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Accidents

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...

Chaika S-72 Okhotnik (light aircraft) crashes near Moscow killing two people onboard

On 28 February, a Chaika S-72 Okhotnik (light aircraft) (RA-2613G) crashed in the Moscow Region’s Kolomensky District, killing two. The light plane crashed under unknown...

Exactly 10 years ago, Turkish Airlines flight TK1951 crashed during landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

On 25 February 2009 – exactly 10 years ago –, Turkish Airlines flight TK1951 crashed during landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Netherlands, resulting in...

Three killed in Ethiopian military MI-8 helicopter crash inside United Nations compound

On 9 February, a Ethiopian military MI-8 helicopter (UNO 379P) with 23 passengers on board crashed inside the compound of the United Nations Interim...

Emiliano Sala: One body has been successfully recovered from the wreckage, AAIB says

This morning, United Kingdom's Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) issued a follow-up press release on the crash of a Piper Malibu (N264DB) carrying Emiliano Sala and...

Cessna 414A crashes into a single family house in the suburb of Yorba Linda, California

On 3 February, a small Cessna 414A (N414RS) crashed into a single family house in the suburb of Yorba Linda, California. The aircraft took...

Wreckage of Piper Malibu carrying Emiliano Sala and piloted by David Ibbotson has been located

On 3 February, the wreckage of the Piper Malibu (N264DB) carrying Emiliano Sala and piloted by David Ibbotson was located by the FPV MORVEN. Both Sala...

Collision between helicopter and light aircraft; seven bodies recovered from crash site; French instructor arrested

Last Friday (25 January), a San Jodel D.140 Mousquetaire collided with a helicopter close to La Thuile, a town and comune in the Aosta...

Helicopter hits zip line cable and crashes on the Jebel Jais mountain of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), killing all four people aboard

On 29 December, a rescue helicopter, belonging to the UAE’s National Search and Rescue Center, crashed on the Jebel Jais mountain of Ras Al...

The Governor of the Mexican State of Puebla and her husband, a Senator, die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla Martha Erika Alonso and her husband Rafael Moreno Valle, a former governor and senator, died in...

World War II P-51 Mustang fighter plane crashes in Texas during re-enactment show, two dead

A privately-owned vintage fighter plane that saw action during World War II and the Korean War crashed into the parking lot of an apartment...

No survivors on Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight JT610 that crashed into sea near Java

On 29 October, a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 (PK-LQP) from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang as flight JT610 and carrying 189 people, including...

Leicester City and OHL Leuven owner’s helicopter crashes outside club’s King Power Stadium; none of the five people on-board survived

An AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter (G-VSKP) used by Leicester City FC's club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha impacted a car park just outside LCFC's King Power Stadium...

Vintage North American Aviation SNJ/AT-6 Texan warbird has crashed on the U.S. Highway 101

On 23 October, a vintage North American Aviation SNJ/AT-6 Texan - painted in German Markings - has crashed on the U.S. Highway 101 in...

Saudi Royal Air Force Hawk plane crashes during training mission

A Saudi Royal Air Force plane crashed on during a training mission in the northwest region, leaving all of its crew dead, an official...

Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787 hits tail of a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 at Istanbul Atatürk Airport

On 9 August, a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787 (CN-RGT) destination Casablanca was taxiing out to the holding point at Istanbul Atatürk Airport when...