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Small Plane Crashes in Florida due to Mechanical Issue

A small plane crashed into a marshy area near Orlando Apopka Airport, Orange County, Florida, on the night of December 30th.

The Cessna 400 had to abort its landing after spotting a deer on the runway. The plane faced mechanical issue after turning around.

The plane sustained significant damage.

The 61-year old pilot was taken to a nearby hospital for first aid.


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Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Dorset, England

A small plane crashed near Shaftesbury in Dorset, England, on August 26th.

Authorities said the Tiger Moth plane went down near Compton Abbas Airfield.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the 64-year-old pilot and a 67-year-old passenger. Both of them were killed in the crash.

Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is investigating the cause of crash.


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Two Killed After Small Plane Crashes in Wisconsin

A small plane crashed near Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport, Wisconsin, on August 8th.

The plane was carrying two people when it crashed into the Rock River.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The deceased include a 61-year-old man and his 16-year-old son.

The cause of crash is being investigated.


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3 Killed, 1 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed near the Diavolezza mountain in Switzerland, on August 4th.

The incident happened when the plane was transporting three teenagers who were participating in a week-long youth camp organized by Swiss Aero Club.

Three people, including the pilot and two 14-year old boys were killed in the crash. A 17-year-old girl was injured and was flown to a hospital in serious condition.

The cause of crash is being investigated.


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Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Winchester, New Hampshire

A small stunt plane crashed in Winchester, New Hampshire, on July 13th.

Authorities said the wreckage of the two-seater plane was found in a heavily wooded area near Warwick Road.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was later identified as 65-year-old John Everson of Danielson, Connecticut.

The cause of crash is being investigated.


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Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns to Melbourne After Passenger Tries to Enter Cockpit

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-128 had to return and make an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on May 31st.

The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit and claimed that he had a bomb.

The passenger, identified as a 25-year-old male, Sri Lankan Citizen, was restrained before the plane safely touched down in Melbourne. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.


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Small Plane Crashed in San Diego County; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

A small plane crashed near Ramona in San Diego County, California, on February 12th.

The Cessna plane, carrying three people, was on an instructional flight when it went down on a mountainside.

A 20-year-old woman was killed in the crash while two other people were injured.

The plane was registered to American Aviation Academy.

The incident is being investigated.


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Air Canada Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air Canada flight AC-868 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on December 24th.

The plane flying from Toronto, Canada, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted after a 10-year-old girl had a cardiac arrest midair.

The plane landed safely. The child was immediately taken to University Hospital Limerick where she was later pronounced dead.


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Multi-Engine Plane Crashes in Montana; 3 Killed

A twin-engine plane crashed near the small town of Boyes, Billings, Carter County, Montana, on the noon of September 17th.

The Beechcraft Baron carrying a man, woman and one 14 year old boy went down in a grassy area.

All three people onboard were killed in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Helicopter Crashes in Nepal; 7 Killed

Fishtail AirA Fishtail Air helicopter crashed at Bhatine Danda in Nuwakot district of Nepal, on August 8th.

The helicopter went down while it was transporting a five-year-old girl to Kathmandu for medical treatment.

There were seven people aboard at the time, including the baby and her family members; all of them were killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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