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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.

GoJet Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Boston

GoJet Airlines flight DL-6266 had to return and make an emergency landing in Boston, Massachusetts, on February 10th.

The Canadair CRJ-900 plane took off for Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, but had to return shortly afterwards due to smell of smoke in the cockpit.

The plane landed back safely. All 76 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed.

Flybe Plane Diverts to Birmingham

flybeFlybe flight BE-1274 made an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on August 29th.

The plane flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Manchester, England, was diverted after the crew became aware that one of the tires had burst during departure. An airline spokesperson said the plane was diverted as a “precautionary measure to take into consideration more favorable wind conditions”

The plane landed safely. All 76 people aboard remained unhurt.

Small Plane Crashed into Pompano Beach House; 3 Injured

A small plane crashed into a home located at 925 NE 26th Ave. in Pompano Beach, Florida, on April 25th.

The Hawker Beechcraft 76 plane went down shortly after taking off from Pompano Beach Airpark.

There were two men and a woman aboard the plane at the time; all of them were critically injured. Authorities confirmed that no one on the ground was injured.

The aircraft is registered to Florida Aviation Academy.

The FAA is investigating.

Skywest Airlines Jet Returns to Charlotte Due to Flaps Problem

new-united-logoUnited Airlines flight UA-5711 had to make an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 10th.

The Embraer ERJ-175, operated by Skywest Airlines, took off for O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, but had to return shortly afterwards due to problem with flaps.

The plane landed safely. There were 76 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

Two Injured after Small Plane Crashed in Robertson County

A Cessna 210 crashed near the intersection of Jack Rabbit Lane and OSR East in Robertson County, Tennessee, on February 16.

The plane was en-route from Arlington to College Station, Texas, when it lost engine power and went down on the Circle X Ranch.

There were three people aboard at the time; two of them, including James Guinn, 54, and his wife Kay, sustained non life-threatening injuries while the third passenger, identified as Melinda Guinn, 76, of Arlington, remained uninjured.

The FAA is investigating.

Small Plane Crashed in North Carolina; Pilot Killed

A small plane crashed in Riegelwood, North Carolina, on the night of September 11.

The Cessna 172 was heading from Bolton to Wallace when it went down. North Carolina Wing Civil Air Patrol dispatched two aircrafts that found the wreckage at 1:15 a.m. on September 12.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as Gene Pierce, 76, of Duplin County.

The cause of crash is not clear at the moment.

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