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Small Plane Makes Belly Landing at Crystal River Airport, FL

Sunday, September 17, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Crystal River Airport, Florida, on September 15th. Authorities said the plane experienced power loss and landing gear problems before making a belly landing at the airport. There were four people aboard at the time, including the pilot and three passengers. All of them remained unharmed. Download... »

Small Plane Crashed in Louisiana; No Injuries Reported

Saturday, August 19, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a hay field in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, on August 17th. Authorities said the Beechcraft Bonanza plane had lost power shortly after taking off from Louisiana Regional Airport. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Plane Crash-Lands Near Punta Gorda Airport

Sunday, April 2, 2017
By George Hatcher

A SNJ5 Navy trainer plane crash-landed in a cow pasture near Punta Gorda Airport, Florida, on April 1st. Authorities said the plane was attempting to land at the airport when it lost power and made a belly landing. The pilot remained uninjured while the co-pilot received minor scratches. The incident is being investigated. Download... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Codorus Township Field

Saturday, March 25, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a field in Codorus Township, Pennsylvania, on March 23rd. The pilot Craig McDonald, of Columbia, Maryland, said he decided to make an emergency landing after his single-engine Cessna 162 plane lost power. He remained unharmed in the incident. The plane was flying from Lancaster Airport, Pennsylvania,... »

Pilot Survives After Small Plane Crashes into Tampa Bay

Monday, March 13, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the waters off Peter O. Knight Airport in Tampa, Florida, on March 12th. Authorities said the plane lost power immediately after taking off and went down in water. The pilot, who was the only aboard remained, remained unharmed. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Sauk County

Friday, December 30, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on U.S. Highway 12 in Sauk County, Wisconsin, on December 28th. The pilot, Stephan Arnold, 69, of Madison, was forced to land on the highway after the plane lost power. The pilot and his only passenger remained unharmed. The plane was flying from Sauk-Prairie Airport in Prairie... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Fresno

Sunday, November 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a field in Fresno, California, on November 18th. Authorities said the pilot decided to land near Highway 180 and Marks Avenue after the plane experienced an issue with the power. There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them remained unharmed. The plane was... »

Small Plane Crashed near Steamboat Springs Airport; No Injuries Reported

Sunday, January 24, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a snowy field near Steamboat Springs Airport, Colorado, on January 22. It is believed that the 1959 Beech K35 aircraft lost power shortly after taking off from the airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained uninjured. The FAA and the NTSB are investigating. Download article as... »

Air India Plane makes Precautionary Landing in India due to Low Pressure in Tyre

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane makes Precautionary Landing in India due to Low Pressure in Tyre

Air India flight AI 102 had to make an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, India, on January 12. The Boeing 777-300, flying from New York, had to make a precautionary landing after the crew noticed low pressure in one of its tyres. The plane landed safely. All 325 passengers aboard remained... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Jet Returns to Sacramento International Airport

Sunday, January 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Jet Returns to Sacramento International Airport

Southwest Airlines flight 3097 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sacramento International Airport, California, on January 9. The plane took off for John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after it lost power to one of the engines due to a bird strike. The plane... »

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