Plane Crash: News

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

Tamil Nadu

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

Indian Air Force

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.

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

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

Himachal Pradesh

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

Pakistan News

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.

12 Mar 2018


Iran: Turkish business-heiress and her friends died in plane crash

All 11 people on board a Turkish private jet were killed when it crashed into a mountain in Iran yesterday during heavy rain.

06 Mar 2018

Russia News

32 dead as Russian military plane crashes in Syria

A Russian transport plane crashed on landing at Russia's Khmeimim airbase in Syria, killing all 32 on board, the defense ministry said in a statement.

19 Feb 2018


Search continues for missing Iran plane amid blizzard, rain, fog

Despite blizzard conditions, thick fog, snow and rain, rescue continued for Aseman Airlines flight EP3704, which disappeared from radar 45 minutes after taking off from Tehran and is believed to have crashed in the Zagros mountains.

18 Feb 2018


Plane with over 60 people onboard crashes in Iran

A plane carrying about 66 people has crashed in the Zagros Mountains near the central Iranian town of Semirom, reports said.

15 Feb 2018


Two air force pilots killed in Assam aircraft crash

Two air force pilots were killed when their microlight aircraft crashed in Majuli district of Assam today.

11 Feb 2018


Vistara, Air India flights narrowly avoid deadly mid-air collision

Over 200 passengers narrowly escaped a deadly accident when two Vistara and Air India planes flying in the opposite directions missed each other by seconds.

01 Jan 2018

Costa Rica

All 12 on-board Costa Rica plane killed in crash

All 10 American travellers on-board a flight as well as two local pilots died when it crashed into a mountain in Costa Rica.

24 Nov 2017


Kiran trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, pilot safe

An Indian Air Force trainer aircraft crashed in Telangana's Siddipet today, but the pilot is safe.

US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes in Pacific Ocean

A US Navy aircraft having 11 people on board has crashed into the Pacific Ocean, southeast of Okinawa, Japan.

14 Oct 2017


Plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast amid heavy storm

A plane has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast in West Africa moments after taking off from the Abidjan airport.

09 Oct 2017

Indian Air Force

Why were IAF crash martyrs brought back in cardboard boxes?

Three days ago, an IAF chopper crashed in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang, killing all seven military personnel on board.

28 Sep 2017


IAF trainee aircraft crashes in Telangana, pilot ejects safely

An Indian Air Force (IAF) HAL Kiran trainee aircraft has crashed in Telangana's Keesara village.

03 Aug 2017


Ukrainian pilot lands damaged plane amid hailstorm, saves over 120

A Ukrainian pilot saved the lives of over 120 people when he safely landed an Airbus A320 whose nose got severely damaged in a hailstorm right after take-off.

29 Jul 2017

Air India

Human remains likely from 50-year-old Air India crashes found

Body parts believed to belong to passengers on either of two Air India planes that crashed 50 years ago have been found in the French Alps.

06 Jul 2017


IAF's MIG-23 chopper crashes in Rajasthan's Jodhpur

A MIG-23 training chopper of the Indian Air Force crashed in Balesar area of Rajasthan's Jodhpur district. More details aren't yet known.

10 Jun 2017


Badrinath: Helicopter carrying pilgrims crashes; one killed

A helicopter with five pilgrims on board crashed soon after taking off from the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand.