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Skydiving Plane Crashes at East Georgia Regional Airport; 4 Killed, 1 Injured

A skydiving plane crashed at East Georgia Regional Airport in Swainsboro, Georgia, on August 25th.

The plane was carrying five people when it went down.

Four people were killed in the crash. They were identified as Staff Sergeant Aliaksandr “Alex” Bahrytsevich, 31, of Raeford, NC; Justin Duff, 42, of Statesboro, GA; Andrew Swenson, 23, of Daytona Beach, FL; and Chris Eldridge, 42, of Rincon, GA.

The fifth occupant of the plane, identified as William Middlebrooks, suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital.

The plane was owned by The Jumping Place Skydiving Center in Statesboro, Georgia.

Small Plane Crashes Near Phoenix Deer Valley Airport; 2 Dead

A small plane crashed near Phoenix Deer Valley Airport, Arizona, on August 20th.

The plane was carrying two people when it went down in Seventh Street near the intersection with Deer Valley Road.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as the pilot Theodore Rich, 54, and his passenger Elaine Carpenter, 49.

Small Plane Crashes Near Camp Verde; 2 Dead

A small plane crashed near Camp Verde, Arizona, on August 18th.

The incident happened when the pilot was taking a friend for a short flight around Yavapai County.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as pilot Glenn Tenniswood, 68, and passenger Ron Walker, 78.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Small Plane Crashes in Maryland; 2 Dead

A small plane crashed in Carroll County, Maryland, on August 18th.

Authorities said the wreckage was found in an open field near Baugher Road in Westminster.

There were two people aboard at the time; both were killed in the crash. They were later identified as the pilot Michael Kilpatrick, 62, and his passenger Robert Johnson, 56.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

JU-Air Plane Crashes in Swiss Alps; 20 Dead

A JU-Air plane crashed on the Piz Segnas mountain in Switzerland, on August 4th.

The incident happened when the plane was heading from Locarno to Dubendorf, Switzerland.

There were seventeen passengers and three crew members aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash.

The accident is under investigation.

Helicopter Crashes in Puerto Rico; 1 Killed, 3 Injured

A private helicopter crashed on a beach in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, on June 30th.

It is believed that the aircraft was carrying four people when it went down.

One person was killed in the crash. He was identified as Carlos Virelles Jimenez, 53. Three others were injured.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Qantas Flight Diverts to Adelaide After Passenger Dies Mid-Air

Qantas flight QF-2 made an emergency landing in Adelaide, Australia, on June 29th.

The plane heading from London, United Kingdom, to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency and subsequently died.

The plane landed safely.

Small Plane Crashes in Detroit; 2 Dead, 1 Injured

A small plane crashed in Detroit, Michigan, on June 24th.

The plane, carrying three people, was heading to Coleman A. Young International Airport when it hit a power line and went down.

Two people were killed in the crash. The third occupant of the plane was injured.

The FAA and the NTSB will investigate.

Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes in New Jersey

A small plane crashed in Burlington County, New Jersey, on June 13th.

The plane was carrying two people when it went down. Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as Robert Winner, 69, and Timothy Scannevin, 71.

It is believed that they were on an “Angel Flight” mission to transport a patient from Massachusetts to Philadelphia.

Small Plane Crash in Wisconsin Kills Four

A small plane crashed near Monroe Municipal Airport in Green County, Wisconsin, on June 10th.

The Cessna 182 plane was transporting four people from Kenosha to Monroe, Wisconsin, when it went down about a mile north of the airport.

All four people aboard were killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is under investigation.

Small Plane Crashes Off Long Island Coast; 2 Dead, 2 Missing

A small plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Amagansett, New York, on June 2nd.

The incident happened when the Piper PA-31 Navajo plane was carrying four people, including the pilot Jon Dollard, 47, famed Hamptons home builder Ben Krupinski, 70, his wife, Bonnie Bistrian Krupinski, 70, and their grandson, Will Maerov, 22.

As of June 3rd, only two bodies had been recovered. However, all four occupants of the plane are presumed dead.

Small Plane Crash in California Leaves Two Dead

A small plane crashed near Petaluma Municipal Airport in Sonoma County, California, on May 27th.

The plane carrying two people went down shortly after taking off from the airport.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash.

The aircraft was registered to Richard Bristow of Carmichael, California. Bristow’s brother said Bristow and his wife were travelling in the plane when it crashed.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Passenger Plane Crashes in Cuba; Over 100 Dead

A Boeing 737-200 plane, performing flight CU-972 on behalf of Cubana de Aviacion, crashed in Havana, Cuba, on May 18th.

The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana.

There were one hundred and five passengers and six crew members aboard at the time. Authorities said only three passengers survived and were shifted to hospitals in critical condition.

The flight was heading to Holguin, Cuba.

Two Killed in Blair County Plane Crash

A small plane crashed in Williamsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, on April 19th.

The incident happened when the plane was carrying two men who were travelling to University of Notre Dame for an alumni conference.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as Steven Grady and Jim Durkin.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers In-Flight Engine Failure; 1 Killed

On April 17th, a Southwest Airlines plane suffered an in-flight engine failure and got hit by debris from the damaged engine, shattering a passenger window and killing one passenger.

The incident happened when the flight WN-1380 was heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Dallas, Texas.

The crew subsequently initiated an emergency descent and diverted to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Passengers reported that the deceased passenger, identified as Jennifer Riordan, 43, was partially sucked out of the aircraft through the shattered window. She was pulled back in by fellow passengers.

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