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Cirrus Crash Report Released

Saturday, November 9, 2013
By George Hatcher
Cirrus Crash Report Released

The NTSB has released a report on the Sept. 25 Cirrus SR20 plane crash that killed Dr. Narayan Venguswamy, a Kentucky surgeon, and his wife, Jay Venguswamy. The plane touched down several times before it finally left the runway, veered left, descended and struck a tree, light pole and bank parking lot. Narayan Venguswamy... »

Cessna Crash in Arizona

Saturday, October 5, 2013
By George Hatcher
Cessna Crash in Arizona

A Cessna 340A en route from Laughlin-Bullhead International Airport to Ernest A. Love Field Airport when it clipped trees and a radio tower during a low pass at the Gunsite Training Academy. There are four fatalities. Passengers were going to Gunsite Firearms Training Academy when the plane struck a radio tower and crashed. Witnesses... »

Texas Utility Helicopter Crashes with 1 Fatality

Thursday, November 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Texas Utility Helicopter Crashes with 1 Fatality

Flight Aware What: Brim Equipment Leasing Inc Hughes 369D Where: Childress, TX When: Nov 27, 2012, 4:05 p.m. Who: 2 aboard, 1 fatality Why: While hovering above ground, the aircraft was holding a passenger suspended fifty feet below. THe passenger was working on a power line a hundred feet above ground. The helicopter lost... »

Piper Crash in Austria

Saturday, September 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Piper Crash in Austria

What: Land- und Forstflug GesmbHb Piper J3C Where: Apetlon Austria When: Sept 29, 2012 Who: pilot Why: The 49-year-old pilot from Wiener Neustadt struck trees when flying in Apetion. The pilot landed in a field with parts of the tree stuck in the plane. The pilot was treated on the scene and taken to... »

Tiger Moth Crash Kills Two at Mayborough

Sunday, January 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Tiger Moth Crash Kills Two at Mayborough

Click to view full size photo Contact photographer red750 What: De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth Where: Maryborough Airport on Leviathan Road, Australia When: Jan 27, 2012, 5pm. Who: 2 fatalities Why: After taking off, the plane hit trees at the end of the runway. Witnesses described seeing a ball of flames, which ignited a... »

Cessna Crash Lands on Pompano Beach Street, Pilots Walk Away

Thursday, November 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Cessna Crash Lands on Pompano Beach Street, Pilots Walk Away

What: ATA Flight School Cessna Where: Pompano Beach Air Park When: November 1, 2011 reported at 5:52 pm Who: 2 aboard, 2 survivors Why: A 27 year old instructor Vincent Paul Citrullo and 42 year old student pilot David Bakalar survived a crash at the intersection of Northeast 10th Street and Fifth Avenue in... »

Waterford Pilot Crashes by Williams Lake

Thursday, July 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Waterford Pilot Crashes by Williams Lake

What: 1946 Piper J3C-65 Cub Where: Waterford Township When: July 19, 2011 7:10 p.m. Who: pilot Why: The pilot was attempting to make a lake landing with the single engine seaplane when he hit trees near Ideal Terrace and crashed in a field near Williams Lake. The pilot managed to avoid houses in the... »

Cessna tree-strike

Sunday, June 20, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Oasis Flight Services. twin engine Cessna en route to Plymouth Municipal Airport Where: PLYMOUTH, Mass When: June 19 2010,5:15 p.m. Who: three aboard Why: After surveying, the Cessna was en route to the airport when it got stuck in a tree in a Plymouth neighborhood. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Ireland: Kit Plane Crash, 2 Fatalities

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Slazenger’s single-engine two-seater kit Falco EI BMF landing at Powerscourt private airstrip Where: County Wicklow When: 10 April 2010 Who: pilot Dr Michael Slazenger and passenger Noel Whitney Why: While Slazenger was attempting to land his aircraft at a private airstrip on his Powerscourt estate in Eniskerry, the plane’s wing struck a tree... »

Piper Cub Crashes Tree in Alaska

Thursday, December 25, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: PA-18 Super Cub Where: 30 MILES NORTHWEST OF ANCHORAGE, AK When: 12/21/2008 Time: 0030 Who: pilot Why: Aircraft struck tree during aborted take-off 30 miles NW of Anchorage SK Download article as PDF »

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