Mississippi

Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

A Marine Corps C-130 departed from the Mid-South Base in Millington, Tennessee and crashed in Mississippi in Leflore County in Itta Bena just off Highway 82 in a soybean field. Reports say the plane exploded in mid-air. Bodies were found more than a mile from the crash site. The debris field covered a radius... »

U.S. Coast Guard Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By George Hatcher

A U.S. Coast Guard C-130 plane made an emergency landing at Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport, Mississippi, on June 20th. Airport authorities said the crew radioed in, saying that they needed to land at the airport due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. There were six people aboard at the time; all of... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flight Control Problems

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flight Control Problems

Delta Airlines flight DL-2312 made an emergency landing in Gulfport, Mississippi, on March 12th. The Boeing 717-200 plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was descending toward Gulfport when the crew declared an emergency due to flight control problems. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. All 98 people aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Jackson

Sunday, January 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Jackson

Delta Airlines flight DL-1411 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Jackson, Mississippi, on January 26th. The plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was on approach to Jackson when a bird hit it. The crew continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Jackson after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Friday, December 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Jackson after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-214 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jackson, Mississippi, on December 6th. The plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane, carrying 118 passengers and 5 crew members, landed safely. The airline said a flight attendant was taken... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ocean Springs

Sunday, October 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Ocean Springs Airport in Mississippi, on October 8th. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing due to engine issues. The pilot sustained minor injuries in the incident. Download article as PDF »

Morgan Freeman’s Jet Crash-Lands at Tunica Airport

Sunday, December 6, 2015
By George Hatcher

Morgan Freeman’s private jet crash-landed at Tunica Airport in Mississippi, on December 5. Authorities said the plane, carrying the 78-year-old actor, ended up in a dirt field after landing. According to Morgan, “I was on my plane on the way to Texas to shoot a segment for The Story of God. Sometimes things don’t... »

AA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mississippi

Sunday, December 6, 2015
By George Hatcher
AA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mississippi

An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Meridian, Mississippi, on December 5. The plane, operated by ExpressJet, was heading from Dallas, Texas, to Columbia Metropolitan Airport, South Carolina, when the crew reported a crack in the windshield and requested an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. The airline... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Jackson County Highway

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Jackson County Highway

A small plane made an emergency landing at Highway 63 in Jackson County, Mississippi, on November 8. The single-engine plane was en-route from St. Elmo, Mobile County, when it lost power, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained unhurt. The... »

Medical Evacuation Helicopter has Hard Landing in Mississippi

Saturday, September 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

A medical Eurocopter AS350 helicopter from Pioneer Hospital carrying a patient to Baptist Hospital in Jackson made a hard landing in the back yard of Don Forbush–an open field on Ratliff Ferry Road, Madison County around 9:30 pm on Sept 19. The helicopter sustained damage. Rescue and law enforcement responded to the scene. The... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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