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Crash in Bank Lot

Thursday, September 26, 2013
By George Hatcher
Crash in Bank Lot

On Sept 25, Kentucky doctor and his wife who were flying a GDK International LLC-owned Cirrus SR20 G2 to the Chicago area to attend a medical conference when their plane struck a tree, a light post and several cars in Bolingbrook. The pilot had aborted a landing, and never completed the go-around back to... »

Medical Helicopter Emergency Landing Takes out Windshield

Friday, May 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Medical Helicopter Emergency Landing Takes out Windshield

photographer Jerome Mervelet A medical evacuation helicopter, ADAC-Luftrettung Eurocopter EC 135 P2 was making a street landing in Germany when it struck a car. The tail of the chopper struck an Opel Corsa’s window. The car was parked in a parking lot at the Ochsenfurt train station. No people were injured. The pilot and... »

Cessna Street Landing As Electrical Quits

Friday, February 1, 2013
By George Hatcher
Cessna Street Landing As Electrical Quits

On Jan 31, 2013, a Cessna R172K was en route from Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (El Plumerillo International Airport, ) in Mendoza Argentina to San Carlos de Bariloche Airport in San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina when it suffered a loss of electrical power. Pilot Rodolfo Smith made a safe emergency landing... »

Emergency Landing on Florida Interstate

Thursday, August 23, 2012
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing on Florida Interstate

What: Piper PA 32 en route from Davis Island Where: I-75 at Gibsonton Drive, Florida When: August 23, 2012 Who: 3 aboard Why: The pilot, Charles Pulliam took off from Davis Island en route to Opa Locka AIrport, but began losing oil and had to make an emergency landing. He struck a power line... »

Emergency Landing on Route 67

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Homebuilt Europa en route from Gillespie Field Where: Route 67 in Santee When: July 21, 2012 Who: Pilot Why: When his engine locked up in a turn after taking off from Gillespie Field, pilot Wayne Oehler of El Cajon made an emergency landing on to the freeway near Riverton road. A California Highway... »

Street Landing in Big Easy

Sunday, April 24, 2011
By George Hatcher
Street Landing in Big Easy

What: Single engine 1960 Piper Tri-Pacer en route from Lakefront Airport to St. Charles Parish Where: Harrison Avenue and West End, New Orleans When: April 16, 2011, 2:15 pm Who: pilot Why: Pilot Houston Hunter had dropped off his grandson at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans and was en route to Ama Airport in... »

Maryland: Monocacy National Battlefield Landing

Friday, April 2, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Cessna 182 Where: Monocacy National Battlefield When: March 30, 2010 Who: Pilot, Bethany Chase, 40, of Germantown, Md and passenger Gregory Windham 57, of Olney Why: The pilot was making traffic surveys. She intended to land at Montgomery Airport, but there was a problem there with wind shear, and she redirected to Frederick... »

Police Chopper Lands on Street

Friday, January 23, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Fresno Police helicopter When: 9:00 PM Sunday night. Where: just off a runway at Fresno’s Chandler Airport. When: Why: The copter was following a hit and run suspect when the oil light on the instrument panel came on. No injuries. Download article as PDF »

Ultralight Lands on public Street

Friday, January 23, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: ultra-light plane from the Keswick Dam area half a mile away from Benton Airpark, Where: emergency landing on Eureka Way. Redding When: Sunday Afternoon 1-18 Who: pilot Ron Lim and passenger Why: Lim was on his third flight of the day when his engine died. He managed to avoid power lines and made... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • LIVE: Plane and helicopter crash mid-air in UK
    An aircraft and a helicopter crashed mid-flight near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Friday, November 17. Ruptly is live from the scene of the crash site as p...
  • Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1000 ft in 45 seconds
    Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds. A PLANE suspected of being involved in the Waddesdon Manor crash has been recorded plummeting 1,000 feet in just 45 seconds just before police were called to the incident. By Helen Barnett. PUBLISHED: 16:40 ...
  • Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and ...
    Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania. Two Americans, two Germans, six Tanzanians, and a South African pilot were all killed when their Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Ngorongoro National Park. Coastal Aviation, which owned the aircraft, ...
  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
    (WKYT) - A community is coming together again to remember three of four victims killed in a plane crash. Funerals will take place for Scott and Noah Foster, as well as Kyle Stewart on Friday in Somerset. Relatives laid the fourth victim, Doug Whitaker, to rest on Thursday. All four died on Sunday when ...
  • LIVE
    LIVE at the scene where a helicopter and a plane crashed mid-air in Buckinghamshire. A number of fatalities have been reported. Like what you see? Please sub...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties". Source: AAP. 5 MINS AGO. A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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