Small Plane Crashed in Louisiana; No Injuries Reported

Saturday, August 19, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a hay field in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, on August 17th. Authorities said the Beechcraft Bonanza plane had lost power shortly after taking off from Louisiana Regional Airport. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

ExpressJet Flight Diverts to Louisiana After Hydraulic Failure

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
ExpressJet Flight Diverts to Louisiana After Hydraulic Failure

ExpressJet flight EV-4114 had to divert for an emergency landing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on February 22nd. The plane flying from Houston, Texas, to Charleston, South Carolina, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes into Lake in Louisiana; 2 Missing

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small Cessna crashed into Lake Pontchartrain near the New Orleans Lakefront Airport, New Orleans, Louisiana, on the night of August 27th. There were three people onboard out of whom a woman was rescued and taken to hospital. Two missing persons are still being searched for. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Louisiana after Lost Cabin Pressure

Monday, August 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Louisiana after Lost Cabin Pressure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-775 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Louisiana, on July 29th. The Boeing 737-700 en-route from Tampa, Florida, to San Antonio, Texas, had to divert due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All 125 passengers and 5 crew members... »

Bird-Hit AA Plane Makes Safe Landing in New Orleans

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit AA Plane Makes Safe Landing in New Orleans

American Airlines flight AA-2386 had to make an emergency landing in New Orleans, Louisiana, on April 8th. The plane was flying from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport when a bird hit it, prompting the pilots to declare an emergency. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The aircraft’s radome was damaged due to bird... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Louisiana

Friday, November 27, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a parking lot in LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, on November 26. Authorities said the plane, that took off from the Reserve airport, had to land in emergency due to engine trouble. The plane landed safely on Belle Terre Boulevard and both occupants, including... »

Rescue Helocopter Crashes during Maintenance Flight

Sunday, November 10, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Metro Aviation / Life Air Rescue Eurocopter EC-135P-1 was on a test flight with the pilot and two mechanic aboard when it crashed in a field behind Metro Aviation. All three aboard were injured, and hospitalized at Willis-Knighton Hospital. There was fuel on the ground, so emergency responders followed hazmat protocol. The accident... »

Sikorsky Helicopter Crashes in Louisiana, 3 fatalities

Saturday, March 16, 2013
By George Hatcher
Sikorsky Helicopter Crashes in Louisiana, 3 fatalities

On March 15, 2013, an Era Helicopters LLC Sikorsky S-76A with three board crashed just before noon in Cameron Parish Louisiana in a remote area of swampy/muddy pastureland with only four-wheeler access. The helicopter had taken off from Lake Charles Regional Airport. Emergency services responded to the scene, but access was limited to 4... »

Monroe Crash Kills Pilot and Three Passengers

Friday, January 25, 2013
By George Hatcher
Monroe Crash Kills Pilot and Three Passengers

On January 24, 2013, a Central Flying Services Inc Beechcraft A36 Bonanza en route from Beaumont Municipal to Monroe Regional Airport was on approach to Monroe when it crashed for unknown reasons. Four minutes before the crash, the pilot told ATC of problems with the plane’s landing gear. ATC lost contact with the plane... »

Pintail Lodge Helicopter Crashes in Louisiana

Friday, October 12, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Pintail Lodge Inc.Bell 206B JetRanger Where: Lyons Point, Crowly, LA When: Oct 10, 2102 Who: 1 fatality Why: A helicopter out of Texas was flying low over a Crowly Louisiana field when it made contact with a KSIG radio guidewire. The helicopter subsequently crashed in the field. Local residents who heard the impact... »

RSS Plane Crash News


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