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Two Killed After Small Plane Crashes in Topeka, Kansas

A small plane crashed near Philip Billard Municipal Airport in Topeka, Kansas, on July 31st.

The 1965 Piper PA-30 fixed wing plane was carrying two people when it went down.

Both occupants were killed in the crash. They were identified as pilot William Leeds, 76, of Mission, Kansas, and co-pilot James Bergman, 55, of Leawood, Kansas.

The crash is being investigated.

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Tallahassee due to Smell of Smoke in Cabin

United Airlines flight UA-1239 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Tallahassee, Florida, on June 13th.

The Boeing 737-900 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after smell of smoke was noticed in the cabin.

The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and fifty-five people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Single Engine Plane Crashes in California; 2 Killed

A single-engine plane crashed at Lake Berryessa between Pleasure Cove Marina and Markley Cove Resort in Napa County, California, on the morning of May 8th.

The two men aboard the Icon A5, identified as Jon Murray Karkow, 55, and his passenger Cagri Sever, 41, were killed in the crash. Both were employees of Icon Aircraft.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Small Plane Crashed at Eureka Municipal Airport

A small plane crashed at the Eureka Municipal Airport in Greenwood County, Kansas, on November 4th.

The plane was attempting to the land at the airport when it crash-landed and came to stop on its top.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot George Douglas, 69, and his passenger Lawrence Stapleton, 55. Authorities said Douglas remained uninjured, however, Stapleton sustained minor injuries.

CSA Czech Airlines Plane Diverts to Frankfurt

CSACSA Czech Airlines flight OK-520 made an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 30th.

The plane heading from Prague, Czech Republic, to Dusseldorf, Germany, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines.

The plane landed safely. All 55 passengers remained unhurt.

Carpatair Plane Overruns Runway in Sweden

CarpatairCarpatair flight 2N-4856 overran the runway after failing to stop before the end of the runway at Gallivare Airport, Gallivare, Sweden, on April 6th.

The Fokker 100, flying from Arvidsjaur, Sweden, had landed on Gallivare’s runway when it could not stop and ended up with its nose gear on soft ground.

The plane received minor damage.

All 55 passengers onboard remained unharmed.

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in New York after Lightning Strike

American AirlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-4233 had to divert and make an emergency landing at John. F. Kennedy Airport, New York, on March 17.

The Embraer ERJ-175, en-route from Raleigh, North Carolina to La Guardia Airport, NY was struck by lightning, due to which the crew diverted for a safe landing.

The plane landed safely.

All 55 passengers and 4 crew members onboard remained unhurt.

American Eagle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Wichita

American eagleAn American Eagle flight made an emergency landing at Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on March 7th.

The Embraer jet, heading from Grand Island, Nebraska, to Dallas, Texas, had to be diverted after a smoke detector went off in the baggage compartment.

The plane landed safely. All 55 people on-board remained unhurt.

No evidence of fire was found upon inspection.

3 Dead, 1 Missing after Small Plane Crashes in Victoria

A small plane crashed into water at Barwon Heads on Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, on January 29.

Authorities said the four-seater plane, flying from Moorabbin, went down some 2 kilometers off Collendina Beach.

Three people were killed in the accident while a fourth occupant is missing. The passengers included a 68-year-old man from Noble Park, a 63-year-old woman from Black Rock, a 65-year-old man from Black Rock, and 55-year-old man from Mordialloc.

The incident is being investigated.

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