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Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Bulgaria due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Thomson Airways flight BY-1714 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on October 8th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Newcastle Airport, England, to Larnaca, Cyprus, was diverted after one of the pilots fell ill. The plane landed safely. The pilot was taken to a nearby hospital. Download article as... »

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.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • OMG!! I Saw a NEW Plane Crash this morning while I was doing morning walk
    There is a new plane crash in Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal yesterday which I saw this morning and this is all about it.
  • The Most Horrible Plane Crash Accident In The World
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  • Mickelson remembered on 25th anniversary of plane crash
    Former governor of South Dakota, the late George Mickelson, is remembered on the 25th anniversary of his fatal plane crash.
  • Remembering Mickelson Plane Crash Victims on 25-Year Anniversary
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — 25 years ago a plane crash changed the course of history in South Dakota. The late Governor George Mickelson was one of eight people killed in the wreck. “There's a lot of different emotions because it's the memorial of such a big loss in our lives and everyone in the state […]
  • Memorial Tournament to be Held for Family of Plane Crash Victim
    SCIENCE HILL, KY (Lex 18) - Community members in Pulaski County hope to lift up one of three families who lost loved ones in a November plane crash by hosting a softball tournament this weekend. On Saturday, they'll host the Doug Whitaker Memorial Tournament at Science Hill Park. "We as a ...
  • Plane crashes into field on outskirts of Cornwall village - live updates
    A spokesperson from the garage said: “I was in the workshop and I saw someone pull onto the forecourt and they said there had been a plane crash across the road. “His engine had gone so it was very quiet, I didn't even hear a plane in the air, let alone the crash. “I ran […]
  • Pittsford honors responders to plane crash
    PITTSFORD — On the night last November that Norman Baker's aircraft disappeared somewhere in the autumn fog over Pittsford, a police officer drove his son around as they tried to find clues about what happened to the missing pilot and his single-engine Cessna. “It was Officer Antje. I drove around ...
  • Community remembers Gov. Mickelson on plane crash anniversary
    Mickelson on plane crash anniversary. By Jill Langland |. Posted: Thu 7:23 PM, Apr 19, 2018 |. Updated: Thu 7:30 PM, Apr 19, 2018. (KSFY) - People who knew Mickelson and the other 7 people who died on April 19th, 1993, say it's a day they will never forget. "It feels like yesterday, it honestly […]
  • Plane crash safety demonstration
    Days after part of the engine broke on a Southwest Airlines flight, local firefighters have a new perspective as they train for emergencies just like this. Channel 4's Vic Micolucci attends a...
  • Walkersville to dedicate memorial for 1981 plane crash victims
    Victims of a fatal plane crash near Walkersville will be honored with a new monument to be dedicated in a ceremony next month. The May 6 dedication falls on the 37th anniversary of the 1981 tragedy in which a U.S. Air Force EC-135 surveillance jet exploded and crashed into a farm north of ...

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