Recent Posts in Aviation Accidents Category

Who Is Responsible in Aviation Accidents?

Whether you’re flying in an airplane, helicopter, or another type of flight-capable machine, experiencing an accident should be the last thing on your mind. In 2015, there were 123 aviation accidents ...
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Small Plane Crash in Northern Illinois Results in 1 Death

On July 21, 2016, a small plane crashed in a Northern Illinois residential neighborhood just south of Chicago [1] resulting in one death and a house fire. Reports started coming in early Thursday ...
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More Plane Crashes Over Past Three Days; One in Tennessee, One in Indiana

Over the past week, there have been two more plane crashes that have occurred and made news. The first was on Saturday, when two individuals were killed and two others were injured after a plane ...
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Two Dead After Small Plane Crash in Hawthorne, CA

On Friday night, around 5:11 p.m., a small plane crashed in Hawthorne, California, colliding into a townhouse. The two passengers onboard the airplane were killed. According to the Los Angeles County ...
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Small Plane Crash Near Hobby Airport Results in 3 Deaths

Authorities are investigating a small plane crash that occurred near Hobby Airport on Thursday and resulted in three deaths. According to reports, the small airplane came down and collided with a car ...
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Arkansas Plane Crash Kills 1

During a training flight on Thursday, May 5 th , a Cessna 310F twin-engine plane crashed at the North Little Rock Municipal Airport, killing one of its two occupants and severely injuring the other. ...
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Tupelo Plane Crash Results in 4 Deaths

Early Monday morning, a plane crashed in Tupelo, Mississippi killing four people, according to officials. Lee Smithson, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Director, claimed that it was a private ...
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Multiple Dead in Plane Crash in Georgetown

On Saturday, April 9, a plane crashed in Georgetown killing multiple people. The investigation is being performed by the Texas Department of Public Safety. According to initial reports, Trooper D.L. ...
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5 Dead After Helicopter Crash in Eastern Tennessee

On Monday afternoon, a Bell 206 sightseeing helicopter crashed in eastern Tennessee, killing the five people on board. The helicopter went down the side of a mountain before crashing at the bottom and ...
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Small Plane Crashes on I-15 Highway in Southern California

Roughly 50 miles north of San Diego County, a small plane crashed on the I-15 highway, hitting a car. As a result, one person died and five others were injured. According to reports, the accident ...
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Ambulance Helicopter Crash Kills Four

A downed ambulance helicopter was discovered early Saturday morning in Coffee County, Alabama. According to the deputy director for the Coffee County Emergency Management Agency, the four individuals ...
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Texas Airplane Accident Results in 2 Deaths

Two individuals, James Estol Hathcock and Aaron T. Taylor, were killed after a small plane accident in Abilene, Texas. According to reports, the single-engine, Vans RV6, experimental aircraft left ...
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Hawaiian Chopper Accident Being Investigated

The National Transportation Safety Board is currently investing a chopper accident involving a family of four. The details are still being analyzed, with currently inconclusive results. On Thursday ...
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Abandon the NTSB “Party System” in Aviation Accident Investigations

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is the controlling authority for aviation accident site investigations. The NTSB controls the accident site. It can exclude all other agencies from the ...
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Search Continues After Two Planes Collide Midair

The search is ongoing after two small planes crashed and one plunged into the water off of the coast of San Pedro and L.A. Harbor. Yesterday, it was reported by a private fishing vessel that they saw ...
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Small Plane Crash in Fort Bend Leaves Pilot Dead, Passenger Injured

On February 1, a small plane crashed at an air strip in Fort Bend. The accident set the plane on fire, killing the pilot and leaving the passenger seriously injured. Johnny Michael Johnson, 68, a ...
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Airplane Skids Off Runway, 9 Injured

At roughly 5:20 p.m. on Tuesday, a plane that departed from Houston Hobby Airport was landing when it eventually rolled off the taxiway at Metropolitan Nashville Airport and into a ditch. The ...
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Aviation Accidents During the Holidays

With the holidays here, there are bound to be a large number of individuals and families traveling to see their family. If you are one of these people, your schedule has most likely been full of ...
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Why Plane Crashes Happen

Trips on airplanes can be terrifying in and of themselves. With incidents like the American Airlines Flight 587 , it can be worrying to think that someone else’s negligence can lead to such a ...
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Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash: Flight Paths Over War Zones

On July 17, 2014, MH 17 was flying through Ukrainian airspace when it was shot down by a surface-to-air missile. MH17 was flying an allowed route, and at an altitude which had been deemed safe by ICAO ...
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Determining the Latest Search Area

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) recently released MH370 – Definition of Underwater Search Areas . In its report, the ATSB limited the new potential search area by modeling the flight ...
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Missing Malaysian Flight 370: Selecting a Search Area

On June 26, 2014, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released MH370 – Definition of Underwater Search Areas . Because an official explanation of what happened to Flight 370 has not been ...
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Missing Plane Update: The Search for Malaysia Flight 370

The search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing on March 8, 2014, over four months ago. More than 26 countries have been involved in the search, with the Australian ...
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