Tag: fatal crash

CIS Civil Aviation Accident Rates Deteriorate

The 2017 commercial aviation accident rate registered by member states of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC), who are signatories to the 1991 Civil Aviation and Use of Airspace Agreement, is at its worst in the last five years. Although the overall number of aviation-related accidents has remained at 2016 levels, the IAC analysis notes a […]

Fatal Military Aviation Crashes Reach A 6-Year High

The number of military aviation accidents and the number of crews killed has reached a high in years, Military Times reported the results of it investigation. Since October 2017, 12 fatal accidents, including 11 crashes and one ground incident, have occurred claiming the lives of 35 military pilots and crew. Nevertheless, the authorities do not […]

Algerian Military Aircraft IL-76 Crash Leaves 257 Dead

An Algerian military transport plane crashed Wednesday shortly after taking off from an air base south of the capital, Algiers, killing at least 257 people, according to the Algerian Defense Ministry. The victims included 247 passengers — most of them soldiers and their families — and 10 crew members, the statement said. There was no […]

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 […]

Main Black Box of Crashed Tu-154 Found at Depth of 17 Meters

The flight data recorder of the Tu-154 plane of the Russian Defense Ministry that crashed in the Black Sea on Sunday has been pulled from the water, a law enforcement source told TASS.  The main flight data recorder of the crashed Tu-154 plane will be taken to the Central Scientific and Research Institute of the […]