the field. His father, Cairo Sr., was a pilot for Brazilian airline Varig. In 2013 his dad died in a stunt plane crash. "I used to talk to […]
  • VIDEO: This pilot's plane engine stopped mid air; here's how he handled the crisis
    At an altitude of 2,500 metres, there was little Barber could do to prevent the crash. A video of the incident was posted on the Internet, where one can easily see the engine stopping. 0. Shares. Share. By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 24, 2018 8:35 pm. plane crash, plane crash video, ...
  • FBI agent dies from brain cancer linked to 9/11 attack on Pentagon
    ... response team in Washington, Morrow spent 10 weeks recovering and processing evidence from the Pentagon crash site despite the hazardous conditions. She was also a first responder to a six-alarm warehouse fire in Alexandria, Va. The building held evidence from the plane crash at the Pentagon, ...


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