Kansas Man Dies in Connecticut Plane Crash

October 17th, 2011 | Aviation accident

October 17, 2011 A 64-year-old Mission Hills, Kansas, man died on Sunday when his plane went down during its approach to Danbury Municipal Airport in Danbury, Connecticut. On its way down the plane scraped the home of a 91-year-old Danbury woman who was standing in her kitchen balancing her checkbook. The plane crashed into her… Read More

28 Die, 4 Survive Papua New Guinea Plane Crash

October 14th, 2011 | Aviation accident

Four people have survived a plane crash in Papua New Guinea that killed 28 people when it went down Thursday during a violent thunderstorm. The plane, a Airlines PNG Dash 8, was headed from Lae, Papua New Guinea, to Madang when it crashed around 5 p.m. on the South Pacific island nation’s northern coast. Most… Read More

Plane Crash-Lands on Florida Turnpike

October 12th, 2011 | Aviation accident

October 12, 2011 A plane crash-landed on Florida’s Turnpike on Wednesday afternoon after it suffered an engine failure. Two men — the pilot and a passenger — were injured. The plane, a six or seven-seat TBM 700 turboprop, took off from North Perry Airport at about 1:35 p.m. and headed toward nearby Opa-Locka Executive Airport… Read More

Pilot Error Caused 2010 New Jersey Plane Crash That Killed 3

October 10th, 2011 | Aviation accident

October 10, 2011 A team of investigators has determined that pilot error is to blame in the July 2010 plane crash that killed three people in New Jersey. Killed in the crash were the 70-year-old female pilot, a Manhattan rheumatologist, as well as a 44-year-old man and his wife. The single-engine plane, a Cirrus SR22,… Read More

Utah Plane Crash Claims 2 Lives

October 5th, 2011 | Aviation accident

October 5, 2011 Two people have died in small plane crash in West Jordan, Utah, reports The Salt Lake Tribune. The light plane crashed on Tuesday, killing the 40-year-old male passenger at the scene. The plane’s 28-year-old pilot—a resident of Nephi, Utah—died from his injuries very early this morning at University Hospital in Salt Lake… Read More