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Small Plane Crashed in Florida; Pilot Killed

A single-engine plane made a crash landing at St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport, Clearwater, Florida, at around 7:30 p.m. on May 5th.

The 44-year old pilot James Fink from Rhode Island was killed in the accident.

The airport authorities informed the police after hearing the crash sound.

The FAA is investigating the incident.

Allegiant Air Plane Returns to Raleigh-Durham International Airport

AllegiantAllegiant Air flight 815 had to return and make an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on December 3.

The plane took off for St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, Florida, but had to return immediately afterwards after the crew reported smell of smoke in the cabin.

The plane landed safely. No one was injured.

The airline said the aircraft had a mechanical fault.

Helicopter Lands Safely in St. Pete

What: six-seat American Eurocopter AS350 used by News Channel 8, St. Petersburg
Where: Tierra Verde
When: September 11, 2008
Who: Pilot/reporter Judd Chapin and photographer Cliff McBride
Why: After a warning light come on indicating hydraulic problems, the helicopter landed safely at Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg for repairs.

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