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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 »

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  • Missouri lake disaster in high winds kills 17, raising new safety concerns about duck boats https://t.co/xVJCMOzzTe
    about 8 hours ago
  • Iberia Flight Returns to Mexico City due to Landing Gear Problem https://t.co/ZPJJCcjAHP
    about 8 hours ago
  • Fighter Jets Intercept American Airlines Flight Bound for Philadelphia https://t.co/8nMlGWNc5M
    about 8 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak https://t.co/xRN40HbqN0
    about 8 hours ago
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brisbane https://t.co/pgKPV7heVU
    about 9 hours ago