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Indian Air Force Aircraft Crashes in Assam; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

An Indian air force helicopter crashed in Majuli, Assam, India, on February 15th. The chopper took off from Jorhat air base and was on a routine sortie when it went down. There were two pilots on board at the time; both were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is under investigation. Download... »

Pilot Killed in Small Plane Crash in Whatcom County, WA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Whatcom County, Washington, on February 12th. The plane was heading from Snohomish County to Bellingham, Washington, when it went down in the Larabee State Park area. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as... »

Small Plane Crashes in Los Angeles County; Four Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Los Angeles County, California, on February 11th. The plane was carrying a family of four when it went down in the Agua Dulce area. All four occupants were killed in the crash. A family member identified them as the pilot Thomas Hastings, 65, his daughter Amber Hill, 27, her... »

Saratov Airlines Plane Crashes near Moscow; 71 Dead

By George Hatcher

Saratov Airlines flight 6W-703 crashed in Ramenskoye district of Russia, on February 11th. The plane was heading from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Orsk, Russia, when it went down in an open field in the Ramenskoye district on the outskirts of Moscow. There were sixty-five passengers and six crew members aboard at the time; all... »

Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon; 3 Dead, 4 Injured

By George Hatcher

A sight-seeing helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, on February 10th. The helicopter, operated by Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, was carrying six passengers and a pilot when it crashed near Quartermaster Canyon on the Hualapai Nation. Three people were killed in the crash. Four others sustained serious injuries and were airlifted to a... »

2 People, Dog Killed in Small Plane Crash in California

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Santee, San Diego County, California, on February 6th. The Cessna 182 Skylane plane, carrying two people and a pair of dogs, went down shortly after taking off from the Gillespie Field Airport. Both people and one of the dogs aboard the plane were killed in the crash. Authorities found... »

Two French Army Helicopters Collide in Mid-Air: Five Killed

By George Hatcher

Two French army training helicopters collided in mid-air between the towns of Cabasse and Carces in southern France, on February 2nd. According to the police, “The helicopters collided. There were three army personnel in one and two in the other. All are dead.” The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in California

By George Hatcher

A Cessna 152 plane crashed in Concord, California, on January 29th. The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Buchanan Field Airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as Christopher Rampoldt, 69, of Martinez. Download article as PDF »

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Garfield County Helicopter Crash

By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed in Garfield County, Washington, on January 27th. The aircraft, operated by Kiwi Air, was carrying three Department of Wildlife biologists when it went down. One person was killed in the crash. Two others were injured and were taken to hospitals. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Killed in Warren County Plane Crash

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Warren County, Indiana, on January 27th. Authorities found the wreckage near the West Lebanon area. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He has not been identified yet. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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