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Russian Military Plane Crashed Into Black Sea, Killing 92 Aboard

By George Hatcher

A Russian military plane crashed into the black sea near Sochi, Russia, on the morning of December 25th. The Tupolev Tu-154 plane had just taken off from the Adler airport, Sochi, when it suddenly disappeared from radar. The plane was en-route to the Hmeymim airbase in Latakia, Syria, for a New Year’s Eve concert.... »

Indonesian Military Plane Crashed in Papua; 13 Killed

By George Hatcher

An Indonesian military plane crashed into a mountain in Papua province of Indonesia, on December 18th. The Hercules C-130 plane took off from Timika, Papua, and was preparing to land in Wamena, Papua, when it went down. There were 13 people aboard the plane, including 3 pilots and 10 passengers; all of them were... »

Four Killed as Small Plane Crashes Near Russellville Regional Airport

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Van Horne Road on Crow Mountain, Pope County, Arkansas, on October 29. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane was attempting to take off from Russellville Regional Airport when it went down. There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed. They were identified as the pilot... »

British Airways Jet Crash-Lands in South Africa; No injuries Reported

By George Hatcher

British Airways jet crash-landed at O. R. Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa, on October 26. The Boeing 737-400 plane, operating as Comair flight BA6234, was flying from Port Elizabeth, Cape Town when its left landing gear collapsed upon landing. There were 94 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; all... »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed in Florida

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into trees on FM 696 East in Lee County, Florida, at around 6:30 P.M. on September 27. The pilot was found dead on the scene. It is believed that he was the only person aboard. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashed at Granbury Municipal Airport; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane crashed at Granbury Municipal Airport in Hood County, Texas, on September 24. Authorities said the plane went down and burst into flames just a few hundred yards from Granbury High School. There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them were killed in the crash. The NTSB and the... »

Two Killed in Madison County Plane Crash

By George Hatcher

A single-engine Cessna 150 crashed in Eaton, Madison County, New York, on September 20. The plane, carrying 2 Colgate University students, went down shortly after taking off from Hamilton Municipal Airport. Both occupants of the ill-fated plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as Cathryn Depuy, 18, and Ryan Adams, 18. The... »

Small Plane Crashes in Berks County Cornfield

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a cornfield in Washington Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, on September 21. The plane ended up in an upside down position near 1600 block of Route 100. According to a witness Tyler Moyer, “We heard the engine stall, and then it started back up… The farmer was still picking the... »

2 Injured as Small Plane Crashes in College Station

By George Hatcher

A single-engine Cessna 172 plane crashed in a parking lot in College Station, Texas, on September 17. Authorities said the plane, travelling from Edgewood to Port Aransas, lost power before it went down around 10 miles south of Easterwood Airport. There were 2 people aboard, including the pilot Daniel Albert Fox and his wife... »

5 Killed as Small Plane Crashes in Bacon County, Ga.

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Alma, Bacon County, Georgia, early on September 16. According to Sheriff Richard Foskey, the plane went down after taking off from Bacon County Airport, Alma. There were 5 people onboard, including one woman. All of them were killed in the crash. The NTSB will investigate. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Investigators on scene Fond-du-Lac plane crash
    Left side view of the front of the ATR-42 that crashed just after taking off from the Fond du Lac airport in northern Saskatchewan on Dec. 13, 2017. Transportation Safety Board of Canada / Supplied. X. - A A +. Listen. Photos released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) revealed the ...
  • Plane crash survivors took half an hour to pry open emergency exit
    Arson Fern had a feeling something was wrong when the ATR 42 airplane he and his family were on starting dipping from side to side. "I yelled in our language, in Dene, I said 'We're gonna crash! The plane's gonna crash!'" His wife, Janey, turned to him. "She said 'Arson, what is wrong with you?' […]
  • Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life
    The man piloting a small aircraft that suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff, crash-landing into a Clairemont home and killing two people, has been identified to NBC 7. Josh Reikes has been flying for most of his life, most recently for Sun Country Airlines, according to his LinkedIn page. Reikes was ...
  • Names Released In Calaveras Plane Crash
    Valley Springs, CA – The identities of two elderly men injured in Thursday's plane crash in Calaveras County have been released along with their conditions. As reported here Thursday afternoon, sheriff's officials stated that a witness saw the airplane flying low and believed it may have clipped a tree ...
  • Pilot, passenger identified in Calaveras County small plane crash
    VALLEY SPRINGS — Authorities identified the two men who were aboard a small plane that crashed Thursday in Calaveras County. Pilot Robert Pina, 72, of Lake Camanche and 75-year-old Richard Campbell of Pine Grove, along with a dog, were riding in the 1981 Cessna fixed-wing single-engine ...
  • At least 800-foot wreckage path left after northern Saskatchewan plane crash: TSB
    A plane crash in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage extending at least 800 feet, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The West Wind Aviation plane, a twin-engine ATR-42 turboprop, went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac. Photos of the ...
  • Plane crash renews calls for all-season road into Fond du Lac
    The plane crash outside Fond du Lac this week should be “a wakeup call” for the provincial government to invest in all-season roads into the province's most remote communities, says the MLA who represents northwest Saskatchewan. “It's always just an expensive, dangerous proposition when you ...
  • 3 killed in Germany plane crash
    Berlin, Dec 15 : Three persons have been killed in a small plane crash in Germany, the media reported. The accident on Thursday took place in Ravensburg, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Xinhua news agency reported. The Cessna Citation Mustang Model 510 was on its way from the ...
  • Pilot error blamed in 2016 plane crash that killed three
    SCHOHARIE COUNTY -- A pilot's inadequate pre-flight planning and failure to use all available runway on takeoff likely led to the July 2016 Schoharie County plane crash that killed a Major League Baseball official and two others, according to a final National Transportation Safety Board report issued ...
  • Bruno plane crash photos
    Bruno plane crash photos. The. carrying Brazilian club Chapecoense crashed into a Colombian hillside, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said. The world is too terrible a place to live in, not because of the bad things that happen, AN investigation is under way after a light aircraft ...

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