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Accidents

Famous NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt survives crash of his Cessna Citation in Tennessee

A Cessna Citation Latitude C680A registered N8JR, carrying retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr, his wife Amy and his 15-month-old daughter, crashed and caught...

A pilot dies in the crash of his water bomber in France

The plane had an accident while intervening over Générac to extinguish the fire that broke out this Friday. The pilot, alone on board, died. A...

“Flying man” Franky Zapata fails to cross the Channel, falls at sea and is rescued

Franky Zapata, "the flying man" who took off on Thursday morning near the beach of Sangatte (Pas-de-Calais, France) standing on his "Flyboard", failed to...

An Alphajet of the Patrouille de France crashes on landing in Perpignan, the pilot is slightly wounded

The pilot could eject before the crash and is slightly injured An AlphaJet (#2) of the Patrouille de France made a runway excursion during landing...

Boeing dedicates $50 million of pledged $100 million to near-term relief for families of the victims of the two 737 MAX 8 accidents

Boeing to provide $50 million for family relief Boeing to partner with Kenneth Feinberg and Camille Biros on fund creation and distribution Boeing announced...

Yeti Airlines ATR-72 overruns runway at Kathmandu

On 12 July, an ATR72-500 of Yeti Airlines registered 9N-AMM overran the runway at Kathmandu, Nepal, during landing; no casualties have been reported. Yeti Airlines...

Beechcraft King Air crashed into hangar at Addison Airport, Texas – Ten fatalities

All ten people (two pilots and 8 passengers) aboard a twin-engine Beechcraft B300 King Air 350i aeroplane (reg. N534FF) that crashed into a hangar...

Two people die in a microlight accident in Pont-à-Celles (Belgian province of Hainaut)

Two people (a man and a woman identified as Olivier Masson and Ghislaine Neuforge) died in the accident of a microlight that crashed this...

No survivors among the 9 people onboard King Air twin-engine that crashed near Dillingham Airfield, Hawaii

On 21 June around 18:30, a Beechcraft A90 King Air twin-engine (N256TA) went down near Dillingham Airfield, Hawaii, United States. The aircraft - owned...

A Tecnam P92 microlight aircraft crashed at Walshoutem (Flemish Brabant, Belgium)

On 19 June, a Tecnam P92 microlight aircraft, registered OO-H18 crashed near the E40 motorway at Walshoutem, Belgium. This Tecnam P92, owned by Aéro Club...

United Airlines Boeing 757 suffers extreme hard landing at Newark

On 15 June, a United Airlines Boeing 757-200 (reg. N26123) suffered a hard landing at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). The aircraft skidded left...

[Płock Air Picnic 2019] Yakovlev Yak-52 falls into Vistula river; pilot didn’t survive

On 15 June, a Yakovlev Yak-52, registered SP-YDD, took part to the Płock Air Picnic, an airshow in Poland. The aircraft, however, fell into...

Helicopter makes a crash landing on top of a Manhattan building

At least one person was killed in a helicopter crash on the roof of a building in Manhattan, New York, according to law enforcement...

Exactly ten years ago, Air France flight AF447 crashed into the Atlantic

Exactly 10 years ago - on 1 June 2009 - an Air France Airbus A330-200 (F-GZCP) was lost about 3.5 hours after departure from...

Volvo truck crashes into Nordwind Airlines Airbus A321 in Moscow Sheremetyevo

A Volvo truck crashed into Nordwind Airlines Airbus A321 in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport. At the time of the accident there were no passengers on...

Aircraft collision at Lukla airport in Nepal, three killed

At least three people were killed after a Summit Air Let L-410 Turbolet collided with a helicopter at Lukla Airport in Nepal on Sunday...

Pilot of a privately owned King Air B200 deliberately crashes into Matsieng air strip clubhouse, Rasesa (Botswana)

On 23 March, the pilot of a privately owned King Air B200 (A2-MBM) deliberately crashed into the Matsieng air strip clubhouse, Rasesa (Botswana) after...

Air China flight from Beijing to Los Angeles makes an emergency landing in Siberia

On 4 March, an Air China Boeing 777-300 (B-2040) on flight #CA983 from Beijing to Los Angeles, USA made an emergency landing in Anadyr...

Five killed in Kenya helicopter crash

On 3 March, a helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from a remote island in Lake Turkana in northwest Kenya. Four Americans and a Kenyan...

Polish Air Force MiG-29 fighter jet crashes in Poland, pilot ejected and alive but wounded

A Polish Air Force MiG-29 fighter jet from 23rd tactical airbase crashed shortly after takeoff on 4 March in a forest of the Mazovian...