Articles about Plane Crash

Florida: After pilot falls ill, 'novice' passenger lands plane safely

12 May 2022

World
Florida: After pilot falls ill, 'novice' passenger lands plane safely

A passenger with no flying experience landed a small plane safely in Florida after the pilot fell ill.

Tibet Airlines' plane in China skids off runway, catches fire

12 May 2022

World
Tibet Airlines' plane in China skids off runway, catches fire

China's Tibet Airlines plane with 122 people on board skidded the runway while taking off and caught fire at the Chongqing Jiangbei international airport on Thursday.

China: Plane crash mystery deepens as evidence suggests midair breakup

25 Mar 2022

World
China: Plane crash mystery deepens as evidence suggests midair breakup

One component of the Boeing 737-800 that crashed in China on Monday seems to have broken loose prior to the crash, adding to the mystery surrounding the aircraft's fatal dive, Bloomberg News has reported.

No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner: State broadcaster

22 Mar 2022

World
No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner: State broadcaster

No survivors have been found at the site where a China Eastern plane--carrying 132 people--crashed on Monday, China's state broadcaster said.

16 killed as plane carrying parachutists crashes in Russia

10 Oct 2021

World
16 killed as plane carrying parachutists crashes in Russia

A plane carrying parachutists crashed in the Tatarstan region of Russia on Sunday.

Maharashtra: Flight instructor dead, student injured in aircraft crash

17 Jul 2021

India
Maharashtra: Flight instructor dead, student injured in aircraft crash

A flight instructor was killed and a student injured when their training aircraft crashed in the Jalgaon district of north Maharashtra on Friday, an official said.

Russia plane crash: None of the passengers, crew members survived

07 Jul 2021

World
Russia plane crash: None of the passengers, crew members survived

Rescuers on Wednesday found bodies of victims a day after a plane carrying 28 people crashed in a remote area in Russia's Far East.

17 dead after military plane crashes in Philippines; 40 rescued

04 Jul 2021

World
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.

Indonesia finds Sriwijaya Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

31 Mar 2021

World
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.

India tour of Australia: Plane crashes near Team India's hotel

15 Nov 2020

Sports
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.

'Felt a strange vibration,' Kerala plane crash survivors recall horror

08 Aug 2020

India
'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.

Kerala crash: Digital flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder recovered

08 Aug 2020

India
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.

Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead

06 Feb 2020

World
Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead

An aircraft crashed on the runway at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul, Turkey.

Passenger plane with 83 onboard crashes in Taliban-held Afghanistan area

27 Jan 2020

World
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.

Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian plane due to 'human error'

11 Jan 2020

World
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.

Kazakhstan: Plane carrying 100 crashes into building; 14 dead

27 Dec 2019

World
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.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Four Indians, including Environment Ministry's consultant, died

11 Mar 2019

India
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.

Twelve, including mayor and family, die in Colombia plane crash

10 Mar 2019

World
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.

Bengaluru: Two IAF jets collide mid-air, one pilot dead

19 Feb 2019

India
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.

Rajasthan: MiG-27 crashes near Pokhran; pilot ejects safely

12 Feb 2019

India
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.

UP: IAF's Jaguar jet crashes; pilot manages to eject safely

28 Jan 2019

India
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.

Pilot smoking inside cockpit led to US-Bangla plane crash: Report

28 Jan 2019

World
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.

Iran: Military plane hits wall, one survives among 16 crew-members

14 Jan 2019

World
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.

Airplane engine falls apart mid-flight; passengers offered complimentary breakfast

04 Dec 2018

World
Airplane engine falls apart mid-flight; passengers offered complimentary breakfast

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Plane crashes in Canada after mid-air collision, pilot dead

05 Nov 2018

World
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.

Lion air crash: Indonesian diver dies during search operation

03 Nov 2018

World
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.

#LionAirCrash: Pilot of ill-fated flight was from Delhi

29 Oct 2018

World
#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.

Indonesia: Aircraft carrying 188 crashes after take-off, survivors' details unknown

29 Oct 2018

World
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.

TN: Navy's Chetak helicopter crashes during training sortie, crew safe

01 Oct 2018

India
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.

21 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

09 Sep 2018

World
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.

IAF's fighter jet crashes in Jodhpur; no casualties reported

04 Sep 2018

India
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.

Helicopter crash kills 12 in northern Afghanistan

03 Sep 2018

World
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.

Tajikistan: 16 people feared dead in helicopter hard landing

13 Aug 2018

World
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.

Washington: 'Suicidal' airline employee steals plane, flies it, then crashes

11 Aug 2018

World
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.

Plane crashes in Mexico, all 101 on board survive

01 Aug 2018

World
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.

Grieved families of MH370 victims hope for answers from official-report

30 Jul 2018

World
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.

Ghatkopar plane crash: Prabhu assures co-pilot's husband of fair probe

26 Jul 2018

India
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.

Himachal Pradesh: Mountaineers find dead soldier's body from 1968 plane-crash

21 Jul 2018

India
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.

IAF pilot dies in MiG-21 crash in Himachal Pradesh

18 Jul 2018

India
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.

Air India Express plane overshoots runway in Mumbai, averts mishap

10 Jul 2018

India
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.