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Crop-Duster Plane Crashes in California; Pilot Safe

By George Hatcher

A crop-duster plane crashed at the runway of Madera Municipal Airport, California, on the morning of May 7th. The plane had just taken-off when the wind pushed it to the side, resulting it the crash and fire. Pilot Stephen Streeter, who was the only person aboard, walked out safely. Download article as PDF »

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 Makes Emergency Landing at Claremont Municipal Airport

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Claremont Municipal Airport, New Hampshire, on May 3rd. The plane was returning from Nashua, New Hampshire, when the pilot reported that he was unable to lower the landing gear. Airport authorities said in a new release, “After exhausting all possible remedies, the pilot advised that he... »

National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in New York

By George Hatcher

A New York Army National Guard helicopter made an emergency landing at the Chili Country Club in Scottsville, New York, on May 1st. The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was on a routine training flight when its windshield cracked, prompting the pilot to declare an emergency. The helicopter landed safely on the ninth hole fairway.... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands Near Leesburg Executive Airport, VA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed near Leesburg Executive Airport in Loudoun County, Virginia, on April 22nd. The Sonex experimental plane was heading to Georgia when the pilot decided to return to Leesburg due to bad weather. However, as he was approaching the airport, the plane developed an engine issue, forcing him to crash-land in a... »

Air Nelson Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot Falls Sick

By George Hatcher

Air Nelson flight NZ-8807 had to return for an emergency landing in Tauranga, New Zealand, on April 1st. The plane took off for Christchurch, New Zealand, but had to return shortly afterwards after one of the pilots fell ill. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

2 Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Punjab, Pakistan

By George Hatcher

A two-seater trainer plane crashed in Punjab, Pakistan, on February 24th. The plane, belonging to Shaheen Air, went down shortly after taking off from a flight training school in Faisalabad, Punjab. There were 2 people aboard at the time, including the instructor and trainee pilot. Both of them were killed in the crash. The... »

Pilot Injured After Small Plane Crashed in Burke County, NC

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Burke County, North Carolina, on February 6th. The plane caught fire after it went down on Jamestown Road, Morganton. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, suffered non-life threatening injuries. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Clay Center Municipal Airport

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Clay Center Municipal Airport in Clay County, Kansas, on January 31st. Authorities said the pilot of the 1976 Cessna Fixed Wing plane was forced to land in emergency due to engine issues. The plane landed without landing gear. The pilot, Jeffrey M. Clarke, 35, and his... »

Small Plane Crashed in Missouri; Two Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Gimlin Airport in Ozark, Missouri, on January 26th. The plane carrying a flight instructor and a student pilot went down while it was attempting to land at the airport. Both people aboard the plane were injured in the accident and were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

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