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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

  • BSF plane crash probe panel castigates force's air wing for 'non existent safety culture'
    NEW DELHI: The Border Security Force's (BSF) air wing — which routinely flies top VVIPs, especially of the home ministry — has been severely castigated by a government panel set up to probe the crash of a BSF Beechcraft Super King Air B 200 soon after takeoff from Delhi airport in December 2015, ...
  • Airport simulates emergency plane-crash
    Meant to reflect a real-life scenario as much as possible, the drill involved approximately 20 plane crash “victims” — portrayed by Adams County Christian School, high school students — who donned makeup that simulated grave injuries. Some of those simulating the most serious injuries even had fake ...
  • Jus' Bekoz: Win with dignity
    At least two of them, and possibly more of those who secretly were complicit and in vile agreement. One Mountaineer fan reportedly chortled something about a plane crash in a bar in Charleston, as reported by a Twitter person, in describing Marshall's loss to in-state rival West Virginia in last Sunday's ...
  • No denying Michigan on path to the Final Four
    ... even went through a plane crash and did everything. The team before that had five NBA first-rounders on it." One thing Beilein will be able to count on Saturday is that his squad will be well-supported. Roughly 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fans turned Staples Center into a quasi-home game.
  • Nepal plane crash victim Piyash Roy's body reaches home
    Barisal, Mar 23 (UNB) – The body of Piyash Roy, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, reached his home in Shitla Khola area of the city early Friday. An ambulance carrying the body arrived here around 3.30am. Earlier, family members received Piyash's body from Hazrat Shah Jalal ...
  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
    Photo by: Photo courtesy Natural Resources Police A Natural Resources Police boat joins a Maryland State Police Boat during search and recovery operations for a plane crash that occurred on March 1. Police announced they ended operations on March 16. The body of the pilot was recovered, but the ...
  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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