Accidents

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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...