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Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

A Marine Corps C-130 departed from the Mid-South Base in Millington, Tennessee and crashed in Mississippi in Leflore County in Itta Bena just off Highway 82 in a soybean field. Reports say the plane exploded in mid-air. Bodies were found more than a mile from the crash site. The debris field covered a radius... »

Daallo Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing after Explosion Blew Hole in the Fuselage

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Daallo Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing after Explosion Blew Hole in the Fuselage

Daallo Airlines flight D3159 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mogadishu, Somalia, on February 2nd. The Airbus A321 plane took off for Djibouti, but had to return shortly afterwards after an explosion sparked fire and blew a hole in the fuselage. The plane landed back uneventfully. There were 74 passengers and... »

Metrojet Flight 9268 Investigation Continues

Friday, January 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Metrojet Flight 9268 Investigation Continues

We can not forget or ignore Metrojet Flight 9268, which was supposed to fly from Sharm el_Sheikh but instead of arriving at Saint Petersburg as scheduled, crashed on the Sinai Peninsula, killing the 217 passengers and 7 crew members. And while the investigators still have not made conclusive decisions on what they believe happened,... »

Dominican Republic Flight Cancelled with a Bang

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
By George Hatcher
Dominican Republic Flight Cancelled with a Bang

On a takeoff run, an Airbus 330 en route from Manchester to the Dominican Republic suffered an engine explosion. The pilot aborted the takeoff. None of the 325 passengers aboard the Thomas Cook A330 were injured. Passengers disembarked and the plane was inspected and for half an hour, the runway was closed. Emergency services... »

Horizon Air Dash 8-400 Limps back to Portland on One Engine

Sunday, January 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air  Dash 8-400 Limps back to Portland on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tsuyoshi Hayasaki What: Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Portland,OR to Seattle,WA Where: Portland When: Jan 26 2012 Who: 55 passengers, 4 crew Why: While en route, the right engine was shut down. According to wptv witnesses aboard the flight, “there... »

Private Cessna Blows Up Over Veracruz

Monday, October 24, 2011
By George Hatcher
Private Cessna Blows Up Over Veracruz

Click to view full size photo Contact photographer Paul Chandler What: Cessna 210G Centurion #N5894FN en route from Puebla to Villahermosa, Tabasco. Where: Veracruz Mexico When: October 23, 2011, 10.00 local tim Who: 2 fatalities Why: Over the town of Angel R. Cabada, the plane was flying in a westerly direction, made a turn... »

Russian Mig-31s Grounded after MilitaryJet Engine Explodes

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
Russian Mig-31s Grounded after MilitaryJet Engine Explodes

What: Russian Mikoyan Mig-31 en route from Bolshoye Savinovo Where: Perm, Russia When: Sept 6, 2011 Who: pilot and copilot, 2 fatalities Why: A Flight Data Recorder from the Russian MiG-31 Foxhound fighter jet which took off on a routine training flight and exploded in Perm, Russia, has been found. The flight took off... »

Delta DC-9 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

Thursday, August 11, 2011
By George Hatcher
Delta DC-9 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stefan Sonnenberg What: Delta Airlines Douglas DC-9-50 en route from Atlanta to Pittsburgh Where: Atlanta o When: Aug 6th 2011 Why: On takeoff approach, the right engine made a banging noise, leading the pilots to reject takeoff, and stop on the runway, with locked... »

Virgin Australia Boeing Engine Flames On LA Runway

Thursday, April 14, 2011
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Boeing Engine Flames On LA Runway

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Nathan Zalcman What: Virgin Australia Boeing 777-300 en route from Los Angeles to Sydney Where: Los Angeles When: April 12, 2011 Who: 305 passengers Why: On making its takeoff run from Los Angeles, the plane emitted a loud “bang!” and stopped on the runway,... »

Breaking News: Explosion at Domodedovo

Monday, January 24, 2011
By George Hatcher

EXPLOSION AT MOSCOW’S DOMODEDOVO AIRPORT KILLS AT LEAST 10, HURTS AT LEAST 20 – A suicide bomber has been reported to have killed 10 at a Moscow airport. Dozens are reported to have been injured. The explosion occurred in the international baggage-claim near a baggage carousel. People are being evacuated from the airport. update... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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