Please refresh the page and retry. A light aircraft crash-landed on a dual carriageway in front of stunned drivers in Wales on Sunday. The plane collided with overhead wires as it descended on to the A40 near Abergavenny, leaving three people on board injured.
A small plane crashed while attempting to land at Pepperell Airport in Massachusetts, but its pilot and one passenger were able to walk away. The plane ended up resting on its nose in a hedge off the landing strip. The Pepperell police and fire departments responded to the airport at about p.
Though air traffic was not heavy at the Los Angeles International Airportas Flight was on final approach the local controller was distracted by a series of abnormalities, including a misplaced flight progress strip and an aircraft that had inadvertently switched off the tower frequency. The SkyWest flight was told to taxi into takeoff position while the USAir flight was landing on the same runway. Upon landing, the collided with the twin-engine turboprop, continued down the runway with the turboprop crushed beneath it, exited the runway, and caught fire.
The pilot and owner of the white Piper Pacer single engine plane, year-old Ronald Schultz, from Jasper Township, was alone at the time of the crash. The initial investigation reveals the plane's landing gear struck the top of corn east of the landing strip. The nose of the plane tipped down, striking the ground and causing the plane to flip onto its top.
Updated February 23, A man drove his vehicle onto a runway in an attempt to urge a pilot to abort a landing, a report into a fatal crash in Tasmania has found. Her partner Barry Brandsen, who was at the controls of the Cessna P, was treated for minor injuries.
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MOSCOW Reuters - Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said. The Investigative Committee said it had opened an investigation and was looking into whether the pilots had breached air safety rules. We were so scared, we almost lost consciousness.
The crash Sunday night of a single-engine plane carrying five people was the 10th in the last 10 years at Meadowlark Airport in Huntington Beach--but it was the first in which someone was killed. Glenn A. Hata, 33, of Inglewood died while trying to make an emergency landing after the plane he was piloting ran out of gas.