Aviation News, Headlines & Alerts
Tag: <span>injuries</span>

Delta Airlines Plane Encounters Turbulence Near LaGuardia Airport

Delta Airlines flight DL-2056 encountered turbulence near LaGuardia Airport, New York, on February 24th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from New Orleans, Louisiana, was on final approach to LaGuardia Airport, when it hit turbulence, prompting the crew to go around.

The plane subsequently landed safely.

Four passengers were injured in the incident.

Small Plane Crashes into Home in Florida; 1 Dead, 2 Injured

A small plane crashed into a home near the Winter Haven Regional Airport, Florida, on February 23rd.

The incident happened when instructor pilot James Wagner, 64, and student pilot Timothy Sheehy, 33, were performing simulated engine failure training.

Wagner was killed in the crash while Sheehy survived with minor injuries.

Authorities said one occupant of the house, 17-year-old Carmele Ngalamulume, was injured. All other occupants, including two people inside the house and three children playing in the front yard, remained unhurt.

Small Plane Crashes in Tehachapi Mountains; 1 Dead, 2 Missing

A small plane crashed in the Tehachapi Mountains, California, on February 21st.

The incident happened when the plane was transporting at least three people from San Luis Obispo to Whiteman Airport in Pacoima.

Rescue teams found one dead body near the wreckage while other two occupants of the plane remain missing.

Miami-Bound American Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

American Airlines flight AA-1204 encountered turbulence on the way to Miami, Florida, on February 5th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from San Jose, Costa Rica, when it encountered severe turbulence that injured a flight attendant.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The flight attendant was transported to a hospital.

Boeing 707 Cargo Plane Crashes in Iran; 15 Dead

A cargo plane crashed at Fath Airport in Karaj, Iran, on January 14th.

Authorities said the Boeing 707 cargo plane overshot the runway, hit a wall and caught fire.

There were sixteen people aboard at the time; fifteen of them were killed in the crash, while one person survived.

The plane was brining meat from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan at the time.

Small Plane Crashes in Florida due to Mechanical Issue

A small plane crashed into a marshy area near Orlando Apopka Airport, Orange County, Florida, on the night of December 30th.

The Cessna 400 had to abort its landing after spotting a deer on the runway. The plane faced mechanical issue after turning around.

The plane sustained significant damage.

The 61-year old pilot was taken to a nearby hospital for first aid.

American Airlines Flight Suffers Turbulence; 3 Injured

American Airlines flight AA-5781 encountered turbulence on the way to Austin, Texas, on December 26th.

The incident happened after the plane, originally heading from San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, was diverted due to traffic and weather conditions at DFW airport.

Three people were injured due to turbulence. Two of them were taken to a hospital while the third person was treated at the airport.

Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Denver due to Fumes On-Board

Spirit Airlines flight NK-395 made an emergency landing in Denver, Colorado, on December 16th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Las Vegas, Nevada, was diverted due to fumes on board.

The plane landed safely. Three passengers and two crew members were treated by medical teams at the airport.

Seven Government Officials Killed in Sudan Helicopter Crash

A helicopter carrying local government officials crashed in Al-Qadarif, Sudan, on December 9th.

The incident happened when the officials, including Al-Qadarif governor Mirghani Saleh and members of the security committee, were on a security inspection flight.

Seven people were killed in the crash. The deceased include governor Mirghani Saleh and six other officials.

Several others were injured and were taken to a hospital.

Las Vegas-Bound Spirit Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

Spirit Airlines flight NK-1069 suffered turbulence on the way to Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 1st.

The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Cleveland, Ohio, was on approach to Las Vegas when it hit turbulence that injured a flight attendant.

The plane continued for a safe landing.

Small Plane Crashes into Fort Lauderdale Autism Center; 2 Dead

A small plane crashed into a therapy center for autistic children in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on December 1st.

The Cessna 335 plane was carrying two people when it crashed through the roof of the building that had eight teachers and five children inside.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. One of the teachers inside the building suffered minor injuries.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

VietJet Plane Loses Nose Wheels on Landing at Buon Ma Thuot Airport; 6 Injured

VietJet flight VJ-356 lost both nose wheels on landing at Buon Ma Thuot Airport, Vietnam, on November 29th.

The incident happened when the plane was coming from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The plane was evacuated via emergency slides. Six passengers sustained minor injuries and were taken to hospitals.

Small Plane Crashes in St. Petersburg; Four Injured

A small plane crashed in the waters off Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg, Florida, on November 28th.

The plane was carrying four people when it went down just after 12:30 p.m.

Good Samaritans and the Coast Guard were able to rescue all four occupants of the plane. They were taken to the nearby Coast Guard station for medical assistance and one of them had to be later shifted to a hospital.

Buenos Aires-Bound Aerolineas Argentinas Plane Hits Turbulence

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1293 encountered turbulence on the way to Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 24th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, when it hit turbulence that injured two people.

The plane continued for a safe landing.

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.

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.

Cargo Plane Skids Off Runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport; 4 Injured

Sky Lease Cargo flight KKE 4854 skidded off the runway after landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia, Canada, on November 7th.

The incident happened when the Boeing 747 cargo jet was coming from Chicago, Illinois.

Four crew members aboard the plane sustained minor injuries and were taken to a hospital.

Frontier Airlines Flight Returns to Islip due to Fumes On-Board

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1851 had to return and make an emergency landing in Islip, New York, on November 1st.

The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but had to turn back due to fumes in the cockpit.

The plane landed back safely. A crew member and two passengers were taken to a hospital while seven other passengers received medical assistance at the airport.

Content not attributed to or linked to original, is the property of AirFlightDisaster.com; all rights reserved.

Site Credits