5-year-old girl may have caused helicopter crash

November 26th, 2012 | Aviation accident

November 26, 2012 This month the National Traffic Safety Board (NTSB) issued its finding and probable cause of an Arizona helicopter crash in Cave Creek on February 14, 2010, reports the Sonora News. Killed in the crash were a 64-year-old man, his 40-year-old wife, her 38-year-old brother, the couple’s 5-year-old daughter, the 63-year-old pilot, and two… Read More

Plane crash kills three pilots

November 16th, 2012 | Aviation accident

November 16, 2012 In Jackson, Mississippi, a small plane crash Tuesday evening killed three long-time Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Mississippi Wing members, reports the Clarion Ledger. Shortly after takeoff at about 5:10 pm from Hawkins Field Airport, the Piper A32 the men were flying in crashed into a residential area. The men were headed to a… Read More

Mississippi man in critical condition after plane crash

November 9th, 2012 | Aviation accident

November 9, 2012 A 65-year-old Mississippi man crashed his personal airplane at Conway Municipal Airport around noon on Wednesday, reports the Log Cabin. After being flown via air ambulance to a local medical center, he was reported in critical condition Wednesday afternoon, Conway police said. The plane, a single-engine Cessna 210, crashed at the west side… Read More

Heavy fog blamed for Central Texas plane crash

November 2nd, 2012 | Aviation accident

November 2, 2012 Thursday morning’s thick fog might be to blame for a plane crash east of San Marcos, Texas, that killed a Cessna pilot, reports the Houston Chronicle. At about 6 a.m., a small twin-engine Cessna crashed in heavy fog in rural Caldwell County. KVUE-TV in Austin identified the pilot as a 66-year-old North Dakota… Read More

Rhode Island couple died in small plane crash

October 26th, 2012 | Aviation accident

October 26, 2012 An 83-year-old man and his wife were killed in Hooksett, New Hampshire, when their small plane crashed onto Interstate 93 Thursday, reports Boston.com. No motorists were injured. The Rhode Island couple was en route to a board of trustees’ meeting at the New Hampton School. The plane’s pilot, a self-employed architect, and his wife… Read More