Legal

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... »

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 »

Ten Killed in Colombia Military Helicopter Crash

Friday, January 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A Colombian army helicopter crashed in Antioquia, Colombia, on January 16th. The Russian-made MI-17 helicopter was carrying ten people when it went down near the town of Segovia. All ten people aboard, including two civilians and eight army personnel, were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as... »

Small Plane Crash in Florida Kills Five on Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Bartow Municipal Airport, Florida, on December 24th. The incident happened immediately after the plane took off from the main runway, in dense fog. There were five people aboard the plane; all of them were killed in the crash. They were identified as the pilot John Hugh Shannon, 70, his... »

Couple from Kansas Dies in Missouri Plane Crash

Monday, December 18, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a field near Branson West Airport, Missouri, on December 17th. The Incident happened when the Piper Cherokee plane was carrying two people. Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as the pilot Keith M. Curtis, 52, and Dawn Curtis, 45, both from of... »

Small Plane Crashes near Miami Executive Airport; Pilot Killed

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Miami Executive Airport in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on December 10th. Authorities said the pilot had declared an emergency shortly after departing from Miami Executive Airport, and was attempting to return when the plane went down. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. Download... »

2 Killed, 2 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in San Diego

Sunday, December 10, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a home in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego, California, on December 9th. It is believed that the plane experienced an engine failure shortly after taking off from Montgomery – Gibbs Executive Airport. There were four people aboard at the time; two of them were killed in the crash... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Tributes flow for plane crash victims
    Tributes flow for plane crash victims. Air Date: Wed 21 Feb 2018 Expires: in 4 weeks. Watch later. Tributes flow for the victims of the Essendon DFO plane crash, one year on. Episodes. 2018. 2018; 2017; 2016; 2015; 2014. Melbourne News - 08 Feb 2018. 42 mins. Melbourne News - 08 Feb 2018 ...
  • French ATR delegation lands in Tehran to determine cause of plane crash
    According to international standards, the country designing and manufacturing a plane can send a representative to participate in investigating the cause of a plane crash, CAO said. According to the Civil Aviation Organization, the airplane's engine has been produced in Canada, which has voiced ...
  • Pilot recovering but unable to move legs after plane crash in Longmont
    LONGMONT, Colo. – A pilot involved in a plane crash in Longmont last week has a long road to recovery ahead of him. On Friday, Jay Davis was flying his newly purchased two-seat airplane when his tail rudder reportedly malfunctioned on landing. The aircraft flipped upside-down pinning Davis ...
  • Report sheds light on 2016 plane crash that killed USU student
    A makeshift memorial for Utah State University student Frank M. de Leon Compres is seen outside the USU Aviation Technology terminal at the Logan-Cache Airport on July 19, 2016. John Zsiray/Herald Journal · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. A preliminary report released Tuesday by the ...
  • Public memorial services set for Winnetka family killed in Agua Dulce plane crash
    A Winnetka pilot and three members of his family who died in a plane crash on Feb. 11 in Agua Dulce will have services open to the public on Saturday, while a GoFundMe account has been set up for donations, a family member said. The services are set for 2 p.m. at St. Joseph the […]
  • Austin Idol's 1975 Plane Crash and how he survived
    Did you know that Austin Idol survived a plane crash on this date - February 20th, 1975. The Universal Heartthrob Austin Idol has not only lived a legendary ...
  • plane crash update 2
    This is "PLANE CRASH UPDATE 2" by Eyewitness News on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
  • 65 Confirmed Dead in Iranian Plane Crash
    Rescue teams in Iran have located the wreckage of a missing plane that crashed Feb. 18 with 65 people on board; there were no survivors.
  • LDS Couple Killed in Plane Crash
    An LDS husband and wife, William and Michelle Patterson, were killed in a small plane crash near Evanston, Wyoming, on Sunday. At around 3 p.m. the plane, a SOCATA TBM, crashed near the Bear River from unknown causes, according to KSL. The plane caught fire as it began to plummet and ...
  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
February 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728  
  • Pilot killed after small plane crashes in San Diego https://t.co/ChWPThHmPq
    about 1 hour ago
  • Dana Airline skids off runway - Premium Times Nigeria https://t.co/nTFcWGlloA
    about 4 hours ago
  • Commercial airplane incidents, accidents jump in 2017, safety board says https://t.co/QoaOjcUKTG
    about 20 hours ago
  • A passenger says she complained about period pains — and was forced off her flight https://t.co/nb8juiTaSc
    about 20 hours ago
  • Bus Crash in India Leaves At Least 7 Dead, 24 Injured https://t.co/XCH9lB86ZW
    about 22 hours ago