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Airlander 10 Crashes During Test Flight in England

310430D500000578-3438477-The_Airlander_produces_60_of_its_lift_aerostatically_by_being_li-a-2_1455015229232Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, crashed during its test flight at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, England, UK, on the morning of August 24th.

The plane crashed during its second test flight after having been revamped.

No injuries were reported in the crash.

Helicopter Crashed Near the Cerfontaine Airfield in Belgium; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

helicopterA helicopter crashed near the Cerfontaine airfield, in the province of Namur in southwestern Belgium, at around 5:00 p.m. on June 13.

One of the two people aboard died and the other one suffered multiple serious injuries.

According to the local rescue center, firefighters and paramedics from close by town arrived on the location.

It is believed that the accident happened during an annual test being carried out under the supervision of an experienced pilot.

Two planes collide over Westlake Village

A Cessna 172 and a Cessna 172RG Cutlass collided over Westlake Village eight miles east northeast of Ventura.

The Cutlass, registered to Ameriflyers of Florida LLC made an emergency landing on the Westlake Golf Course, Westlake Village, California. Three aboard sustained minor injuries in a belly landing at 2:15 p.m. near the third hole. They were hospitalized with minor injuries.

The second plane crashed in the Santa Monica Mountains, sparking a brush fire and a search and rescue effort. The pilot was found under the wreckage.

One of the planes had left Santa Monica Airport on an engine test flight and was heading east when it collided with the other.

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