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Four Killed as Small Plane Crashed in Slovenia

Saturday, July 16, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Ajdovscina in western Slovenia on July 14th. The 6-seat Piper 32 plane was heading from Venice, Italy, to Leipzig, Germany, when it went down. There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. It is believed that the founder of German internet... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Backyard of Western New York Home

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a field in Macedon, Wayne County, New York, on January 21. Authorities said the pilot was forced to land the single-engine plane in the field behind a home after the ice clogged its carburetor and the engine began seizing up. The plane was heading from New... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Wayne County Field

Friday, January 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Wayne County Field

A small plane made an emergency landing in a field in Macedon, Wayne County, New York, on January 21. The Cessna plane was en-route from New Bedford, Massachusetts, to Rochester, New York, when its carburetor froze up, forcing the pilot to land in a small backyard field area. There were two people aboard at... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ottawa Field

Thursday, January 21, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small Piper fixed-wing aircraft had to make an emergency landing in a field off Labette Road and Louisiana Road near Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas, on January 19. It is believed that the pilot was forced to land in the field due to icy conditions. The plane landed uneventfully. There were two people aboard... »

Plane Flying Overhead Suspected after Chunk of Ice Smashes through Roof of Modesto House

Saturday, September 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Flying Overhead Suspected after Chunk of Ice Smashes through Roof of Modesto House

An aircraft flying high over Modesto, California, is being suspected after a large chunk of ice crashed through a house on September 9th. According to the resident Monica Savath, she was with her family in the living room when they heard a loud bang. Upon checking, they found a hole in the garage’s roof... »

BEA on SwiftAir Air Algeria (Burkina Faso to Algiers) Crash July 2014

Thursday, April 2, 2015
By George Hatcher

Accident 24 July 2014 in Gossi, Mali to the MD-83 registered EC-LTV operated by Swiftair S.A. Press release from the BEA and the Commission d’Enquêtes Accidents et Incidents de l’Aviation civile (Mali) Following the publication of the Interim Report on 20 September 2014 in Bamako (Mali), investigative work has continued, based on the analysis... »

1 Killed, 2 Injured after Cessna Crashed in Central Wisconsin

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
1 Killed, 2 Injured after Cessna Crashed in Central Wisconsin

A single-engine Cessna 182 crashed near Owen in central Wisconsin at around 11 a.m. on January 26. The plane, carrying the pilot, Mark Siegwart, 27, of Hammond, Indiana, Nathan Smoot, 41, of North Pole, Alaska and Martin Siegwart, 56, of Boon, Michigan, was flying from Hammond, Indiana when it went down. According to Clark... »

UTair Passengers Push Their Jet to Free it From Ice

Thursday, November 27, 2014
By George Hatcher
UTair Passengers Push Their Jet to Free it From Ice

The Passengers of a UTair flight had to push their jet at Igarka airport, Russia, after its brakes froze in minus 52C temperature. The incident happened on November 25, when the plane was scheduled to fly from Igarka to the regional capital of Krasnoyarsk, with 74 passengers aboard. According to the local transportation prosecutors, “Due... »

Transwest Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Icy Windshield

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
Transwest Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Icy Windshield

A Transwest Air plane had to make an emergency landing in Stony Rapids, Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, at around 8 p.m. on November 20. The Piper Navajo aircraft, which departed from Stony Rapids at around 7 p.m., faced heavy ice built up on the windshield during the flight to Fond-du-Lac. Authorities said the plane had... »

Flight Slides off Runway

Thursday, January 9, 2014
By George Hatcher
Flight Slides off Runway

On January 9, 2013, a Jazz Air flight operating as Air Canada Express–flying a de Havilland DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 made a safe landing at John G. Diefenbaker International Airport in Saskatchewan Canada. The plane was taxiing when it struck ice, and veered off runway into snow where it was mired, blocking the runway. The... »

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