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Four Killed After Police Helicopter Crashes in Mexico

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By George Hatcher

A police helicopter crashed in the hills near Mexicali, in the state of Baja California, Mexico, on March 14th. The state police helicopter was on a mission to recover the body of a female hiker when it got tangled in power cables and went down. Four people were killed in the crash, including the... »

Small Plane Crashed in Bayonne, New Jersey; Pilot Injured

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed in a residential area in Bayonne, New Jersey, on February 19th. The plane went down on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd streets, knocking out some power lines. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured and was taken to Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey. The... »

Hot Air Balloon Crashes in Texas; 16 Killed

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

A hot air balloon crashed near the small town of Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas, on the morning of July 30th. According to sources the hot air balloon hit the power transmission lines and its basket caught fire, leading to the crash. All 16 people on board were killed. The crash remains under investigation. Download... »

Small Plane Crashed in Rio Grande River

Sunday, June 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Rio Grande river just south of Las Cruces in New Mexico, on June 25th. The Cessna 172 was carrying two people when it hit power lines and went down just west of N.M. 28. Both occupants were injured in the accident and were taken to hospital. The crash is... »

Light Plane Crashes into Paddock in Australia; Pilot Injured

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light plane was crashed near Upper Maffra Road, in the town of Newry, Victoria, Australia, on the afternoon of April 3rd. The plane hit the power lines before crashing into a paddock. The pilot, who was the only person aboard, sustained injuries. He was later airlifted to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Yamal Airlines Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Yamal Airlines Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Yamal Airlines flight YC-9773 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Tyumen, Ural, Russia, on March 14. The Boeing 737-400, en-route from Ufa to Noyabrsk, Russia, was mid-air when the crew detected power supply problem, prompting the plane to divert to Tyumen. The plane landed uneventfully. All 154 passengers and 6 crew... »

Small Plane Crashed into Residential Building in Ohio; 9 Killed

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By George Hatcher

Small Plane Crashed into Residential Building in Ohio; 9 Killed A small plane crashed into an apartment complex at 3042 Mogadore Road, near Skelton Road, in Akron, Ohio, on November 10. Authorities said the Hawker H25 business jet was approaching Akron Fulton International Airport when it apparently hit some power lines and crashed into... »

Plane Crash in Dam

Monday, April 22, 2013
By George Hatcher

The Vans RV-9A (a single-engine experimental aircraft) was being flown from Americana city by its owner with a female passenger aboard when it struck power lines and crashed by Ester Mill Dam in Cosmópolis in São Paulo, Brazil. Both people aboard died at the scene. The plane crashed in a remote area with difficult... »

Goldminer Flight Crashes in Peru

Thursday, March 7, 2013
By George Hatcher

March 6, 2013, a flight chartered by Minera Aurifera Retamas SA to carry employees to a job, crashed. The flight had taken off at 6:28 a.m.. The Aero Transporte SA Beechcraft B200 King Air was en route from Lima-Jorge Chavez International to Pias Airport when it crashed near Matibamba Peru in Quebada Caipa. Nine... »

German Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot on the Autobahn

Friday, January 11, 2013
By George Hatcher
German Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot on the Autobahn

On Jan 10, 2013, a Robinson R44 Astro en route from Augsburg to Bretzfeld got caught up in a 380 kilovolts high voltage power transmission line and crashed on the Autobahn 6 in Southwestern Germany. The helicopter was flying below radar. Pieces of the helicopter hit a truck, but the driver was not seriously... »

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  • Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles https://t.co/vPD09iJnh3
    about 10 hours ago
  • WestJet Flight Diverts to North Dakota due to Electrical Odor in Cabin https://t.co/BvvGP9EVKQ
    about 10 hours ago
  • American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport https://t.co/CePxEmPXrS
    about 10 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Learjet crash in Toluca Mexico, shortly after takeoff. Both pilots aboard suffered fatal injury.… https://t.co/LcjJdVh7oC
    about 21 hours ago