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Skydive Aircraft Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Colorado after Catching Fire

By George Hatcher

A skydive aircraft had to return and make a safe emergency at Colorado Springs East Airport, Ellicott, Colorado, on August 7th. The plane carrying 11 skydivers caught fire after it struck a bird. The plane landed safely. All skydivers evacuated the aircraft and remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Skydiving Tour Plane Crashes in Hawaii; 5 Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Port Allen Airport on the island of Kauai in Hawaii, on May 23rd. The single engine Cessna 182H plane, belonging to Skydive Kauai, was conducting a skydive tour when it went down. Five people, including the pilot, two skydive instructors, and two tandem jumpers, were killed in the crash.... »

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  • Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport https://t.co/6U3Wjq14yI
    about 8 hours ago
  • Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication https://t.co/JA5PpghhJV
    about 8 hours ago
  • American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charlotte https://t.co/bpjWKqc53b
    about 8 hours ago
  • Air Wisconsin Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tri-Cities Airport https://t.co/f9Qe7uhKHi
    about 8 hours ago
  • Ecuador: 24 Killed, 22 Injured in Tourist Bus Crash via @indiacom https://t.co/T61Dyrre58
    about 18 hours ago