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Small Plane Crashes in Camarillo, California; Father, Son Killed

A small plane crashed in Camarillo, California, on June 4th.

Authorities said the single-engine plane went down in a private property in Marvella Court.

There were two people aboard at the time, including James Harlan, 57, and his son, Dylan Harlan,15; both of them were killed in the crash.

The incident is being investigated.

Brazil Supreme Court Judge Overseeing Corruption Probe Killed in Plane Crash

A small plane crashed in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 19th.

The plane had taken off from Sao Paulo shortly before it went down near the coastal town of Paraty.

The plane was carrying 3 people, including Brazilian supreme court Justice Teori Zavasck. All of them were killed in the crash.

Justice Zavasck was overseeing an investigation into a billion-dollar bribery scandal involving a group of elected officials.

Small Plane Crash Lands in Golf Course in Kansas

A small plane crash landed in Tallgrass Golf Course, Greenleaf Court, Wichita, Kansas, on March 18.

The Mooney M20C, heading from Nashville to Jabara Airport, had some problem with its engine when the pilot decided to land in emergency.

The plane received major damage to its wings.

Both the pilot and one passenger survived but suffered from injuries of varying intensities.

Small Plane Crashed in Waushara County

A small plane crashed in Marion town, Waushara County, Wisconsin, on March 12th.

Authorities said the plane lost power before it went down in a marsh near 21st Court.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured. He was taken to Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah.

The FAA is investigating.

Chinese Court Jailed the Pilot Over Deadly Henan Airlines Plane Crash

A Chinese court has sentenced the pilot of the Henan Airlines flight which crashed in Yichun, Heilongjiang province of China in 2010, killing 44 people.

It is believed that the ill-fated Embraer E-190 plane crashed in heavy fog after the main pilot, Qi Quanjun, decided to land without being able to see the runway properly. There were 91 passengers aboard the plane, around half of which were government officials. Quanjun survived the accident with serious facial injuries.

After more than 4 years, a local Chinese court, on December 19, has ordered to jail the pilot for 3 years on the grounds of ‘causing a major airline accident’ and not properly evacuating the passengers.

MH17 Crash: Mother of German Victim Sues Ukrainian Government

Malaysia AirlinesMother of a German victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has sued the Ukrainian government for keeping the airspace open during military conflict.

The MH17, en-route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed on July 17 in the Ukrainian airspace. It is presumed that the plane crashed after it was shot by a surface-to-air missile fired from Donetsk region of Ukraine. All 298 people aboard the plane were killed in the crash.

According to media reports, the mother of a German victim has claimed that the government of Ukraine did not close the airspace during military conflict because of millions of dollars which the country makes through foreign commercial flights. She has filed the case in the European Court of Human Rights, asking for about $1 million as a compensation for the suffering she had to endure.

Renowned German lawyer Elmar Giemula, who is a professor of aviation law, will be presenting the case in court.

Thomas Cook Flight Diverted to Bermuda due to Drunk Passenger

Thomas CookA Thomas Cook flight had to make an unscheduled landing in Bermuda, at around 6 p.m. on November 24.

The flight was on its way from Manchester, England, to Cuba when a British man, identified as Mohammed Khelya, started threatening the flight crew, passengers and even his new wife. The pilot decided to divert to Bermuda while the crew members handcuffed the unruly passenger and kept him restrained at the back of the aircraft.

The Airbus A330 safely landed at LF Wade International Airport where the security officials arrested Khelya.

An airline spokesperson said, ‘Thomas Cook Airlines can confirm that flight TCX244 from Manchester to Holguin, Cuba, diverted to Bermuda and a customer was removed from the aircraft and detained by local police…We operate a zero-tolerance policy towards any behaviour on board our aircraft that affects the safety and welfare of our customers and crew.”

Khelya was presented in Bermudan court on Tuesday where Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo fined him $3000.

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