Archive | September, 2013

Fire Erupts after Small Jet Crashes at Santa Monica Airport

A fire at the Santa Monica Airport that started when a small jet crashed into a hangar September 29, 2013, has spread to two nearby hangars and has not yet been contained as of Sunday night. According to authorities, the twin-engine Cessna took off from Idaho, landed in Santa Monica just after 6:20 p.m. local […]

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Pilot Missing After Debris Found in Hudson Bay

A small plane has crashed near Churchill, Manitoba, and debris has been found in the Hudson Bay. Nunavut RCMP Cpl. Yvonne Niego says a search began Wednesday night after an emergency beacon was activated in the Hudson Bay area. Mounties got a call that airplane-like debris was located about 500 kilometres east of Churchill. There […]

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Single-engine plane crashes into Illinois parking lot

A small plane crashed just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, in Bolingbrook, Illinois. A female passenger was killed and the pilot was severely injured after they crashed into a Chase Bank branch parking lot while attempting to land nearby. Officials believe the pilot was trying to land at Bolingbrook’s Clow International Airport. Before the plane came […]

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Plane Carrying 3 Passengers Crashes in Indiana

One person was injured Tuesday after the propeller of a small plane came off causing it to crash. According to Wabash County Sheriff Bob Land, the Fort Wayne Air Traffic Control received a call around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday about a plane crash northwest of Urbana, Indiana. A short time later, the Wabash County Sheriff received […]

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Small Plane Slams into Hangar in Texas

Life Flight was on the scene of a small plane crash in Waller County, Texas, just after an 11:00am incident. Pilot, Clifford Roberson, experienced some type of malfunction just after take off from the Sport Flyers Airport. “He lifted the tail, he took off, and immediately the right wing lifted off, and he flew into […]

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Small Plane Crashes in Florida

A single-engine, rear-propeller plane crashed at the Palm Beach County Glades Airport in Southern Florida on Sunday, September 22, 2013, injuring two men in the plane, authorities said. Both men survived, and there were no injuries reported on the ground. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue units found the plane upside down at the end of […]

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Update: September 2013 Helicopter Crash in Arizona

A Scottsdale woman was one of two people killed in a deadly helicopter crash north of Phoenix on Saturday. Gregory Smith tells CBS 5 News his daughter, Brynne Smith, died in the crash. She was originally from Bend, OR. The relationship between Brynne Smith and the other person on board is not known. Investigators are […]

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Helicopter crashes near Phoenix

A helicopter crashed north of Phoenix Saturday. Preliminary reports indicated their were no survivors, and it was not immediately known how many people were aboard. Witnesses along Interstate 17 reported flames and black smoke about 70 miles north of Phoenix just before Noon according to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office. The privately owned UH-1V helicopter […]

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Light plane goes down in Autralia’s Mid-West

A 50-year-old man is in a critical condition after his light plane crashed and burst into flames in Western Australia. Witnesses described seeing the small plane plunge to the ground and burst into flames near a runway at the Geraldton Regional Airport just before 4:00pm WST. Police say the pilot, who was the only person […]

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Victims of Susquehanna Plane Crash Identified

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed Sunday the plane found by Pennsylvania State Police burned in a corn field was the same aircraft that went missing September 2, in Lenox, PA. The Susquehanna County Coroner’s office has released the names of the two people killed in the crash. Thomas Y. Huf and Elaine Huf died from […]

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