Libya

Libyan Airlines Flight Diverts to Benghazi due to Cracked Windshield

Thursday, September 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Libyan Airlines Flight Diverts to Benghazi due to Cracked Windshield

Libyan Airlines flight UZ-90 diverted to Benghazi, Libya, on September 20th. The plane heading from Tripoli to Tobruk, Libya, was diverted after a crack was noticed in the first officer’s windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Helicopter Crash in Libya Kills 3 French Soldiers

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

A helicopter went down and crashed in Libya on Wednesday, 20th July. According to sources, it was a French military helicopter operating in Libya. Three French soldiers were killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains unidentified. Download article as PDF »

Libyan Fighter Jet Crashed in Tobruk; 3 Killed, 9 Injured

Thursday, September 4, 2014
By George Hatcher
Libyan Fighter Jet Crashed in Tobruk; 3 Killed, 9 Injured

A MiG-21 Fighter Jet belonging to Libya’s air force turned upside down and crashed in the Libyan city of Tobruk on September 2. The plane went out of control and crashed, in a residential area, during a military event which was held to honour the pilot of another plane that crashed last week in... »

Ghana VP in emergency landing

Monday, December 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Ghana Air Force Falcon 900 EX presidential jet en route from Cairo to Burkina Faso Ghana Where: Kufra Libya When: Dec 10, 2010 Who: passengers included the vice President Mr. John Dramani Mahama, business man Alhaji Asumah Bandah, football icon Abedi Ayew Pele Why: While en route, one of the Falcon’s engines failed.... »

Afriqiyah Crash: What happened?

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
By George Hatcher
Afriqiyah Crash: What happened?

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Martin Stephen What: Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330-200 en route from Johannesburg South Africa to Tripoli, Libya Where: Tripoli’s runway 09 When: May 12th 2010 Who: 93 passengers and 11 crew (105 reported fatalities: 94 passengers and 11 crew) A child may have survived. Why:... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Plane crash near Lake Elsinore: 'Pilot was practicing simulated engine failure'
    A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation Administration official confirmed Tuesday. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper ...
  • Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported
    Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported. Paris Lewbel. 11:41 PM, Jan 16, 2018. Share Article. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights ...
  • Deputies: Plane crash south of Santa Fe caused by storm
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A plane crash south of Santa Fe was caused by a storm. The pilot was flying a small engine aircraft from Kansas to the Santa Fe Airport Monday night when the wings and tail iced over, making it impossible to keep the plane in the air. Deputies found the pilot […]
  • Kansas pilot injured in New Mexico plane crash
    SANTA FE, NM The Santa Fe County, NM Sheriff's Office says a Kansas pilot was critically injured Monday night in a plane crash. The pilot reported the crash about 8 p.m. In the search and rescue effort, deputies located the crash site at about 10:30 p.m, the sheriff's office says. The sheriff's office did not ...
  • 'Taken': Bryan Mills Survives A Plane Crash In Season 2, Episode 2
    Bryan Mills' survival skills are put to the test in this week's episode of “Taken.” According to the synopsis for Season 2, episode 2 of the NBC action thriller, a plane carrying Bryan (Clive Standen) and a key witness in a murder investigation crashes. Although both survive the crash, Mills is wounded and ...
  • Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane that crashed on a flight form Kansas to New Mexico. The pilot was hospitalized in critical condition. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. ...
  • Pilot survives airplane crash
    SANTA FE – It took rescue crews 2½ hours to locate a pilot who crashed his single-engine plane in rough terrain south of Santa Fe on a brutally cold Monday night. The flier suffered serious injuries and was recovering Tuesday at a local hospital. A news release from the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office ...
  • Plane crashes on Kansas-New Mexico flight, pilot hurt
    SANTA FE - Authorities say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after the small plane he was flying crashed in New Mexico. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. Monday to report the crash. The man provided coordinates directing ...
  • Pilot in critical condition after plane crash
    New Mexico State Police are searching for a plane that crashed just south of Santa Fe. According to state police, the pilot called 911 after the plane went down. Advertisement. State police and search and rescue crews are on the ground trying to find the plane and pilot but they cannot launch their ...
  • Culburra Beach's Tyler Wright nominated for Laureus sports award
    ... Italian MotoGP star Valentino Rossi and 100m hurdle world champion Sally Pearson are also in consideration alongside 100m sprint world champion Justin Gatlinand Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who made a remarkable return to competition after being involved in a tragic plane crash.

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  • EASA
  • FAA
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