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#Rescue: Three Men in a Boat

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
#Rescue: Three Men in a Boat

After the cargo ship they were in was forced to make an emergency landing, three Miamians were found floating in a boat in the Bahamas, fifteen miles from Bimini. Pilot Ernie Martin had to land the Cessna 337 on the water when both engines lost fuel. He sustained a small cut that did not... »

Life Jacket with AirPocket Can Save Lives

Saturday, January 25, 2014
By George Hatcher
Life Jacket with AirPocket Can Save Lives

The Lifejacket Airpocket Plus (LAP) combined lifejacket and hybrid rebreather is a lifesaver. Imagine a life jacket that lets you breathe air. Genius, right? I’ve seen too many helicopter crashes to and from oil rigs. Some of those fatalities should be preventable. This hybrid life jacket would really come in handy to have on... »

Sikorsky Crash off Bintulu Coast

Friday, December 13, 2013
By George Hatcher

On December 12, 2013 at 7L45 a.m., a MHS Aviation Sikorsky S-76C #9M-STE had eight aboard when the flight encountered bad weather. They were flying to identify oil and gas exploration sites when weather forced them to ditch in the sea 159 kilometers off the coast of Bintulu. The helicopter was leased from MHS... »

Eurocopter Ditches, with Four Fatalities

Saturday, August 24, 2013
By George Hatcher
Eurocopter Ditches, with Four Fatalities

A CHC operated Eurocopter AS 332L2 Super Puma Mk2 with 18 aboard had taken off from the Borgsten Dolphin rig en route to Sumburgh Airport and suffered a “catastrophic loss of power” before it ditched 2 nm W off Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Fourteen survivors were recovered. Four fatalities were reported: Duncan Munro, 46,... »

BA Airways emergency landing with Engine fire

Saturday, May 25, 2013
By George Hatcher
BA Airways emergency landing with Engine fire

A British Airways Airbus A319-100 was en route from London to Oslo when it developed an engine problem. Passengers heard a loud explosion, and saw smoke from the right engine. Apparently the engine doors blew off. During takeoff, the casing of the left engine ‘came away’ and the right engine exploded when the plane... »

Lion Air Compensation

Saturday, April 27, 2013
By George Hatcher

Lion Air is compensating the passengers of the plane that crashed in Bali on April 13. The 101 passenger (we don’t know if the 7 crew are included) is handing out $5600 to each passenger. Lion Air is working with Jasa Raharja, an Indonesian insurance company to cover the medical bills for five injured... »

New Lion Air Boeing Carcass Cut in Two for Removal

Thursday, April 18, 2013
By George Hatcher
New Lion Air Boeing Carcass Cut in Two for Removal

The Lion Air jet that crashed short of the runway in Bali is going to be cut into pieces for removal since the plane is too heavy to tow. The wreckage is sitting on top of a reef, rocking with the waves. The cockpit voice recorder was recovered by navy divers. None of the... »

NTSB Assisting in Lion Air Boeing Investigation

Sunday, April 14, 2013
By George Hatcher
NTSB Assisting in Lion Air Boeing Investigation

In George’s Point of View As I stand here on the balcony of my Cancun suite snapping a video of a gathering far below on the beach, the force of the wind off the ocean nearly knocks me off my feet. Yes, my Air Crash Consultant mind is at work, even when I’m relaxing... »

Guntersville Plane Crash

Friday, April 12, 2013
By George Hatcher
Guntersville Plane Crash

A plane crashed in Guntersville Alabama. The pilot was the only person aboard when the engine stalled, and he ditched in a lake near Lake Guntersville Marina and Guntersville Sailing Club. The pilot extricated himself from the plane and was rescued by fisherman. Alabama Marine Police and Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the... »

Woman Dies in Venezuela Crash, Survivors Rescued

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Feb 2, 2013, a privately owned Beechcraft 58 Baron with six aboard crashed in the Gulf of Cariaco, Venezuela. The flight had taken off from Puerto Ordaz Airport and was en route to DelCaribe Gen S Marino Airport but suffered a complete loss of engine power. The pilot declared an emergency due to... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2006 new york city plane crash
    Immediately before the crash, radar measurements show Lidle's aircraft was flying at 112 mph (180 km/h) at 700 feet (210 m) altitude [10] in the East 2006 New York City plane crash - Virtual tour - Panorama - Review of 360°. The 2006 New York City plane crash occurred on October 11, 2006, when a ...
  • Trauma supports provided to people affected by Fond du Lac plane crash
    Investigators may soon gain insight into why an ATR 42 aircraft carrying 25 people crashed shortly after takeoff near Fond du Lac. Morgan Modjeski, Saskatoon StarPhoenix. Published on: December 16, 2017 | Last Updated: December 16, 2017 6:00 AM CST. Photos of a plane crash near the northern ...
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    Plane Crash. Some Evacuation Orders Lifted For Skirball Fire, 265 Schools To Remain Closed FridayThe Skirball Fire has burned 475 acres east of the 405 Freeway near Mulholland Dr Get real-time updates and eyewitness reports on air travel from Breaking News, #breaking- #Chopper11 over scene ...
  • Report details minutes before Dec. 4 plane crash at Rockford airport
    ROCKFORD — A preliminary accident report by the National Transportation Safety Board details the moments that led up to a Dec. 4 plane crash at Chicago-Rockford International Airport. The pilot just before 6 p.m. requested a local instrument flight rules clearance and subsequently was cleared to ...
  • Plane Crash in Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
    Plane Crash in Jeddha Saudi Arabia.
  • Plane crash survivors fearful to fly again
    Survivors of the plane crash near Fond-du-Lac, Sask., are fearful to fly again. The experience will have a lasting impact — both mentally and physically. However, for such a remote community, the survivors may not have a choice about whether to step foot on a plane again.
  • Jeddah airplane crash 15 Dec 2017 || Saudi Arabia || major crash
    Saudi Airlines Cockpit View | Landing Riyadh - Duration: 4:17. StudyOnBoard 505,815 views · 4:17 · Plane crashes on takeoff at Goa airport - 15 injured - Duration: 0:42. euronews (in English) 23,860 views · 0:42 · Shocking! Saudi Arabia Plane Crash 266 members Death! 33 members Serious at Jeddah ...
  • Plane crash survivors fearful to fly again
    Survivors of the plane crash near Fond-du-Lac, Sask., are fearful to fly again. The experience will have a lasting impact — both mentally and physically. How...
  • 911 briefs (Dec. 16, 2017)
    The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office on Friday released the photo of a man the agency is looking for in connection to a homicide Thursday morning in Stockton. Detectives are trying to find Branden Iseli regarding the fatal stabbing of a man about 7 a.m. Thursday in the 2100 block of South D Street, ...
  • Barossa wine industry maestro Colin Gramp, Orlando, recalls plane crash tragedy behind Last ...
    Tuesday, October 25, 1938. It began like any normal day at Adelaide's elite private school, St Peter's College. The boarders had dressed in their old-world, British-style uniforms – staid and stuffy shirt, collar, tie, and jacket, breakfasted and set off to morning classes. Colin Gramp, 17, in his second last ...

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