Early this morning an ASL Airlines Boeing 737-400 cargo plane skidded off a runway while landing at the Orio al Serio airport in Bergamo, Italy. The crew, composed of the captain and first officer, were not hurt. This could have ended a lot worse than it did.
A Boeing 777 crash landed earlier today at the Dubai International Airport, claiming the life of a fireman. The approximately 300 passengers, however, managed to escape without life-threatening injuries—and many grabbed their bags despite being screamed at by the crew to drop them and run.
Emirates Flight EK521, a Boeing 777 making an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport, burst into flames upon touching down earlier today. It’s not clear exactly what caused the incident, but none of the approximately 300 people on board were reportedly killed.
Last week, U.S. Navy Blue Angels pilot Jeff Kuss tragically died when his F/A-18 Hornet crashed in Smyrna, Tennessee. Now there’s new footage from an onlooker that appears to show what led up to the crash.
A United States Navy F/A-18 jet belonging to the Blue Angels demonstration team reportedly went down in Smyrna, Tennessee this afternoon. The incident does not initially appear to be tied to an earlier crash of a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team jet. The pilot reportedly died in the incident.
An F-16 fighter jet of the United States Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team crashed after performing at the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The pilot reportedly ejected, according to local news reports.
On May 19, EgyptAir Flight 804 dropped out of the sky. Only pieces of the plane have been found so far, and while more than 60 people are presumed dead, the exact cause of the plane’s downing is still unknown. Here’s everything we do know about its mysterious loss so far.
Video has now emerged showing the terrifying situation on the interior of the Daallo Airlines flight that suffered an explosive decompression mid-air yesterday, with one person sucked from the aircraft and later found dead, and two others injured.
A Daallo Airlines flight traveling from Somalia to Djibouti in East Africa landed after an explosion tore a gaping hole in the Airbus A321 jet. Two were reportedly injured, though local eyewitness reports say that a “severely burnt body” was spotted falling from the sky.
A Greek F-16 in Spain as part of a NATO training mission crashed shortly after takeoff, killing at least 10, according to El Pais. Thirteen were injured, including six critically injured, the Spanish Ministry of Defense confirmed.
Seven people were injured when a Chinese J-10B fighter jet crashed in a suburban district of Chengdu, a typical small Chinese city of over 14 million residents.
A US Air Force F-15D just crashed during an training sortie in England, according to multiple reports. The cause is still unclear, but bystanders reported that the jet came down backwards, though the pilot is reported to have ejected safely.
Planes landing on highways is such old hat. Also, so is saying the phrase "old hat." BUT WHATEVER. Because a plane in Houston just landed in the middle of a goddamn parking lot, weaving all this way and that way to avoid cars and possible destruction. That is so much better.
Last night a British Airways Boeing 747 jumbo jet sliced into a building in Johannesburg. Amazingly, no one onboard was injured.
On Nov. 24, 1973, a U.S. Navy Douglas C-47 ran out of fuel and crash landed on a black sandy beach in Sólheimasandur in Southern Iceland. The crew survived the landing, but the plane wasn't so lucky. Its carcass has sat on that beach for 40 years.
A small plane crashed at Nashville International Airport in the early AM hours yesterday, killing the pilot on board. But the unusual part is that nobody noticed the crashed plane until after sunrise. How is that possible?
One of the US' ultra-expensive B-1B not-quite-stealth bombers crashed in rural Montana this afternoon. AP reports that the four crew members ejected before the crash and survived with some injuries.
Early this morning, a large UPS Airbus A300 cargo plane crashed just outside the Birmingham, Alabama airport. Only the pilot and copilot were involved and their condition is unknown.
Last month, Asiana Air Flight 214 crashed on landing at San Francisco International Airport. Three people died in the crash and in the aftermath. Asiana will be paying $10,000 to each and every survivor. And they could end up paying more.