Tag: crash

Executive Jet Crashes In South Brazil, Killing 8

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eight people were killed when an executive jet crashed into an industrial warehouse in southern Brazil, barely missing a nearby church holding service. The twin-engine Piper Navajo jet crashed onto the facility belonging to the Excellence transportation company Sunday night in Cambe, Parana state, hitting a bus and exploding on impact. Local residents who witnessed […]

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. […]

UPDATED: EgyptAir Crash: Crew Members Were Recorded Desperately Battling a Fire on Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes A search vessel has recovered all mapped human remains under water in the Mediterranean Sea at the crash site of EgyptAir Flight MS804, Egypt’s aircraft accident investigation committee said. UPDATED: According to mirror.co.uk,  the mystery of the missing EgyptAir flight may finally have been solved. The cockpit voice recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 indicate […]

5 Killed After Skydiving Plane Crashes On Kauai

Reading Time: 2 minutes A skydiving plane crashed moments after takeoff from Port Allen Airport on Monday, killing all five people on board. Witnesses said the Skydive Kauai plane appeared to be having engine trouble when it burst into flames in the air, and then crashed into rocks just outside the airport’s fence line. The crash happened about 9:30 […]

Reported Drone Collision Might Have Been a Plastic Bag

Reading Time: 3 minutes It would seem that airport authorities should not count their drones before they’re crashed, or something like that. British newspaper The Telegraph reports that a transport minister admits that the widely reported rogue drone colliding with a passenger jet last weekend may have actually been a plastic bag. Transport minister Robert Goodwill, commenting on the […]

Flydubai Launches Online Memorial Site For FZ981 Victims

Reading Time: 2 minutes FlyDubai has launched a memorial website to commemorate the memory of the passengers and crew of flight FZ981, one month after the flight crashed in Rostov-On-Don. The website – www.withgreatsadness.com – collects the thoughts and photographs of those who wish to express their condolences following the tragic accident. FlyDubai has said its focus over this […]

Two Russian Pilots Killed in Helicopter Crash Over Rebel Territory in Syria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two Russian pilots have died in a helicopter crash over rebel territory in Syria. A spokesperson for Russia’s ministry of defence said the Mi-28N attack helicopter came down in Homs province in the early hours of Tuesday morning. “The bodies of the dead pilots were removed during search and rescue operations and are currently at […]

Investigation Into Flydubai Russian Crash Points to Pilot Error

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Flydubai passenger plane crashed in Russia last month after being flown in a contradictory manner minutes before it smashed into the ground, a statement from investigators said on Friday, suggesting pilot error was to blame. The Boeing 737-800, operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, came down in the early hours of March 19 at […]

Flydubai Flight FZ981 Crashes on Landing at Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes A passenger jet run by Flydubai under the code FZ981 has crash-landed at Rostov-on-Don airport in southern Russia, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew members on board. The Investigative Committee of Russia said in a statement on its website that all 62 people on board the plane died when it hit the ground and […]

True Aviation Antonov An-26 Crashed Into Sea Off Cox’s Bazar

Reading Time: 2 minutes At least one crewmember died when the Antonov An-26 cargo aircraft crashed into sea after take-off from Cox’s Bazar. Loaded with a cargo of shrimps, the Antonov An-26 took off from Cox’s Bazar to Jessore. Due to circumstances unknown yet, the pilots (all russian nationals) reported machanical troubles and elected to return to the airport […]