Monday, March 1, 2010

Aviation Accident & Incident Update for March 1, 2010

[Accidents & Incidents published by www.AVSIG.com are preliminary and not meant to reflect the complete or official record of aviation accidents/incidents and their causes.]

2010

February 28 - Both aboard a single-engine plane were killed after crashing on approach to Jones Memorial Airport in Bristow, Oklahoma. The aircraft reportedly clipped utility lines before the crash.

February 28 - A Cessna 150 crashed west of Vienna, Austria killing both aboard. The pilots were reportedly student and instructor.

February 28 - A Sibir Airlines Airbus A-319 made a safe emergency landing in Rostov-on-Don, Russia after an unspecified cockpit warning light was activated.

February 27 - A single-engine plane crashed near Gatesville, Texas, killing the pilot. Witnesses said the aircraft appeared to struggle to maintain altitude before the crash.

February 27 - A single-engine plane crashed on approach to Lee Airport in Edgewater, Maryland, killing the pilot.

February 25 - An aircraft operated by Nazca Airlines crashed near El Mirador killing all seven aboard. The aircraft was operating as a sightseeing flight at the time of the crash.

February 25 - A single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Winter Haven, Florida, killing the pilot and injuring a passenger and a dog. Witnesses reported that the aircraft appeared to struggle to gain altitude before the crash.

February 25 - A Chautauqua Airlines Embraer ERJ-145 operating on behalf of Delta Airlines returned to the gate at LaGuardia International Airport after smoke was detected in the cabin. No injuries were reported.

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