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US Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

By George Hatcher

A US military helicopter made an emergency landing at Kumamoto Airport, Japan, on April 20th. Authorities said the crew decided to make an emergency landing after the UH-1 helicopter developed an issue with the engine cooling system. The aircraft landed safely. No injuries were reported. The helicopter belongs to the US Marine Corps Futenma... »

Two Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash at Fort Campbell

By George Hatcher

A U.S. military helicopter crashed during routine training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on April 6th. Two soldiers were aboard the AH-64E Apache helicopter when it went down. Both soldiers were killed in the crash. They were identified as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly, 37, and Warrant Officer James Casadona, 28. An investigation into... »

Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Arizona

By George Hatcher

A medical helicopter made an emergency landing in Redington Pass, Arizona, on April 2nd. The LifeNet helicopter was carrying four people, including a patient, when it suffered an engine failure. The pilot subsequently made a safe landing near mile marker 2 on Redington Road. Another helicopter transported the patient to a hospital. Download article... »

Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Mississippi

By George Hatcher

A military helicopter made an emergency landing in Prentiss County, Mississippi, on March 23rd. Authorities said the pilot decided to make an emergency landing after the Apache helicopter, heading to Tupelo, Mississippi, developed a transmission problem. The aircraft landed safely near Booneville. There were two people aboard at the time; both remained unharmed. The... »

Helicopter Carrying Ivanka Trump Suffers Engine Failure

By George Hatcher

A helicopter carrying first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner made an emergency landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, on March 15th. The Sikorsky helicopter, en-route to New York, had to return after one of its engines failed. The couple boarded a commercial flight after the helicopter landed back safely.... »

Sheriff’s Office Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Alabama

By George Hatcher

A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office helicopter made an emergency landing in a field near Logan Martin Dam in Alabama, on March 15th. The incident happened after the aircraft came in contact with power lines. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The aircraft was participating in search for a missing kayaker. Download article as PDF »

U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes in Iraq; 7 Dead

By George Hatcher

A U.S. military helicopter crashed in Anbar province of Iraq, on March 16th. The HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter was carrying seven personnel when it went down near the city of al-Qaim. All seven people aboard were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

13 Killed in Mexico Helicopter Crash

By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed on top of two vehicles in Oaxaca, Mexico, on February 16th. The incident happened when the helicopter, carrying officials including Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete Prida and Oaxaca’s governor Alejandro Murat, was attempting to land at an airfield in Santiago Jamiltepec. All the occupants survived the crash, however, thirteen people... »

Indian Air Force Aircraft Crashes in Assam; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

An Indian air force helicopter crashed in Majuli, Assam, India, on February 15th. The chopper took off from Jorhat air base and was on a routine sortie when it went down. There were two pilots on board at the time; both were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is under investigation. Download... »

Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon; 3 Dead, 4 Injured

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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • OMG!! I Saw a NEW Plane Crash this morning while I was doing morning walk
    There is a new plane crash in Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal yesterday which I saw this morning and this is all about it.
  • The Most Horrible Plane Crash Accident In The World
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  • Mickelson remembered on 25th anniversary of plane crash
    Former governor of South Dakota, the late George Mickelson, is remembered on the 25th anniversary of his fatal plane crash.
  • Remembering Mickelson Plane Crash Victims on 25-Year Anniversary
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — 25 years ago a plane crash changed the course of history in South Dakota. The late Governor George Mickelson was one of eight people killed in the wreck. “There's a lot of different emotions because it's the memorial of such a big loss in our lives and everyone in the state […]
  • Memorial Tournament to be Held for Family of Plane Crash Victim
    SCIENCE HILL, KY (Lex 18) - Community members in Pulaski County hope to lift up one of three families who lost loved ones in a November plane crash by hosting a softball tournament this weekend. On Saturday, they'll host the Doug Whitaker Memorial Tournament at Science Hill Park. "We as a ...
  • Plane crashes into field on outskirts of Cornwall village - live updates
    A spokesperson from the garage said: “I was in the workshop and I saw someone pull onto the forecourt and they said there had been a plane crash across the road. “His engine had gone so it was very quiet, I didn't even hear a plane in the air, let alone the crash. “I ran […]
  • Pittsford honors responders to plane crash
    PITTSFORD — On the night last November that Norman Baker's aircraft disappeared somewhere in the autumn fog over Pittsford, a police officer drove his son around as they tried to find clues about what happened to the missing pilot and his single-engine Cessna. “It was Officer Antje. I drove around ...
  • Community remembers Gov. Mickelson on plane crash anniversary
    Mickelson on plane crash anniversary. By Jill Langland |. Posted: Thu 7:23 PM, Apr 19, 2018 |. Updated: Thu 7:30 PM, Apr 19, 2018. (KSFY) - People who knew Mickelson and the other 7 people who died on April 19th, 1993, say it's a day they will never forget. "It feels like yesterday, it honestly […]
  • Plane crash safety demonstration
    Days after part of the engine broke on a Southwest Airlines flight, local firefighters have a new perspective as they train for emergencies just like this. Channel 4's Vic Micolucci attends a...
  • Walkersville to dedicate memorial for 1981 plane crash victims
    Victims of a fatal plane crash near Walkersville will be honored with a new monument to be dedicated in a ceremony next month. The May 6 dedication falls on the 37th anniversary of the 1981 tragedy in which a U.S. Air Force EC-135 surveillance jet exploded and crashed into a farm north of ...

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