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Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Dorset, England

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Shaftesbury in Dorset, England, on August 26th. Authorities said the Tiger Moth plane went down near Compton Abbas Airfield. There were two people aboard at the time, including the 64-year-old pilot and a 67-year-old passenger. Both of them were killed in the crash. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is... »

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... »

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... »

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.... »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns to Melbourne After Passenger Tries to Enter Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-128 had to return and make an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on May 31st. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit and claimed that he had a bomb. The passenger, identified as a 25-year-old... »

Light Plane Crashes in South Australia; 3 Killed

By George Hatcher

A light plane crashed near the Renmark Aerodrome, Old Calperum, South Australia, on the evening of May 30th. The Cessna 441 Conquest II was on a routine crew check flight at the time. All three pilots were killed in the crash. The decreased were identified as Paul Daw, 65, Martin Scott, 48, and Stephen... »

Small Plane Crashed in Florida; Pilot Killed

By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane made a crash landing at St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport, Clearwater, Florida, at around 7:30 p.m. on May 5th. The 44-year old pilot James Fink from Rhode Island was killed in the accident. The airport authorities informed the police after hearing the crash sound. The FAA is investigating the incident. Download article... »

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.... »

Air Canada Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Air Canada flight AC-868 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on December 24th. The plane flying from Toronto, Canada, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted after a 10-year-old girl had a cardiac arrest midair. The plane landed safely. The child was immediately taken to University Hospital Limerick where she was later pronounced... »

Austrian Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Austria after Strong Smell

By George Hatcher

Austrian Airlines flight OS-418 made a safe emergency landing at Vienna International Airport, Schwechat, Austria, on October 1st. The Airbus A321-200 flying from Paris, France, was about to land when the crew noticed a strong smell of wet cloth or old socks, and donned their oxygen masks. The plane landed safely. No one was... »

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August 2018
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  • Experts: Stolen plane incident a blueprint for terrorists, 'wake-up call' for airlines https://t.co/piP6gjqs4f via @KING5Seattle
    about 12 hours ago
  • Heatwave thaws Swiss glacier, uncovering a crashed war plane hidden for 72 years https://t.co/Oc3lf3FL3M via @nationalpost
    about 15 hours ago
  • Rossiya Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia https://t.co/eP9waVh1PQ
    about 21 hours ago
  • Volaris Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Guadalajara https://t.co/T0aXrjEDHk
    about 21 hours ago
  • Interjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Problems https://t.co/6B7zHv43Cg
    about 22 hours ago