Archive for Plane Accidents

Small Plane Crash In L.I. Injures Two

Two people were injured in a small plane crash on a private airstrip on Shelter Island, at the eastern end of Long Island, around 2 p.m. on Sunday, authorities said.   The 1929 single-engine plane was found with its nose in the ground when officers arrived at the…

L.I. Pilot In Railroad Plane Crash Was Directed To Landing Strip That No Longer Exists

New details of a Long Island plane crash last week revealed that an air traffic controller directed the pilot to a landing strip that no longer existed at a closed airport, according to reports. This occurred moments before the single-engine aircraft crashed in the railroad tracks between Hicksville…

One Dead, One Hurt After Small Plane Crashes Onto Train Tracks

A pilot of a single-engine plane was killed and his passenger was injured after their plane crashed onto the Long Island Railroad tracks on South Oyster Bay Road in Hicksville on Sunday morning, according to reports.   The Hawker Beechcraft BE35 was headed to Morristown, NJ from Westhampton…

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