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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... »

Aero Contractors Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

By George Hatcher

Aero Contractors flight NG-316 had to make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 18th. The plane flying from Port Harcourt, Nigeria, declared an emergency after smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 52 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Nigeria’s... »

Skippers Aviation Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

A Skippers Aviation plane made an emergency landing in Meekatharra, Australia, on April 18th. The plane took off for Leinster, Australia, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Australia’s TSB is investigating the incident. Download article... »

Daily Air Plane Veers Off Runway in Taiwan

By George Hatcher

Daily Air flight DA-7511 veered off runway after landing in Orchid Island, Taiwan, on April 13th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Taitung, Taiwan. There were 17 passengers and 2 crew members aboard at the time; none of them were injured. The plane sustained considerable damage. The incident is being investigated.... »

2 Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Punjab, Pakistan

By George Hatcher

A two-seater trainer plane crashed in Punjab, Pakistan, on February 24th. The plane, belonging to Shaheen Air, went down shortly after taking off from a flight training school in Faisalabad, Punjab. There were 2 people aboard at the time, including the instructor and trainee pilot. Both of them were killed in the crash. The... »

Small Plane Crashed in Bayonne, New Jersey; Pilot Injured

By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed in a residential area in Bayonne, New Jersey, on February 19th. The plane went down on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd streets, knocking out some power lines. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured and was taken to Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey. The... »

Two Injured after Small Plane Crashed near Centennial airport, Colorado

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Centennial airport in Colorado, on February 18th. Authorities said the plane went down in a parking lot at Belford Avenue and Peoria Street. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was taken to a hospital while the other one was treated at the scene. The... »

Small Plane Crashed in Barrow County, GA; Two Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Barrow County Airport in Winder, Georgia, on February 16th. Barrow County Emergency Services Captain Scott Dakin said the airport employees spotted the wreckage while coming back after the lunch break. “When they came down the road they did see the plane in the wood line just along the road... »

Small Plane Crashed in San Diego County; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Ramona in San Diego County, California, on February 12th. The Cessna plane, carrying three people, was on an instructional flight when it went down on a mountainside. A 20-year-old woman was killed in the crash while two other people were injured. The plane was registered to American Aviation Academy.... »

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  • Republic Airways Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport https://t.co/OmxW0zREvn
    about 11 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam https://t.co/GAcAhrrmNl
    about 11 hours ago
  • United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco https://t.co/5tNMEv1SVS
    about 11 hours ago
  • Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam https://t.co/mlBN1J9BS8
    about 12 hours ago
  • BBC News - German airlines drop safety rule prompted by Germanwings crash - CRAZY https://t.co/nX5XvEkOK3
    about 13 hours ago