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Excursion in Myanmar

Friday, May 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Excursion in Myanmar

A Myanmar Airways Xian MA60 en route from Yangon to Heho to Mong Hsat Airport sustained damage on landing. The damage was incurred on the single Mong Hsat runway which the plane overran and stopped mired in soft ground. Fifty-five passengers were aboard, of whom two were injured. Myanmar News Video Download article as... »

Tam Turboprop Landing Gear Fails, Belly Landing in Bolivia

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
By George Hatcher
Tam Turboprop Landing Gear Fails, Belly Landing in Bolivia

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Propfreak What: TAM Bolivia Xian MA-60 en route from Riberalta to Guayaramerin, Bolivia Where: Guayaramerin When: Jan 9th 2012 Who: 16 passengers, 5 crew Why: On landing, the plane’s landing gear would not lower. Pilots had to perform a belly landing in Guayaramerin. (In... »

Merpati Nusantara Beached Plane Shuts Down Airport

Saturday, January 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Merpati Nusantara Beached Plane Shuts Down Airport

What: Merpati Nusantara Xian MA-60 en route from Surabaya to Sampit Where: Sampit When: Jan 7th 2012 Who: 62 passengers and 6 crew Why: After making a safe landing, the plane taxied and was making a u turn, ending up with the left main gear off the runway, and it seems to have collapsed.... »

Answers Needed in Merpati Plane Crash

Friday, May 13, 2011
By George Hatcher
Answers Needed in Merpati Plane Crash

So far, there have been no answers in the question of the Chinese built Xian MA-60 Merpati Nusantara Airlines plane which killed 27 people on board when it crashed in Kaimana, West Papua. The plane was moments from landing when it crashed. There are questions concerning state-owned Merpati Airlines, the state financing, and the... »

US$5,850 to Crash Victims

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
By George Hatcher
US$5,850 to Crash Victims

What: Merpati Nusantara Xian MA-60 en route from Sorong to Kaimana Where: Kaimana, West Papua When: May 7, 2010 12:21 pm Who: 21 passengers (including 2 children and a baby), 4 crew, 2 technicians Why: After flying a holding pattern for a quarter of an hour, the plane was on its final approach when... »

27 Perish in Kaimana Bay in Merpati Crash

Saturday, May 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
27 Perish in Kaimana Bay in Merpati Crash

What: Merpati Nusantara Xian MA-60 en route from Sorong to Kaimana Where: Kaimana, West Papua When: May 7, 2010 12:21 pm Who: 21 passengers (including 2 children and a baby), 4 crew, 2 technicians Why: After flying a holding pattern for a quarter of an hour, the plane was on its final approach when... »

Bolivia Belly Landing 33 Safe

Saturday, March 19, 2011
By George Hatcher
Bolivia Belly Landing 33 Safe

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Propfreak What: AM Transporte Aereo Militar Xian MA-60 en route from La Paz to Rurrenabaque Where: Rurrenabaque Bolivia When: Mar 18th 2011 Who: 33 aboard Why: On landing at Rurrenabaque the landing gear failed to deploy. The flight performed a belly landing with no... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports the plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

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