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Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Capital City Airport

A twin-engine Citation aircraft had to return and make an emergency landing at Capital City Airport in Fairview Township, York County, Pennsylvania, on September 19.

Authorities said the plane was near Chambersburg when one of its engines failed, prompting the pilot to turn around.

The plane landed safely.

Both people aboard remained unharmed.

Plane Crash in Colombia Kills Tom Cruise Movie Crew Members

paraguay_crashA twin-engine Aerostar aircraft crashed into Alto de la Clarita Mountains in Medellin, Colombia, on September 11.

Authorities believe the aircraft, that was being used in shooting of Tom Cruise’s upcoming movie Mena, crashed due to bad weather.

Two people were killed in the accident, including a Colombian native, Carlos Berl and a Los Angeles film pilot, Alan David Purwin. Another American pilot, Jimmy Lee Garland, sustained severe injuries and was taken to hospital.

Universal Pictures said in a statement, “On behalf of the production, our hearts and prayers go out to the crew members and their families at this difficult time.”

Small Plane Crashed in Colorado Mountains; 5 Killed

mountainA twin-engine plane crashed in San Juan Mountains, in the north of Silverton, Colorado, at around 4:15 P.M on September 6.

The immediate cause of Cessna 310 crash is not yet known.

At least 5 people lost their lives in the crash.

San Juan County Sheriff’s office and NTSB are investigating.

5 Killed as Planes Collided Mid-Air Near San Diego

A single-engine Cessna 172 and a twin-engine Sabreliner collided midair near Brown Field Municipal Airport in San Diego, California, at around 11 A.M. on August 16.

The accident happened near Otay Mesa Road and Harvest Street when both aircrafts were approaching Brown Field Municipal Airport.

Five people were killed in the crash. Their identities are not known at the moment.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

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