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

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...


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