Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Aviation Accident & Incident Update for July 27, 2010

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


July 26 - A Delta Connection Flight Saab 340 operated by Mesaba Airlines made a safe emergency landing at Muskegon County Airport in Muskegon, Michigan after shutting an engine down during a flight from Wausau, Wisconsin to Detroit.

July 26 - No injuries were reported after a the landing gear collapsed on a twin-engine plane operated by Nantucket Shuttle upon landing in Barnstable, Massachusetts.

July 26 - Two Cessna 152s collided over North Island, Wellington New Zealand, killing both aboard one aircraft.  The other aircraft made a safe landing at a nearby airstrip.

July 26 - No injuries were reported after an aircraft struck a hangar wall while being taxied at Waco Regional Airport in Waco, Texas.  Authorities believe the throttle on the aircraft became stuck open during taxi.

July 25 - A Beechcraft Bonanza made a safe emergency landing in a field west of Oshkosh, Wisconsin after its engine quit on approach to EAA Airventure.

July 25 - A Eurocopter Dauphin crashed in mountainous terrain in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, leaving five of seven aboard reported missing.  The helicopter was en route to rescue stranded mountain climbers at the time of the crash.

July 25 - An Allegiant Airlines MD-83 made a safe emergency landing in Flagstaff, Arizona after an engine reportedly caught fire during a flight from Billings, Montana to Phoenix. 

July 25 - The pilot of a single-engine plane received minor injuries after a gust of wind flipped his plane while landing at an airport in Iroquois, Ontario Canada.

July 24 - A Ryanair B737 made a safe emergency return landing to South Charleroi Airport in Brussels after striking a large bird shortly after takeoff.

July 24 - The pilot of a Beech Musketeer was injured after crashing shortly after takeoff from Muskegon County Airport near Norton Shores, Michigan.

July 24  - A DeHavilland Beaver crashed near La Grande Rivière, Quebec, Canada, killing two and injuring three.

July 24 - No serious injuries were reported after a Cessna 172 registered to Apollo Aviation, Inc. crashed in a cow pasture on takeoff from Eagle's Nest Airport near Waynesboro, Virginia. 

July 24 - A Piper Warrior on approach to Black Hills Airport near Spearfish, South Dakota, killing one and injuring one.  The pilot reportedly struck a tree near the runway end.

July 24 - Both aboard an Indian Air Force MiG-27 were killed after crashing in Moinaguri, West Bengal, India.  Two on the ground were also reported injured.

July 23 - An American Eagle Embraer 135 bound for LaGuardia International Airport from Montreal made a safe emergency landing at Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, New York after the crew was forced to shut down an engine in flight.

July 23 - A Cessna 206 crashed in Lake Michigan near Ludington, Michigan, killing four of five aboard.  The crew of a nearby fishing boat was able to help the pilot from the water.  The pilot reported that his engine quit before the crash.

July 23 - The pilot of a Canadian Forces F-18 safely ejected before his aircraft crashed during practice for the Alberta International Air Show in Lethbridge, British Columbia Canada.

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