Tag: accident

Starbow Airlines ATR-72 Suffers a Runway Excursion During Take-off

Reading Time: < 1 minute Starbow Airlines ATR-72-212A, performing flight from Accra to Kumasi (Ghana) with 63 passengers and 5 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Accra when the aircraft veered left off the runway and entangled with the perimeter fence. One passenger received minor injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage. The airport reported flight S9-104 from Accra’s Kokota Airport […]

US Navy C-2 Aircraft Crashes With 11 On Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes A US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan. Eight people have been rescued after the plane crashed into the Philippine Sea en route to an aircraft carrier. The C-2 “Greyhound” aircraft crashed into the Pacific about 90 miles northwest of Okinotorishima, a Japanese atoll, Defense […]

Khabarovsk Airlines Let L-410 Crash Kills Eight, Child Survives

Reading Time: 2 minutes A small passenger plane has crashed in the Russian Far East, killing up to 8 people on board, according to local police. One child has survived the crash. According to the latest reports, eight people are thought to have been killed, including two crew members. A three-year-old girl is the sole survivor of a plane […]

Flybe de Havilland Dash 8 Lands Without Nose Gear

Reading Time: < 1 minute Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400, performing flight from Belfast City to Inverness, with 53 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out Belfast City Airport when the crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet reporting problems with their gear. The aircraft entered a hold while the crew was troubleshooting the problem, but was unable to resolve […]

Saudi Prince Killed in Helicopter Crash near Yemen Border

Reading Time: < 1 minute A helicopter carrying several Saudi officials, including a high-ranking prince, has crashed in the kingdom’s southwest near the border with Yemen. Local newspaper Okaz reported the helicopter carrying Prince Mansour bin Muqrin Al Saud, deputy governor of Asir province,  went down while the officials were taking a tour of an area near the coast in […]

Maldivian de Havilland DHC-6 At Male Suffers Crash Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Maldivian de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter on floats performing a flight from Dhaalu Atoll to Male (Maldives) with 15 passengers and 3 crew was on approach to Male’s Sea Port when the aircraft impacted the waters hard at the Sea Port and flipped over. The occupants were able to evacuate the aircraft in time. […]

Private Jet Crashes Istanbul’s Main Airport, Bursts Into Flame

Reading Time: 2 minutes A private jet crashed on landing and burst into flames Thursday while making an emergency landing at Istanbul’s main international airport, leaving four injured, officials said. The incident forced the temporary closure of Ataturk International Airport and while it later reopened passengers were still experiencing delays. Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin said the Cessna Citation plane […]

China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 Strikes Its Tail On Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 was performing flight from Chengdu to Wenzhou (China) and struck its tail onto the runway while landing in Wenzhou. There are no reports of injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however. No weather data are available for Wenzhou. Wenzhou features a concrete runway 03/21 of 3200 meters/10500 feet length.

Wind Rose Embraer E145 Suffered A Runway Excursion On Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Wind Rose Aviation Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of Ukraine International Airlines was performing flight from Kiev to Zaporozhye (Ukraine), landed on Zaporozhye runway 02 at 11:15L (08:15Z) but veered off the runway to the right and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There were no injuries, the aircraft did not […]

Belgian Army Pilot Falls From Helicopter During Airshow

Reading Time: < 1 minute During a parachuting demonstration, one of the two pilots of an Agusta A-109 military helicopter fell from the aircraft. The co-pilot was busy preparing the 3 paratroopers who were going to jump. Immediately after their jump, the co-pilot saw the pilot’s seat empty, his door open. The helicopter was starting to fall but the co-pilot […]