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Indian Air Force Aircraft Crashes in Assam; 2 Killed

Friday, February 16, 2018
By George Hatcher

An Indian air force helicopter crashed in Majuli, Assam, India, on February 15th. The chopper took off from Jorhat air base and was on a routine sortie when it went down. There were two pilots on board at the time; both were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is under investigation. Download... »

Pilot Killed in Small Plane Crash in Whatcom County, WA

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Whatcom County, Washington, on February 12th. The plane was heading from Snohomish County to Bellingham, Washington, when it went down in the Larabee State Park area. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as... »

Small Plane Crashes in Los Angeles County; Four Killed

Monday, February 12, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Los Angeles County, California, on February 11th. The plane was carrying a family of four when it went down in the Agua Dulce area. All four occupants were killed in the crash. A family member identified them as the pilot Thomas Hastings, 65, his daughter Amber Hill, 27, her... »

Saratov Airlines Plane Crashes near Moscow; 71 Dead

Sunday, February 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Saratov Airlines Plane Crashes near Moscow; 71 Dead

Saratov Airlines flight 6W-703 crashed in Ramenskoye district of Russia, on February 11th. The plane was heading from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Orsk, Russia, when it went down in an open field in the Ramenskoye district on the outskirts of Moscow. There were sixty-five passengers and six crew members aboard at the time; all... »

Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon; 3 Dead, 4 Injured

Sunday, February 11, 2018
By George Hatcher

A sight-seeing helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, on February 10th. The helicopter, operated by Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, was carrying six passengers and a pilot when it crashed near Quartermaster Canyon on the Hualapai Nation. Three people were killed in the crash. Four others sustained serious injuries and were airlifted to a... »

2 People, Dog Killed in Small Plane Crash in California

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Santee, San Diego County, California, on February 6th. The Cessna 182 Skylane plane, carrying two people and a pair of dogs, went down shortly after taking off from the Gillespie Field Airport. Both people and one of the dogs aboard the plane were killed in the crash. Authorities found... »

Two French Army Helicopters Collide in Mid-Air: Five Killed

Sunday, February 4, 2018
By George Hatcher

Two French army training helicopters collided in mid-air between the towns of Cabasse and Carces in southern France, on February 2nd. According to the police, “The helicopters collided. There were three army personnel in one and two in the other. All are dead.” The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in California

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
By George Hatcher

A Cessna 152 plane crashed in Concord, California, on January 29th. The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Buchanan Field Airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as Christopher Rampoldt, 69, of Martinez. Download article as PDF »

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Garfield County Helicopter Crash

Monday, January 29, 2018
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed in Garfield County, Washington, on January 27th. The aircraft, operated by Kiwi Air, was carrying three Department of Wildlife biologists when it went down. One person was killed in the crash. Two others were injured and were taken to hospitals. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Connecticut; 2 Injured

Monday, January 29, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Meriden, Connecticut, on January 27th. The Piper PA-28 was carrying two people when it went down near the American Legion building on Hanover Road. Both occupants of the plane were injured and were taken to a hospital. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

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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