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Mesa Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Texas

Friday, April 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Texas

Mesa Airlines flight YV-5631/ AA-5631 had to abort takeoff at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas, on April 20th. The Canadair CRJ-900 was about to takeoff for Columbia, South Carolina, when the crew had to abort taking off due to a flight control issue. The plane remained on the taxiway, and resumed flight after... »

TransAsia Plane Returns to Songshan Airport

Monday, February 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Plane Returns to Songshan Airport

TransAsia flight GE507 returned and made an emergency landing at Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, on February 21. The plane took off from Songshan Airport for Makung Airport in Penghu County but had to turn back immediately after the captain reported issues with signals involving torque. The plane landed back safely shortly after 1... »

Mooney Crashes Home Near Golf Course

Friday, July 11, 2014
By George Hatcher
Mooney Crashes Home Near Golf Course

A privately owned Mooney M20M TLS crashed into two homes in Greenwood at 2:19 p.m. on Patterson Street across from the Valle Vista Golf Course. The pilot was the only fatality. The co-pilot was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition. Two people were aboard. At least three were injured in the... »

Zenair Crash in Italy

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
By George Hatcher
Zenair Crash in Italy

On Feb 17, 2013 at 16:30, a Zenair which took off from Montemelino crashed in Castelvieto, Corciano Italy. Simone Masci and his companion Monica were aboard, and died in the crash less than a minute after taking off, on fire. The police did not find witnesses to the crash. Currently investigators say the cause... »

Corona Airport Crash Injures Student and Teacher

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
By George Hatcher
Corona Airport Crash Injures Student and Teacher

Contact photographer Marty Kusch What: Bedrock Investments LLC single-engine Cessna 150 training flight Where: Corona Airport, California When: April 12, 2011 Who: Flight instructor and student pilot Why: Whoever was flying lost control during takeoff and crashed into the hanger at Corona Municipal Airport. Both aboard were injured, one seriously enough to be evacuated... »

Close Encounters of the Airport Kind

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Close Encounters of the Airport Kind

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Urs Zimmermann Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tsuyoshi Hayasaki – AroundWorldImages What: Swiss Airbus A320-200 en route from Zurich Switzerland to Madrid, Spain What: Swiss Airbus A320-200 en route from Zurich Switzerland to Moscow Domodedovo Russia Where: Zurich When:... »

Ultralight Fatality in Italy

Sunday, June 6, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Ultralight en route to Ozzano of the Emilia Where: Rogno Italy When: June 6 2010 Who: Pilot and passenger Why: The ultralight developed problems on takeoff, and crashed near an Artogne airstrip. Passenger Ivan Belotti, resident of Cevo Brescia died in the crash. The pilot, Alan Planeti of Esine Brescia has been hospitalized... »

Air France Rejects Takeoff In Mexico

Saturday, January 23, 2010
By George Hatcher
Air France Rejects Takeoff In Mexico

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Rob Van Ringelesteijn What: Air France Boeing 747-400 en route from Guadalajara to Paris Where: Guadalajara When: Jan 21st 2010 Who: crew (freight) Why: When the pilot aborted the takeoff due to alerts, the plane’s tires deflated due to overheating from braking. The flight... »

Fatal Avient Take-off

Sunday, November 29, 2009
By George Hatcher
Fatal Avient Take-off

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Kok Chwee SIM What: Avient Aviation McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighter en route from Shanghai to Bishkek Kyrgyzstan Where: Shanghai When: Nov 28th 2009, 8am local time Who: 7 crew Why: On takeoff, the MD-11’s main gear left the ground over the runway but the... »

Homebuilt Amphibious Crashes on Lake

Saturday, October 3, 2009
By George Hatcher
Homebuilt Amphibious Crashes on Lake

Pictured: an Avid Catalina aircraft Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer David Morrell What: Avid Catalina home-built, single-engine amphibious aircraft taking off from the lake near Camp Longhorn. Where: Inks Lake in Burnet County When: Wednesday at 1:30 p.m Who: pilot Jim Eachus Why: The plane’s wing tip skimmed the... »

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