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Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

Delta Airlines flight DL-4521 made an emergency landing in Helena, Montana, on June 24th.

The plane heading from Pasco, Washington, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, was diverted due to issues with the cabin pressure.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Small Plane Crashed into House near Helena Regional Airport; 2 Injured

Piper PA-28A single engine Piper PA-28 plane crashed into a house near Helena Regional Airport in Montana, just before 12:30 p.m. on January 20.

According to Helena Assistant Fire Chief Ken Wood, the aircraft clipped a tree before it crashed into a section of house and a shed.
Two men, both in their 70s, were injured in the accident and were taken to St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena. Their identities have not yet been confirmed.

The homeowner James Samargo and his girlfriend Jennifer Loayza were inside the house at the time but remained unharmed.

The plane, registered to Robert Henry Koch and Kristina Koch of Helena, sustained heavy damage. Authorities said a power line was also affected in the wreck.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crashed in Helena, Alabama, 4 Injured

Piper crashA small plane crashed in a yard at the 4500 block of the South Shades Crest road, in Helena, Alabama, at around 2 p.m. on August 1.

All 4 people aboard the plane survived with minor injuries. They have been identified as the pilot, Dan Smith, and the passengers Andy Smith, Sharon Smith and a 17-year-old female whose name has not been disclosed. All of them hail from Tennessee. They were taken to local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Jefferson and Shelby County sheriff’s deputies and Helena police and firefighters arrived on the scene immediately after the crash. Helena police Detective Sgt. Chris Rollan said the pilot and passengers were saved by the neighbors who pulled them from the plane before it caught fire.

Kathleen Bergen, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the plane was a Piper PA-32 aircraft that left Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport in Panama City, Florida, for Dickson Municipal Airport in Tennessee. The single-engine plane was built in 1978 and registered to Cougar Aviation LLC in Dickson, Tennessee.

The FAA and NTSB were called to determine the cause of crash.

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