Accidents

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Two dead after glider crashes in Tienen, Belgium

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On 8 August around 15:20 (UTC +2), a glider crashed near Tienen, Belgium. According to Katrien Partyka, Mayor of Tienen, two persons died in...

Air India Express Boeing 737-800 with 190 people on board crashes at Kozhikode airport, India. 16 dead (Updated)

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An Air India Express Boeing 737-800 (registration VT-AXH) skidded off the runway and shattered in two during a landing in heavy rain on runway...

Seven dead in mid-air collision between two light planes over Alaska

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Seven people were killed in a collision between two light planes (between a single-engine de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver and a Piper-PA12 designed with pontoons...

Dutch army NH-90 helicopter crash in Aruba, 2 dead

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A Dutch army helicopter crashed on Sunday afternoon after taking off from the Netherlands Antilles island Aruba, killing two people, the Defence Ministry said...

Bluebird Airlines Dash 8 Q400 gear collapse during landing; the 3 on board rescued

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A Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, operated by Bluebird Aviation, registered 5Y-VVU, was flying from Djibouti to Beledweyne when a donkey crossed the runway as...

Eight people feared dead after collision between two planes in Idaho (US)

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Two people have died and six other people may be missing after two planes collided with each other and then crashed into Coeur d’Alene...

A plane carrying drugs makes emergency landing on Mexican motorway and and is set on fire

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A shooting incident between the Mexican military and drug traffickers occurred this Sunday morning after a jet loaded with drugs landed on the Carrillo-Mérida...

Canadian helicopter crash with 6 soldiers on board during NATO manoeuvre

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A Canadian military helicopter crashed into the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Greece off the Greek island of Kefalonia in the night from Wednesday...

Ethiopia’s interim report blames Boeing for the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

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The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau of the Ethiopian Ministry of Transport released its Interim Investigation Report today, just one day before the anniversary of...

Four people died in crash of Cessna Citation north of Atlanta, Georgia

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Four people have been confirmed dead after a Cessna 501 Citation I/SP business jet registered N501RG crashed in Gordon County, Georgia, last Saturday, possibly...

Pegasus Airlines: third runway excursion in just over two years …

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The death toll from yesterday's Pegasus Airlines plane crash in Istanbul has increased to three with 179 injured. The Boeing 737-800 skidded off the...

US military aircraft crashes in Taliban-held territory of eastern Afghanistan

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On 27 January around 13:00 local time (UTC + 4:30), an aircraft (US Air Force Bombardier E-11A registered 11-9358) crashed in eastern Afghanistan. The...

NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

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Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash ---- American professional basketball player Kobe Bryant who plays shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers poses...

Cessna Citation S550 crashes in South Africa

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On 23 January 2020, South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) have confirmed that it has not been able to make contact with one of...

C-130 Hercules fighting bushfires crashes in Australia

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On 23 January 2020, three American firefighters have died when a C-130 water tanker plane crashed near Snowy Mountains, Australia ACT Emergency Services confirmed the...

Five countries are asking for compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing 737-800

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Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne today announced in London that Afghanistan, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine and the United Kingdom are asking that Iran pay them...

Initial Iranian Air Accident Investigation Board report on Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crash

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"In the name of God" Foreword The Civil Aviation Organization, in accordance with international requirements and local regulations of the Islamic Republic of Iran is in...

Statement by the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the fatal plane crash in Iran

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A large number of victims of the Ukraine International Airlines crash in Iran were Canadian. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement...

Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashes after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 people on board

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On 8 January, a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran. The plane is a 3.5...

Antonov An-12 crashes near Geneina Airport, Sudan – 18 passengers and crew members feared dead

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On 2 January, a Sudanese Air Force Antonov An-12 aircraft crashed near Geneina Airport, Sudan, 5 minutes after take-off. Eighteen people, including four children,...