It’s being reported that VH-HCE, a Cessna 152 from Basair, has crashed after take-off at Bankstown airport. Both pilot and passenger are reported to have exited the aircraft safely after it came down. The Cessna (shown left) was reportedly found upside down in a field adjacent to Nancy Ellis Leebold Drive close to the airport. […]
Skydiving plane crashes in Fox Glacier, New Zealand
A skydiving plane has crashed on takeoff in Fox Glacier New Zealand today. Nine people are reported to have died at the scene. Registration is unknown at the time of writing. The aircraft was operated by Skydive New Zealand.
Light plane crashes after departing Bankstown Airport
A light plane crashed this morning after commencing a flight from Bankstown Airport. The aircraft was reported to have departed YSBK around 8am this morning before the pilot ran into trouble and turned back towards the airport. The transcript of the pilot and ATC went as follows according to an archive recording on liveatc.net: PILOT: […]
Indonesia (East Java) plane crash reports
Hearing reports of a plane down in Indonesia. It appears to have been an Air Force Hercules carrying passengers that came down on final approach. News story from the Australian website can be seen here:http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25511452-2703,00.html