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2 Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Punjab, Pakistan

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher

A two-seater trainer plane crashed in Punjab, Pakistan, on February 24th. The plane, belonging to Shaheen Air, went down shortly after taking off from a flight training school in Faisalabad, Punjab. There were 2 people aboard at the time, including the instructor and trainee pilot. Both of them were killed in the crash. The... »

Small Plane Crashed in Missouri; Two Injured

Sunday, January 29, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Gimlin Airport in Ozark, Missouri, on January 26th. The plane carrying a flight instructor and a student pilot went down while it was attempting to land at the airport. Both people aboard the plane were injured in the accident and were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Jamaica; 2 Killed, 1 Critically Injured

Friday, November 11, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Greenwich Town, Kingston, Jamaica, on November 10th. The plane, belonging to Caribbean Aviation Training Centre, went down when it was carrying two students and an instructor. The instructor and one of the students were killed in the crash while the other student was critically injured. The incident is being... »

Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Florida

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter made an emergency landing near Century, Florida, on September 6th. The incident happened when the TH 57 training helicopter from Naval Air Station Whiting Field was carrying a student and an instructor. Authorities confirmed that both occupants of the aircraft remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Sunken Meadow Park

Sunday, March 13, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Cessna 152 plane made an emergency landing at Sunken Meadow Park in Suffolk County, New York, on March 11th. The plane was on a training flight when its engine failed, forcing the pilot to land on the beach. There were two people aboard, including the instructor Robert Keleti, 61, and a student Bar... »

Pilot Killed in Small Plane Crash near Pickens County Airport

Saturday, October 10, 2015
By George Hatcher

A single-engine Piper Tomahawk aircraft crashed near the Pickens County airport, Jasper, Georgia, on October 8. The incident happened when the plane, carrying a student pilot, was attempting touch-and-go landings at the airport. The pilot Michael Joseph Hughes, of Blairsville, was killed in the crash. According to National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Investigator Todd... »

Viral Video Pilot’s Engagement Cut Short in Cachoeira do Sul

Friday, January 31, 2014
By George Hatcher
Viral Video Pilot’s Engagement Cut Short in Cachoeira do Sul

Last month, Arthur Demetrio must have been full of hope and good news when he took his girlfriend Thays Pereira da Cruz flying, and asked her to marry him by having his parents hold up banners saying “Thays Marry me” in an airfield in Cachoeira do Sul Brazil. See the proposal here I wish... »

Student Pilot Crash in Jalisco Mexico

Saturday, November 2, 2013
By George Hatcher
Student Pilot Crash in Jalisco Mexico

On an October 30, 2013 training flight, a Centro de Capacitacion Aereo Michoacan Cessna 152 out of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport lost power over Cajititian lake. The pilot made a crash landing beside the lake. The pilot Andres Gonzalez, 20, tried to land in an unpopulated area when the plane developed a... »

Australia Ground Collision

Friday, October 25, 2013
By George Hatcher
Australia Ground Collision

On landing on Oct 24, 2013 at Hamilton Airport, a training flight in a Waikato Aero Club Tecnam P2008 struck a parked Cessna 172. The twenty-five year old student pilot, parked vehicle and training vehicle all suffered injury. The parked Cessna sustained the most damage. Witnesses say that the pilot managed to get the... »

Midair Collision in Phoenix Kills 4

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
Midair Collision in Phoenix Kills 4

On May 31, 2013, a Transpac Aviation Academy Piper out of Deer Valley airport, and a Westwind School of Aeronautics Cessma were fifteen miles from the Deer Valley Airport when they collided. Two people were aboard each flight, and there were no survivors. The Cessna caught fire after impact. Passengers names have not been... »

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