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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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    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top European Union official Donald Tusk says his appearance in court in a case relating to the 2010 plane crash that killed Poland's president and 95 others is about "important matters." Families of some of the victims have sued officials in the government of the time, saying ...
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  • Plane crash injured one
    HARRISON TOWNSHIP – Troopers from the Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a plane crash that occurred on the runway of Henry County Airport. Troopers were dispatched to the airport at 4:59 p.m. Saturday to the airport at 10646 County Road O.
  • Minor injuries in plane crash in Napoleon
    An airplane crashed Saturday at the Henry County Airport, causing minor injuries to a passenger. The Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that after taking flight from and then returning to the Henry County Airport, 10646 Henry County Road O, Napoleon, a Taylorcraft BC12-65 ...
  • UPDATE: Plane crash victim identified, FAA investigating
    One person was killed in a plane crash at the Collegedale municipal airport Friday evening.
  • Warburton 'meteor' mistaken as plane crash
    Concerned residents phoned SES to report a plane crash in Warburton, however the streaking light is believed to be a meteor. Locals reported seeing a bright object falling from the skies about 9.30pm. Several people called it in to SES Warbuton as a plane crash. However, it's believed the streaking ...
  • Warburton 'meteor' mistaken as plane crash
    Several people called it in to SES Warbuton as a plane crash. However, it's believed the streaking light may have been be a meteor. Did you see the meteor? Let us know on Facebook or news@heraldsun.com.au. Witness Heath wrote on Facebook: “I just saw the biggest shooting star/meteorite/satellite ...
  • World's First Peace Corp volunteers to Die in Service Honored in Bolivar
    They died together in a plane crash on April 26th, 56 years ago. David, son of a pharmacist, started serving in 1961. His sister Nancy Crozier Brown said she tries to look at the positive outcomes of this incident. "God has a way of making good things happen from bad things," said Brown, "seemingly bad ...
  • Guterres hails predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld as 'my reference and my inspiration'
    Delivering the annual Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture in Uppsala, Sweden, the childhood home of the second UN Secretary-General, Mr. Guterres said Mr. Hammarskjöld made the “supreme sacrifice” in September 1961, when he died in a plane crash in what is now Zambia, while trying to negotiate a ...

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  • Kathmandu Plane Crash: Questions over Nepal's probe https://t.co/1i2gcTVjYa via @dailystarnews
    about 16 hours ago
  • Report pegs pilot error for nearly 75 percent of Idaho plane crashes https://t.co/LJQ6N8zOp9
    about 16 hours ago
  • Dragon Boat Accident in China Leaves 17 Dead https://t.co/tvvHWpIQAd
    about 18 hours ago
  • Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cabin Pressure Problems https://t.co/r5Ky5BMaSn
    about 18 hours ago
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