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Small Plane Crashes in Indiana; 3 People, 1 Dog Killed

A small plane crashed in a wooded area near Oldenburg, Indiana, on December 16th.

The incident happened when the single-engine Cessna plane was heading from Kansas City, Missouri, to Frederick, Maryland.

Three people were killed in the crash. Authorities said two dogs were also on-board; one of them was killed while the one survived.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Aurora Municipal Airport, Illinois

A small plane made an emergency landing in a corn field in Sugar Grove, Illinois, on October 6th.

The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Aurora Municipal Airport, Illinois.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Edward Bonifas, 58, and his wife Carmella Bonifas, 65. Both of them remained unharmed.

The plane was heading to Arizona at the time.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crashes in Northwestern Minnesota; 3 Killed

A small plane crashed in Pennington County, Minnesota, on September 23rd.

Authorities said the single-engine Cessna 182 plane went down near Thief River Falls.

The plane was carrying three people at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. The deceased were identified as Moy Wing, 69, Brian Duke, 27, and Zach Ostertag, 26.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crashed in Hawaii; 3 Injured

A small plane crashed near Moanalua Freeway in Mapunapuna, Hawaii, on June 30th.

The Piper PA28 plane was carrying three people when it went down under unknown circumstances.

All three occupants of the plane sustained serious injuries, and were taken to a trauma center.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crashed Near Corona Municipal Airport; 2 Injured

A small plane crashed near Corona Municipal Airport, California, on January 17th.

The single-engine plane had just taken off from the airport when the pilot noticed some issues and attempted to make an emergency landing.

There were two people aboard at the time; both were taken to hospital with moderate to severe injuries.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crashed at Capitol Airport; WI

A small plane crashed while taking off from Capitol Airport in Brookfield, Wisconsin, on January 4th.

The plane went down when the pilot, his wife, and their infant son were traveling to Virginia.

The pilot and his wife were injured in the crash. They were taken to Froedtert Hospital.

The baby remained unharmed but was also taken to Children’s Hospital as a precaution.

The NTSB and the FAA are investigating.

AA Plane Returns to Saint Louis after Bird Strike

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-2444 had to return and make an emergency landing in Saint Louis, Missouri, on November 19th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike.

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

The NTSB is investigating.

Two Injured after Small Plane Crashed in Michigan

A small plane crashed at Park Township Airport in Holland, Michigan, on June 29th.

Authorities said the plane veered off the runway and overturned as it was attempting to land at the airport.

There were two people aboard at the time including the pilot Richard Henley, 63, of Holland, and his passenger Leyland Klink, 71, of Spring Lake. The pilot was taken to hospital with serious injuries while the passenger was treated at the scene.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crashed at Ravalli County Airport

A small plane crashed at the Ravalli County Airport in Hamilton, Montana, on June 4th.

The plane was attempting to land at the airport when its left wing struck the ground, causing it to flip over. The plane was flying from Idaho at the time.

There were three people aboard, including the pilot and two passengers; one of them was injured in the incident while the other two remained unharmed.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Skydiving Tour Plane Crashes in Hawaii; 5 Killed

A small plane crashed near Port Allen Airport on the island of Kauai in Hawaii, on May 23rd.

The single engine Cessna 182H plane, belonging to Skydive Kauai, was conducting a skydive tour when it went down.

Five people, including the pilot, two skydive instructors, and two tandem jumpers, were killed in the crash. Their identities are not known at the moment.

The NTSB and the FAA will investigate.

Four Lost in Fatal Cessna Accident in Birchwood Alaska

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After taking off from Birchwood, a privately owned Cessna 172P Skyhawk crashed and burned in a forest close to Birchwood Airport, in Birchwood Alaska. Pilot/owner George Kobelnyk, 64, co-pilot Christian Bohrer, 20, Sarah Glaves, 36, and Kyle Braun, 27 all died in the crash. A post impact fire destroyed much of the evidence in the debris field. Kobelnyk not only had his flight instructor certification, but also had worked for the NTSB and the FAA. Locals heard the plane was flying low before it crashed but the cause of the accident is unknown. The impact blaze started a forest fire that also had to be handled. The accident is under investigation by the NTSB, FAA, Cessna, and Lycoming who manufactured the engines. The first responders included the Chugiak Fire Department and police department. The NTSB expressed condolences.

Bell 206 Helicopter Crashed in Tennessee; 5 Killed

A Bell 206 sightseeing helicopter crashed close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevierville, Tennessee, on the afternoon of April 4th.

The helicopter caught fire right after hitting the ground. Five people lost their lives in the crash.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating the cause of crash.

Four Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Idaho

A small plane crashed near China Beach on the Palisades Reservoir in Idaho, on March 13th.

The Cessna 182 aircraft crashed and burst into flames around 1 mile north of Alpine Airport, from where it departed.

There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. They were identified as the pilot Jerry “David” Anderson, 40, his wife Jessica Ann Anderson, 38, Thomas “Brook” Summers, 39, and his wife Heidi Summers, 36. All of them were residents of Idaho Falls.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating the incident.

Small Plane Crash-Lands in Hauppauge

A Cirrus SR22 plane crash-landed in an industrial park in Hauppauge, New York, on March 5th.

The plane was en-route to Republic Airport, Farmingdale, when it developed some engine issues. Authorities said the parachute attached to the plane deployed before it went down in a grassy area, just 8 miles east of Republic Airport.

The plane was carrying two people at the time, including the pilot Louis Obergh and his daughter, Rachel Obergh. Both of them suffered minor injuries. They were returning after visiting University of Rhode Island.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Crashes in El Paso County; 2 Killed

A small plane crashed near Palmer Lake in El Paso County, Colorado, on March 2nd.

Authorities said the single-engine plane caught fire after the crash which also spread to the surrounding grass.

FAA officials confirmed that both people aboard the plane were killed in the crash. Their identities have not yet been released.

The NTSB are the FAA are investigating the cause of crash.

Four Killed as Small Plane Crashes near Navasota Municipal Airport

A small plane crashed near Navasota Municipal Airport, Texas, on February 28th.

Authorities said the wreckage of the single-engine Cirrus SR-20 plane was found in a wooded area southeast of the airport.

All four people aboard the plane, including two adults and two children, were killed in the crash.

The plane was flying from David Wayne Hooks Airport in Houston at the time.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Indiana interstate

A 1967 Beechcraft Bonzana plane had to make an emergency landing on Interstate-65, between the cities of Seymour and Crothersville, in Indiana, on February 27th.

The plane was heading from Seymour, Indiana, to Louisville, Kentucky, when it developed a mechanical problem. The pilot Aaron Wright, 44, of Carmel, attempted to return to the airport but realized he could not make it and landed on the interstate instead.

The plane was carrying three people, including Wright, his wife, and 13-year-old son; all of them remained uninjured.

Indiana State Police, the FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

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.

Helicopter Crashes into Pearl Harbor; 1 Critically Injured

A Bell 206 helicopter crashed and sunk near the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 18.

The private helicopter went down while it was carrying five people, including the pilot and a family of four visiting from Canada.

All five occupants of the aircraft survived the crash. However, one of them – a 16-year-old boy- was trapped underwater and had to be extricated from his seat. He was taken to hospital in critical condition.

Authorities believe the helicopter belongs to tour operator Genesis Aviation.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating the cause of crash.

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