Tag: crash

REPORT | Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Was Unfit to Fly

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) has released a preliminary report into the crash of Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8. It is confirmed that the aircraft which crashed into the Java Sea killing 189 on board was not in an airworthy condition the day before its fatal flight. Previous Flight Data (28 October, 2018) The […]

Deadly Lion Air Crash. Problem in Boeing 737 MAX 8?

Reading Time: 4 minutes With ongoing search works and investigation of the fatal crash of the Lion Air 737 MAX 8 which carried 189 people on board on 29th October, 2018, more and more questions regarding the reasons of the accident are appearing. What do we know at this point? Reason in Boeing 737 MAX 8 Systems? On 7th November […]

Aeromexico Fires Three Pilots After July Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Despite bad weather being attributed as the cause of July’s crash of an Aeromexico Embraer 190 at Durango International Airport, in a letter sent to the carrier’s workers Chief Executive Andres Conesa has confirmed that all three of the plane’s pilots have since left the company. In the letter he said that: “Irrespective of the […]

South West Aviation L410 Impacts River on Approach

Reading Time: 2 minutes A South West Aviation Let L-410, registration UR-TWO performing a flight from Juba to Yirol (South Sudan) with 20 passengers and 3 crew, impacted Yirol River south of the aerodrome at Yirol City about 1.75nm south of the aerodrome at about position N6.53 E30.49 at about 09:00L (06:00Z). 19 bodies were recovered from the river […]

Nepal Plane Crash Caused by ‘Emotionally Disturbed’ Captain?

Reading Time: 1 minute A leaked draft of the official investigation of the US-Bangla Airlines flight from Dhaka to the Nepali capital crash reveals that the captain of the plane suffered an “emotional breakdown”. Conflicting reports that emerged shortly after the crash had suggested confusion between the pilot and air traffic control might have caused the accident. The report said air traffic control […]

Fatal Helicopter Collision Kills 18 People

Reading Time: 1 minute A Russian helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff in Siberia, killing all 15 passengers and 3 crew aboard. According to preliminary information, after take-off Mi-8AMT collided with the external load of the other helicopter, crashed about 2km from the airfield and caught fire. As a result of the crash everyone died. The crew of the other helicopter […]

20 People Dead After Junkers Aircraft Crash in Swiss Alps

Reading Time: 1 minute Swiss authorities have confirmed that all 20 passengers and crew onboard a vintage Junkers JU-52-HB-HOT were killed when the aircraft crashed in the Swiss Alps on Saturday. The plane was flying from Locarno, near Switzerland’s southern border, to the airline’s base in Dübendorf, a suburb of Zurich. Local Police confirmed a Junkers aircraft crashed at […]

One Dead and 20 Injured after Convair CV-340 Crashes in South Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes A MAC Martin’s Air Charter (owner Rovos Air) Convair, performing a test flight from Pretoria Wonderboom to Pretoria Wonderboom (South Africa), was climbing out of Wonderboom’s runway 29 when ground observers noticed smoke from the left hand engine, the aircraft appeared to not climb anymore, estimated height was about 300 feet. The aircraft appeared to […]

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 […]

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 […]