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Piper Crash in Florida Parking Lot

Friday, March 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Piper Crash in Florida Parking Lot

On March 15, 2013, a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain took off from a small Fort Lauderdale airport, developed problems and struck a tree while returning to the airport. The plane impacted the ground in a parking lot for repossessed cars at 964 NW 53rd Court which was described as going up like a fireball.... »

Hog Hunters Flipped in Chopper Bang-Up

Monday, January 28, 2013
By George Hatcher
Hog Hunters Flipped in Chopper Bang-Up

At 9 a m Jan 26,2013, a Hiller UH-12B helicopter crashed east of the St. Lucie-Okeechobee County line in a swamp between Okeechobee Road and Orange Avenue, west of the Adams Ranch The three men aboard,Pilot William Harward, and passengers Jonathan Strayer, 46, and Massad Ayoob, 64 were hospitalized at Raulerson Memorial Hospital. The... »

Cropdusting Chopper Crash in S. Africa

Friday, January 18, 2013
By George Hatcher
Cropdusting Chopper Crash in S. Africa

On Jan 18, 2013, a private crop dusting Bell 47 helicopter near Dunstan Farrell TB hospital in Hibberdene S. Africa developed an engine problem. A witness says the pilot struck a tree while spraying a field of ground nuts. The ambulance company received the call at 9:00 a.m. The pilot managed to land in... »

Sarasota Seaplane Crash

Sunday, January 13, 2013
By George Hatcher
Sarasota Seaplane Crash

On 12-JAN-2013 at 3:30 pm, a single engine SEAWIND 3000 seaplane was taking off from Sarasota for Venice Airport when it crashed after takeoff. The pilot died in the collision; the passenger survived with injuries. The seaplane did not gain enough altitude and struck a couple of trees. It impacted near the New College... »

Unqualified Pilot Sued for Daughter’s Death

Thursday, February 2, 2012
By George Hatcher

Accidents are what happen when you think they won’t. If Steven Fay had known Jessica Malin would die in the flight and he would survive, he never would have taken her on the twin engine Cessna on Jan 1, 2011. At 4:30 p.m. on on Jan 1, 2011, the day of the crash, the... »

Chopper Crashes Palm Beach House

Friday, November 11, 2011
By George Hatcher
Chopper Crashes Palm Beach House

What: Rented Robinson R22 recreational chopper Where: Palm Beach When: Nov 5, 2011 Who: 1 pilot, 1 passenger Why: The rented recreational chopper struck palm trees and power lines, then clipped the house, landing in the front yard. No fatalities. The damage to the chopper is described as substantial. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Lost in Maine Kills 2

Monday, August 16, 2010
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Lost in Maine Kills 2

This is not George A. Fortin’s N96389; it is a Taylorcraft BC-12D Twosome photographed at Millinocket Municipal Airport in Maine Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Paul Robbins What: vintage 1946 Taylorcraft BC12-D en route from Limington airport Where: field near Cape Monday Road, Harrison, Maine, 40 miles northwest of... »

Tree Strike Kills 1

Monday, October 19, 2009
By George Hatcher
Tree Strike Kills 1

Pictured: A Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee in Arkansas Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Jason W. Hamm What: Oak Ridge Flyers Inc. Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee B Where: Oliver Springs Airport in Anderson County, TN When: 18-OCT-2009 Who: 4 on board, 1 fatality Why: After a hard landing, the plane struck a... »

Ecuador Crash Kills 7, Maybe More

Friday, March 20, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: twin-engine Beechcraft 200 propeller plane en route from Manta to Quito’s airport Where: 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) from the airport near Hotel Quito When: 5:20 pm (2220 GMT) Who: seven people were killed: 5 aboard; 2 on the ground Why: small military plane on a training flight clipped some tree tops and crashed... »

Piper Crashes in Hawaii, multiple injured

Sunday, December 21, 2008
By George Hatcher
Piper Crashes in Hawaii, multiple injured

What: single-engine Piper Cherokee registered to Offshore Flight School Inc Where: near White Plains Beach, near Kalaeloa, the former Barbers Point the former Barbers Point, Hawaii When: 11:46 a.m. Who: two women and a man were injured in the crash. The official opinion of the pilot is that she did a good job in... »

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