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El Dorado Airport: Avianca Airbus Skids off Runway

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher
El Dorado Airport: Avianca Airbus Skids off Runway

Avianca Airbus A318 en route from Bogota to Armenia-El Edén Airport was taking off when it veered right with its nose gear mired in the soft ground. El Dorado Airport crews responded to the scene. The accident occurred during taxi prior to taking off. Flight 9847 had been scheduled to depart at 2:15 pm... »

Delta Bombardier Stuck in Texas

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
By George Hatcher

On March 11, 2013, Delta Flight 4302/Pinnacle Bombardier CRJ-900 en route to Atlanta had a runway overrun at Houston-William P. Hobby Airport. There were 76 passengers and a crew of 4 when the pilot veered off the runway instead of taking off at 6″45 a.m.. The plane’s gear became mired in soft ground. The... »

Volga-Dnepr Airlines taxi-strike in Russia

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
By George Hatcher
Volga-Dnepr Airlines taxi-strike in Russia

On Feb 26, 2013, a Volga-Dnepr Airlines Antonov An-124 with sixteen aboard arriving from Ulyanovsk at Kaan International Airport was taxiing when its left wing struck a parked Tulpar Air Yakolev 42. You can see the damage it left. The damaged UTAir, lsf Tulpar Air is a Yakovlev Yak-42D that was unmanned and parked... »

Planes Bump in the night at Miami International.

Friday, January 18, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 17, 2012, at Miami International Airport at 5:45 pm, an Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus with 240 passengers aboard was taxiing when it struck an Air France 777-300 with 350 passengers at the gate. Impact occurred between Concourses J and H. A passenger aboard the Air France plane said the impact felt like an... »

Pilatus Damaged During Taxi

Saturday, December 22, 2012
By George Hatcher

December 19, 2012, Dalosto Aircraft Leasing LLC Pilatus PC-12/45 was taxiing at Chippewa County Airport when it hit a fence. The four people aboard were not injured but the plane sustained some damage. IDENTIFICATION Regis#: 412CU Make/Model: PC12 Description: PC-12, Eagle Date: 12/19/2012 Time: 0835 Event Type: Incident Highest Injury: None Mid Air: N... »

Taxi Damage in Las Vegas

Friday, October 26, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD-83 Where: LAS VEGAS When: October 23, 2012 Why: On taxi, the wingtip of the MD-83 struck a perimeter fence gate. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Flight 679 Allegiant Wing Strikes Fuel Truck

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Allegiant Airlines MD-83 en route from Springfield Branson Airport to Orlando Where: Sanford Florida When: May 18, 2012 19:18 Why: On the ground during taxi, the MD-83’s left wing struck a fuel truck. No injuries were reported. There was some minor damage to the airplane. Download article as PDF »

LA: Virgin Australia Towing Accident Strands Passengers

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
By George Hatcher
LA:  Virgin Australia Towing Accident Strands Passengers

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Thanat W. What: Virgin Australia Boeing 777-300 en route from Los Angeles to Brisbane Where: Los Angeles When: Oct 15th 2010 Why: While being towed to the gate, the plane’s wing struck a hangar which cause substantial damage to the wing. Passengers were left... »

Ryanair Encounters Tarmac Ice on Taxi

Wednesday, December 23, 2009
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Encounters Tarmac Ice on Taxi

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Stuart JR What: Ryanair Boeing 737-800 en route from Dublin to Prestwick Where: Prestwick When: Dec 23rd 2009 Who: 129 passengers Why: After a successful landing, the flight was being taxied off when it encountered ice. It slid off the runway. Passengers debarked on... »

Tarmac Fatality

Tuesday, December 22, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Canadian North Airlines Boeing 737-200 Where: Calgary International Airport When: Dec 21, 2009 6 a.m. Who: 1 (non-flight) crew Why: During a standard de-icing procedure engaged in flight preparation on a loaded passenger transport, a Servisair ground worker fell out of a cherry picker (bucket truck), striking the tarmac more than 8 feet... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Investigators on scene Fond-du-Lac plane crash
    Left side view of the front of the ATR-42 that crashed just after taking off from the Fond du Lac airport in northern Saskatchewan on Dec. 13, 2017. Transportation Safety Board of Canada / Supplied. X. - A A +. Listen. Photos released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) revealed the ...
  • Plane crash survivors took half an hour to pry open emergency exit
    Arson Fern had a feeling something was wrong when the ATR 42 airplane he and his family were on starting dipping from side to side. "I yelled in our language, in Dene, I said 'We're gonna crash! The plane's gonna crash!'" His wife, Janey, turned to him. "She said 'Arson, what is wrong with you?' […]
  • Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life
    The man piloting a small aircraft that suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff, crash-landing into a Clairemont home and killing two people, has been identified to NBC 7. Josh Reikes has been flying for most of his life, most recently for Sun Country Airlines, according to his LinkedIn page. Reikes was ...
  • Names Released In Calaveras Plane Crash
    Valley Springs, CA – The identities of two elderly men injured in Thursday's plane crash in Calaveras County have been released along with their conditions. As reported here Thursday afternoon, sheriff's officials stated that a witness saw the airplane flying low and believed it may have clipped a tree ...
  • Pilot, passenger identified in Calaveras County small plane crash
    VALLEY SPRINGS — Authorities identified the two men who were aboard a small plane that crashed Thursday in Calaveras County. Pilot Robert Pina, 72, of Lake Camanche and 75-year-old Richard Campbell of Pine Grove, along with a dog, were riding in the 1981 Cessna fixed-wing single-engine ...
  • At least 800-foot wreckage path left after northern Saskatchewan plane crash: TSB
    A plane crash in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage extending at least 800 feet, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The West Wind Aviation plane, a twin-engine ATR-42 turboprop, went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac. Photos of the ...
  • Plane crash renews calls for all-season road into Fond du Lac
    The plane crash outside Fond du Lac this week should be “a wakeup call” for the provincial government to invest in all-season roads into the province's most remote communities, says the MLA who represents northwest Saskatchewan. “It's always just an expensive, dangerous proposition when you ...
  • 3 killed in Germany plane crash
    Berlin, Dec 15 : Three persons have been killed in a small plane crash in Germany, the media reported. The accident on Thursday took place in Ravensburg, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Xinhua news agency reported. The Cessna Citation Mustang Model 510 was on its way from the ...
  • Pilot error blamed in 2016 plane crash that killed three
    SCHOHARIE COUNTY -- A pilot's inadequate pre-flight planning and failure to use all available runway on takeoff likely led to the July 2016 Schoharie County plane crash that killed a Major League Baseball official and two others, according to a final National Transportation Safety Board report issued ...
  • Bruno plane crash photos
    Bruno plane crash photos. The. carrying Brazilian club Chapecoense crashed into a Colombian hillside, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said. The world is too terrible a place to live in, not because of the bad things that happen, AN investigation is under way after a light aircraft ...


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