Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

A Summit Air freight flight crashed on the runway of Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Chaurikharka, Nepal, on May 27th. The Let L-410 flying from Kathmandu, Nepal, was about to land when it hit a tree near the runway and hit the land. The incident happened due to fog. The aircraft sustained technical problems. Captain and... »

Bad Weather Diverts Piper Cherokee to Parsonsfield

Sunday, July 19, 2015
By George Hatcher

A single-engine Piper Cherokee had to divert and make an emergency landing at Province Lake Golf Course, Parsonsfield, Maine, at 7:50 A.M. on July 18. The plane, en-route from Waterville/Kings County Municipal Airport, Canada, to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, had to be landed in emergency due to fog and heavy rain. The plane landed safely. The... »

Pilot Escapes Injury as Cessna Makes Emergency Landing in Western Australia

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pilot Escapes Injury as Cessna Makes Emergency Landing in Western Australia

A Cessna 210 made an emergency landing on a bush track in Djugun, east of Broome, in Kimberley, Western Australia, on May 3. The single-engine aircraft was flying from Alice Springs to Broome when the pilot had to land in emergency due to thick fog. The plane sustained minor damage during landing, however, the... »

Turkish Airlines Jet Skids Off Runway at Kathmandu Airport

Friday, March 6, 2015
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Jet Skids Off Runway at Kathmandu Airport

A Turkish Airlines passenger jet, operating flight # TK726, skidded off the runway at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 4. The accident happened in dense foggy conditions, when the Airbus A330, carrying 224 people, was coming from Istanbul, Turkey. The plane ended up on its nose and the passengers had to... »

Small Plane Crashed in Central Israel; 2 Killed

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashed in Central Israel; 2 Killed

An ultralight plane crashed near an amusement park in Rishon Lezion, central Israel, on the morning of January 25. The plane crashed and caught fire at the airstrip while the pilot was attempting an emergency landing. The pilot and his only passenger were killed in the crash. Authorities believe that dense fog might have... »

Wing Damage, low fuel, Fog, Flat tire to Air India

Monday, January 6, 2014
By George Hatcher
Wing Damage, low fuel, Fog, Flat tire to Air India

In Jaipur at 9:30 on January 5, 2013, after having to divert due to visibility issues, an Imphal-Delhi Air India flight was out of fuel and made an emergency landing in Jaipur damaging a wing and suffering a flat tire. The video says the wing damage was due to a tree-strike after the tire... »

First Responders Compromise Investigation

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
By George Hatcher

The first responders to the Sunday crash in India’s Naneghat Hills compromised the investigation of a crash by moving the wreckage before investigators arrived. The United Helicharters flight from Juhu to Aurangabad to Nagpur crashed in the Naneghat Hills at an altitude of 2,000 feet. The bodies of the deceased and the flight data... »

More about the Helicopter Crash in Yakutia

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
By George Hatcher
More about the Helicopter Crash in Yakutia

photographer Ivandalavia Currently, there are five reported survivors: the flight crew of three, and a woman with a child. The flight manifest lists 28 aboard, including 9 children plus 2 infants. A dense fog and heavy rains hampered search crews that included Mi-8 helicopters, an AN-26 plane and an An-74. Deputy of parliament of... »

Virgin Australia Emergency Landing

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
By George Hatcher

June 18, 2013 A Virgin Australia plane en route from Brisbane to Adelaide could not land due to foggy conditions, and diverted to Midura where they could not land due to foggy conditions, then made two aborted attempts to land (during foggy conditions) when they nailed the landing on the third try. I expect... »

Chopper Crashes in Kidnap Rescue Attempt

Thursday, May 23, 2013
By George Hatcher
Chopper Crashes in Kidnap Rescue Attempt

On 23-MAY-2013 two engineers were being held hostage. A Venezuelan police MBB Bo 105M a survey chopper was on a surveillance mission as part of “a new anti-crime initiative”. The chopper was engaged to surveil a car with two engineers being held hostage when the helicopter crashed on a road in El Junquito in... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Southampton Business Owner Killed In San Diego Plane Crash
    SOUTHAMPTON, NY — The owner of a Southampton beach club was killed after a plane he was a passenger in crashed into home Saturday afternoon in San Diego. A post by first identified Robert Stelling, 50, of Southampton as one of two passengers who died after the single-engine, ...
  • Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island
    Watch 98faa9dc-0253-428c-b292-04149d0408de's video, made in Plotagon. Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island.
  • That Time LeBron James Was 100 Percent Sure He Was Going to Die in a Plane Crash
    Back in June, one of LeBron James' former teammates, Drew Gooden, revealed that LeBron once told him he thought he could survive a plane crash if he was ever involved in one. According to Gooden, LeBron said he would simply stuff his shirt and pants with a ton of pillows and then jump out of […]
  • Remembering the Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
    Lawrence was killed in a plane crash in 1967 and never got to space, but is acknowledged for his historic achievement. Department of Defense/Public Domain. However, the MOL never launched its mission; funding struggles, competition with NASA and other Department of Defense projects, and ...
  • Emergency landing ends with plane crash in Kossuth County ditch
    ALGONA | An instructor and a student pilot walked away from a plane crash Saturday near Algona Municipal Airport. The instructor and student pilot took off northwest in a 1958 Cessna 172 plane, when the engine quit at about 600 feet, the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
  • DOJ Releases Names Of Plane Crash Victims
    The plane crash occurred on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. All five people on board were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”), Transportation Disaster Assistance Division, is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal crash. The crash ...
  • No Injuries in Plane Crash at Algona Airport
    (Algona)--No one was injured in the crash of an airplane Saturday at the Algona Municipal Airport. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office, an instructor and a student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna 172 and were at an altitude of about 600-feet when the engine quit. The instructor turned ...
  • Divers search Lake Harney for plane wreckage
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County Sheriff's Office divers spent Monday searching for the wreckage of a plane that plunged into Lake Harney Friday, killing all three people aboard. The bodies of pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, of Sanford, and passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23, both of ...
  • Crews work to recover plane wreckage from Lake Harney
    Dive teams are searching the murky waters of Lake Harney Monday, hoping to recover wreckage from a plane crash that killed three people last week. Even though the water at the crash site is only 10-feet deep, visibility has been an issue for divers. Advertisement. The Federal Aviation Administration ...
  • No Injuries In Kossuth County Plane Crash
    No one is injured in a plane crash over the weekend in Kossuth County, Iowa. Authorities say an instructor and student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna plane when the engine quit at 600 feet. The instructor turned back to the southwest to try to land on the grass runway, but high winds […]


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