Ilyushin

Brazzaville Crash Pilot Named (update)

Sunday, December 2, 2012
By George Hatcher
Brazzaville Crash Pilot Named (update)

What: Aero-Services for Trans Air Congo Ilyhushin IL-76T freighter en route from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville Where: Brazzaville When: Nov 30 2012 Who: 32 fatalities, 14 injured Why: The Armenian crew fatalities of the crashed Trans Air Congo cargo jet have been named: Varazdat Balasanyan, born in 1949 (captain of the crew) Ara Tovmasyan,... »

Brazzaville Cargo FLight Crash Fatalities Updated to 32

Sunday, December 2, 2012
By George Hatcher
Brazzaville Cargo FLight Crash Fatalities Updated to 32

What: Aero-Services for Trans Air Congo Ilyhushin IL-76T freighter en route from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville Where: Brazzaville When: Nov 30 2012 Who: 30 fatalities, 14 injured *Death toll rises to 32 Why: A Trans Air Congo cargo jet landed in rainy conditions in Brazzaville, one report says the plane overran the runway, went... »

Newfoundland Runway Overrun

Friday, August 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Newfoundland Runway Overrun

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Carlos Aleman What: Ilyushin Il-76TD-90VD Where: St. John’s International Airport, Newfoundland When: Aug 13 2012 Who: 9 crew Why: On landing at St Johns, the plane overran the end of the runway. The plane sustained some damage as well as runway lighting. The incident... »

12 year old aboard a Light Single-engine four-seater sport Plane Crashed in Russia

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
By George Hatcher
12 year old aboard a Light Single-engine four-seater sport Plane Crashed in Russia

What: Ilyushin Il-103 Where: Alekanovo, Ryazan Russia When: July 22, 2012 Who: 3 aboard, 3 fatalities Why: Although initially reported as two fatalities, there were three in the crash of the Ilyushin Il-103 in a forested area in the Ryazan region of Russia. The local fire brigade responded. The plane belonged to businessman Vladimir... »

Moscow Runway Excursion

Saturday, February 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
Moscow Runway Excursion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Oleg Drul What: Aeroflot Ilyushin IL-96 en route from Goa India to Moscow Russia Where: Moscow When: Feb 16th 2012 Who: 265 passengers Why: After making a safe landing at Moscow airport, while the plane was navigating the runway, its main gear went off... »

Illushin IL-76 Hits Mountain in Afghanistan

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
Illushin IL-76 Hits Mountain in Afghanistan

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Matthias Bindseil What: Silk Way Airlines Illushin IL-76TD en route from Baku Azerbaijan to Bagram Air Force Base Afghanistan Where: Bagram Afghanistan When: Jul 6th 2011 Who: 9 crew Why: Carrying 18 tons of automobiles and trailers, the flight took off from Baku and... »

Soft Shoulder Aeroflot Delays Petropavlosvk-Kamchatsky

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
By George Hatcher
Soft Shoulder Aeroflot Delays Petropavlosvk-Kamchatsky

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Erezms What: Aeroflot Ilyushin IL-96 en route from Petropavlosvk-Kamchatsky to Moscow Sheremetyevo Where: Russia When: Jun 8th 2011 Who: 258 passengers and 12 crew Why: While lining up to take-off, the plane’s nose gear departed the runway surface on to the ground. The plane... »

Possible Contraband Cargo Flight Escorted to Turkey

Thursday, March 17, 2011
By George Hatcher
Possible Contraband Cargo Flight Escorted to Turkey

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Josh May What: Yas Air Ilyushin IL-76TD en route from Tehran Mehrabad to Aleppo Where: Diyarbakir When: Mar 16th 2011 Who: crew of freight flight Why: Told that the plane was carrying nuclear weapon parts, the flight was escorted to Diyarbakir Turkey by Turkish... »

Sun Way Crash in Pakistan

Saturday, November 27, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Sun Way Ilyushin IL-76 freighter en route from Karachi Pakistan to Khartoum Sudan Where: Karachi When: Nov 27 2010, 1:53 Who: 8 crew members Why: While carrying 31 tons of supplies to the Sudan, the plane crashed near Dalmia. Everyone aboard perished in the crash and there were additional victims on the ground.... »

Air West Cargo: Illegal Cargo

Sunday, December 13, 2009
By George Hatcher
Air West Cargo: Illegal Cargo

Pictured: Air West Cargo Ilyushin Il-76TD Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alexander Jonsson What: Air West Georgia Ilyushin IL-76 en route from Pyongyang North Korea to Colombo Sri Lanka Where: Bangkok When: Dec 12th Who: 5 crew Why: When the plane diverted to Bangkok for refueling, 35 tons of... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
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  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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