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Accidents

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...

Five killed after Cessna 414 crashes near South Coast Plaza, California

On Sunday 5 August, a Cessna 414 (N727RP) crashed on a parking lot near South Coast Plaza, a shopping mall in Costa Mesa, California....

Ju-Air Junkers Ju-52 historical plane crashed at Piz Segnas, Switzerland – nobody survived the crash

On Saturday 4 August, Ju-Air lost one of its historical planes. A Junkers JU-52 (HB-HOT) "Tante Ju", "Auntie Ju" crashed when it impacted terrain...

An AeroMéxico E190 aircraft with 100 people on board crashes near Durango. No fatalities

An Embraer 190 aeroplane of the largest Mexican airline AeroMéxico with 97 passengers and four crew on board crashed in the Northern Federal Mexican...

Four people lost their lives in a Robin aircraft crash in Anniviers, Switzerland

On Friday 27 July, four people have lost their lives in a plane crash in Anniviers, Switzerland. The Robin aircraft took off from Sion...

NTSB released pictures of British Airways Boeing 777 uncontained engine failure (Las Vegas – 8 September 2015)

On 8 September 2015 a British Airways Boeing 777-200ER (G-VIIO) caught fire during take-off from Las Vegas Airport, prompting an aborted take-off and the...

[Pictures + videos] Tara Air DHC-6 Twin Otter runway excursion at Jumla Airport

A Tara Air DHC-6 Twin Otter (9N-AEV) got badly damaged in a runway excursion when it ran against a fence + other obstacles following...

Cessna CitationJet CJ2+ suffers runway excursion at Saint Tropez Airport

On 6 June 2018 a Cessna CitationJet CJ2+ (D-IULI) suffered a runway excursion accident at Saint Tropez Airport, France. The aircraft came in from...