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Small Plane Crashes in Camarillo, California; Father, Son Killed

A small plane crashed in Camarillo, California, on June 4th.

Authorities said the single-engine plane went down in a private property in Marvella Court.

There were two people aboard at the time, including James Harlan, 57, and his son, Dylan Harlan,15; both of them were killed in the crash.

The incident is being investigated.

Pilot Injured after Small Plane Crashes in Wisconsin

A small plane crashed in the town of Mukwa in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, on November 6th.

The plane went down on Faskell Road, near the runway of a private airport Poppy’s Flying Acres.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured in the accident and was taken to a hospital in New London.

Sgt. Kevin Studzinski of the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office said the neighbors had pulled the pilot out of the aircraft. “The plane is considered a total loss, but that’s not what’s important… Due to their heroic actions the pilot is still alive today,” he said.

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Pittsburg, CA

A small plane crashed in Pittsburg, California, on October 25th.

The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane went down on a private property along Kirker Pass Road and Nortonville Road.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Prince Hospitalized after Emergency Landing at Quad City International Airport

Legendary artist Prince was rushed to hospital after making an emergency landing at Quad City International Airport, Moline, Illinois, on April 15th.

It is believed that the Hall of Fame recording artist had been suffering from flu for several weeks. His condition worsened when he was flying back in his private plane after a show in Atlanta.

He was released from the hospital after three hours and is recovering.

Atlas Air Plane Emergency Escape Slide Hits House in Phoenix

A private Atlas Air plane’s emergency escape slide detached mid-air and fell on the top of a house in Mesa, Arizona, Phoenix, on March 30th.

The Boeing 767, heading to Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, was mid-air when the crew was told that the emergency slide over the right wing had deployed.

The plane landed safely, whereas the house suffered minor damage.

The incident is under investigation.

Former Canadian Minister Jean Lapierre and 6 Others Die in Plane Crash

A small plane crashed in the Magdalen Islands, Quebec, Canada, on March 29th.

The private plane, transporting Jean Lapierre, 59, a broadcaster and former Canadian transport minister, and his family members to his father’s funeral, went down while approaching the Iles-de-la-Madeleine Airport amid heavy winds and snow.

All seven people aboard, including the pilot, the co-pilot, Lapierre, and his family members, were killed in the crash.

The incident is being investigated.

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.

Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Chipley

A U.S. military helicopter made an emergency landing on a private property located off Corbin Road in Chipley, Florida, on February 8th.

The helicopter, carrying three U.S. servicemen, was on a training flight when it had to land in emergency due to low oil pressure.

No injuries were reported.

The helicopter was flying from Whiting Field in Milton at the time.

SilkAir Plane makes Safe Landing in Brunei after Bird Strike

silkairSilkAir Private Limited flight SQ-182 made a safe landing at Brunei International Airport, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, on December 13.

The Airbus A320-200 was en-route from Singapore, when a bird hit its left side wing on its approach to Brunei airport.

The plane landed safely.

All passengers aboard remained unhurt.

Morgan Freeman’s Jet Crash-Lands at Tunica Airport

Morgan Freeman’s private jet crash-landed at Tunica Airport in Mississippi, on December 5.

Authorities said the plane, carrying the 78-year-old actor, ended up in a dirt field after landing.

According to Morgan, “I was on my plane on the way to Texas to shoot a segment for The Story of God. Sometimes things don’t go as planned and a tire blew on take-off which caused other problems. But thanks to my excellent pilot Jimmy Hobson, we landed safely without a scratch. I cannot say the same about my plane. I appreciate the concern and prayers for our safety.”

The plane was flying from Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

Small planeA private plane made an emergency landing at Palm Springs International Airport, California, on December 4.

Airport authorities said the plane, carrying two people, requested an emergency landing after its landing gear failed to deploy.

The plane landed on its belly. Both occupants remained unhurt.

Helicopter Crash in Florida; 2 Injured

A privately owned helicopter crashed into trees on Curle Road, Eustis, Lake County, Florida, on September 25.

The helicopter, flying from Umatilla Municipal Airport, Florida, crashed after the pilot encountered some problem in its engine.

The 2 people aboard sustained injuries and were airlifted to hospital.

The incident is being investigated.

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.

Private Boeing 737 Makes Emergency Landing at Victoria Airport

Victoria International airportA privately owned Boeing 737 landed in emergency at Victoria International Airport, Canada, in the evening of August 6.

The emergency services were put on alert when the aircraft, with 10 people aboard, touched the ground safely at about 6:50 p.m. No one was injured.

The aircraft is registered to Pacific Sky Aviation Inc.

The cause of emergency landing is not known at the moment.

Private Cessna Airplane Crashes near Jacksonville

A private Cessna airplane crashed on Friday, March 21 before noon, behind Lowes in Palatka, Florida.

The incident happened in Putnam County in between Gainesville and Jacksonville.  Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the possible cause of the crash.

The pilot, Richard Carrara, 73 and a passenger, Malcolm Clevenstine,, 71 were critically injured.  They were taken to the nearby hospital. Malcolm Clevenstine, 71, died Friday at Shands Gainesville Hospital.

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