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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... »

Helicopter Crash in Schoemanskloof Kills Lion Sands Game Resort CEO

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crash in  Schoemanskloof Kills Lion Sands Game Resort CEO

A privately owned Robinson R-44 with four aboard crashed in the vicinity of Schoemanskloof outside Nelspruit in South Africa. The flight had taken off from Johannesburg and was en route to White river when it crashed in heavy mist. No one aboard survived. The fatalities were listed as Nick More, Pierre de Villiers, Lance... »

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