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2 Killed as Small Plane Crashes Near Idaho-Wyoming Border

A small plane crashed in eastern Idaho near the Wyoming border, on January 4th.

Authorities said the vintage Yak 52 Russian trainer aircraft went down about 2 miles north of the Alpine Airport, Wyoming.

There were two people aboard, including Reade Genzlinger, 61, of Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and MacKenzie Ruston, 17, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Both of them were killed in the crash.

The FAA is investigating.

1 Killed, 1 Injured as Tiger Moth Plane Crashes in Australia

A vintage Tiger Moth plane crashed on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, on December 28.

The biplane, operated by Gold Coast-based Tiger Moth Joy Rides, went down shortly after taking off from an airstrip in Norwell.

A 58-year-old sightseer from New South Wales was killed in the crash. The 21-year-old pilot, who was the only one aboard sustained injuries and was airlifted to Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.

The accident is under investigation.

Vintage Spitfire Makes Crash-Landing in Woodchurch Fields

vintageA vintage Spitfire plane made a crash-landing in a field in Woodchurch, Kent, England, on the morning of September 7.

The plane crashed when the 68-year-old pilot, identified as Rob Davies MBE, was trying to make an emergency landing due to engine failure.

The plane sustained significant damage.

The pilot remained safe and walked away after the crash.

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