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Air Services Limited Plane Crash-Lands in Guyana

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Services Limited Plane Crash-Lands in Guyana

An Air Services Limited plane crash-landed at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Guyana, on March 27th. The incident happened when Cessna 172 plane was performing a training flight. There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot and a trainee; both of them remained unharmed. Authorities said the plane’s landing gear sustained damage... »

Female Chinese Fighter Pilot Dies in Plane Crash

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Chinese fighter plane crashed near Tangshan in Hebei, China, on November 12th. The aircraft, piloted by one of the first female fighter pilots in the country, was participating in a routine training exercise when it went down. The pilot Yu Xu, 30, was killed in the crash while her co-pilot was able to... »

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 »

Military Plane Crashed in Ecuador; 22 Killed

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By George Hatcher

A military plane crashed in Pastaza province of Ecuador, on March 15th. Authorities said the Israeli-made Arava cargo plane was transporting 19 soldiers for a parachuting training when it went down in the Amazon region. There were 22 people aboard at the time, including the soldiers, two pilots, and one mechanic; all of them... »

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... »

Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Chipley

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By George Hatcher

A U.S. military helicopter made an emergency landing on a private property located off Corbin Road in Chipley, Florida, on February 8th. The helicopter, carrying three U.S. servicemen, was on a training flight when it had to land in emergency due to low oil pressure. No injuries were reported. The helicopter was flying from... »

One Dead, One Injured after Police Helicopter Crashed in Jordan

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Public Security Department helicopter crashed in Salt, western Jordan, on February 2nd. Authorities said the helicopter was on a night-time training mission when it went down. The helicopter was carrying two pilots at the time; one of them was killed in the crash while the other one was seriously injured. The cause of... »

Helicopter Crash-Lands on Long Island; No Injuries Reported

Friday, January 29, 2016
By George Hatcher

A 2006 Robinson R22 Beta helicopter made a crash-landing near West Riviera Drive and West Alhambra Avenue in Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York, on January 27. The incident happened after the helicopter, carrying two people, lost power while returning to the Republic Airport. According to Frank Delia, of the Academy of Aviation, “It was... »

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... »

Bell #HelicopterCrash in China

Thursday, April 10, 2014
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crash occurred in Miyun county in Mujiayu township, China, a suburb of Beijing. The report was received from 11:40 at Beijing emergency center which sent a medical evacuation helicopter to the wreckage to transport the survivors. Jinhaihu Landscape Man Park Aviation Club was owner/operator of the Bell 407 helicopter in which flight... »

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