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Plane Carrying Taylor Hicks Makes Emergency Landing after Engine Explodes Mid-Air

A plane carrying American Idol winner Taylor Hicks made an emergency landing in Jasper, Alabama, on October 26th.

The plane was heading from Tennessee to Alabama when one of the engines exploded, prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing.

The plane landed safely. All four people aboard, including Hicks, his pilot, and two passengers, remained safe.

“I felt like my life, and kind of all our lives, flashed before our eyes a little bit…We were very thankful and very blessed that we had a wonderful, graceful, amazing pilot who was able to handle this situation,” Hicks said.

Small Plane Crashed in Texas; Fatalities Feared

A small plane crashed between Granger and Taylor in Texas, on April 9th.

Authorities said the eight-seater twin-engine turboprop went down near FM 1331. The plane had taken off from Georgetown airport.

According to Department of Public Safety Trooper D.L. Wilson, “There are going to be fatalities…We just can’t confirm or deny how many are in there until we get it under control down there.”

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Interstate 94

A crop dusting plane made an emergency landing on the westbound lane of I-94 near Sterling, North Dakota, on February 12th.

The 1977 Thrush Ayres S2R was heading from Hillsboro to Mandan when it developed an engine problem, prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing.

The plane landed safely. The pilot Adam Taylor, of Bismarck, North Dakota, remained unhurt.

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