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Light Plane Crashes in South Australia; 3 Killed

A light plane crashed near the Renmark Aerodrome, Old Calperum, South Australia, on the evening of May 30th.

The Cessna 441 Conquest II was on a routine crew check flight at the time.

All three pilots were killed in the crash.

The decreased were identified as Paul Daw, 65, Martin Scott, 48, and Stephen Guerin, 56.

Small Plane Crashes Near Franklin Airport, VA

A small plane crashed near Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport in Virginia, on December 10th.

The plane had just taken off from the airport when the pilot reported engine issues and decided to return.

However, the aircraft could not make it back to the airport and went down around 100 yards off Route 258.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Linda Mathias, 75, and passenger Paul L. Ruehrmund, 69. Both of them sustained minor injuries in the incident and were taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital.

Alaska Airlines Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

AlaskaAlaska Airlines flight 7 had to make an emergency landing at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, Minnesota, on August 29th.

The plane heading from JFK Airport, New York, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after an unruly passenger tried to open a door mid-air.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 180 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

The unruly passenger was arrested upon landing.

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Alberta

A small plane crashed near Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, on May 7th.

Authorities said the plane went down in a farm field located west of Sylvan Lake.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as 70-year-old Mike Paul Chysyk, of Saskatoon.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Helicopter Crash Near Paul Injures 3

helicopterA helicopter operated by Reeder Flying Service based out of Twin Falls crashed in a hayfield near milepost 41 on highway 24, northwest of Paul, Idaho, shortly before 5:30 p.m. on June 29.

Sheriff Kevin Ellis of Lincoln County said that all three people aboard the helicopter suffered injuries of varied degrees. Two of the injured were taken to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello by air, while the third one was transported to St. Luke’s Magic Valley by ambulance.

Minidoka County Sheriff’s Office, the fire department, and paramedics responded to the scene.

The FAA is looking into the cause of the crash.

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