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Do you remember? Air France Flight 296 (F-GFKC) Airbus A320-111 crashed into a forest while performing a low pass over Mulhouse-Habsheim Airport, France

30 years ago today. Air France Flight 296 was a chartered flight of a new Airbus A320-111 operated by Air France. On June 26,...

On this day 70 years ago a Sabena Douglas DC-4-1009 crashed into a forest near Libenge, Congo

The crash happened exactly 70 years ago, on 12 May 1948 at 11:00. The Douglas DC-4, OO-CBE, operated on a flight from Léopoldville (now...

Ten years ago a British Airways Boeing 777 crashed short of the runway at London Heathrow

British Airways Flight 38 (call sign Speedbird 38) is a scheduled flight operated by British Airways from Beijing, China to London, United Kingdom. On...

Do you remember? a brand new Etihad Airways Airbus A340-600 destroyed after an engine test

10 years ago today. An Airbus A340-600 due to be delivered to Etihad Airways jumped its chocks during an engine test at Toulouse Blagnac...

Celebrating 60 Years of Spaceflight with Sputnik 1

On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched a small metal sphere into low Earth orbit. Equipped with four external radio antennas, Sputnik 1...

25 years ago an El Al Boeing 747 cargo aircraft crashed into two flats in the Bijlmermeer

On 4 October 1992, El Al Flight 1862, a Boeing 747 cargo aircraft of the state-owned Israeli airline El Al, crashed into the Groeneveen and Klein-Kruitberg flats in...

16 years ago four passenger airliners operated by United Airlines and American Airlines were hijacked – 9/11

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The...

18 years ago a China Airlines MD-11 crashed at Hong Kong Airport

China Airlines Flight 642 was a flight that crashed at Hong Kong International Airport on 22 August 1999. It was operating from Bangkok (Bangkok...

In May 1945 a Short Stirling LK147 from 196 Squadron crashed near the runway at Gardermoen, Oslo

On the Ascension Day Thursday 10 May 1945 between 0730 and 0800 hours, the Short Stirling LK147 from 196 Squadron took off from Sheperds...

One year ago an Emirates Boeing 777-300 (A6-EMW) impacted the runway during an attempted go-around at Dubai airport

On 3 August 2016, an Emirates Boeing 777-300 aircraft, registration A6-EMW, operating a scheduled passenger flight EK521, departed Trivandrum International Airport (VOTV), India at...

On this day 17 years ago the Air France Concorde #AF4590 crashed near Roissy

Air France Flight 4590 was a chartered international flight from Paris, France, to New York City, on the Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde. On 25 July 2000, at...

Exactly 20 years ago a light plane crashed at an Ostend airport airshow, killing 10 and injuring 60

Exactly 20 years ago at the Ostend airport airshow: a light plane crashed close to a crowd watching the airshow, killing the pilot and...

Do you remember? 11 years ago a fire destroyed Sabena Technics Hangar 40

Just past midnight, 5 May 2006: a fire broke out in the Sabena Technics Hangar 40. Fire services from around the airport rescued to the...

Next week Brussels Airlines will celebrate its 15th anniversary, luchtzak.be takes you back in time

(SN) Brussels Airlines was founded 15 years ago, when a group of Belgian investors (companies, financial institutions and regional investment companies, as well as...

8 years ago a US Airways A320 ditched into the Hudson

Yesterday it has been 8 years that a US Airways Airbus A320 ditched into the Hudson river. It is still described as the "Miracle...

Cargo B Airlines Boeing 747 (OO-CBA) tailstrike on takeoff

On 27/10/2008 a Cargo B Airlines Boeing 747 (OO-CBA) performed flight BB3101 from Brussels to Sao Paulo via Dakar, during takeoff from Brussels Airport...

Do you remember? Kalitta Air Boeing 747 overruns runway at Brussels Airport

25th of May 2008: Kalitta Flight 207 was a cargo flight from New York-JFK to Bahrain (BAH) with a technical stop at Brussels (BRU)....

Do you remember? Exactly 15 years ago Sabena was declared bankrupt

That was fifteen years ago, on November 7, 2001. Sabena was declared bankrupt. Flight SN690, an Airbus A340-311 registered OO-SCZ coming from Cotonou and...

Who remembers this ? 2003 missile attack of a DHL A300 in Baghdad, Iraq

On 22 November 2003, shortly after takeoff from Baghdad, Iraq, an Airbus A300B4-200F cargo plane registered OO-DLL and owned by European Air Transport (doing...

Who remembers this ? Sabena A330 ground collision with Sobelair 737

On the 1st September 1998, a Sabena Airbus A330-301 was being towed from a gate to a maintenance facility at Brussels Airport when the...