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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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Man dies in glider aircraft crash in NSW
    Emergency services were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton near Bathurst just after 1pm on Sunday after reports a powered glider had crashed and ignited a grassfire. The 75-year-old male pilot died at the scene, police say. A male pilot has died in a glider plane crash in central NSW. Photo: 7 News.
  • Bathurst glider crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    PHOTOS: Plane crash in Bathurst. Update 3.56pm. A 75-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a glider crash near Bathurst on Sunday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Piper's Airfield at Eglinton just before 1pm following reports that a glider had crashed into a field. The wreckage was located in ...
  • Plane crash into river in illinios
    KG/BARKLEY/DAVIS/"DONT UNDERSTAND HOW SOME OF THE ALL STARS MADE IT ON THE TEAM - Duration: 2:05. MONEY TIME No views. New · 2:05 · RICKY MARTIN - Duration: 2:49. MONEY TIME 27 views. New · 2:49 · FS2004 - Disaster in The Potomac (Air Florida Flight 90) RE-UPLOADED ...
  • Military families gather in San Diego for updates on loved ones missing-in-action
    Former Marine Cpl. Ruben Valencia spoke highly of his childhood friend Navy journalist Raul Antonion Guerra, whose remains from a plane crash during the Vietnam War were recovered in June 2007. (JOHN GASTALDO). During a remembrance ceremony, the relatives held up photographs and ...
  • Two years after BSF officer died in plane crash, children still wait for pension
    NEW DELHI: Saloni, the 23-year-old daughter of Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector Ravindra Kumar, who died in a plane crash at Indira Gandhi International Airport in 2015, doesn't think that the security forces take good care of families of deceased personnel. “My father died in December 2015 ...
  • Bathurst place crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    Police, fire, ambulance and rescue crews were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton just after 1pm on Sunday with reports a place had crashed which had then ignited a grass fire. NSW Rural Fire Service Operational Officer Brett Taylor confirmed a plane had crashed. “A powered glider was on fire when it ...
  • Noteworthy
    MLB: Although an autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year, it is unclear whether the drugs played a role as the NTSB hasn't identified a cause of the crash.
  • Roy Halladay's autopsy reveals he had drugs in his system during plane crash
    The autopsy of former All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay was released, showing he had drugs in his system when he crashed his small plane off the coast of Florida last year. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.
  • Caught plane crash
    Top 5 Area 51 Breakins of 2016 (From Crossing the Border to Breaking Through the Gates) - Duration: 8:58. TOP 5 ALLTIME 2,442,850 views · 8:58 · Top 10 Aircraft Crashes - Duration: 4:09. GoldenTop10s 10,489,088 views · 4:09 · PLANE CRASH IN VIRTUAL REALITY - Duration: 20:19.
  • Skiers remember a fallen friend while hitting the slopes
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Skiers in our area took to the slopes Saturday while also remembering the life of a fellow skier. Mount La Crosse held its annual Dan Nagy Memorial ski race Saturday afternoon. Nagy was a skier who would ski at Mt. La Crosse before he died just over a decade ago […]

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