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Small Plane Crashes on California Freeway; 2 Injured

A small plane crash-landed on the 405 freeway in Orange County, California, on June 30th.

Authorities said the pilot had declared an emergency shortly after departing from John Wayne airport, and was trying to return when the plane went down and caught fire.

There were two people aboard at the time; both of them were seriously injured.

No other injuries were reported.

Tour Helicopter Crashes in California; 3 Injured

A tour helicopter made a crash landing, hit 2 vans, and caught fire in the parking area of Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Club in California, in the afternoon of May 5th.

The four-seater Robinson R-44 was returning to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport after a tour, when it developed a mechanical problem.

All three people aboard sustained injuries.

The FAA is investigating.

Fedex Federal Express Plane Catches Fire after Main Gear Collapses on Landing

FedExFedex Federal Express flight FX-910 caught fire after landing at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida, on October 28th.

The plane coming from Memphis, Tennessee, had just landed in Florida when the tower noticed fire in the left engine. According to the FAA, the plane’s left main gear had collapsed during landing that resulted in the fire.

There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both of them remained unharmed.

The aircraft sustained considerable damage.

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed in Plainfield, IL

A Piper PA30 plane crashed in Plainfield, Illinois, on July 21st.

The plane was heading to Wisconsin when it went down, causing a house to catch fire.

The pilot Garry T. Bernardo, 58, of Lake Worth, Florida, was killed in the crash. He was the only person aboard the plane.

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