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Single Engine Plane Crashes in California; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane crashed at Lake Berryessa between Pleasure Cove Marina and Markley Cove Resort in Napa County, California, on the morning of May 8th. The two men aboard the Icon A5, identified as Jon Murray Karkow, 55, and his passenger Cagri Sever, 41, were killed in the crash. Both were employees of Icon... »

Crop-Duster Plane Crashes in California; Pilot Safe

By George Hatcher

A crop-duster plane crashed at the runway of Madera Municipal Airport, California, on the morning of May 7th. The plane had just taken-off when the wind pushed it to the side, resulting it the crash and fire. Pilot Stephen Streeter, who was the only person aboard, walked out safely. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashed in Florida; Pilot Killed

By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane made a crash landing at St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport, Clearwater, Florida, at around 7:30 p.m. on May 5th. The 44-year old pilot James Fink from Rhode Island was killed in the accident. The airport authorities informed the police after hearing the crash sound. The FAA is investigating the incident. Download article... »

Tour Helicopter Crashes in California; 3 Injured

By George Hatcher

A tour helicopter made a crash landing, hit 2 vans, and caught fire in the parking area of Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Club in California, in the afternoon of May 5th. The four-seater Robinson R-44 was returning to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport after a tour, when it developed a mechanical problem. All three... »

Air Cargo Carriers Plane Crashes in West Virginia; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

Air Cargo Carriers flight 2Q-1260 crashed into the trees left to the runway of Yeager Airport, Charleston, West Virginia, on May 5th. The Short SD-330 flying on behalf of UPS went down the hill after hitting the trees. All 2 crew members aboard lost their lives in the crash. The incident is under investigation.... »

Eight Killed After Military Plane Crashed in Colombia

By George Hatcher

A military plane crashed in the municipality of Facatativa in Colombia, on May 1st. The plane was flying from Guaymaral airbase, Bogota, to Tolemaida airbase, Melgar, when it went down. There were eight people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download... »

Small Plane Crashed in Wallingford, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Meriden Markham Municipal Airport in Wallingford, Connecticut, on April 24th. Authorities said that Joseph Tomanelli, 56, and his son Daniel Tomanelli, 21, were practicing takeoffs and landings when the plane went down. Joseph Tomanelli was killed in the crash while his son was injured. The incident is being investigated.... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands Near Leesburg Executive Airport, VA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed near Leesburg Executive Airport in Loudoun County, Virginia, on April 22nd. The Sonex experimental plane was heading to Georgia when the pilot decided to return to Leesburg due to bad weather. However, as he was approaching the airport, the plane developed an engine issue, forcing him to crash-land in a... »

2 Injured After Small Plane Crashed in Olympic National Park, WA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Olympic National Park, Washington, on April 2nd. The Cirrus SR22 plane was carrying 2 people when it went down near Brinnon. Both occupants of the plane were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. The FAA and the NTSB will investigate. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Fort Wayne, Indiana; 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Fort Wayne International Airport, Indiana, on March 29th. The incident happened when the Cirrus SR20 plane was carrying a student pilot and an instructor from Purdue University flight school. Both occupants of the plane were injured in the incident and were taken to Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Download article... »

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