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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... »

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