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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... »

Small Plane Crashed in Orleans County, New York

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a wooded area in Gaines, Orleans County, New York, on August 23rd. The plane had just taken off from Gaines Valley Aviation Airport when it experienced a mechanical problem and went down. The pilot, Earl Luce Jr., 64, of Brockport, was the only one aboard. He remained uninjured. Download... »

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 Makes Emergency Landing in Jackson County, GA

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on Highway 441 in Jackson County, Georgia, on August 15th. Authorities said the pilot of the Piper PA-24 plane decided to land on the highway due to an engine failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The plane was en-route to Henry County Airport, Georgia,... »

JetBlue Flight Diverts to Buffalo After Crew Members Fall Ill

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-19 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on August 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to San Diego, California, was diverted after several crew members reported feeling ill. The plane landed safely. A pilot and two crew members were taken to Erie County... »

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.... »

Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Pilot Feeling Unwell

By George Hatcher

Air New Zealand (ANZ) flight NZ-87 had to return and make an emergency landing at Auckland Airport, New Zealand, on July 5th. The Boeing 777-200 flying to Hong Kong, China, was over the Tasman Sea when the pilot started feeling unwell. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

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