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Qantas Flight Hits Turbulence near Canberra; 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

Qantas flight QF-718 encountered severe turbulence near Canberra, Australia, on March 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Perth was descending toward Canberra when it hit turbulence that injured two flight attendants. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured crew members were taken to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

US-Bangla AirlinesFlight BS211 update

By George Hatcher

Update on the fatal crash of US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211, a de Havilland Dash 8-400 #S2-AGU that performed flight BS-211 from Dhaka to Kathmandu. There appear to be 22 survivors of 71 aboard. US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 crashed on approach to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport, Nepal with 67 passengers and 4 crew aboard: 33 were Nepalis,... »

US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured

By George Hatcher

US-Bangla Airlines flight BS-211 hit the ground and burst into flames at the runway of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 12th. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Kathmandu, Nepal, at the time of the crash. The plane was carrying 67 passengers and 4 crew members at the... »

Small Plane Crash in Thailand Leaves 2 Dead, 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small training plane crashed in Phuket, Thailand, on March 10th. Authorities said the plane went down in a field near a flying club in Thalang district of Phuket. There were four people aboard at the time; two of them were killed in the crash while others were injured. The deceased include the pilot... »

Two Injured After Small Plane Crashes in Edgewater, Florida

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Edgewater, Florida, on March 6th. The plane was attempting to land at Massey Ranch Airpark when it crashed in the backyard of a Florida home The plane was carrying two siblings, Amrit Ramnarine, 23, and Asha Ramnarine, 21; both were injured and were taken to a hospital. The cause... »

SFO-Bound American Airlines Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1743 encountered severe turbulence on the way to San Francisco, California, on February 14th. The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when it hit turbulence that injured a flight attendant. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

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... »

Brisbane-Bound Etihad Airways Flight Hits Turbulence

By George Hatcher

Etihad Airways flight EY-484 encountered turbulence on the way to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on January 30th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, when it hit turbulence that injured several people on-board. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Connecticut; 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Meriden, Connecticut, on January 27th. The Piper PA-28 was carrying two people when it went down near the American Legion building on Hanover Road. Both occupants of the plane were injured and were taken to a hospital. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight From Cleveland Encounters Turbulence

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-4204 encountered turbulence on the way to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, on January 23rd. The plane was flying from Cleveland, Ohio, when it hit turbulence that injured a flight attendant. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • BSF plane crash probe panel castigates force's air wing for 'non existent safety culture'
    NEW DELHI: The Border Security Force's (BSF) air wing — which routinely flies top VVIPs, especially of the home ministry — has been severely castigated by a government panel set up to probe the crash of a BSF Beechcraft Super King Air B 200 soon after takeoff from Delhi airport in December 2015, ...
  • Airport simulates emergency plane-crash
    Meant to reflect a real-life scenario as much as possible, the drill involved approximately 20 plane crash “victims” — portrayed by Adams County Christian School, high school students — who donned makeup that simulated grave injuries. Some of those simulating the most serious injuries even had fake ...
  • Jus' Bekoz: Win with dignity
    At least two of them, and possibly more of those who secretly were complicit and in vile agreement. One Mountaineer fan reportedly chortled something about a plane crash in a bar in Charleston, as reported by a Twitter person, in describing Marshall's loss to in-state rival West Virginia in last Sunday's ...
  • No denying Michigan on path to the Final Four
    ... even went through a plane crash and did everything. The team before that had five NBA first-rounders on it." One thing Beilein will be able to count on Saturday is that his squad will be well-supported. Roughly 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fans turned Staples Center into a quasi-home game.
  • Nepal plane crash victim Piyash Roy's body reaches home
    Barisal, Mar 23 (UNB) – The body of Piyash Roy, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, reached his home in Shitla Khola area of the city early Friday. An ambulance carrying the body arrived here around 3.30am. Earlier, family members received Piyash's body from Hazrat Shah Jalal ...
  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
    Photo by: Photo courtesy Natural Resources Police A Natural Resources Police boat joins a Maryland State Police Boat during search and recovery operations for a plane crash that occurred on March 1. Police announced they ended operations on March 16. The body of the pilot was recovered, but the ...
  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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