Category: Breaking news

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 […]

UPDATED: Plane with 72 Onboard Crashes in Colombia

An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia, and rescuers are moving survivors from the site, the country’s civil aviation association said on Tuesday. “Six people were rescued alive, but unfortunately one died. The rest of the occupants unfortunately died. The tragic toll is 76 victims,” Jose Gerardo […]

Protesters Take Over Runway at London City Airport

A number of protesters occupied the London City Airport‘s runway disrupting all flights. It has been reported that the protesters bypassed security by using a rubber dinghy to cross the docks. Responsibility for the protest via a series of tweets has been claimed by the Black Lives Matter UK movement. The protesters tweeted: “Activists in support of BLMUK #Shutdown […]

Turbulence Injures 16 Passengers on Flight from Houston to London

A flight from Houston to London was forced to make an emergency landing in Ireland due to  severe turbulence. Sixteen people have been hospitalized: fourteen passengers and two crew members. The extent of the injures is not immediately known. According to United Airlines, the customers and crew members of flight UA-880 are being provided with care and […]