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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Interstate 95 in Florida

By George Hatcher

A Piper Cherokee PA-28 plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 95 in Vero Beach, Florida, on January 30th. The pilot said he was forced to land in emergency due to fuel exhaustion. The plane was flying from St. Lucie County International Airport at the time. The pilot, who was the only one aboard,... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Georgia due to Fuel Shortage

By George Hatcher

A small plane had to divert and make an emergency landing on Interstate 20 in Covington, Newton County, Georgia, on September 10th. The Cessna 172 flying from Valdosta to Monroe, Georgia, ran out of gas when the pilot decided to make emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. The pilot remained unharmed. Download article as... »

National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Texas due to Mechanical Issue

By George Hatcher

A National Guard chopper had to make an emergency landing in a muddy field near Interstate 10, Baytown, Texas, on the evening of August 30th. The pilot had encountered a mechanical issue mid-air, which prompted him to land. The helicopter got stuck in the mud. No casualties were reported. Download article as PDF »

TV Star, Co-Pilot Killed in Tragic Plane Crash in Montana

By George Hatcher

A Cessna 182 crashed on the side of Interstate 90 while trying to land at Rock Creek Airstrip, Missoula County, Montana, on August 28th. The plane was carrying History Channel star Darrell Ward and his co-pilot at the time. Ward was on his way to begin filming a documentary about the recovery of plane... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands in Stafford County; Pilot Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed near Interstate 95 in Stafford County, Virginia, on June 6th. The state police said in a statement, “A single-seat, experimental aircraft was conducting a high-speed taxi on the runway of the Stafford Regional Airport, when the aircraft unintentionally lifted off the runway…The aircraft cleared the Centreport Parkway before crash-landing into... »

Plane Crashes on Road and Hits Car; 1 Killed, 5 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed on an interstate and slammed into a car in San Diego, Southern California, on April 2nd. According to sources, the plane crash landed on the lane and slid onto its right shoulder, slamming into a standing Nissan Altima. The car passenger was killed in the crash whereas 5 occupants of... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Florida

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in Everglades in western Broward County, Florida, on March 16th. Authorities said the plane was carrying two people when it landed on a levee near Sawgrass Recreational Park, east of U.S. 27 and north of Interstate 75. Both occupants of the plane remained uninjured. The cause of... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Indiana interstate

By George Hatcher

A 1967 Beechcraft Bonzana plane had to make an emergency landing on Interstate-65, between the cities of Seymour and Crothersville, in Indiana, on February 27th. The plane was heading from Seymour, Indiana, to Louisville, Kentucky, when it developed a mechanical problem. The pilot Aaron Wright, 44, of Carmel, attempted to return to the airport... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on U.S. Highway 27

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on U.S. highway 27, just north of Interstate 75, in Weston, Broward County, Florida, on January 24. The Cessna 172 was en-route from Palm Beach County to Key West when the pilot Arnaldo Santiago, of Palm Beach Gardens, noticed some issue in the plane and decided to... »

Pilot Killed as Small Plane Crashes in Iowa

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the median of Interstate 29, north of downtown Council Bluffs, Iowa, on December 10. The Piper Malibu Meridian single-engine plane had just taken off from Eppley Airfield when it started experiencing some issues. Authorities said the pilot radioed to the airport and sought permission to return for an emergency... »

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