Bad Weather Responsible For New Mexico Airplane Crash That Killed Four

March 8th, 2013 | Aviation accident

March 8, 2013 A New Mexico Airplane Crash Sunday claimed the lives of all four passengers aboard the aircraft. The Houston Chronicle released an article saying the incident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. along the landing strip at a ski resort in the northern region of the state. Airport manager, Harvey Wright, explained winds were gusting up to… Read More

NTSB Cites Pilot Error As Cause of Arkansas Aviation Accident

March 1st, 2013 | Aviation accident

March 1, 2013 Data from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows that pilot error is the leading cause of Aviation Accidents in the United States today. In fact, pilot error was listed as the cause of a crash that occurred in Perryville, Arkansas, in November 2011. According to KHOU News, the accident happened at around 4:00… Read More

President of Small Airline Killed in Plane Crash

December 28th, 2012 | Aviation accident

December 27, 2012 An aviation executive of a small charter airline in Minnesota was killed this month, reports NBC Chicago. The 74-year-old CEO of Bemidji Aviation Services died when the two-engine plane that he was piloting crashed shortly before 3 p.m. on Dec. 5, about a half-mile from Gougar and Offner roads in Manhattan Township… Read More

Man Killed in Small Plane Crash

December 21st, 2012 | Aviation accident

December 21, 201 Considered to be one of the safest airplane to fly, a Diamond Aircraft DA40 airplane crashed shortly after takeoff from Valdosta (Georgia) Regional Airport earlier this month, reports The Press Sentinel. A prominent 52-year-old Valdosta business man, who was the pilot and sole occupant of the four-seat, Austrian-made aircraft, died in the crash.… Read More

Small plane crash in Texas Thursday morning kills 2

December 14th, 2012 | Aviation accident

December 14, 2012 The plane departed from Lancaster Regional Airport and crashed near the border of Kaufman and Ellis counties in Texas at about 11 a.m. Thursday, and two men were killed in the crash, reports the Dallas Morning News. A 30-year-old husband and father of two young sons, who had won Thursday’s flight at an… Read More