Tag: fatal crash

CRASH: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 with 157 On Board

Reading Time: 4 minutes UPDATED 15:23 (UTC +2), 15 March 2019 According to the media reports, the captain of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 requested permission to return to Addis Ababa airport three minutes after take-off as it accelerated to abnormal speed. The aircraft was cleared for return. However, after clearance the plane climbed to an unusually high altitude and […]

CRASH | Boeing 707 Crashes into Houses near Tehran

Reading Time: 1 minute A Boeing 707-300 freighter, performing a freight flight from Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) to Karaj (Iran) with 16 crew and a cargo of meat, crashed in residential area near Tehran. According to avherald.com, the aircraft landed at the wrong airport. The aircraft was on approach to Karaj’s Payam Airport when the crew descended towards and landed in Fath’s […]

EASA: Dramatic Increase in Aircraft Crash Fatalities over 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute The year 2017 entered history as the safest in commercial aviation ever with only 50 fatalities out of 4.1 billion passengers. Tragically, 2018 resulted in 530 fatalities in 11 deadly accidents. 2018 has become the worst in terms of fatalities in commercial aviation since 2015. Talking about Europe, EASA Preliminary Safety Review 2018 revealed that […]

CIS Civil Aviation Accident Rates Deteriorate

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]