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

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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