All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Plane Crash’

Selfies Contributed to Fatal Plane Crash, Says NTSB

In May of last year, two men were killed when their Cessna 150 crashed in a field outside Denver, Colorado. Now, the National Transportation Safety Board has issued its official report – and the agency is saying that selfies likely contributed to the fatal crash. According to the NTSB, a GoPro recovered near the scene gave clues as to what …

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Plane Crash in the Bahamas Leaves One Dead

A small plane carrying 11 passengers went down over water near the Bahamas Tuesday, killing a 77-year-old American, according to local authorities. The twin-engine Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain had originated from the isle of Eleuthera, and crashed as it was preparing to touch down at New Providence, according to Superintendent Paul Rolle. Authorities stated that the pilot reported trouble with …

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Myles Munroe And His Entourage Killed In Plane Crash

Dr. Myles Munroe, a preacher, author, and business coach, was killed on November 9 after his private plane crashed in the Bahamas. There were no survivors in the accident which also took the life of Munroe’s wife, Ruth. Some of the other identified casualties were members of Bahamas Faith Ministries International including the group’s senior vice president Dr. Richard Pinder …

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Lancaster Plane Crash Leaves Two Dead In Western New York State

A plane crash near the Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport has left two dead, a 78-year-old pilot and a 14-year-old boy. The crash happened midair between two recreational single-engine aircrafts during an event of the Experimental Aircraft Association, according to the Buffalo News, “designed to introduce young people to the thrill of flying”. “It’s a very sad time when you have a …

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Plane Crash in Bahamas Leaves Four Dead

At 8:30 am Monday morning, a Cessna 340 aircraft left Ormond Beach Municipal Airport and headed for Grand Bahama International Airport. Unfortunately, the plane would crash approximately six miles from its destination, killing all four passengers aboard the aircraft. Aboard the plane was Ormond Beach lawyer, R. Michael “Mike” Kennedy. Kennedy was 65 years old and was the attorney for …

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TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes, 47 Dead

A TransAsia Airways turboprop airplane crashed on an island near Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people. The crash set buildings on fire, however no one in those buildings suffered injuries or died. The plane–a 70-seat ATR 72–was making its second attempt at landing on the island of Makong during a severe thunderstorm. Eleven of the TransAsia Airways passengers were transported …

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Plane Crashes Into Long Island Yard – Kills Pilot

On Tuesday, a small plane crashed into a Long Island yard, killing the pilot. The plane crashed into a yard in East Patchogue, a hamlet on Long Island’s south shore about 50 miles east of New York City. The crash sent shattered glass flying into one of the houses where a mother and baby were home. The mother was in …

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McDonald’s Plane Crash Leads To Broken Leg

The pilot whose plane crashed outside of a McDonald’s in Monroe, La. was hospitalized for moderate injuries. Michael Ray Martin of Calhoun suffered a close call (and a broken leg) when his plane went down in the parking lot of the fast food restaurant. According to Louisiana law enforcement officials, the 41-year-old pilot was airlifted from the scene to a …

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McDonalds Plane Crash Leaves Pilot Injured

A 41-year-old man was injured on Tuesday when his plane crashed near a McDonalds restaurant in Louisiana. The pilot, Michael Ray Martin, had reported a problem with the plane’s fuel shortly before it crashed. The crash occurred at 10:40 a.m. and the plane landed in the 8000 block of Desiard Street in Monroe. Although the McDonalds restaurant where the plane …

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McDonald’s Plane Crash Sends Pilot To The Hospital

It was a very close call for one Northern Louisiana McDonald’s restaurant on Tuesday. According to airport officials, a small plane that was preparing to land at the Monroe Regional Airport, crashed into the McDonald’s parking lot on Desiard Street in Monroe, barely missing the building, and sending the pilot to the hospital. Ron Phillips, the airport’s director, explained that …

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Air Show Crash: Horrible Incident Caught On Tape

What was meant to be a thrilling and fun day for everyone who came out to the Stevens Point Air Show ended in a fatal tragedy. William Cowden, of Menomonie, Wisconsin was performing aerial stunts for the enthusiastic crowd at the Stevens Point Municipal Airport on Sunday. Things were going well until suddenly the small plane went into a dive. …

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Military Jet Crashes In Desert: What Went Wrong?

It was a very close call for a pilot who crashed a military plane in the Arizona desert on Friday. A Marine Corps Harrier jet reportedly went down on tribal lands belonging to the Gila River Indian Community. The crash is believed to have occurred at about 2:30 pm MST. According to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor, the wreckage …

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