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Small Planes Collided Mid-Air above Switzerland; 7 Injured

By George Hatcher

Two small planes collided midair over Wil, a town in St. Gallen canton in northeastern Switzerland, in the afternoon of August 24. According to St. Gallen Canton Police, both the aircrafts, one en-route from Lommis airport in Thurgau canton and the other flying from Zurich, were able to land in emergency after the collision.... »

Two Ryanair Planes Collided at London Stansted Airport

By George Hatcher

Two Ryanair Boeing 737-800 planes collided in the parking area of the London Stansted Airport, Essex, at around 6:50 a.m. on June 28. One of the planes was about to take off for Warsaw, Poland, while the other had just landed from Frankfurt Hahn, Germany. The tail cone of one plane and the wing... »

Two Passenger Planes ‘Nearly Collided’ Midair in New Jersey Says NTSB’s Report

By George Hatcher

According to a preliminary report released by the NTSB, two passenger planes ‘nearly collided’ mid-air last month near Newark Liberty Airport, New Jersey. The incident happened on April 24 when a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, registered to United Airlines was about to land at the airport while an Embraer ERJ145 aircraft belonging to ExpressJet flight... »

Midair Collision in Phoenix Kills 4

By George Hatcher

On May 31, 2013, a Transpac Aviation Academy Piper out of Deer Valley airport, and a Westwind School of Aeronautics Cessma were fifteen miles from the Deer Valley Airport when they collided. Two people were aboard each flight, and there were no survivors. The Cessna caught fire after impact. Passengers names have not been... »

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  • #Airflghtdisaster On this day in 1987, Aeroflot Flight 528, a Yakovlev Yak-40, overran the runway on landing at Ber… https://t.co/Jc9ktHsUof
    about 8 hours ago
  • 45 injured in bus crash in western Turkey https://t.co/MWo8F70jlA via @HDNER
    about 12 hours ago
  • 9 injured after Bolingbrook bus crash https://t.co/Ogz3aknUdY via @WGNNews
    about 12 hours ago
  • Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich https://t.co/sEodbq9vbg
    about 12 hours ago
  • Plane crashes in parking lot of Dubois Co. business https://t.co/kk7ujQIL6S
    about 12 hours ago