Georgia

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Jackson County, GA

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on Highway 441 in Jackson County, Georgia, on August 15th. Authorities said the pilot of the Piper PA-24 plane decided to land on the highway due to an engine failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The plane was en-route to Henry County Airport, Georgia,... »

ExpressJet Flight Rejects Takeoff From Atlanta

Friday, August 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
ExpressJet Flight Rejects Takeoff From Atlanta

ExpressJet flight EV-5508 had to reject takeoff from Atlanta, Georgia, on August 9th. The Canadair CRJ-900 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Tulsa, Oklahoma, when the crew reported a blown tire and rejected takeoff. The plane was disabled on the runway and had to be towed off. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

4 Killed as Small Plane Crashed in Chatsworth, Georgia

Sunday, July 2, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed on Piney Hill Road in Chatsworth, Georgia, on July 1st. The incident happened when the twin-engine Piper PA-23 plane was carrying four people. Authorities said all four occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Georgia due to Dripping Ceiling, Smoke and Smell

Sunday, May 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Georgia due to Dripping Ceiling, Smoke and Smell

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1694 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, on May 12th. The Boeing 737-300 flying from Tampa, Florida, to Nashville, Tennessee, had to divert due to water dripping off its ceiling, smoke, and unusual smell aboard. The plane landed safely. All 129 passengers... »

Delta Airlines Flight Returns to Atlanta due to Flight Control Issues

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Returns to Atlanta due to Flight Control Issues

Delta Airlines flight DL-1752 had to return for an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 13th. The Boeing 717-200 plane took off for Savannah, Georgia, but had to turn back due to flight control issues. The plane landed back safely. All 116 people aboard remained unharmed. The plane had experienced a similar issue... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Lightning Strike

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Lightning Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1201 made a safe landing following a lightning strike in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 21st. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Boston, Massachusetts, was descending toward Atlanta when it experienced a lightning strike on the nose. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Biplane Crash in Georgia Kills Two

Saturday, November 19, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Curtiss JN-4 biplane crashed shortly after taking off the runway at Peach State Airport, Williamson, Pike County, Georgia, on November 17th. There were 2 men onboard, both of whom were killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Crop-Dusting Plane Crashes in Georgia; Pilot Killed

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

A crop-dusting plane crashed in a field in Nashville, Berrien County, Georgia, on September 16th. The pilot, who was the only person onboard, was killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Small Planes Crash into Each Other in Georgia; 3 Killed

Saturday, September 10, 2016
By George Hatcher

Two single-engine planes collided with each other and crashed at West Georgia Regional Airport, Carrollton, Carroll County, Georgia, on September 7th. According to sources, the two planes apparently tried to land simultaneously that resulted in the fatal crash. All 3 people aboard both the planes were killed in the crash. The crash remains under... »

Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash in Georgia

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small Cirrus SR20 crash landed at Malcolm McKinnon Airport, St. Simons Island, Georgia, on August 22nd. The pilot onboard came out of the aircraft unharmed. The cause of the crash landing has not been reported. Download article as PDF »

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