Plane Crash: News
04 Dec 2018Las Vegas
Airplane engine falls apart mid-flight; passengers offered complimentary breakfast
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05 Nov 2018Canada
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 2018Indonesia
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 2018Indonesia
#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 2018Indonesia
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 2018Tamil 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 2018World
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 2018Indian 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 2018Afghanistan
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 2018ISIS
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 2018Federal Aviation Administration
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 2018Mexico
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 2018Malaysia
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 2018Mumbai
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 2018Himachal 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 2018Himachal 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 2018Mumbai
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.
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.
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".
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 2018Mumbai
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 2018Pakistan 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 2018World
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 2018Nepal
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 2018Iran
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 2018Russia 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 2018Iran
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 2018Iran
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 2018Assam
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 2018Mumbai
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 2018Costa 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 2017Telangana
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.
22 Nov 2017United States Air Force
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 2017Africa
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 2017Indian 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 2017Telangana
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 2017Airbus
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 2017Air 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 2017Rajasthan
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 2017Uttarakhand
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.