Small Plane Crashes into Texas River; 2 Killed

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By George Hatcher

A single-engine Cessna plane crashed into Trinity River near Highway 105, Liberty County, Texas, on the evening of September 3rd. According to sources, there were two men onboard and the pilot was doing flips and barrel rolls before the plane crashed. The pilot and his friend lost their lives in the crash. Download article... »

Cessna Flips on Runway Excursion

Thursday, October 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

A privately owned Cessna 210 airplane #N6942R flipped over after running off the Lodi runway during a landing excursion at 3 p.m. On October 23, 2013. The pilot reported no injury. The plane had substantial damage. The Woodbridge Fire Dept responded to the scene. The FAA Database reported that AIRCRAFT ON LANDING WENT OFF... »

Float Plane Down with Three Aboard in Georgian Bay

Sunday, July 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
Float Plane Down with Three Aboard  in Georgian Bay

On July 4, a North-Way Chrysler Motors Ltd. Cessna 182 Skylane with three aboard was near Griffith Island in Georgian bay and flipped as the pilot was trying to land at an island airstrip but came to rest 220 meters short of the runway. All three aboard succumbed to fatal injuries. The float plane... »

Wheels Down on Lake Päijänne

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

On May 20, two people aboard a float plane were safe after the pilot landed in Lake Päijänne Finland with the wheels down. Neither the pilot or passenger had more than minor injuries, though the plane flipped on landing after the pilot forgot. Both pilot and passenger had minor bruises and a “cold bath.”... »

Plane Lands in Donetsk Fog and Fire, Four Fatalities

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
By George Hatcher
Plane Lands in Donetsk Fog and Fire, Four Fatalities

photographer Alexander Shulik On Feb 13, 2013, a South Airlines An-23 en route from Odessa to Donetsk landed short of the runway in heavy fog, flipped over and caught fire. There were thirty-nine survivors who managed to evacuate. Four people were confirmed dead. About a dozen people were injured. There were forty-five passengers and... »

Plane Flips on Emergency Field Landing De Kalb

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Auman T-51 Where: De Kalb, IL When: Dec 11, 2012 Who: pilot Why: After taking off from De Kalb Airport, the Auman T-51 developed engine trouble, losing altitude and emitting smoke. Pilot James L Auman landed the plane in a field, then bounced and flipped. Plane and pilot both sustained substantial damage. Auman... »

Two aboard Piper Crashed in Creve Coeur Lake, Maryland Heights

Thursday, October 25, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Piper PA-28 Cherokee#N55620 en route from Delaware, Ohio to Creve Coeur airport. Where: Creve Coeur Lake, Maryland Heights When: Oct 24, 2012 Who: 2 aboard Why: While attempting a landing on the shore, the piper that crashed into Creve Coeur Lake had two occupants, pilot Russell Hazelton, 78 who died at DePaul Health... »

Vintage Sightseeing Plane Belly Up after Rockcliffe Sightseeing Tour, No Fatalities

Monday, June 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
Vintage Sightseeing Plane Belly Up after Rockcliffe Sightseeing Tour, No Fatalities

What: Central Aviation Waco UPF-7 Where: Rockcliffe, Ottawa, ON Canada When: June 17, 2012 Who: 3 aboard Why: On landing after a sightseeing excursion, a 73 year old biplane plane flipped on the runway. The 66 and 64 year old passengers were hospitalized with minor injuries. The 53 year old pilot (Gary) went home.... »

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