Articles about Plane Crash
04 Jul 2021
17 dead after military plane crashes in Philippines; 40 rescued
A military plane crash-landed in the Philippines on Sunday, the chief of the armed forces said in a statement.
31 Mar 2021
Indonesia finds Sriwijaya Air jet's cockpit voice recorder
Indonesian navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in January, killing all 62 people on board, officials said Wednesday.
15 Nov 2020
India tour of Australia: Plane crashes near Team India's hotel
A light plane crashed nearly 30 km away from Sydney Olympic Park where the Indian cricket team has been staying in Australia.
08 Aug 2020
'Felt a strange vibration,' Kerala plane crash survivors recall horror
A day after the tragic crash of an Air India Express flight in Kerala's Kozhikode, survivors recalled what happened moments before the aircraft overshot the runway and fell into a valley.
08 Aug 2020
Kerala crash: Digital flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder recovered
The digital flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder from the Air India flight that crashed in Kerala on Friday evening have been recovered, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday.
06 Feb 2020
Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead
An aircraft crashed on the runway at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul, Turkey.
27 Jan 2020
Passenger plane with 83 onboard crashes in Taliban-held Afghanistan area
A passenger plane crashed in the Deh Yak district of Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Monday.
11 Jan 2020
Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian plane due to 'human error'
Days after Western officials pointed fingers at Iran for the crash of a Ukrainian plane near the international airport in Tehran, the Iranian military on Saturday admitted responsibility for shooting down the aircraft.
27 Dec 2019
Kazakhstan: Plane carrying 100 crashes into building; 14 dead
In a tragic incident, a passenger aircraft carrying 100 people (95 passengers and 5 crew members) crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday.
11 Mar 2019
Ethiopian Airlines crash: Four Indians, including Environment Ministry's consultant, died
Four Indians lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines' jet crash which happened on Sunday morning, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has confirmed.
10 Mar 2019
Twelve, including mayor and family, die in Colombia plane crash
A plane crash in Colombia killed 12 people yesterday, including a mayor and her family, the aviation and emergency services said.
19 Feb 2019
Bengaluru: Two IAF jets collide mid-air, one pilot dead
In a tragic incident, two jets of the Indian Air Force's Surya Kiran aerobatics team collided mid-air over Bengaluru during rehearsals for the Aero India 2019 show that is slated to begin in the city from Wednesday.
12 Feb 2019
Rajasthan: MiG-27 crashes near Pokhran; pilot ejects safely
On Tuesday, a MiG-27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near the Pokhran firing range after taking off for a routine training mission from Rajasthan's Jaisalmer.
28 Jan 2019
UP: IAF's Jaguar jet crashes; pilot manages to eject safely
On Monday, a Jaguar fighter plane belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at Kushingar, around 322km from the capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow.
28 Jan 2019
Pilot smoking inside cockpit led to US-Bangla plane crash: Report
The US-Bangla Airline crash that took place in March last year and killed 51 people was the result of a smoking incident, investigations have revealed.
14 Jan 2019
Iran: Military plane hits wall, one survives among 16 crew-members
The Iranian army confirmed a Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday. The accident took place in Karaj, 40kms west of Tehran.
04 Dec 2018
Airplane engine falls apart mid-flight; passengers offered complimentary breakfast
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05 Nov 2018
Plane crashes in Canada after mid-air collision, pilot dead
The pilot of a small passenger plane died after colliding with another aircraft and crashing into a field near Ottawa, the capital of Canada, officials said.
03 Nov 2018
Lion air crash: Indonesian diver dies during search operation
An Indonesian diver died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated Lion Air plane that crashed into the Java sea killing 189 people.
29 Oct 2018
#LionAirCrash: Pilot of ill-fated flight was from Delhi
Bhavye Suneja, a resident of New Delhi's Mayur Vihar, was the captain of the ill-fated Lion Air Flight JT-610 that crashed into the sea with 188 people on board.
29 Oct 2018
Indonesia: Aircraft carrying 188 crashes after take-off, survivors' details unknown
A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger aircraft crashed soon after it took off from Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Flight JT-610 was bound for Pangkal Pinang.
01 Oct 2018
TN: Navy's Chetak helicopter crashes during training sortie, crew safe
A Chetak CH 442 helicopter of the Indian Navy on a training sortie crash-landed at INS Rajali near Tamil Nadu's Vellore today and the crew were safe, a defense official said.
09 Sep 2018
21 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan
An overloaded commercial plane crashed into a lake in South Sudan located in East-Central Africa on Sunday killing 21 people, a local official said.
04 Sep 2018
IAF's fighter jet crashes in Jodhpur; no casualties reported
A MiG-27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed in Jodhpur's Banad area during a routine mission today.
03 Sep 2018
Helicopter crash kills 12 in northern Afghanistan
At least 12 people were killed, including two Ukrainians, when a helicopter crashed in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, Afghan and foreign officials said.
13 Aug 2018
Tajikistan: 16 people feared dead in helicopter hard landing
Up to 16 people, including 13 climbers and 3 helicopter crew, were unaccounted for after a hard landing by the helicopter in the mountains of Tajikistan, the Central Asian country's emergency committee said today.
11 Aug 2018
Washington: 'Suicidal' airline employee steals plane, flies it, then crashes
In a rather unusual turn of events, an Alaska Airlines plane was stolen by a 29-year-old man from the Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington on Friday.
01 Aug 2018
Plane crashes in Mexico, all 101 on board survive
A Mexican Embraer jet with 101 people onboard crashed while taking off from Durango yesterday amid a hail storm.
30 Jul 2018
Grieved families of MH370 victims hope for answers from official-report
Relatives of people aboard Malaysian Flight MH370 said today they hoped a long-awaited report into the plane's disappearance might give them answers about one of the world's most enduring aviation mysteries.
26 Jul 2018
Ghatkopar plane crash: Prabhu assures co-pilot's husband of fair probe
The husband of a co-pilot, who died in a plane crash at Mumbai's Ghatkopar area last month, met Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu yesterday, who assured him of a fair investigation into the incident.
21 Jul 2018
Himachal Pradesh: Mountaineers find dead soldier's body from 1968 plane-crash
A team of mountaineers in Himachal Pradesh's Dhaka Glacier base-camp stumbled upon a dead soldier's body and wrecked parts of an IAF plane, which crashed in the state's Spiti Valley 50-years-ago.
18 Jul 2018
IAF pilot dies in MiG-21 crash in Himachal Pradesh
A MiG-21 fighter jet crashed in Mehra Palli village in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district today, killing an Indian Air Force pilot, officials said.
10 Jul 2018
Air India Express plane overshoots runway in Mumbai, averts mishap
A major mishap was averted today after an Air India Express aircraft overshot the runway while landing at the Mumbai-airport amid heavy rains.
29 Jun 2018
Lunch break saves 40 laborers during Mumbai plane crash
At least 40 laborers had a narrow escape as they went for their lunch break minutes before a chartered plane crashed into an under-construction building in the bustling Ghatkopar area in Mumbai yesterday.
29 Jun 2018
I'm flying in 'sick-aircraft': Mumbai plane crash victim told father
Maintenance engineer Surabhi Gupta, one of the five killed in Mumbai plane crash yesterday, had told her father over the phone that she was going to fly in a "sick aircraft".
29 Jun 2018
Mumbai crash: Brave pilots who sacrificed themselves to save hundreds
Yesterday's Mumbai crash has brought to the fore tales of heroism about the two people in charge, Chief Pilot Pradeep Rajput and Co-pilot Maria Zuberi, who saved many lives by directing the aircraft towards a vacant construction site.
28 Jun 2018
Mumbai: Chartered aircraft crashes in Ghatkopar, at least five dead
A chartered aircraft belonging to a private company crashed in the heavily populated area of Ghatkopar in Mumbai today.
26 Jun 2018
Two Pak Air Force pilots killed in crash during training
Two Pakistan Air Force pilots were killed today when their training jet crashed at a Peshawar airbase during a routine mission.
11 Apr 2018
181 killed in military plane crash in Algeria
181 people died today in a military plane crash at the Boufarik military airport in Algeria, emergency services confirmed.
12 Mar 2018
Plane, carrying 67 people, crashes at Nepal's Kathmandu airport
A plane carrying about 65 people burst into flames while landing at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.