Van’s Aircraft

Two Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Texas

Friday, March 4, 2016
By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane crashed immediately after take off from Elmdale Airpark in Abilene, Texas, on March 1st. Authorities said the two-seater Vans RV-6 experimental aircraft went down near the end of the runway. There were two people aboard at the time; Both of them were killed in the crash. They were identified as James... »

Alba Adriatica Air Show Collision

Monday, June 1, 2015
By George Hatcher

A couple of acrobatic planes collided in an Alba Adriatica airshow maneuver and crashed into the sea. One pilot was transported to the hospital. The other pilot, Marco Ricci, lost a wing and could not exit his plane, and died. The plane was located four meters underwater, upside down and closed. Divers tried lifting... »

Zombie Plane Crash Kills Movie Crew

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
Zombie Plane Crash Kills Movie Crew

Dennis Monroe, 65, and Josepha Sardinas, 70 died in a Van’s RV-7 plane crash while filming the airplane scene in a a low budget zombie movie in Bellevue Florida. The experimental kit plane circled for an hour over a 20-acre field before it crashed near Monroe Airpark in Summerfield/Belleview. The passenger was filming the... »

Plane Crash in Dam

Monday, April 22, 2013
By George Hatcher

The Vans RV-9A (a single-engine experimental aircraft) was being flown from Americana city by its owner with a female passenger aboard when it struck power lines and crashed by Ester Mill Dam in Cosmópolis in São Paulo, Brazil. Both people aboard died at the scene. The plane crashed in a remote area with difficult... »

Single Engine Plane Crash in Brazil

Monday, December 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Single Engine Plane Crash in Brazil

On December 22, 2012 18:30, a Van’s RV-7A plane with two aboard was near Tito Teixeira aerodrome in Brazil when it crashed after the pilot lost control. The single engine plane blew up as it was falling on Saturday night near the Ituiutaba Airport in Triangulo Mieiro. There was a pilot-instructor aboard and a... »

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    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety 6 die in Zimbabwe crash. Britten-Norman crashes into mountains.Minister of Transports brother dies.… https://t.co/KLHsdXpSkZ
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Birdstrike. LATAM Chile Airbus A321-200 encountered flock at Cordoba. Flight 18 minutes in the air. Safe landing.
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fedex MD-10 Memphis-Montreal could not retract gear after takeoff. Returned to Memphis to make safe landing.
    about 8 hours ago