Arizona plane crash raises safety issues

December 16th, 2011 | Aviation accident

December 16, 2011 On Thursday, December 8, a single-engine Cirrus SR22 crashed about one-half mile from the Scottsdale, Arizona, airport, reports the Tucson Citizen. The 62-year-old pilot died inside the plane, and the 60-year-old passenger was transported to a nearby trauma center for non-life threatening injuries, fire and police officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration… Read More

Answers sought in Thanksgiving Arizona plane crash

November 28th, 2011 | Aviation accident

November 28, 2011 Three men and three children were killed in a plane crash in the Superstition Mountains, east of Apache Junction, Arizona, on Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving, according to the Tucson Citizen. Federal investigators say the aircraft flew into a cliff just four or five minutes after it took off. Then it burst… Read More

Arizona family killed in airplane crash

November 16th, 2011 | Aviation accident

November 16, 2011 On November 6, a Lake Havasu City husband and wife and their 20-year-old son were killed in a airplane accident, according to the Havasu News. They were flying home in a Cessna 182 from a football game and were expected to arrive home by 8 p.m. that night. When the man did… Read More