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Small Plane Crashes at Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport; 2 Injured

A nine-seat single-engine plane crashed at Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport, Georgia, on January 6.

Authorities said the Cobalt Air 727, a Pilatus PC-12 plane, developed some issues while it was taking off for Lexington, Kentucky. The pilot was attempting to land back when the plane ran off the runway 1 and came to stop in a ditch.

There were two people aboard at the time; both of them were injured. They were taken to Memorial University Medical Centre.

The FAA will investigate.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Delta County Airport

A small plane made an emergency landing at Delta County Airport in Michigan, on November 3.

Authorities said the single-engine experimental Kitfox plane had to perform an emergency landing due to gearbox failure that stopped propeller movement.

The plane landed on the north side of the ramp and ended up into a ditch between taxiway and runway.

The pilot remained uninjured.

The NTSB is investigating.

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