Monday, October 17, 2011

Recent Accidents & Incidents

October 16 - The pilot of an Cirrus SR22 registered to Cirrwood LLC was killed after striking a house and crashing in Danbury, Connecticut. The aircraft was reportedly on approach to Danbury Municipal Airport at the time of the crash. (AVSIG Discussion)

October 16 - A single-engine plane crashed near Lanwedel, Germany, killing both aboard. A witness reported that the aircraft appeared to experience engine trouble before the crash.

October 16 - All three aboard a Beech Bonanza were killed after crashing five miles short of the runway during an emergency landing attempt at Barstow-Daggett Airport in Daggett, California. No other details were available at post time.

October 15 - The pilot of a JH-7 "Flying Leopard" fighter-bomber was killed after crashing during an air show demonstration in Xi'an, China. The back-seat pilot safely ejected before the crash. (AVSIG Discussion)

October 14 - Both aboard a single-engine plane were killed after crashing shortly after takeoff from Yverdon-les Bains, Switzerland.

October 12 - The pilot of a Socata TBM 700 registered to SV Leasing Co. of America was forced to make an emergency landing on the Florida Turnpike near Hollywood, Florida after experiencing an engine failure on approach to North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines. Both the pilot and a passenger were reportedly injured during the landing.

October 10 - A Pen Air flight made an emergency return landing to Dillingham, Alaska after the airline received a bomb threat against the flight.

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