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

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    A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation Administration official confirmed Tuesday. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper ...
  • Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported
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  • Deputies: Plane crash south of Santa Fe caused by storm
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A plane crash south of Santa Fe was caused by a storm. The pilot was flying a small engine aircraft from Kansas to the Santa Fe Airport Monday night when the wings and tail iced over, making it impossible to keep the plane in the air. Deputies found the pilot […]
  • Kansas pilot injured in New Mexico plane crash
    SANTA FE, NM The Santa Fe County, NM Sheriff's Office says a Kansas pilot was critically injured Monday night in a plane crash. The pilot reported the crash about 8 p.m. In the search and rescue effort, deputies located the crash site at about 10:30 p.m, the sheriff's office says. The sheriff's office did not ...
  • 'Taken': Bryan Mills Survives A Plane Crash In Season 2, Episode 2
    Bryan Mills' survival skills are put to the test in this week's episode of “Taken.” According to the synopsis for Season 2, episode 2 of the NBC action thriller, a plane carrying Bryan (Clive Standen) and a key witness in a murder investigation crashes. Although both survive the crash, Mills is wounded and ...
  • Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane that crashed on a flight form Kansas to New Mexico. The pilot was hospitalized in critical condition. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. ...
  • Pilot survives airplane crash
    SANTA FE – It took rescue crews 2½ hours to locate a pilot who crashed his single-engine plane in rough terrain south of Santa Fe on a brutally cold Monday night. The flier suffered serious injuries and was recovering Tuesday at a local hospital. A news release from the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office ...
  • Plane crashes on Kansas-New Mexico flight, pilot hurt
    SANTA FE - Authorities say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after the small plane he was flying crashed in New Mexico. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. Monday to report the crash. The man provided coordinates directing ...
  • Pilot in critical condition after plane crash
    New Mexico State Police are searching for a plane that crashed just south of Santa Fe. According to state police, the pilot called 911 after the plane went down. Advertisement. State police and search and rescue crews are on the ground trying to find the plane and pilot but they cannot launch their ...
  • Culburra Beach's Tyler Wright nominated for Laureus sports award
    ... Italian MotoGP star Valentino Rossi and 100m hurdle world champion Sally Pearson are also in consideration alongside 100m sprint world champion Justin Gatlinand Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who made a remarkable return to competition after being involved in a tragic plane crash.


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