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Small Plane Crashes in Berks County Cornfield

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a cornfield in Washington Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, on September 21. The plane ended up in an upside down position near 1600 block of Route 100. According to a witness Tyler Moyer, “We heard the engine stall, and then it started back up… The farmer was still picking the... »

Vintage Spitfire Makes Crash-Landing in Woodchurch Fields

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
By George Hatcher
Vintage Spitfire Makes Crash-Landing in Woodchurch Fields

A vintage Spitfire plane made a crash-landing in a field in Woodchurch, Kent, England, on the morning of September 7. The plane crashed when the 68-year-old pilot, identified as Rob Davies MBE, was trying to make an emergency landing due to engine failure. The plane sustained significant damage. The pilot remained safe and walked... »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Los Angeles County

Saturday, August 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Los Angeles County

A small plane crashed in Llano, near Lake Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, on August 27. Authorities said the single-engine Piper PA25 crashed in a vacant field near 165th Street East and East Avenue X. The pilot, identified as Channing Morse, 67, of San Diego, was killed at the spot. The cause of... »

Cessna Crashes into Field in South Africa; 2 Killed

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Cessna Crashes into Field in South Africa; 2 Killed

A small plane crashed into a sugar cane field off N2 highway near Winkelspruit, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, on August 25. Authorities said the Cessna 172 went down when it was transporting 2 people. The aircraft was on fire when the police and rescue teams arrived. Both occupants of the ill-fated plane succumbed to their... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands in Spain; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crash-Lands in Spain; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

A micro-light plane made a crash-landing in an orange orchard near the runway of Seville Airport, Spain, on August 23rd. The aircraft crash-landed after the pilot lost consciousness mid-air and his wife, with “no notion” of flying a plane, had to take charge. The flight was heading towards Coria del Rio from Trebujena, at the... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Pennsylvania

Monday, August 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Pennsylvania

A small Rockwell Commander plane had to make an emergency landing in a field in Penn Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, on the afternoon of August 1st. The two seater plane on a “sightseeing adventure” from Reading, Pennsylvania, had to be landed in emergency due to engine trouble. The plane was destroyed. The 55 year-old... »

Helicopter Crashed in Illinois after Hitting Power Line; Pilot Injured

Monday, August 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crashed in Illinois after Hitting Power Line; Pilot Injured

A helicopter crash-landed in Atkinson, Henry County, Illinois, at around 5 P.M. on August 5. According to sources, the aircraft hit a power line, caught fire, and landed in a soy bean field. The pilot, who was the only person aboard, was pulled out of the burning helicopter by farm owner. He was airlifted... »

Japan: Emergency Field Landing when Engine Quits

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher
Japan: Emergency Field Landing when Engine Quits

Four people aboard a privately owned Fuji Fa-200-160 made a crash landing in a field near Ozaki, Yachiuo city, Japan. The pilot made the emergency landing because the engine quit. There were no fatalities, and only the co-pilot, who suffered a facial injury sustained any injury. The plane had taken off from and was... »

Four Dead in Passenger Plane Crash, Lyon

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher
Four Dead in Passenger Plane Crash, Lyon

Photographer Rolando Criniti A privately owned Cessna 421C Golden Eagle en route from Lyon Bron Airport to Aix-Les-Milles/Aix En Provence Airport took off then crashed near Lyon, France. The four passengers, one of whom ejected) died in the crash. The plane crashed in a field near the end of the runway. Fifty firefighters and... »

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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