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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... »

Small Plane Crashed in San Diego County; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Ramona in San Diego County, California, on February 12th. The Cessna plane, carrying three people, was on an instructional flight when it went down on a mountainside. A 20-year-old woman was killed in the crash while two other people were injured. The plane was registered to American Aviation Academy.... »

FAA and Santa Monica Settlement

By George Hatcher

WASHINGTON–The Federal Aviation Administration and Santa Monica, California agreed on the future of Santa Monica Airport.The city agrees to maintain continuous and stable operation of the airport until December 31, 2028. After that date, Santa Monica has the right to close the airport.Santa Monica can shorten the airport’s single runway from 4,973 to 3,500... »

Brazil Supreme Court Judge Overseeing Corruption Probe Killed in Plane Crash

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 19th. The plane had taken off from Sao Paulo shortly before it went down near the coastal town of Paraty. The plane was carrying 3 people, including Brazilian supreme court Justice Teori Zavasck. All of them were killed in the... »

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