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Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Dorset, England

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Shaftesbury in Dorset, England, on August 26th. Authorities said the Tiger Moth plane went down near Compton Abbas Airfield. There were two people aboard at the time, including the 64-year-old pilot and a 67-year-old passenger. Both of them were killed in the crash. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is... »

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 Orleans County, New York

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a wooded area in Gaines, Orleans County, New York, on August 23rd. The plane had just taken off from Gaines Valley Aviation Airport when it experienced a mechanical problem and went down. The pilot, Earl Luce Jr., 64, of Brockport, was the only one aboard. He remained uninjured. Download... »

Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland; 3 Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Canton of Valais in Switzerland, on August 20th. Authorities said the plane was carrying three people when it went down near the Sanetsch Pass. All three occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The accident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Flagler Beach, Florida

By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing in Flagler Beach, Florida, on August 20th. The 1968 Mooney plane caught fire after landing on the State Road 100 bridge. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. The FAA is investigating. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Jefferson County, OR

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Madras Municipal Airport in Jefferson County, Oregon, on August 19th. The plane was approaching the airport when it crashed and caught fire. The pilot, who is believed to be the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Planet Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff From Greece

By George Hatcher

Small Planet Airlines flight P7-8730 had to reject takeoff from Corfu, Greece, on August 19th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Warsaw, Poland, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a damaged tire. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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 »

Small Plane Carrying Two Crashes in Nova Scotia

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a wooded area in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada, on August 16th. The single-engine plane was carrying two people when it crashed into trees. Both occupants were able to walk after the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Jackson County, GA

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on Highway 441 in Jackson County, Georgia, on August 15th. Authorities said the pilot of the Piper PA-24 plane decided to land on the highway due to an engine failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The plane was en-route to Henry County Airport, Georgia,... »

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