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Four Lost in Fatal Cessna Accident in Birchwood Alaska

Friday, April 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Four Lost in Fatal Cessna Accident in Birchwood Alaska

After taking off from Birchwood, a privately owned Cessna 172P Skyhawk crashed and burned in a forest close to Birchwood Airport, in Birchwood Alaska. Pilot/owner George Kobelnyk, 64, co-pilot Christian Bohrer, 20, Sarah Glaves, 36, and Kyle Braun, 27 all died in the crash. A post impact fire destroyed much of the evidence in... »

2 Injured after Small Plane Crashed near Port Townsend

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
2 Injured after Small Plane Crashed near Port Townsend

A small plane crashed at the Discovery Bay Golf Course near Port Townsend, Washington, on September 28. Authorities said the plane, carrying 2 people, went down just a mile west of Jefferson County International Airport. Both occupants of the plane were injured. Emergency responders had to extricate them from the wreckage before shifting them... »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed in Florida

Monday, September 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed in Florida

A small plane crashed into trees on FM 696 East in Lee County, Florida, at around 6:30 P.M. on September 27. The pilot was found dead on the scene. It is believed that he was the only person aboard. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Eleven Skydivers Die in Polish Plane Crash, Pilot Survives

Saturday, July 5, 2014
By George Hatcher
Eleven Skydivers Die in Polish Plane Crash, Pilot Survives

On July 5, 2014 at around 1600 hours, a private skydiving school was planning a tandem jump from a height of 4000 meters with beginner jumpers harnessed to experienced instructors (opening the parachute at 1700 feet) but instead the exercise met tragedy. The twin engine Piper PA-31P pressurized Navajo skydiving plane crashed, and was... »

Turboprop Crash in Indonesia, 2 Fatalities, 5 Injured

Thursday, April 10, 2014
By George Hatcher
Turboprop Crash in Indonesia, 2 Fatalities, 5 Injured

On Wednesday April 9, 2014, an Adventist Aviation Indonesia Quest Kodiak 100 took off from Doyo Baru Airstrip to Ninia Airstrip, Yahukimo, Papua, Indonesia, but on takeoff in overcast weather, the plane flew up ten meters, dropped and the wing tip struck a bridge. Two of the seven aboard died in the crash, which... »

Clutha Helicopter Crash

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Clutha Helicopter Crash

The preliminary investigation of the Clutha helicopter crash revealed … 95 liters left in the police helicopter no evidence of engine failure no evidence of gearbox failure all significant components were present all rotor grades were attached at the time of the crash neither main blades nor tail blades were rotating Other than ruling... »

Glasgow Helicopter Crash Update

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
Glasgow Helicopter Crash Update

The “Bond Air Services Ltd. for Police Scotland” Eurocopter EC135 T2+ registration #G-SPAO with three aboard crashed in the Clutha Pub, Stockwell Street, Glasgow. Three of the victims were aboard, six on the ground. Two witnesses Billy and Michael Byrne were inside the Clutha Vaults pub when the police helicopter crashed into it. The... »

Panther Bell Crashes

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
By George Hatcher
Panther Bell Crashes

A Panther Bell Helicopter crashed en route from an oil rig. The Parent company of Panther Helicopters is John Wood Group PLC, based in Aberdeen, Scotland Three men and the pilot were en route to shore when they went down 30 miles NE of Venice, Louisiana. The pilot died in the crash, and two... »

Missing Helicopter Found, Confirmed Death of Margarita Afanaskin

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Missing Helicopter Found, Confirmed Death of Margarita Afanaskin

On Sept 14, 2013, an Agusta Westland AW119 Koala en route from Chinggis Khaan International Airport in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Myakinino in Krasnogorsk, Moscow went missing near Tver Oblast. The last conversation between the pilot and ATC took place at 13:14 when the plane was flying over Staritskogo in heavy rain with low visibility.... »

Three Die in Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Crash

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Three Die in Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Crash

Three people died in a Canadian Coast Guard crash of a *MBB Bo 105 helicopter. The accident occurred in the McClure Strait near Banks Island in the Northwest Territories. THe helicopter was out of CCGS Amundsen, a T1200 Class Medium Arctic icebreaker and Arctic research vessel operated by the Canadian Coast Guard which performs... »

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    about 2 hours ago
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    about 2 hours ago
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    about 2 hours ago
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