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Until you start looking at air crashes and incidents, you can not know just how many aviation events that occur, of which we can only cover a few. But feel free to add your own original updates or comments. We appreciate the feedback. And the corrections.

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Air Flight Disaster News is your resource for aviation news, headlines & alerts. Every day we hear a new byte or turn on the news or open the newspaper to find a new aviation disaster staring us in the face.

The Spanair flight that crashed on takeoff killing 154  at Madrid’s airport is not the first disaster we’ve seen.

  • In May 2008, there was the  Beech 1900C  in  Rumbek, Sudan that killed 20;
  • The  McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51 that killed 40 this April in  Goma, Congo;
  • the  Bell 412EP  in  Santa Cruz, Peru that killed 10 in March;
  • the  Cessna 210M in  Santiago, Chile that killed 11 in February;
  • the  Boeing MD-82 that killed 89 in  Phuket, Thailand in  9/16/2007;
  • the Airbus Industrie A320-233  that killed 199 in Sao Paulo, Brazil  on  7/17/2007…
      • There have been many more. We barely scratch the surface.

    We do our best to provide the most accurate and up to date information, and be a resource for anyone with an interest in air safety, but please be aware our content comes from you.

    If you do provide us information, please be as accurate as possible. Feel free to access our information. All information we have is preliminary, so please, take it with a grain of salt.

 



 

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Netanyahu’s Plane Takes Off From Israel Base Amid Iran Drone Strike: Tracking Sites

Netanyahu’s Plane Takes Off From Israel Base Amid Iran Drone Strike: Tracking Sites
Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s plane ‘Wing of Zion’ took off from the Nevatim Airbase in southern Israel as Iran launched a drone attack on Saturday, tracking websites show. We cannot confirm if Netanyahu is on the jet. , Middle East News – Times Now

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Small plane safely lands without gear in Winter Haven, police say

Small plane safely lands without gear in Winter Haven, police say
A small plane landed Saturday morning at Winter Haven Regional Airport without its landing gear engaged, according to police.

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Creature feature Monster on a Plane takes off with trailer and poster

Creature feature Monster on a Plane takes off with trailer and poster
Ahead of its world premiere at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival this upcoming week, Riot City Entertainment and Cornelsen Films have shared a poster and trailer for the creature feature horror-comedy Monster on a Plane. Strap yourself in and check out the trailer below… “Professor Singh embarks on a journey to bring a mysterious […]

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Plane lands in Winter Haven without using landing gear: Police

Plane lands in Winter Haven without using landing gear: Police
A plane landed on a runway at Winter Haven Regional Airport without landing gear engaged on Saturday morning, according to the Winter Haven Police Department.

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46th Saudi relief plane delivers shelter aid to Gaza

46th Saudi relief plane delivers shelter aid to Gaza
46th Saudi relief plane delivers shelter aid to Gaza

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Utah students aim to tow planes to the gate with a battery-powered, fuel-saving vehicle

Utah students aim to tow planes to the gate with a battery-powered, fuel-saving vehicle
Someday, people flying into an airport may see a battery-powered “tug” take their plane the last bit of the journey, from the runway to the jetway — thanks to a fuel-saving invention being developed by engineering and computer science students at Utah Valley University.

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No plane from Israel landed in Dhaka: CAAB | Bangladesh

No plane from Israel landed in Dhaka: CAAB | Bangladesh
The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has categorically rejected reports of the alleged arrival of two direct flights from Israel, saying that no such incident took place.

“Bangladesh and Israel do not have any bilateral aviation agreement. No flight from Israel landed in Bangladesh,” CAAB said in a statement on Saturday (April 13).

Read more: Bangladesh reaffirms unflinching support for Palestine

According to media reports, a flight from Tel Aviv on April 7 and landed in Dhaka at 7:22pm before leaving at 11:55pm with cargo. The other one landed in Dhaka on the night of April 11 and took off at 12:30am with Bangladeshi-made garments to the Middle East and Europe. Both aircraft are registered in the United States and belong to National Airlines.

 

The notification said that Bangladesh and the US have a bilateral aviation agreement. Two cargo flights came to Dhaka under this arrangement. The flights from Dhaka went to Sharjah and Europe.

 

CAAB said misleading media reports may cause confusion among people and urged everyone to be cautious.

 

Read more: Avoid travel to Bangladesh: Israel tells its citizens

 

Bangladesh, a staunch supporter of the Palestine cause, does not have diplomatic ties with Israel.

 

Israel launched an unprecedented campaign of genocide targeting the Palestinians after Hamas members struck some cities, killing over 1,000 people and taking some hostages on October 7 last year.

 

At least 33,686 Palestinians have been killed and 76,309 injured in Israeli attacks on Gaza since then.

 

Read more: Bangladesh supports South Africa’s ICJ case against Israel

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has dubbed Israel’s actions “genocide”. Bangladesh believes in Palestinian independence and a two-state solution.

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Woman horrified after plane passenger changes toddler’s nappy next to her

Woman horrified after plane passenger changes toddler’s nappy next to her
A woman has spoken of her horror after watching a mum change her young son’s nappy three times on her plane seat during a four-hour night flight – ‘It stunk like hell!’

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Plane ‘nerd’ explains ‘scary’ noises during landing – settling nervous flyers

Plane ‘nerd’ explains ‘scary’ noises during landing – settling nervous flyers
While some people love flying, for others it fills them with dread. In the hope of settling the nerves of nervous flyers, plane enthusiast Riyadh Khalaf has explained all the noises that happen during landing

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Why Planes Turn Lights Off For Takeoff, Landing

Why Planes Turn Lights Off For Takeoff, Landing
Turning off lights during takeoff and landing might seem like an unnecessary measure. However, there are important safety reasons for this protocol.

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Pilot fell from plane before it crashed nose-first into Pa. field, killing passenger

Pilot fell from plane before it crashed nose-first into Pa. field, killing passenger
The pilot hit the tail of the aircraft before it crashed into a farm field in Luzerne County in 2022, according to a final NSTB report. The 2-seater plane was headed to an airport in Lebanon County.

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Anderson County Plane Crash

FAA Officials confirm two people were involved in a single engine plane crash Friday in Anderson County.

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1 dead in small plane crash near Lafayette, police say

1 dead in small plane crash near Lafayette, police say
Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office said deputies discovered the plane’s wreckage in a field off U.S. 231 northwest of Lafayette.

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Jonas Vingegaard currently unable to fly out of Spain on normal plane due to lung damage – Canadian Cycling Magazine

Jonas Vingegaard currently unable to fly out of Spain on normal plane due to lung damage – Canadian Cycling Magazine
Jonas Vingegaard currently unable to fly out of Spain on normal plane due to lung damage, would need medical plane

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Plane seat with full bed leaves people outraged as they ‘don’t have enough room’

Economy flyers have hit out at a major airline after a photo of their ‘suites class’ seats – which turns into a full double bed and features a 32 inch HD screen – went viral online

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Plane crash in Cavite kills 2 Navy pilots

Plane crash in Cavite kills 2 Navy pilots
Two Philippine Navy pilots were killed after their helicopter crashed near the Cavite City public market on Thursday morning

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PREPARING FOR THE WORST: Agencies participate in mock plane crash – LaGrange Daily News

PREPARING FOR THE WORST: Agencies participate in mock plane crash – LaGrange Daily News
Camp Pioneer hosted a multi-agency disaster exercise drill simulating a plane crash in Troup County on Thursday morning. TCSO Sgt. Stewart Smith said the training exercise has been in the planning stages for about nine months.  During the exercise, law enforcement, fire, EMS, other first responders from Troup County, LaGrange, West Point, Hogansville and additional […]

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