How safe are private aircraft?

. CBC News Posted: May 14, 2012 8:55 PM ET A story written by CBC News in Canada discusses the safety of private airplane travel in Canada, following three small plane crashes in one week, one of which was a mid-air collision. According to the story, “In Canada...

Mount Si, North Bend plane crash

. On Wednesday, February 15, 2012, a Cessna 172 carrying three passengers crashed into Mount Si in North Bend, Washington.  There were no survivors.  The victims were, Rob Marshall Hill, Seth Dawson, and Liz Redling, according to The Seattle Times. The Federal...

Witnesses saw smoke before fatal plane crash

  Republished from: StaffordCountySun.com Written by: Reed Williams  LOUISA — Witnesses saw smoke coming from the airplane and noticed that it “didn’t sound right” just before it plunged to the ground, killing the pilot and igniting a house, an investigator said...

Authorities investigate fatal Colorado plane crash

. WRITTEN BY: SAMANTHA ABERNETHY Reprinted from: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOULDER, Colo. — Investigators plan to talk to other pilots to determine whether they heard any communications between two small planes just before an in-flight collision in Colorado killed all...