F-15/16 Escort

Vueling F16 escort in Holland

Thursday, August 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Vueling Airbus A320-200 en route from Malaga to Amsterdam Where: Amsterdam When: Aug 29 2012 Who: 183 passengers Why: While en route, the pilots of the Vueling Airbus lost contact with Dutch ATC. The lack of communication led the Airbus to be escorted by F16s to “establish visual contact with the crew.” On... »

Unstable Passenger Claims Bomb Implant

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
By George Hatcher
Unstable Passenger Claims Bomb Implant

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Giovanni Verbeeck What: US Airways B767 from Paris to Charlotte Where: Bangor Maine When: May 22, 2012 Who: 179 passengers, 9 crew Why: Around noon, Two F-15 fighter jets scrambled to intercept a US Airways plane where a French woman from Cameroon had handed... »

On Board Fisticuffs over Washington DC

Thursday, June 2, 2011
By George Hatcher
On Board Fisticuffs over Washington DC

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gerry Stegmeier What: United Airlines Boeing 767 en route from Chantilly Virginia to Ghana Where: en route When: May 29 , 2011 Who: 144 passengers Why: After passenger one reclined his seat into passenger two’s lap, passenger two objected and slapped passenger one in... »

Belgium: Spanair Airbus Lost Communication

Friday, May 20, 2011
By George Hatcher
Belgium: Spanair Airbus Lost Communication

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Matthias Mai What: Spanair Airbus A320-200 en route from Barcelona to Stockholm Where: Belgium When: May 20th 2011 Why: While over Belgium, radio communication was disrupted. (This occurred during the handover to Dutch ATC.) A Dutch escort was sent (2 F-16s) to intercept. The... »

Brazil: F-5M Falling Parts

Tuesday, September 7, 2010
By George Hatcher
Brazil: F-5M Falling Parts

Pictured: two FAB’s F-5M simulating an IFR operation during the Brazilian Independence Day Parade Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ricardo de Farias Santos What: Brazilian F-5M fighter Where: military base in southern Brazil When: September 6, 2010 8:45 a.m. Why: During routine operations, a metal panel from the F-5M... »

Carelessness Begats F-15 Escort

Thursday, May 21, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: single-engine Piper en route from Florida to Louisiana Where: Galliano Airport When: Thursday morning Who: Ricky Navarro, 62, of Riverview, Fla. Why: Ricky Navarro was flying near the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) facility offshore and ventured into restricted airspace at which point Harbor Police were unable to reach him on the radio.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    An aircraft and a helicopter crashed mid-flight near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Friday, November 17. Ruptly is live from the scene of the crash site as p...
  • Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1000 ft in 45 seconds
    Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds. A PLANE suspected of being involved in the Waddesdon Manor crash has been recorded plummeting 1,000 feet in just 45 seconds just before police were called to the incident. By Helen Barnett. PUBLISHED: 16:40 ...
  • Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and ...
    Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania. Two Americans, two Germans, six Tanzanians, and a South African pilot were all killed when their Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Ngorongoro National Park. Coastal Aviation, which owned the aircraft, ...
  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
    (WKYT) - A community is coming together again to remember three of four victims killed in a plane crash. Funerals will take place for Scott and Noah Foster, as well as Kyle Stewart on Friday in Somerset. Relatives laid the fourth victim, Doug Whitaker, to rest on Thursday. All four died on Sunday when ...
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    LIVE at the scene where a helicopter and a plane crashed mid-air in Buckinghamshire. A number of fatalities have been reported. Like what you see? Please sub...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties". Source: AAP. 5 MINS AGO. A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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