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Small Plane Crashes in Alva, Oklahoma; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

A small plane crashed in Alva, Oklahoma, on November 4th.

The plane, performing a teaching flight, was approaching the Alva Regional Airport when it experienced a mechanical failure and went down.

The instructor David Chael, 61, was killed in the crash. The student Cortney Washburn, 39, was injured and was rushed to a hospital.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ontario

A small plane had to make an emergency landing on a private airstrip in Grey Highlands, Ontario, Canada, at around 1:44 P.M. on August 16th.

The plane, en-route to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Ontario, from Brampton, Ontario, had to make an emergency landing due to mechanical failure.

The airplane dug into the ground, damaging its nose.

The pilot and his only passenger remained unhurt.

Vision Air Plane Lands in Emergency at Las Vegas Airport

Vision airA Vision Air plane had to make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, at around 2:35 p.m. on August 5.

The decision for emergency landing was made after a mechanical failure was noticed in the aircraft, carrying 19 people at the time.

The plane landed uneventfully and no injuries were reported. The passengers were off-loaded at Terminal 1 and the plane was towed out of the terminal. A shuttle bus transported the passengers back to North Las Vegas.

Vision Air is a tourist company operating out of North Las Vegas.

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