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Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

A Marine Corps C-130 departed from the Mid-South Base in Millington, Tennessee and crashed in Mississippi in Leflore County in Itta Bena just off Highway 82 in a soybean field. Reports say the plane exploded in mid-air. Bodies were found more than a mile from the crash site. The debris field covered a radius... »

Daallo Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing after Explosion Blew Hole in the Fuselage

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Daallo Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing after Explosion Blew Hole in the Fuselage

Daallo Airlines flight D3159 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mogadishu, Somalia, on February 2nd. The Airbus A321 plane took off for Djibouti, but had to return shortly afterwards after an explosion sparked fire and blew a hole in the fuselage. The plane landed back uneventfully. There were 74 passengers and... »

Metrojet Flight 9268 Investigation Continues

Friday, January 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Metrojet Flight 9268 Investigation Continues

We can not forget or ignore Metrojet Flight 9268, which was supposed to fly from Sharm el_Sheikh but instead of arriving at Saint Petersburg as scheduled, crashed on the Sinai Peninsula, killing the 217 passengers and 7 crew members. And while the investigators still have not made conclusive decisions on what they believe happened,... »

Dominican Republic Flight Cancelled with a Bang

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
By George Hatcher
Dominican Republic Flight Cancelled with a Bang

On a takeoff run, an Airbus 330 en route from Manchester to the Dominican Republic suffered an engine explosion. The pilot aborted the takeoff. None of the 325 passengers aboard the Thomas Cook A330 were injured. Passengers disembarked and the plane was inspected and for half an hour, the runway was closed. Emergency services... »

Horizon Air Dash 8-400 Limps back to Portland on One Engine

Sunday, January 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air  Dash 8-400 Limps back to Portland on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tsuyoshi Hayasaki What: Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Portland,OR to Seattle,WA Where: Portland When: Jan 26 2012 Who: 55 passengers, 4 crew Why: While en route, the right engine was shut down. According to wptv witnesses aboard the flight, “there... »

Private Cessna Blows Up Over Veracruz

Monday, October 24, 2011
By George Hatcher
Private Cessna Blows Up Over Veracruz

Click to view full size photo Contact photographer Paul Chandler What: Cessna 210G Centurion #N5894FN en route from Puebla to Villahermosa, Tabasco. Where: Veracruz Mexico When: October 23, 2011, 10.00 local tim Who: 2 fatalities Why: Over the town of Angel R. Cabada, the plane was flying in a westerly direction, made a turn... »

Russian Mig-31s Grounded after MilitaryJet Engine Explodes

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
Russian Mig-31s Grounded after MilitaryJet Engine Explodes

What: Russian Mikoyan Mig-31 en route from Bolshoye Savinovo Where: Perm, Russia When: Sept 6, 2011 Who: pilot and copilot, 2 fatalities Why: A Flight Data Recorder from the Russian MiG-31 Foxhound fighter jet which took off on a routine training flight and exploded in Perm, Russia, has been found. The flight took off... »

Delta DC-9 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

Thursday, August 11, 2011
By George Hatcher
Delta DC-9 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stefan Sonnenberg What: Delta Airlines Douglas DC-9-50 en route from Atlanta to Pittsburgh Where: Atlanta o When: Aug 6th 2011 Why: On takeoff approach, the right engine made a banging noise, leading the pilots to reject takeoff, and stop on the runway, with locked... »

Virgin Australia Boeing Engine Flames On LA Runway

Thursday, April 14, 2011
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Boeing Engine Flames On LA Runway

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Nathan Zalcman What: Virgin Australia Boeing 777-300 en route from Los Angeles to Sydney Where: Los Angeles When: April 12, 2011 Who: 305 passengers Why: On making its takeoff run from Los Angeles, the plane emitted a loud “bang!” and stopped on the runway,... »

Breaking News: Explosion at Domodedovo

Monday, January 24, 2011
By George Hatcher

EXPLOSION AT MOSCOW’S DOMODEDOVO AIRPORT KILLS AT LEAST 10, HURTS AT LEAST 20 – A suicide bomber has been reported to have killed 10 at a Moscow airport. Dozens are reported to have been injured. The explosion occurred in the international baggage-claim near a baggage carousel. People are being evacuated from the airport. update... »

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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