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Small Plane Crashed in Wallingford, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Meriden Markham Municipal Airport in Wallingford, Connecticut, on April 24th. Authorities said that Joseph Tomanelli, 56, and his son Daniel Tomanelli, 21, were practicing takeoffs and landings when the plane went down. Joseph Tomanelli was killed in the crash while his son was injured. The incident is being investigated.... »

Plane Crash Near Zimbabwe-Mozambique Border Kills 6

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Vumba Mountains in Zimbabwe, on March 27th. The plane was heading from Beira, Mozambique, to Mutare, Zimbabwe when it went down. There were 6 people aboard, including 2 crew members and 4 passengers; all of them were killed in the crash. The accident is being investigated. Download article... »

Four Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Blount County, Alabama

By George Hatcher

A Cessna 210 plane crashed in Hayden, Blount County, Alabama, on March 25th. Authorities said the plane was heading from Kissimmee, Florida, to Jackson, Tennessee, when it went down. Four people were killed in the crash, including a 45-year-old man, a 43-year-old woman, a 16-year-old boy, and a 14-year-old girl. They are believed to... »

Flydubai Flight FZ-981 Crash: Monument to Commemorate Victims Unveiled in Russia

By George Hatcher

One year after Flydubai flight FZ-981 crashed at Rostov-on-Don airport, Russia, a monument to commemorate the victims was unveiled near the airport. The plane was coming from Dubai on March 19th, 2016, when it crashed amid bad weather conditions, claiming the lives of 62 people. The monument, named Interrupted Flight, has been designed by... »

Four Killed After Police Helicopter Crashes in Mexico

By George Hatcher

A police helicopter crashed in the hills near Mexicali, in the state of Baja California, Mexico, on March 14th. The state police helicopter was on a mission to recover the body of a female hiker when it got tangled in power cables and went down. Four people were killed in the crash, including the... »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed near Hesperia Airport, CA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Hesperia Airport, California, on March 7th. Authorities said the ultralight plane went down near the north end of the airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the accident. He was later identified as Robert Alexander, 55, of Hesperia, California. The incident is being investigated.... »

FAA Aviation Safety Rating for Kenya

By George Hatcher

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has announced that Kenya complies with international safety standards. Kenya has been granted a Category 1 rating under the International Aviation Safety Assessment program. Kenya’s civil aviation authority meets International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards. With a Category 1 rating, Kenyan air carriers can secure FAA... »

2 Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Punjab, Pakistan

By George Hatcher

A two-seater trainer plane crashed in Punjab, Pakistan, on February 24th. The plane, belonging to Shaheen Air, went down shortly after taking off from a flight training school in Faisalabad, Punjab. There were 2 people aboard at the time, including the instructor and trainee pilot. Both of them were killed in the crash. The... »

Small Plane Crashed Near Tweed-New Haven Airport, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Tweed-New Haven Airport in Connecticut, on February 22nd. Authorities said the Piper PA 38 plane went down in a nearby swamp immediately after taking off from the airport. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was killed in the accident while the other one was... »

Small Plane Crashed in Barrow County, GA; Two Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Barrow County Airport in Winder, Georgia, on February 16th. Barrow County Emergency Services Captain Scott Dakin said the airport employees spotted the wreckage while coming back after the lunch break. “When they came down the road they did see the plane in the wood line just along the road... »

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