Tag: plane crash

2016 Worst for CIS-Wide Flight Safety in 25 Years

Reading Time: 3 minutes The year 2016 was marked by the record-high number of aviation accidents in the past 25 years across the 12 CIS states which are party to the Civil Aviation and Airspace Use Treaty. The statistics are contained in a report issued by the Interstate Aviation Committee (CIS), which oversees the use and management of civil […]

Russian Military Plane Crashes in Black Sea with 92 on Board

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Russian military plane with 92 people on board has crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, and it was unlikely there would be any survivors. The crashed Tu-154 plane of Russia’s Defense Ministry carried eight crew members and 84 passengers, the ministry’s official spokesman Igor […]

UPDATED: Plane with 72 Onboard Crashes in Colombia

Reading Time: < 1 minute An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia, and rescuers are moving survivors from the site, the country’s civil aviation association said on Tuesday. “Six people were rescued alive, but unfortunately one died. The rest of the occupants unfortunately died. The tragic toll is 76 victims,” Jose Gerardo […]

Single Engine Plane Crashed Into a House in Glibert, Arizona

Reading Time: < 1 minute A couple were watching TV at home Saturday night, when a single engine plane crashed into their house in Glibert, Arizona. Amazingly, the pair have escaped unharmed. Local police say the small aircraft was part of a demonstration for the annual Constitutional Fair, and crashed around 7:30 p.m. MDT Saturday night after catching fire mid-air. It […]

Six People Were Killed in a Russian Plane Crash on Fire-fighting Duty

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to a statement by the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Russia, the incident occurred during the early hours of Sunday after the Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane crashed in the Siberian region of Irkutsk, where a wildfire has been raging for weeks. UPDATED: “During the search mission, body fragments and one of two black boxes […]

Azerbaijan Silk Way Cargo Plane Crash in Afghanistan – Seven Killed

Reading Time: < 1 minute A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information, Azerbaijani Report News Agency said. A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information. Two Ukrainian crew members […]

Three Dead in Small Plane Crash in Long Island Neighborhood

Reading Time: < 1 minute Officials say three people are dead after a small plane broke up mid-flight, scattering debris across a residential Long Island neighborhood. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Robert Gretz says the pilot of the Beech BE-35 aircraft reported an issue with his instrument panel before the plane went down in Syosset Tuesday afternoon. Gretz says two […]

One Dead as Plane Hits Car Near San Diego

Reading Time: < 1 minute A plane has crash-landed on the Interstate 15 freeway in southern California, hitting a car and killing one of its passengers.Three others in the car were hurt along with the plane’s pilot and passenger. The plane appeared to be having technical problems before it crash-landed on the freeway in San Diego County near Fallbrook, witnesses […]

Myanmar Air Force B1900 Crashed Near Naypyidaw

Reading Time: < 1 minute The propeller aircraft crashed immediately after taking off at Naypyidaw International Airport leaving all five people on board dead. Very soon after getting airborne on runway 34 at Naypyidaw International Airport, the twin-prop Beechcraft 1900D lost height and impacted open, flat terrain approximately less than a kilometer north of the airport. The Beech 1900 disintegrated […]