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Hungarian Fighter Jets Intercept Blue Air Plane After Loss of Communication

Blue Air flight 0B-405 was intercepted by two Hungarian fighter jets on May 31st.

The Boeing 737-500 plane heading from Constanta, Romania, to Paris-Beauvais Airport, France, was intercepted after it lost contact with ATC in the Hungarian air space.

The communication was subsequently restored and the plane continued for a safe landing in France.

Small Planes Hit Each Other during Parachutist Competition; 4 Killed

Two small planes crashed into each other near Godollo, Pest County, Budapest, Hungary, on September 18th.

The planes collided during a parachutist competition, when one of them lost contact with the air control.

4 people list their lives in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Light Plane Crashes into Mountains in Macedonia; 6 Killed

A light plane crashed into the mountains in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, on September 7th.

The aircraft travelling from Treviso, Italy, lost contact with the control centre just six miles away from Skopje Airport.

All 6 people onboard were killed in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Light Plane Crash Lands in Western Australia after Losing Power

A two-seater light plane crash landed on to a service road near Muirs Highway in Mount Barker, Western Australia, on September 5th.

The RV9 lost all its power while the pilot was trying to make an emergency landing and hit the trees before crash landing.

The pilot and his wife were rescued with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

Student Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash in Massachusetts

A small Cessna 150 lost power and crash landed in Littleton, Massachusetts, on August 19th.

According to sources the plane was at 2000 feet when it was seen coming down and crashing into a wooded area.

The pilot was successfully pulled out of the plane and received no injuries.

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Louisiana after Lost Cabin Pressure

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-775 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Louisiana, on July 29th.

The Boeing 737-700 en-route from Tampa, Florida, to San Antonio, Texas, had to divert due to loss of cabin pressure.

The plane landed safely.

All 125 passengers and 5 crew members aboard remained unhurt.

REACH Aircraft Crashes in California; 4 Killed

REACH AirA REACH Air Medical Services aircraft crashed in Humboldt County, North Coast, California, on July 29th.

The Piper PA31 flying from Crescent City Airport, to Oakland International Airport, California, was mid-air when the crew declared emergency due to smoke in its cockpit, and later it lost connection with radar.

The plane debris was found the next morning.

All 4 people onboard including 3 crew members and one patient were killed.

Delta Airlines Flight Intercepted by Greek F-16 Fighter Jets

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-8957 was intercepted by two Greek F-16 fighter aircrafts on May 19th.

According to the airline, the radio contact with Greek ATC was lost for a brief period of time when the Boeing 767-400, en-route from Frankfurt, Germany, to Kuwait, was transiting through Greek Airspace.

The fighter jets returned to the airbase as the communication was restored.

The flight continued to Kuwait.

CityJet Plane Intercepted by Typhoon Fighters in England due to Communication Loss

CityJetCityJet flight AF-1558 was intercepted by two British Typhoon fighter planes upon entering in British Airspace in Yorkshire, England, on May 2nd.

The Avro RJ-85 was flying from Paris, France, when it lost radio communication with the ATC right after entering the British Airspace.

The plane accompanied by Typhoons landed safely Newcastle Airport, UK.

No one was injured.

Small Plane Crashed on Lake Gaston, North Carolina

A small plane crashed on Lake Gaston, North Carolina, on April 24th.

The 2005 Maule 235 single engine-plane was attempting to land when the pilot lost control and it flipped three times.

There were three people aboard, including the pilot Paul Heaton, of Roanoke Rapids, and two passengers; none of them were hurt.

The incident is being investigated.

Alaska Airlines Plane Returns to Portland International Airport

AlaskaAlaska Airlines flight 644 had to return and make an emergency landing at Portland International Airport, Oregon, on April 13th.

The plane took off for Phoenix, Arizona, but had to return shortly afterwards after it lost pressurisation.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 144 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

Small Plane Crashed in Waushara County

A small plane crashed in Marion town, Waushara County, Wisconsin, on March 12th.

Authorities said the plane lost power before it went down in a marsh near 21st Court.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured. He was taken to Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah.

The FAA is investigating.

Air Kasthamandap Plane Crash-Lands in Nepal; 2 Killed, 9 Injured

Air Kasthamandap flight 9N-AJB crash-landed in Chilkhaya, Kalikot district of Nepal, on February 26th.

The single engine PAC 750 plane took off from Nepalgunj and was heading to Jumla when it developed some technical problems and went down. Authorities said the plane lost contact with the control tower just 11 minutes after take off.

There were 11 people aboard at the time, including the pilot Dinesh Neupane, the co-pilot Santosh Rana, and nine passengers. The pilot and the co-pilot were killed in the crash while the passengers were injured.

The injured were airlifted to Nepalgunj Medical College.

The government has appointed a four-member commission to investigate the accident.

Plane Crashes into Long Island Sound; 3 Rescued, 1 Missing

A small plane crashed into Setauket Harbor, Long Island Sound, New York, on February 20.

The Piper PA-28 was flying from Massachusetts when it lost engine power, prompting the pilots to make a crash-landing.

There were four people aboard at the time, including the student pilot Austricio Ramirez who was flying the plane when it began experiencing issues, and the instructor pilot Nelson Gomez who took over the control afterwards and landed the plane in Setauket Harbor.

Authorities said Ramirez, Gomez, and a third passenger Wady Perez were rescued by the officers. The fourth person, identified as 23-year-old Gerson Salmon-Negron, remains missing.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Two Injured after Small Plane Crashed in Robertson County

A Cessna 210 crashed near the intersection of Jack Rabbit Lane and OSR East in Robertson County, Tennessee, on February 16.

The plane was en-route from Arlington to College Station, Texas, when it lost engine power and went down on the Circle X Ranch.

There were three people aboard at the time; two of them, including James Guinn, 54, and his wife Kay, sustained non life-threatening injuries while the third passenger, identified as Melinda Guinn, 76, of Arlington, remained uninjured.

The FAA is investigating.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Millville Municipal Airport

A 1960 Piper Comanche single-engine plane made an emergency landing at Millville Municipal Airport, Cumberland County, New Jersey, on December 4.

Authorities said the plane was taking off when it lost power and landed on its belly on the grass near a taxiway.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Roger Buck of Berlin and his passenger Roland Arthur of Lumberton. Buck sustained minor injuries in the incident while Arthur remained unhurt.

The plane, registered to Buck, was significantly damaged.

The FAA is investigating.

Ukrainian Helicopter Crashed in Slovakia; 6 Killed

A Ukrainian helicopter crashed near Stretavka village, in Zilina, eastern Slovakia, on November 13.

According to the Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak, pilot of the Russian-made Mi2 “was doing dangerous manoeuvrs especially in very bad weather conditions because he was flying very low.”

Six people lost their lives in the crash.

The accident is being investigated.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dane County Field

A Cessna 172 plane made an emergency landing in a field in Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, on October 3.

Air traffic controllers said the pilot reported engine issues before it lost communication and made an emergency landing. The plane was flying from Montevideo, Minnesota at the time.

The 30-year-old pilot, and his only passenger, remained unhurt.

The aircraft was able to take off again and safely landed at Middleton Municipal Airport.

Helicopter Crash in Hickory County

A helicopter failed to return from a flight on May 24 2013 in Missouri. The flight took off at 5:45 p.m.

The Lucas Oil Products-owned helicopter was located crashed, and two people died in the crash.

The NTSB will arrive on site Sunday to begin the investigation. The pilot was flying passenger 21-yearold Missouri State University student Catalina Richard around the perimeter of a Lucas Oil Speedway event. The pilot’s name has hot been released as of this posting.

The helicopter crashed in rural Cross Timbers Missouri.

South American Geophysical Survey Flight DIsappears, Search Underway

What: Chartered Dynamic Aviation geophysical survey flight ( twin-engine Beech King Air, N87V) on behalf of Canadian mining company Prometheus Resources Inc
Where: Guyana South America near the border of Venezuela
When: Saturday Nov 8
Who: 3 men reported missing, including Pilot Wes (James Wesley) Barker, co-pilot, Chris Paris, 23, and Canadian Patrick Murphy, a geophysics technician
Why: Cause is unknown but the search is currently underway although hampered by cloud cover. The plane departed Timehri, in western Guyana at 2:14 p.m. local time and was last reported at 3:06 p.m

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