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Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland; 3 Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Canton of Valais in Switzerland, on August 20th. Authorities said the plane was carrying three people when it went down near the Sanetsch Pass. All three occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The accident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Flagler Beach, Florida

By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing in Flagler Beach, Florida, on August 20th. The 1968 Mooney plane caught fire after landing on the State Road 100 bridge. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. The FAA is investigating. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Jefferson County, OR

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Madras Municipal Airport in Jefferson County, Oregon, on August 19th. The plane was approaching the airport when it crashed and caught fire. The pilot, who is believed to be the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Carrying Two Crashes in Nova Scotia

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a wooded area in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada, on August 16th. The single-engine plane was carrying two people when it crashed into trees. Both occupants were able to walk after the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Two Killed After Small Plane Crashes in Wisconsin

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport, Wisconsin, on August 8th. The plane was carrying two people when it crashed into the Rock River. Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The deceased include a 61-year-old man and his 16-year-old son. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download... »

Small Plane Crashed at Trinca Airport, NJ; Pilot Dead

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Trinca Airport in Green Township, New Jersey, on August 6th. Authorities said the single-engine plane went down at the end of the runway. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

3 Killed, 1 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland

By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed near the Diavolezza mountain in Switzerland, on August 4th. The incident happened when the plane was transporting three teenagers who were participating in a week-long youth camp organized by Swiss Aero Club. Three people, including the pilot and two 14-year old boys were killed in the crash. A 17-year-old... »

Two Killed After Small Plane Crashes in Topeka, Kansas

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Philip Billard Municipal Airport in Topeka, Kansas, on July 31st. The 1965 Piper PA-30 fixed wing plane was carrying two people when it went down. Both occupants were killed in the crash. They were identified as pilot William Leeds, 76, of Mission, Kansas, and co-pilot James Bergman, 55, of... »

Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Winchester, New Hampshire

By George Hatcher

A small stunt plane crashed in Winchester, New Hampshire, on July 13th. Authorities said the wreckage of the two-seater plane was found in a heavily wooded area near Warwick Road. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was later identified as 65-year-old John Everson of Danielson, Connecticut.... »

4 Killed as Small Plane Crashed in Chatsworth, Georgia

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed on Piney Hill Road in Chatsworth, Georgia, on July 1st. The incident happened when the twin-engine Piper PA-23 plane was carrying four people. Authorities said all four occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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