September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Small Plane Crashes in Laytonsville, One Person Killed

UPDATED One person was killed when a small plane crashed in a field off Laytonsville Road on Tuesday evening, according to a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) official. “One person did not survive,” said MCFRS Spokesperson Pete Piringer. “The fire is out. The investigation is beginning.” The crash happened around 6:20 p.m. in […]

Read more

June 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

NTSB Report: Ice on Wings Caused Fatal 2014 Gaithersburg Plane Crash

A report released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) states that the pilot whose jet crashed into a Gaithersburg home on Dec. 8, 2014, failed to turn on de-icing equipment, which caused ice accumulation on the wings that led to the crash. “Pilots must rely on checklists and procedures because relying only on memory can […]

Read more

August 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tuskegee Airman Returns to Flight at Age 90 (VIDEO)

It’s a wish come true. At the age of 90, Lt. Floyd Collins returns to flight thanks to some help from some volunteer pilots at the Montgomery County Airpark. CCM’s Susan Kenedy has his story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

Read more

January 28, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery County Airpark Liaison Committee to Discuss Plane Crash

A meeting of the Montgomery County Airpark Liaison Committee is set for Jan. 28 to talk about the tragic December 8th plane crash that killed six people.  But Montgomery County Revenue Authority Executive Director Keith Miller said he doesn’t believe there will be any changes to Airpark operations until the Authority gets a final accident […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter