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Small Plane Crash in Florida Kills Five on Christmas Eve

A small plane crashed at Bartow Municipal Airport, Florida, on December 24th.

The incident happened immediately after the plane took off from the main runway, in dense fog.

There were five people aboard the plane; all of them were killed in the crash. They were identified as the pilot John Hugh Shannon, 70, his daughters, Olivia Shannon, 24, and Victoria Shannon Worthington, 26, Worthington’s husband, Peter Worthington, 27, and family friend Krista Clayton, 32.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

A Summit Air freight flight crashed on the runway of Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Chaurikharka, Nepal, on May 27th.

The Let L-410 flying from Kathmandu, Nepal, was about to land when it hit a tree near the runway and hit the land. The incident happened due to fog.

The aircraft sustained technical problems.

Captain and the first officer were killed in the crash. All three crew members sustained injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

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Bad Weather Diverts Piper Cherokee to Parsonsfield

A single-engine Piper Cherokee had to divert and make an emergency landing at Province Lake Golf Course, Parsonsfield, Maine, at 7:50 A.M. on July 18.

The plane, en-route from Waterville/Kings County Municipal Airport, Canada, to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, had to be landed in emergency due to fog and heavy rain.

The plane landed safely. The sheriff’s department confirmed that the pilot, identified as Gary Soucy, 66, remained unhurt.

The FAA was notified.

Pilot Escapes Injury as Cessna Makes Emergency Landing in Western Australia

CessnaA Cessna 210 made an emergency landing on a bush track in Djugun, east of Broome, in Kimberley, Western Australia, on May 3.

The single-engine aircraft was flying from Alice Springs to Broome when the pilot had to land in emergency due to thick fog.

The plane sustained minor damage during landing, however, the pilot remained uninjured.

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Turkish Airlines Jet Skids Off Runway at Kathmandu Airport

Turkish airlinesA Turkish Airlines passenger jet, operating flight # TK726, skidded off the runway at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 4.

The accident happened in dense foggy conditions, when the Airbus A330, carrying 224 people, was coming from Istanbul, Turkey.

The plane ended up on its nose and the passengers had to use emergency slides to exit.

None of the passengers and crew members sustained serious injuries.

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