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Corsica Crash site of Lost Plane, Three Fatalities

Saturday, July 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
Corsica Crash site of Lost Plane, Three Fatalities

A single engine plane en route from Calvi to Terni Italy crashed in the mountains of Cime de Muzzicone fifteen minutes after take-off. The three people aboard died on impact. Their bodies were found after a search in the area of Cime Muzella, where the single-engine aircraft disappeared from radar screens on Jule 12.... »

#Rescue: Three Men in a Boat

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
#Rescue: Three Men in a Boat

After the cargo ship they were in was forced to make an emergency landing, three Miamians were found floating in a boat in the Bahamas, fifteen miles from Bimini. Pilot Ernie Martin had to land the Cessna 337 on the water when both engines lost fuel. He sustained a small cut that did not... »

Clear and Present Danger

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By George Hatcher

I don’t know if we should blame George Jetson and his hover car commute to work, or Bruce Willis’s talkative flying taxi in The Fifth Element, but the fiction world (or at least the world according to movie directors) predicts a day when flying cars will endure a traffic filled commute identical to gridlock... »

Helicopter Lost in Dordogne river

Friday, December 20, 2013
By George Hatcher

Four people are missing after a helicopter crashed into the Dordogne river. The helicopter fell into the waters of the Dordogne, by the commune of Lugon-and-l ‘ île-du-Carnay, bordering the River, where is located the castle of île-du-Carnay. Divers were searching the waters of the Dordogne while police swarmed the banks at the port... »

Gold Coast Crash Victims Found

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
By George Hatcher
Gold Coast Crash Victims Found

Volunteer Coast Guard, Volunteer Marine Rescue and Water Police searched the coast Monday and Tuesday for a missing plane. Pilot Alexander Rae, AKA Jimmy, was flying a Gold Coast Tiger Moth Joy Rides de Havilland DH 82 biplane off South Stadbroke Island off the coast of Queensland. His last message was “Conducting aerobatics over... »

Helicopter Emergency Landing in India

Thursday, August 15, 2013
By George Hatcher

On August 14, 2013, a Tej Airways Robinson R44 Raven II en route from Godhra to Amdavad ashram had to make an emergency landing at Chartoda graveyard in Gomtipu, near Ahmedabad, India. The helicopter had been chartered for Narayan Prem Sai by his father, Hindu Spiritual leader Asaram Babu. Four firetrucks and three ambulances... »

Yellow Wings Crash in Kenya

Monday, July 29, 2013
By George Hatcher
Yellow Wings Crash in Kenya

On July 25, 2013, a Yellow Wings Air Services Ltd Cessna U206F Stationair Cessna type 206, registration number 5Y BUG en route from Nanyuk to Wilson Airport disappaeared from radar around 5 pm in the Aberdares Range, Nairobi Kenya. The plane went missing Thursday, was found Saturday. Bodies were said to be recovered Sunday.... »

Aviation Events recorded this weekend

Monday, July 15, 2013
By George Hatcher

13-JUL-13 Time: 00:01:00Z Regis#: ASA769 Aircraft Make: BOEING Aircraft Model: 737 Event Type: Incident Highest Injury: Unknown Damage: None LOCATION City: CHICAGO State: Illinois Country: DESCRIPTION Description: ALASKA AIRLIINES FLIGHT 769 BOEING 738 AIRCRAFT, REGISTRATION UNKNOWN, DIVERTED DUE TO UNKNOWN ODOR IN THE CABIN, 3 FLIGHT ATTENDANTS SUSTAINED UNKNOWN INJURIES, AIRCRAFT LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT,... »

Two planes collide over Westlake Village

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
By George Hatcher
Two planes collide over Westlake Village

A Cessna 172 and a Cessna 172RG Cutlass collided over Westlake Village eight miles east northeast of Ventura. The Cutlass, registered to Ameriflyers of Florida LLC made an emergency landing on the Westlake Golf Course, Westlake Village, California. Three aboard sustained minor injuries in a belly landing at 2:15 p.m. near the third hole.... »

Fatal Crash in Loreto

Thursday, April 11, 2013
By George Hatcher
Fatal Crash in Loreto

On April 7, 2013, a Helicópteros del Pacífico (Helipac) Mil Mi-8PS with 13 aboard crashed near Perenco Oil in Peru. There were four crew and nine passengers aboard—all Peruvian— when the flight crashed in the Napo River. Hernán Cervantes Paiva, Trider Pasmiño and Máximo Rolando Cuello have been identified. The helicopter failed at 11:00... »

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