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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • BSF plane crash probe panel castigates force's air wing for 'non existent safety culture'
    NEW DELHI: The Border Security Force's (BSF) air wing — which routinely flies top VVIPs, especially of the home ministry — has been severely castigated by a government panel set up to probe the crash of a BSF Beechcraft Super King Air B 200 soon after takeoff from Delhi airport in December 2015, ...
  • Airport simulates emergency plane-crash
    Meant to reflect a real-life scenario as much as possible, the drill involved approximately 20 plane crash “victims” — portrayed by Adams County Christian School, high school students — who donned makeup that simulated grave injuries. Some of those simulating the most serious injuries even had fake ...
  • Jus' Bekoz: Win with dignity
    At least two of them, and possibly more of those who secretly were complicit and in vile agreement. One Mountaineer fan reportedly chortled something about a plane crash in a bar in Charleston, as reported by a Twitter person, in describing Marshall's loss to in-state rival West Virginia in last Sunday's ...
  • No denying Michigan on path to the Final Four
    ... even went through a plane crash and did everything. The team before that had five NBA first-rounders on it." One thing Beilein will be able to count on Saturday is that his squad will be well-supported. Roughly 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fans turned Staples Center into a quasi-home game.
  • Nepal plane crash victim Piyash Roy's body reaches home
    Barisal, Mar 23 (UNB) – The body of Piyash Roy, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, reached his home in Shitla Khola area of the city early Friday. An ambulance carrying the body arrived here around 3.30am. Earlier, family members received Piyash's body from Hazrat Shah Jalal ...
  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
    Photo by: Photo courtesy Natural Resources Police A Natural Resources Police boat joins a Maryland State Police Boat during search and recovery operations for a plane crash that occurred on March 1. Police announced they ended operations on March 16. The body of the pilot was recovered, but the ...
  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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