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Small Plane Makes Belly Landing at Crystal River Airport, FL

Sunday, September 17, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Crystal River Airport, Florida, on September 15th. Authorities said the plane experienced power loss and landing gear problems before making a belly landing at the airport. There were four people aboard at the time, including the pilot and three passengers. All of them remained unharmed. Download... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Denton, TX

Monday, January 25, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a grassy area near U.S. 380 in Denton, Texas, on January 22. The Piper Navajo plane took off from Denton Enterprise Airport for a routine maintenance flight but was forced to land in emergency due to engine issues. The aircraft came to rest on its belly... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands in South Australia; No Injuries Reported

Monday, January 4, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light plane crash-landed at Parafield Airport in South Australia, on January 2. It is believed that the plane landed on its belly due to a problem with its front wheel. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained uninjured. The plane was damaged. Download article as PDF »

Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

Saturday, December 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

A private plane made an emergency landing at Palm Springs International Airport, California, on December 4. Airport authorities said the plane, carrying two people, requested an emergency landing after its landing gear failed to deploy. The plane landed on its belly. Both occupants remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Millville Municipal Airport

Saturday, December 5, 2015
By George Hatcher

A 1960 Piper Comanche single-engine plane made an emergency landing at Millville Municipal Airport, Cumberland County, New Jersey, on December 4. Authorities said the plane was taking off when it lost power and landed on its belly on the grass near a taxiway. There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot... »

Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Idaho Interstate

Thursday, October 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Idaho Interstate

A small plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 84, near Boise Airport, Idaho, on October 13. The plane was preparing to land at the airport when the pilot reported engine failure and decided to land on the motorway. The plane landed on its belly. The pilot, identified as Jon M. Brinkerhoff, 30, of... »

Luxair Plane Crash-Lands in Germany; No Injuries Reported

Sunday, October 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Luxair Plane Crash-Lands in Germany; No Injuries Reported

Luxair flight LG 9562 had to return and make a gear-up landing at Saarbrücken airport, Germany, on September 30. Authorities said the pilots of the Luxembourg-bound Bombardier Q400 aircraft decided to abort take off due to a cabin fire warning. The plane then landed on its underbelly because apparently the landing gear failed to... »

Goma Air Belly Landing, 18 safe in Nepal

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Goma Air Belly Landing, 18 safe in Nepal

The nosegear of a Goma Air flight failed today while landing in Pokhara, Nepal, but there were no fatalities among the 18 passengers aboard. Some damage occurred to the plane after the nose gear failed to deploy. Flights to and from Pokhara airport have been suspended until the plane is removed from the runway.... »

Minas Gerais Cessna Belly Landing

Saturday, May 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
Minas Gerais Cessna Belly Landing

Unspecified mechanical problems led to a small single-engine Cessna to make ??a forced landing May 21 at Colonel Altino Machado Airport in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Only the pilot and co-pilot were aboard, and neither sustained injury in the belly landing. The landing gear failed. The fire department was called. Download article as PDF »

Canadair CRJ Belly Landing at LAX

Monday, May 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Canadair CRJ Belly Landing at LAX

A SkyWest/United Express Canadair CRJ made a belly landing at Los Angeles International Airport with the left main gear not fully extended. None of the 43 aboard reported injury. The video below shows sparks on landing, with the commentators realizing on air there were not 4 aboard but a full plane. The video has... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Southampton Business Owner Killed In San Diego Plane Crash
    SOUTHAMPTON, NY — The owner of a Southampton beach club was killed after a plane he was a passenger in crashed into home Saturday afternoon in San Diego. A post by 27east.com first identified Robert Stelling, 50, of Southampton as one of two passengers who died after the single-engine, ...
  • Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island
    Watch 98faa9dc-0253-428c-b292-04149d0408de's video, made in Plotagon. Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island.
  • That Time LeBron James Was 100 Percent Sure He Was Going to Die in a Plane Crash
    Back in June, one of LeBron James' former teammates, Drew Gooden, revealed that LeBron once told him he thought he could survive a plane crash if he was ever involved in one. According to Gooden, LeBron said he would simply stuff his shirt and pants with a ton of pillows and then jump out of […]
  • Remembering the Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
    Lawrence was killed in a plane crash in 1967 and never got to space, but is acknowledged for his historic achievement. Department of Defense/Public Domain. However, the MOL never launched its mission; funding struggles, competition with NASA and other Department of Defense projects, and ...
  • Emergency landing ends with plane crash in Kossuth County ditch
    ALGONA | An instructor and a student pilot walked away from a plane crash Saturday near Algona Municipal Airport. The instructor and student pilot took off northwest in a 1958 Cessna 172 plane, when the engine quit at about 600 feet, the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
  • DOJ Releases Names Of Plane Crash Victims
    The plane crash occurred on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. All five people on board were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”), Transportation Disaster Assistance Division, is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal crash. The crash ...
  • No Injuries in Plane Crash at Algona Airport
    (Algona)--No one was injured in the crash of an airplane Saturday at the Algona Municipal Airport. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office, an instructor and a student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna 172 and were at an altitude of about 600-feet when the engine quit. The instructor turned ...
  • Divers search Lake Harney for plane wreckage
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County Sheriff's Office divers spent Monday searching for the wreckage of a plane that plunged into Lake Harney Friday, killing all three people aboard. The bodies of pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, of Sanford, and passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23, both of ...
  • Crews work to recover plane wreckage from Lake Harney
    Dive teams are searching the murky waters of Lake Harney Monday, hoping to recover wreckage from a plane crash that killed three people last week. Even though the water at the crash site is only 10-feet deep, visibility has been an issue for divers. Advertisement. The Federal Aviation Administration ...
  • No Injuries In Kossuth County Plane Crash
    No one is injured in a plane crash over the weekend in Kossuth County, Iowa. Authorities say an instructor and student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna plane when the engine quit at 600 feet. The instructor turned back to the southwest to try to land on the grass runway, but high winds […]

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