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Two Killed After Small Plane Crashes in Texas

A small plane crashed in Fisher County, Texas, on June 15th.

The Cessna 172 plane, carrying two people, struck power lines before it went down near near Abilene.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as Dallas Lee McMahon, 33, of Austin, and Jay “Bob” Robert Leibson, 38, of Burnet.

Authorities said they were on an aerial photography mission at the time.

Envoy Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at DFW Airport

Envoy Air flight MQ-3594 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on December 25th.

The plane took off for Abilene, Texas, but had to turn back due to a possible technical issue.

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

Two Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Texas

A single-engine plane crashed immediately after take off from Elmdale Airpark in Abilene, Texas, on March 1st.

Authorities said the two-seater Vans RV-6 experimental aircraft went down near the end of the runway.

There were two people aboard at the time; Both of them were killed in the crash. They were identified as James Estol Hathcock, 63, and Aaron T. Taylor, 33, both of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

American Eagle Jet in Emergency Landing at Abilene

American eagleAn American Eagle jet, en-route from Midland to Dallas-Fort Worth, had to make an unscheduled in Abilene, Texas, on October 14.

According to airline spokesperson Matt Miller, the pilots declared emergency after a warning light indicated a braking system malfunction.

The Bombardier CRJ700 aircraft, landed uneventfully at Abilene Regional Airport and none of the 52 passengers and 4 crew members was hurt.

The aircraft was taken for examination.

AA Flight 1225 Makes Emergency Landing at Abilene

American AirlinesThe American Airline MD-82 jet experienced a pressurization problem and made an emergency landing at Abilene Regional Airport, Texas, on April 15 at 4:15 pm.

The flight was bound for Dallas, Fort Worth International Airport but it landed just 160 miles short of its final destination. The Jet took off with 133 passengers and five crew members from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico early afternoon.

The Engineers were investigating the possible causes of low pressure.

American Airlines Jet Marooned in Abilene—for Eleven Hours

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Contact photographer Agustin Anaya

What: American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from Los Angeles to Dallas Texas
Where: Abilene
When: Aug 2 2011, 11:30 pm
Who: 112 passengers
Why: While en route, the engine developed problems. The pilot diverted the flight to Abilene, and made a safe landing. Mechanics inspected the engine. Some passengers waited in the airport, and others at local hotels. The replacement jet arrived 11 hours later.

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