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Pilot Injured After Small Plane Crashes in West Jordan, Utah

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in field in West Jordan, Utah, on August 24th. The plane went down shortly after taking off from South Valley Regional Airport. Authorities said it struck multiple power lines and sparked a small grass fire. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, sustained minor injuries. He was taken to... »

Small Plane Crashed in Louisiana; No Injuries Reported

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a hay field in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, on August 17th. Authorities said the Beechcraft Bonanza plane had lost power shortly after taking off from Louisiana Regional Airport. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Spring Airlines Flight Diverts to Shenyang, China

By George Hatcher

Spring Airlines flight 9C-8617 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Shenyang, China, on February 18th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Harbin, China, to Nagoya, Japan, was diverted after a smartphone and a power bank caught fire in the overhead locker. The crew had cooled down the items before the plane... »

Small Plane Crashed in Bayonne, New Jersey; Pilot Injured

By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed in a residential area in Bayonne, New Jersey, on February 19th. The plane went down on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd streets, knocking out some power lines. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured and was taken to Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey. The... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Sauk County

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on U.S. Highway 12 in Sauk County, Wisconsin, on December 28th. The pilot, Stephan Arnold, 69, of Madison, was forced to land on the highway after the plane lost power. The pilot and his only passenger remained unharmed. The plane was flying from Sauk-Prairie Airport in Prairie... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Fresno

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a field in Fresno, California, on November 18th. Authorities said the pilot decided to land near Highway 180 and Marks Avenue after the plane experienced an issue with the power. There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them remained unharmed. The plane was... »

Light Plane Crash Lands in Western Australia after Losing Power

By George Hatcher

A two-seater light plane crash landed on to a service road near Muirs Highway in Mount Barker, Western Australia, on September 5th. The RV9 lost all its power while the pilot was trying to make an emergency landing and hit the trees before crash landing. The pilot and his wife were rescued with minor... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to APU Problem

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1183 made an emergency landing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on August 22nd. The plane was en-route from Norfolk, Virginia to Atlanta, Georgia, when the crew reported issues with the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) and decided to divert to Myrtle Beach for an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. There were... »

Student Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash in Massachusetts

By George Hatcher

A small Cessna 150 lost power and crash landed in Littleton, Massachusetts, on August 19th. According to sources the plane was at 2000 feet when it was seen coming down and crashing into a wooded area. The pilot was successfully pulled out of the plane and received no injuries. Download article as PDF »

Hot Air Balloon Crashes in Texas; 16 Killed

By George Hatcher

A hot air balloon crashed near the small town of Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas, on the morning of July 30th. According to sources the hot air balloon hit the power transmission lines and its basket caught fire, leading to the crash. All 16 people on board were killed. The crash remains under investigation. Download... »

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August 2018
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  • Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Returns to Buenos Aires After Bird Strike https://t.co/5aoFWkOTOy
    about 9 hours ago
  • EAT Leipzig Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problem https://t.co/cHRXn5p80T
    about 9 hours ago
  • Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing with Cracked Windshield https://t.co/sdlceJCHMZ
    about 9 hours ago
  • DHL Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/Qz4Oenfh95
    about 9 hours ago
  • Experts: Stolen plane incident a blueprint for terrorists, 'wake-up call' for airlines https://t.co/piP6gjqs4f via @KING5Seattle
    about 23 hours ago