Tag: casualties

At Least 38 Dead after Plane Crashes at Kathmandu Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute A Bangladeshi aircraft carrying 67 passengers and four crew members has crashed as it was landing at Kathmandu airport in Nepal. The US-Bangla Airlines plane slipped off the runway as it was landing and fell down a slope, sliding for about 300 metres before it stopped at a football pitch, leaving a trail of twisted […]

Turkish Plane Crashes in Iran Killing 11 on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute A Turkish private jet flying from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul carrying a group of young women crashed Sunday night in a mountainous region of Iran during a heavy rain, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said. Days earlier, the doomed aircraft carried a bachelorette party bound for Dubai, although it was not […]

Saratov Airlines Antonov AN-148 Crashes with 71 On Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Saratov Airlines Antonov AN-148-100, registration RA-61704 performing flight 6W-703 from Moscow Domodedovo to Orsk (Russia) with 65 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Moscow’s runway 14R when the aircraft reached a maximum altitude of 6000 feet then descended again and disappeared from radar at about 14:28L (11:28Z). The aircraft was subsequently found […]

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 […]

Multiple Deaths as Shooter Opens Fire at Ft. Lauderdale Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Five Killed After Military Aircraft Crashes in Malta

Reading Time: 1 minute According to airport sources and witnesses, light aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Malta, killing at least five people. A small-engine military aircraft, belonging to Luxembourg, has crashed due to engine trouble. The aircraft crash-landed on the road between Safi and Kirkop, right outside the MIA runway. According to a witness, the plane suddenly tipped […]

Two People Die in Mi-2 Helicopter Crash in Russia

Reading Time: 1 minute Two people, pilot and passenger, died as a result of the crash of a Mil Mi-2 helicopter in the Russian southwestern Krasnodar territory, according to a senior criminalist with the local investigative committee. “Two people died as a result of the crash. One of them was a pilot, information on the second one, whether he […]

Five Killed as Seaplane Hits Bridge in Shanghai

Reading Time: 1 minute A seaplane crashed into a bridge on the edge of Shanghai, killing at least five people. The plane, owned by charter airline Joy General Aviation, was taking off on a demonstration flight with 10 people on board including the crew, when it hit a motorway bridge in Jinshan district, Shanghai media platform The Paper reported. […]