Tag: plane crash

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 […]

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 at TPC Scottsdale Leaves Six Dead

Reading Time: < 1 minute A single-engine plane carrying six people crashed on an Arizona golf course shortly after takeoff on Monday evening, killing everyone on board, the authorities said. Moments after the plane took off from the Scottsdale Airport around 8:45 p.m., it went down in a fiery crash on the TPC Scottsdale golf course, sparking a small fire […]

Bombardier Statement Over the Tragic Event in Kathmandou

Reading Time: < 1 minute Everyone at Bombardier is saddened by the tragic event involving the Q400 aircraft. Bombardier extend  sympathies to the families of those whose lives were lost in this accident, and our thoughts are with those who survived. Bombardier Air Safety Investigation Office is in contact with the authorities, and will provide assistance to all authorities as […]

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 […]

Iran Aseman Airlines ATR-72 Crashes with 66 on Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Iran Aseman Airlines ATR-72, registration performing flight from Tehran Mehrabad to Yasuj with 60 passengers and 6 crew, disappeared from radar near the Zagroz Mountains. The wreckage was later found near the village of Semirom (Iran) at the Dena Mountain at an elevation between 12,500 and 13,500 feet. No survivors were sighted. Emergency services […]

U.S. Ready to Assist Russia in Investigating An-148 Crash

Reading Time: < 1 minute The United States is ready to assist the Russian authorities in investigating the crash of the An-148 aircraft in the Moscow region, President of the United States Donald Trump said in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the White House press service. According to the press service, Donald Trump expressed his […]

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 […]

West Wind ATR-42 Smashes into the Field with 25 on Board

Reading Time: < 1 minute West Wind Aviation ATR-42-300, performing Canada’s domestic flight from Font-du-Lac to Stony Rapids with 22 passengers and 3 crew, was in the initial climb when the aircraft lost height and impacted terrain about 1km past the runway. All occupants survived, there are a number of serious and minor injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage. All […]

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 […]