Category: Breaking news

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 […]

Plane Crash Into Australian Shopping Mall Kills Five

A pilot and four American passengers were killed on Tuesday when a small plane crashed in to the roof of a shopping mall after taking off from an airfield outside Melbourne, police said. The twin-turboprop Beechcraft King Air plane suffered an engine failure and crashed into the mall near the end of the runway at […]

Multiple Deaths as Shooter Opens Fire at Ft. Lauderdale Airport

A shooter killed “multiple people” at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday before being taken into custody, officials said. CNN quoted an official as saying five people died in the shooting, and MSNBC said at least nine were shot, citing unnamed law enforcement sources. The Broward County Sheriff’s office tweeted “multiple people” had died and […]

Russian Military Plane Crashes in Black Sea with 92 on Board

A Russian military plane with 92 people on board has crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, and it was unlikely there would be any survivors. The crashed Tu-154 plane of Russia’s Defense Ministry carried eight crew members and 84 passengers, the ministry’s official spokesman Igor […]

Hijacked Libyan Plane Lands in Malta with 118 On Board

An Afriqiyah Airways A320 with around 120 people on board has just landed in Malta after it was hijacked. At 12.13pm, the plane’s engines were still running and it was surrounded by AFM soldiers at a distance. It did not seem anyone had yet approached the plane. Two hijackers had threatened to blow up the […]

Crash: Aerosucre B722 at Puerto Carreno Overran Runway On Takeoff

An Aerosucre Colombia Boeing 727-200, registration HK-4544 performing a freight flight from Puerto Carreno to Bogota (Colombia) with 6 crew, did not become airborne. While taking off from Puerto Carrena’s runway 25 at 17:20L (23:20Z), broke through the airport perimeter fences, became airborne, lost height again about 3 minutes later, impacted ground about 5nm from […]

UPDATED: Pakistan Airlines Plane Crashed Near Abbottabad With 47 On Board

Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42-500, flight PK-661 from Chitral to Islamabad (Pakistan) with 47 people on board, declared emergency reporting problems with the left engine, shortly afterwards radio and radar contact was lost with the aircraft. Residents in Havelian near Abbottabad (Pakistan) heard sounds consistent with an impact. The crash site was located at that position […]