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Small Plane Carrying Two Crashes in Nova Scotia

A small plane crashed in a wooded area in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada, on August 16th.

The single-engine plane was carrying two people when it crashed into trees.

Both occupants were able to walk after the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Air Cargo Carriers Plane Crashes in West Virginia; 2 Killed

Air Cargo Carriers flight 2Q-1260 crashed into the trees left to the runway of Yeager Airport, Charleston, West Virginia, on May 5th.

The Short SD-330 flying on behalf of UPS went down the hill after hitting the trees.

All 2 crew members aboard lost their lives in the crash.

The incident is under investigation.

Microlight Aircraft Crashes into Trees in Australia; 2 Injured

A microlight aircraft crashed into trees off Tresize Rd, Mowbray, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia, on the morning of September 10th.

A man and woman aboard the aircraft survived the crashed with non- life threatening injuries.

The man and woman were taken to hospitals.

Small Plane Crashes in Alaska; Pilot and His Dog Killed

A small homemade plane clipped some trees and crashed in a street on the Anchorage Hillside, Alaska, on September 10th.

There was only the pilot and his dog aboard.

Both of them lost their lives in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Light Plane Crash Lands in Western Australia after Losing Power

A two-seater light plane crash landed on to a service road near Muirs Highway in Mount Barker, Western Australia, on September 5th.

The RV9 lost all its power while the pilot was trying to make an emergency landing and hit the trees before crash landing.

The pilot and his wife were rescued with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

Small Plane Crashes in New York Woods; 4 Injured

A small Cessna plane crashed in the woods in McDonough, Chenango County, New York, on the afternoon of August 8th.

The plane carrying 4 people was travelling from Sidney, Canada, to Greene County, New York, when it hit the top of the trees.

All 4 people were evacuated out of the plane with minor injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital.

Pilot Killed as Small Plane Crashes near Worcester Regional Airport

A small plane crashed into the woods near Worcester Regional Airport in Worcester, Massachusetts, on October 24.

The single-engine 1996 Mooney M20M plane was attempting to take-off from the airport when it veered right and crashed into trees just beyond the runway.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as Dr.Gary Weller, 66, of Putnam, Connecticut.

The accident is being investigated.

Pilot Killed in Small Plane Crash near Pickens County Airport

A single-engine Piper Tomahawk aircraft crashed near the Pickens County airport, Jasper, Georgia, on October 8.

The incident happened when the plane, carrying a student pilot, was attempting touch-and-go landings at the airport.

The pilot Michael Joseph Hughes, of Blairsville, was killed in the crash.

According to National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Investigator Todd Gunther, “The airplane was then observed to go into what someone described as an aerodynamic stall, the nose pitched down and the airplane appeared to spin to the left until it disappeared behind trees.”

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.

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