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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... »

Bulgaria Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Bulgaria Air flight FB-8798 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rijeka, Croatia, on June 1st. The plane took off for Sofia, Bulgaria, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

A Pegasus Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on February 13th. The plane en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bahrain was diverted after a passenger became ill. The plane landed safely. The passenger received medical treatment at the airport. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

Germanwings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cologne

By George Hatcher

Germanwings flight 4U-24 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cologne, Germany, on December 20th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Berlin, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a landing gear issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash in New Mexico after Engine Glitch

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a farmland in Bloomfield, New Mexico, on the morning of October 28th. The Cirrus SR22 encountered engine malfunction mid-air and crashed shortly afterward. The pilot, who was the only person onboard, rescued himself through a parachute and escaped without injuries. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in New Mexico

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed shortly after taking off from Grants-Milan Municipal Airport, Grants, Cibola County, New Mexico, on the evening of September 26th. The Piper PA-32R-300, carrying 2 passengers and the pilot, had its engine sputtering before it went down. All three people miraculously survived the crash with no injuries whereas the plane burst... »

Single-Engine Plane Crashes in Alaska; Pilot Injured

By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off from an airstrip near Caribou Street and Bogard Road in Wasilla, Alaska, on the morning of September 16th. According to sources, the plane had encountered some mechanical issues that resulted in the crash. The pilot was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The crash remains under... »

Egypt Air Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

By George Hatcher

Egypt Air flight MS-780 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on April 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a problem with one of its doors. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crash-Landed in a British Columbia Field

By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed in a field near Vernon airport in British Columbia, Canada, on December 23. Authorities said the plane experienced engine failure shortly after it took off from Vernon airport. According to Vernon’s fire captain Chris Robinson, “The pilot landed in the field just next to the airport. There was just a... »

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