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Four People Killed in Oregon Plane Crash

Four people, including three family members, have been killed in an Oregon plane crash. The fatal small plane crash happened on Friday, April 7, 2017, as a family of three traveled from California to Oregon so their son could tour a university. Also killed in the accident was the pilot of the [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:57:03-07:00April 10th, 2017|Aviation News|

Fourth Victim of Riverside Plane Crash Dies

The fourth victim of the Riverside plane crash has died, despite multiple surgeries to save her life. The crash occurred on February 27 shortly after a Cessna 310 carrying five people took off from Riverside Airport in California, then crashed into two homes. Stacey Pierce, who was 46-years-old, died of [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:57:36-07:00March 9th, 2017|Aviation News|

American Tourists Killed in Melbourne Plane Crash

It was supposed to be a dream vacation, but for the families of a group of American friends, the vacation turned to tragedy. Four American tourists and their Australian pilot died on February 21, when the charter plane they were in crashed into a shopping mall in Melbourne, Australia. The [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:57:50-07:00February 21st, 2017|Aviation News|

One Dead After Galveston Bay Helicopter Crash

A helicopter traveling to Galveston Island from an oil tanker offshore crashed into Galveston Bay on February 6, 2017, killing one of the two passengers aboard but sparing the lives of the pilot and second passenger. It is the second fatal helicopter crash in recent months to make headlines, following the crash [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:25-07:00February 20th, 2017|Aviation News|

Widow Sues FAA for Wind Turbine Airplane Crash

A woman whose husband was killed in a 2014 small private airplane crash in South Dakota has now brought a federal lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), claiming they are to blame for her husband's death. Natalie Rau, whose husband, Logan Rau, died in the crash, says she believes the administration [...]

By |2019-01-31T17:41:00-08:00February 16th, 2017|Aviation News|

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report into Cessna Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a preliminary report concerning the December 29, 2016, crash of a Cessna 525 Citation into Lake Erie. The tragic private plane crash took the lives of six people, including three teenagers. The group was reportedly traveling back to Columbus after watching a Cleveland Cavaliers [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:11-07:00January 20th, 2017|Aviation News|

Authorities Call Off Search for Missing Boeing 777

Authorities have called off the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that crashed almost three years ago with 239 people on board. Although around $150 million has been spent attempting to locate the wreckage, very little other than light debris has ever been found. As a result, many questions [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:03-07:00January 17th, 2017|Aviation News|

Aircraft Accidents and Aviation News 2016

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 March 26, 2016 Alabama Medical Helicopter Crash Kills Four, Including Patient Four people aboard a medical helicopter were killed early Saturday morning when the chopper crashed in Goodman, Alabama. Investigators believe the Alabama medical helicopter [...]

By |2018-09-07T11:19:51-07:00December 31st, 2016|Aviation News|