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Philippine Air Force Helicopter Crash-Lands in Tarlac Province; 12 Injured

A Philippine Air Force helicopter crash-landed in Tarlac province of Philippines, on November 22nd.

The aircraft was transporting members of the Senate and the House of Representatives when it crash-landed at Colonel Ernesto Rabina Air Base.

Twelve people were injured in the incident.

The incident is being investigated.

3 Killed in North Dakota Air Ambulance Crash

An ambulance plane crashed in Morton County, North Dakota, on November 19th.

The Bismarck Air Medical plane was transporting three people when it went down.

All three occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The deceased include a CHI St. Alexius Health registered nurse, and a Bismarck Air Medical pilot and paramedic.

The NTSB are the FAA are investigating.

Small Plane Crashes at Gainesville Airport; 1 Dead, 1 Injured

A small plane crashed at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, Florida, on November 17th.

The Lancair International Legacy plane was carrying two people when it went down.

The pilot, identified as Robert Carlisle Alberhasky, 68, of Cumming, was killed in the crash. His passenger Mark Lewis, 69, of Flowery Branch, was injured and was taken to a hospital.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crash in Iowa Kills 4

A small plane crashed in Guthrie County, Iowa, on November 9th.

The plane was transporting four people to Osceola, Iowa, when it went down in a cow pasture. It is believed that the pilot had suffered a heart attack and a student pilot was attempting to make an emergency landing at Guthrie Center Airport.

All four people were killed in the crash. They were identified as Edward Ralph Anderson,49, Patrick Kellen,36, Samantha Clark,15, and Tyler Douvia, 28.

Small Planes Collide Mid-Air Over Ottawa; 1 Dead

Two small planes collided mid-air over Ottawa, Canada, on November 4th.

Authorities said one plane went down in a field after the crash while the other one made it to Ottawa International Airport.

One person aboard the plane that crashed in the field was killed.

There were two people aboard the other aircraft; both remained uninjured.

Newlyweds Killed in Helicopter Crash While Leaving Their Wedding

A helicopter crashed near Uvalde, Texas, on November 3rd.

The incident happened when the aircraft was carrying a newlywed couple away from their wedding.

Three people were killed in the crash, including the young couple and the pilot. They were identified as pilot Gerald Green Lawrence, and the passengers Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler.

25 Killed in Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

An Afghan army helicopter crashed in Farah Province, Afghanistan, on October 31st.

The incident happened when the aircraft was carrying twenty-five people from Anar Dara district of Farah Province to Herat province.

All occupants of the aircraft were killed in the crash. The deceased include the deputy corps commander of the western zone and local politicians.

Authorities believe the accident happened due to bad weather.

2 Dead, 2 Injured in New York Helicopter Crash

A helicopter crashed in Beekmantown, New York, on October 30th.

Authorities said the aircraft got tangled in the power lines and caught fire before it went down.

Two occupants of the aircraft were killed in the crash. Two others were injured.

It is believed that the helicopter was contracted by Northline Utilities.

Helicopter Crashes in Sebring, FL; 2 Dead, 1 Injured

A helicopter crashed into a mobile home in Sebring, Florida, on October 31st.

The helicopter was carrying two people when it went down in Sebring Falls Mobile Home Park.

Both occupants of the aircraft were killed in the crash. They were identified as the pilot Christopher Lord, 45, and his passenger Christopher Brugger, 52.

One person on the ground was injured and was taken to a hospital.

Lion Air Plane Crashes in Indonesia; 189 Feared Dead

Lion Air flight JT-610 crashed into the Java Sea in Indonesia, on October 29th.

The incident happened shortly after the Boeing 737-800 MAX plane took off from Jakarta, Indonesia.

There were one hundred and eighty-nine people aboard at the time; all of them are feared dead.

The plane was bound for Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia.

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Boeing Statement on Lion Air Flight JT 610

The Boeing Company is deeply saddened by the loss of Lion Air Flight JT 610. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the families and loved ones of those on board.

Boeing is providing technical assistance at the request and under the direction of government authorities investigating the accident. In accordance with international protocol, all inquiries about this accident investigation must be directed to the investigating authority in charge, the National Transportation Safety Committee of Indonesia.

Owner of Leicester City F.C. Among 5 Dead in Helicopter Crash

A helicopter crashed outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, on October 27th.

The incident happened when the helicopter was carrying five people, including the owner of Leicester City F.C. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, two members of his staff, a passenger, and the pilot.

All occupants of the aircraft were killed in the crash.

Couple Killed in New Mexico Plane Crash

A small plane crashed near Route 66 Casino, west of Albuquerque, New Mexico, on October 16th.

The plane was trying to land at the Double Eagle II Airport in Albuquerque but could not make it. Two people were aboard at the time, including pilot Michael Vavrek, 68, and his wife Judy Vavrek, 67; both were killed in the crash.

The FAA is investigating.

Pilot Dies in Small Plane Crash in Carroll County, Virginia

A small plane crashed in Carroll County, Virginia, on October 7th.

Authorities said Ralph C. Young, 65, of Fayetteville, West Virginia, was flying to Elkin, North Carolina, when his plane went down near the town of Fancy Gap. He was killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Plane Crashes at Greenville Downtown Airport; 2 Dead, 2 Injured

A Dassault-Breguet Falcon 50 plane crashed at Greenville Downtown Airport in South Carolina, on September 27th.

Authorities said the plane went off the runway after landing and crashed at the edge of Airport Road.

Two people were killed in the crash, including the pilot and the co-pilot. Two others were injured and were taken to a hospital.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Air Niugini Flight Lands in Sea Lagoon

Air Niugini flight PX-73 touched down into a sea lagoon off Chuuk International Airport, Micronesia, on September 28th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Pohnpei, Micronesia, was cleared to land at the airport but touched down short of the runway amid heavy rain and low visibility.

All passengers and crew members were able to safely evacuate the plane.

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