Category: Breaking news

London City Airport Closed Following Discovery of WWII Bomb

London City airport has halted all flights until further notice following the discovery of an unexploded World War II-era ordnance in the nearby river Thames. Officials from the Metropolitan Police are working closely with the Royal Navy to safely remove the bomb that was located near the airport’s runway. An exclusion zone around George V […]

West Wind ATR-42 Smashes into the Field with 25 on Board

West Wind Aviation ATR-42-300, performing Canada’s domestic flight from Font-du-Lac to Stony Rapids with 22 passengers and 3 crew, was in the initial climb when the aircraft lost height and impacted terrain about 1km past the runway. All occupants survived, there are a number of serious and minor injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage. All […]

16 Dead In Military Plane Crash In Mississippi

A military refueling aircraft crashed Monday afternoon in a soybean field in Leflore County, killing at least 16 and leaving a debris field five miles in radius, officials said. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Director Lee Smithson said the plane crashed on the Sunflower-Leflore county line. “Most of them are gonna be Marines,” he said. He […]

Rossair Cessna 441 Crash Leaves Three Dead In South Australia

Three people have died in a light plane crash in the Riverland region of South Australia. A search party found the wreckage a few kilometres from the Renmark Aerodrome on Tuesday. An Australian Maritime Safety Authority spokeswoman said the fixed wing aircraft sent out a distress signal shortly after taking off. “We became aware there […]

UPS-Contracted Plane Crashes In West Virginia, Both Pilots Dead

A cargo plane contracted by UPS crashed Friday morning in West Virginia. The flight took off from Louisville and slid off the runway and crashed while landing at Charleston’s Yeager Airport. The airport reported it appeared one of the aircraft’s wings hit the runway surface and the aircraft went off to the left of the […]

Huge Blast in Damascus Airport Area, Reasons Unknown

A huge blast has rocked the area near Damascus International Airport, local media reported. According to the Al Mayadeen television channel, an explosion occurred on Thursday morning in vicinity of Damascus International Airport, causing a fire. The reasons behind the incident are unknown. The airport is reported to be used for civilian and military fights. […]

Peruvian B733 Veers Off Runway And Bursts Into Flames After Landing

A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737-300 performing flight from Lima to Jauja (Peru) with 141 people on board, landed on Jauja’s runway 31, but veered off the runway, suffered the collapse of all gear and burst into flames coming to a stop after skidding on fire for some distance. The aircraft was evacuated. There were no […]

South Supreme AN-26 Crashes at Wau, South Sudan

As many as 44 people are feared dead after a plane crash landed and split into pieces at an airport in South Sudan. UPDATE: All 45 occupants were rescued alive, 17 or 18 have been taken to local hospitals with injuries. Passengers were pulled from the burning wreckage after the plane belonging to South Supreme Airlines […]

Paris Orly Airport Evacuated After Shooting

A man has been shot dead after attempting to seize a gun from a soldier at Paris Orly airport, sparking an evacuation and severe flight disruption. UPDATED: A police source says the man shot dead after stealing a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly Airport was a “radicalised Muslim” known to security services. The suspect is […]

Watch Flybe Dash8 Crash Landing at Amsterdam Schiphol

A Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400 performing flight from Edinburgh, SC (UK) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 59 people on board, landed on Amsterdam’s runway 22 but came to a stop on the runway with the right main gear collapsed. The crew declared Mayday, Mayday, Mayday reporting the gear had collapsed, they were evacuating onto the […]