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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 »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in North Topeka, Kansas

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a cornfield in North Topeka, Kansas, on July 1st. The single engine plane was heading from Kansas City, Missouri, to Denver, Colorado, when it lost oil pressure, prompting the pilot to land in emergency. There were two people aboard at the time; none of them were... »

Small Plane Crashes on California Freeway; 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed on the 405 freeway in Orange County, California, on June 30th. Authorities said the pilot had declared an emergency shortly after departing from John Wayne airport, and was trying to return when the plane went down and caught fire. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them... »

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 »

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July 2017
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  • Bus heading for Louisville involved in fatal crash leaving 3 dead https://t.co/jNa9veajov via @courierjournal
    about 10 hours ago
  • Tom Cruise's American Made In Legal Trouble Over Plane Crash Deaths https://t.co/mc8orF4AGy
    about 20 hours ago
  • 11 dead, 9 injured in China road crash involving bus and lorry https://t.co/rfUFp8Ze87 via @IBTimesSG
    about 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fumes aboard Alaska Airlines 737 Seattle-Boston. flight crew declared emergency due to air quality. https://t.co/hiZ6qge5yk
    about 1 day ago
  • #Aviationsafety Tri-M.G Boeing 737 freight flight suffers runway excursion on landing at Wamena Indonesia https://t.co/bGWt1FtGfJ
    about 1 day ago