Accidents

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...

Fly Sax Cessna 208B Grand Caravan gone missing at Aberdere National Park, Kenya

A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (5Y-CAC) from Kitale to Nairobi (NBO) and operated by Fly Sax of Kenya has gone missing. The aircraft disappeared from...

A CNE-Air light aircraft (SE-KHF) has crashed near Breda International Airport

On Thursday morning at 11:00 (UTC +2), a light aircraft has crashed near Breda International Airport. After the impact, the aircraft immediately caught fire....

U.S. Gulfstream G200 Galaxy corporate jet runway excursion after landing at Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport, Honduras

A Gulfstream G200 Galaxy corporate jet (N813WM) suffered a runway excursion after landing on runway 02 at Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport, Honduras. No fatalities have been...

Two passengers of a Cessna 172 die in plane crash near Gouda, The Netherlands

A Reims Cessna F172N Skyhawk registered PH-SBM has crashed near Stolwijk, Gouda fifteen minutes after take-off from Rotterdam The Hague Airport. The two passengers...

Poland presents its own report on the Tu-154 Smolensk crash in which the President was killed. It is very different from the official Russian one

THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND COMMITTEE FOR THE RE-INVESTIGATION OF THE TU-154M CRASH IN SMOLENSK, RUSSIA ANNOUNCEMENT The Committee for Re-Investigation of the Aircraft Accident at the Ministry...

Two people died in a plane crash near Daytona Beach

Two people have died in a plane crash near Daytona Beach, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. The crash was reported by a witness about...

Bombardier statement about Q400 aircraft accident in Nepal

Everyone at Bombardier is saddened by the tragic event involving the Q400 aircraft. We extend our sympathies to the families of those whose lives...

Liberty Helicopters Eurocopter AS350 has crashed in NY’s East River; five passengers died

A Liberty Helicopters Eurocopter AS350 chopper that had been chartered for a private photo shoot, has crashed in New York's East River after an...

Private Turkish plane crashes in Southwestern Iran: 11 dead

Iranian state TV reported citing aviation official that the crashed aircraft, a Bombardier Challenger 600 (reg.TC-TRB), was heading from the city of Sharjah in...

The end of the mystery around the disappearance of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in 1937

It is a mystery that researchers and aviation buffs have been trying to solve for decades: what happened to this American woman who was...

Russia Border Guard Mi-8 helicopter crashes in Chechnya

A Mil Mi-8 multipurpose helicopter crashed in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, a spokesman for the local emergencies services told TASS on Wednesday....

Antonov-26 transport plane crashed in Syria, 39 killed

A Russian Antonov-26 transport military plane has crashed in Syria killing 33 passengers and six crew members, the defence ministry says. All of them were...