Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Recent Accidents & Incidents

August 9 - All three aboard a Piper Apache were killed after crashing on approach to Holmes County Airport in Millersburg, Ohio. The pilot was reportedly diverting from his destination in heavy fog at the time of the crash.

August 8 - The pilot of a Cessna 150 made a safe emergency landing on the grounds of the Korbel Champagne Cellars in Rio Nido, California.

August 7 - A single-engine plane crashed near Warrenton, Virginia, killing both aboard.

August 6 - All four aboard a single-engine aircraft were injured after crashing near Harris Ranch Airport in Coalinga, California.

August 5 - A Cessna 210 registered to Muy Flying LLC of San Antonio crash-landed in a field near Amarillo, Texas, injuring all five aboard. The pilot reported engine trouble before the landing attempt.

August 4 - An ultralight crashed in the desert near Lordsburg, New Mexico. Authorities found 134 pounds of marijuana strapped to the underside of the aircraft. The pilot could not be located after the crash.

August 3 - A Piper Cherokee crashed on approach to Grove Field Airport in Camas, Oregon, killing the pilot.

August 2 - The pilot of an Indian Air Force Mig-21 was killed after ejecting from his crashing jet over Bikaner, Rajasthan India. The aircraft reportedly had just departed Naal airfield before the crash.

August 2 - A Delta Air Lines flight bound for Los Angeles from Minneapolis made an emergency landing in Salt Lake City after a lavatory toilet malfunctioned.

August 1 - A single-engine plane crashed near Dunkirk, Wisconsin, injuring both aboard. The aircraft reportedly had recently departed Matson Airport.

July 31 - The pilot of a Beechcraft Bonanza was killed after his aircraft broke up in flight over Byron, Georgia. Wreckage of the aircraft landed in a residential area. No injuries were reported on the ground.

July 29 - Five Colombian police officers were killed and one injured after their Cessna 206 crashed on takeoff from Antioquia.

July 28 - An Asiana Airlines 747-400 freighter crashed into the sea off the South Korean island of Jeju, killing both aboard. The flight was bound for Shanghai from Seoul when the crew reported a cargo fire and attempted to divert to the airport on Jeju. (AVSIG Discussion)

July 26 - The pilot of a single-engine Cessna treaded water in Lake Huron for 17 hours after his aircraft crashed and sank in the lake. A fishing party rescued the man and transported him to shore. (AVSIG Discussion)

July 26 - A Moroccan military Hercules C-130 crashed into a mountainside near Rabat, killing 78 and injuring three. Heavy fog was reported in the area at the time of the crash.

July 24 - All three aboard a Piper P46 were killed after crashing on takeoff from Rantoul Airport in Rantoul, Illinois. Witnesses said the aircraft struggled to gain altitude before the crash. (AVSIG Discussion)

July 21 - A single-engine Cessna crashed in the Cape Fear River on approach to Harnett Regional Jetport near Lillington, North Carolina, killing one and injuring one.

July 20 - A single-engine plane crashed on takeoff from Medina Municipal Airport in Medina, Ohio. No serious injuries were reported.

July 20 - A Robinson R22 registered to Nassau Helicopters crash-landed on the grounds of an elementary school in South Brunswick, New Jersey, injuring both aboard. The aircraft was reportedly engaged in aerial photography before the crash. (AVSIG Discussion)

July 18 - The pilot of a Mooney M20K was killed after crashing on takeoff from Augusta Regional Airport in Augusta, Georgia. (AVSIG Discussion)

July 16 - A helicopter caught fire after crash-landing in Kaeo, New Zealand. The pilot was reportedly able to walk away from the wreckage.

July 15 - A glider crashed into a tree after being released from its tow plane at St. Mary's Airport in Hollywood, Maryland, killing one and critically injuring one. Witnesses said the release occurred at low altitude and low airspeed. (AVSIG Discussion)

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