Ultralight

Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Buchanan County, MO

Sunday, December 3, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a corn field in Buchanan County, Missouri, on December 2nd. Authorities said the ultralight plane went down near St. Joseph. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was later identified as Randal K. Reynolds, 65, of St. Joseph. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed near Hesperia Airport, CA

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Hesperia Airport, California, on March 7th. Authorities said the ultralight plane went down near the north end of the airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the accident. He was later identified as Robert Alexander, 55, of Hesperia, California. The incident is being investigated.... »

Ultralight Plane Crashed in Australia; 2 Killed

Friday, November 25, 2016
By George Hatcher

An ultralight aircraft crashed at the runway of Hedlow Airstrip, near Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, on the afternoon of November 25. According to sources, 2 people lost their lives in the crash. The Queensland Ambulance Service and firefighters responded at the scene. The accident remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Killed as Ultralight Plane Crashes in Australia

Sunday, November 29, 2015
By George Hatcher

An ultralight plane crashed south of Townsville, Queensland, Australia, on November 29. Authorities said the plane was taking off from an air strip in Woodstock when it experienced some difficulties and went down. The pilot, who was the only aboard, was killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Walks Away After Ultralight Plane Crashed in Maine

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pilot Walks Away After Ultralight Plane Crashed in Maine

An ultralight plane crash-landed in woods off Porter Road, Fryeburg, Maine on the afternoon of August 23rd. The single-seater Aerolite 103, flying from Leavitt Airport, New Hampshire, crashed while attempting an emergency landing at Eastern Slopes Regional Airport, Fryeburg, due to engine failure. The pilot, a 56-year-old Pennsylvania man, remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Ultralight Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Florida

Saturday, August 1, 2015
By George Hatcher

An Ultralight plane made an emergency landing in a field near 1991 West Plymouth Avenue, Florida, on the morning of July 29. The single-engine plane, with 2 people aboard, had to land in emergency after it lost fuel pressure. The pilot, identified as Patrick O’Brien, and his passenger remained unhurt. The aircraft sustained minor... »

Pilot Injured after Ultralight Plane Makes Emergency Landing in British Columbia

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By George Hatcher

An Amphibian Ultralight plane had to make an emergency landing at Highway 91 in Delta, British Columbia, Canada, on April 22. The plane was flying from King George Airpark when the pilot noticed that it had lost power and decided to make an emergency landing. The 49-year-old pilot sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was shifted... »

Pilot Killed in Ultralight Plane Crash Near Petaluma Airport

Sunday, April 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pilot Killed in Ultralight Plane Crash Near Petaluma Airport

An ultralight aircraft crashed near Petaluma Municipal Airport in Sonoma County, California, on the afternoon of April 3. The pilot was killed in the accident. His identity was not immediately released. FAA spokesperson Ian Gregor confirmed the incident, saying that the experimental Quicksilver MXL II aircraft went down under unknown circumstances. The aircraft is... »

Small Plane Crashed in Central Israel; 2 Killed

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashed in Central Israel; 2 Killed

An ultralight plane crashed near an amusement park in Rishon Lezion, central Israel, on the morning of January 25. The plane crashed and caught fire at the airstrip while the pilot was attempting an emergency landing. The pilot and his only passenger were killed in the crash. Authorities believe that dense fog might have... »

Ultralight Plane Crashed in Puerto Rico; Pilot Killed

Monday, December 1, 2014
By George Hatcher

An ultralight plane crashed into waters in Puerto Rico, along the U.S. territory’s north coast on November 28. According to the authorities in Puerto Rico, the pilot was flying near Isabela, Puerto Rico, when his plane went down into the ocean. The pilot’s body was found on Saturday morning. He was identified as Luis... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana
    3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana. OLDENBURG, Ind. (AP) -- State police say three people have died in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana. Sgt. Stephen Wheeles says the crash of the single-engine Cessna plane near Oldenburg, Indiana, also killed one dog aboard ...
  • Small plane crash kills 3 people and a dog in Franklin County
    Three people and a dog were killed when a small plane crashed in Franklin County on Saturday. Indiana State Police say the single-engine Cessna plane was tra...
  • Drone footage shows wreckage from Franklin Co. plane crash
    Sky 9 captured footage of the wreckage from a small airplane crash in Franklin County, Indiana.
  • 3 people, 1 dog killed in Indiana plane crash
    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ind. (WKRC) - Three people and a dog are dead after a small plane crashed Saturday night near Oldenburg, Indiana.Indiana State Police confirmed the crash happened around 9 p.m. in a wooded area behind a residence along Hamburg Road near Se.
  • Plane crash in El Cajon
    A small plane carrying three passengers crashed Sunday morning in Santee in when it struck a light pole. The plane crashed into a fence and caught fire,
  • Dog Is Only Survivor Of Plane Crash — Makes His Way Out Of Wreckage To Nearby House
    When responders got to the plane crash site in Indiana on Saturday, all on board the plane had perished, except one dog that had made his way to a nearby house. The folks in the house took him in and cared for the injured dog until a veterinarian was reached. The plane had departed from […]
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  • Pilot injured in small plane crash is Franklin County airport director
    Louisburg, N.C. — The pilot of a small plane that crashed Saturday afternoon has been identified by officials as a Franklin County Airport Director. Steve Merritt, a flight instructor and the manager of the Triangle North Executive Airport in Louisburg, is listed in critical condition Sunday after surgery at ...
  • UPDATED: Plane crash claims three lives
    Three persons and one dog were killed as a result of a small plane crash near Oldenburg Saturday evening, Dec. 16, according to a press release by Indiana State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles, Versailles District public information officer. About 9:10 p.m., the ISP was notified that an aircraft had crashed ...
  • 3 hurt when plane crashes near Gillepie Field
    A small plane carrying three passengers crashed Sunday morning in Santee in when it struck a light pole. The plane crashed into a fence and caught fire, damaging Cox Communications trucks in an adjacent parking lot. Karen KucherContact Reporter. Three people were injured early Sunday when a ...

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