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Medical Helicopter Crashes in Oklahoma; No Casualties

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By George Hatcher

A medical helicopter crashed outside Comanche County Medical Hospital in Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, on the morning of September 29th. According to sources, the helicopter was attempting to make emergency landing due to some issue, when it lost control and crashed. All four people onboard including the pilot remained unhurt. The cause of the... »

Small Planes Hit Each Other during Parachutist Competition; 4 Killed

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

Two small planes crashed into each other near Godollo, Pest County, Budapest, Hungary, on September 18th. The planes collided during a parachutist competition, when one of them lost contact with the air control. 4 people list their lives in the crash. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Light Plane Crashes into Mountains in Macedonia; 6 Killed

Friday, September 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light plane crashed into the mountains in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, on September 7th. The aircraft travelling from Treviso, Italy, lost contact with the control centre just six miles away from Skopje Airport. All 6 people onboard were killed in the crash. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Mongolian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Mongolia after Losing Directional Control

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mongolian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Mongolia after Losing Directional Control

Mongolian Airlines flight OM-7056 had to reject taking off at Khovd Airport, Khovd, Mongolia, on May 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 was accelerating to takeoff for Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, when the crew lost directional control and it went over soft ground, prompting the crew to abort the takeoff. The plane received minor damage. All 90 passengers... »

Small Plane Crashed on Lake Gaston, North Carolina

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed on Lake Gaston, North Carolina, on April 24th. The 2005 Maule 235 single engine-plane was attempting to land when the pilot lost control and it flipped three times. There were three people aboard, including the pilot Paul Heaton, of Roanoke Rapids, and two passengers; none of them were hurt. The... »

Beechcraft Crash in Texas

Saturday, December 15, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: O’Neal Aviation LLC Beechcraft E90 King Air en route from Amarillo to Fort Worth Where: Armstrong County Texas When: Dec 14, 2012 Who: pilot Why: The pilot was en route and ten minutes into the flight when he lost control.Witnesses saw the plane go down south of Farm-to-Market Road 1258 in Armstrong County.... »

Helicopter Crashes in Indonesia with 27 aboard

Friday, October 12, 2012
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crashes in Indonesia with 27 aboard

What: Nyaman Air Mil Mi-8MTV Where: Tembagapura, Mimika, Papua Indonesia When: Oct 9, 2012 Who: 27 aboard Why: The chopper made a hard landing near mile 66. Twenty four or five passengers (18 Indonesians and seven citizens of other countries) and three crew survived the landing, though the helicopter sustained damage. There were no... »

Helicopter Pilot Walks Away from Hard Landing

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Pilot Walks Away from Hard Landing

What: Enstrom F-28F helicopter en route from Elko, Nevada to Twin Falls Idaho Where: Twin Falls, Idaho. When: May 20, 2012 Who: Pilot Why: The pilot reported that ten miles south of the Twin Fall Airport, he contacted the control tower that was inbound for landing. However, then he told ATC that he would... »

North Carolina Private Cessna Crash and Burns on Landing

Friday, March 16, 2012
By George Hatcher
North Carolina Private Cessna Crash and Burns on Landing

What: Cessna 501 Citation I/SP en route from Venice Florida to Macon County, NC Where: Franklin-Macon County Airport, NC When: Mar 15, 2012 Who: 2 crew, 3 passengers, 5 fatalities Why: The plane owned by Bogdan Jakubowski of Venice, Florida appeared to be approaching too steeply when it attempted to land at 1:45, and... »

Single Engine Plane Crashes in Cote d’Ivoire, UN Attempts Rescue

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
By George Hatcher
Single Engine Plane Crashes in Cote d’Ivoire, UN Attempts Rescue

What: Aéro-club d’Abidjan Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II Where: Near Daloa Airport, Cote d’Ivoire When: Nov 14, 2011 5 p.m. Who: 4 aboard, 4 fatalities Why: After taking off from Daloa, the Aero-club-owned Cessna crashed. Witnesses say the pilot was clearly in trouble and the plane made several pirouettes in the air before falling. Initially... »

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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