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

Flight student’s arm severed by airplane propeller

December 7th, 2012 | Other accidents

A man’s arm was severed by an airplane propeller on Sunday in Stanly County, North Carolina, reports WSOC-TV. Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating the accident, which happened at Stanly County Airport. The victim, who is a flight school student with Pressley Aviation, started his day by flying from Goose Creek Airport in Union County to… Read More

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