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Air Wisconsin Plane Diverts to State College due to Issues with Rudder

By George Hatcher

Air Wisconsin flight ZW-4245/ AA-4245 had to divert and make an emergency landing at the University Park Airport of State College, Pennsylvania, on May 3rd. The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of American Airlines was en-route from Philadelphia to Milwaukee, Wisconsin when it had to divert due to strange motions at high speed and... »

3 Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Tennessee

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, on December 26th. The Cessna 182 plane was heading to Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport, Sevierville, Tennessee, when it went down. There were 3 people aboard at the time, including Kim Smith, 42, David Starling, 41, and Hunter Starling, 8. All of them were... »

Small Plane Crashes in Wisconsin; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Peninsula State Park, Green Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, on September 18th. The Cessna 182 was carrying a pilot and a teenage flying student when it went down. Both people aboard were killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Bell 206 Helicopter Crashed in Tennessee; 5 Killed

By George Hatcher

A Bell 206 sightseeing helicopter crashed close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevierville, Tennessee, on the afternoon of April 4th. The helicopter caught fire right after hitting the ground. Five people lost their lives in the crash. The FAA and NTSB are investigating the cause of crash. Download article as PDF »

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 at Sunken Meadow Park

By George Hatcher

A Cessna 152 plane made an emergency landing at Sunken Meadow Park in Suffolk County, New York, on March 11th. The plane was on a training flight when its engine failed, forcing the pilot to land on the beach. There were two people aboard, including the instructor Robert Keleti, 61, and a student Bar... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands in Hauppauge

By George Hatcher

A Cirrus SR22 plane crash-landed in an industrial park in Hauppauge, New York, on March 5th. The plane was en-route to Republic Airport, Farmingdale, when it developed some engine issues. Authorities said the parachute attached to the plane deployed before it went down in a grassy area, just 8 miles east of Republic Airport.... »

Kruger National Park Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

By George Hatcher

A helicopter had to make an emergency landing in Kruger National Park (KNP), South Africa, on August 18. Three KNP officials were aboard the helicopter when it experienced engine failure and power loss, forcing the pilot to land in emergency. It is believed that they were helping an on-ground game capture team in search... »

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  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
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  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
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  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
August 2018
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  • Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Returns to Buenos Aires After Bird Strike https://t.co/5aoFWkOTOy
    about 1 hour ago
  • EAT Leipzig Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problem https://t.co/cHRXn5p80T
    about 1 hour ago
  • Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing with Cracked Windshield https://t.co/sdlceJCHMZ
    about 1 hour ago
  • DHL Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/Qz4Oenfh95
    about 2 hours ago
  • Experts: Stolen plane incident a blueprint for terrorists, 'wake-up call' for airlines https://t.co/piP6gjqs4f via @KING5Seattle
    about 15 hours ago