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Airplane crash


Indian-origin Cardiologist among two killed in California plane crash

October 18, 2021 7:39 pm

The crash near Santana High School in Santee appeared to have sparked a fire that burned at least two homes, damaged five others and several vehicles, but responding firefighters were able to put out the blaze before it spread to other houses.

Small plane crashes into building in Italy; eight reported dead

October 03, 2021 7:53 pm

The LaPresse news agency initially quoted firefighters at the scene saying the pilot and all five passengers aboard were killed. But later LaPresse and other media said there were eight people aboard the flight, including a boy.

Coast Guard: 6 dead in Alaska sightseeing plane crash

August 06, 2021 10:07 am

The five passengers on the flight were from the Holland America Line cruise ship Nieuw Amsterdam, the company said in a statement. The ship stopped in Ketchikan on Thursday and delayed its afternoon departure after the plane crash.

Four-seater aircraft crashes in UP, trainee pilot dead

September 21, 2020 4:00 pm

The aircraft crashed into an agricultural field in Kushaha Fariuddinpur village under the Sarai Mir police station area around 11.30 pm due to bad weather conditions, they said.

Kozhikode plane accident: Inquiry panel formed, report expected in 5 months

August 13, 2020 9:27 pm

Captain SS Chahar, a former designated examiner on B737NG (aircraft), will be the investigator-in-charge to inquire into the circumstances of the August 8 accident.

Trainer aircraft crashes in Odisha, 2 killed

June 08, 2020 11:06 am

The two were taken to a nearby hospital in Kamakhyanagar, where doctors declared them dead, Nayak said.

Iran to send black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine

January 18, 2020 10:33 pm

The plane disaster, in which all 176 aboard were killed, has added to international pressure on Iran as it grapples with a long running row with the United States over its nuclear programme that briefly erupted into open conflict this month.

Why do airplanes stall and why is it so dangerous?

March 13, 2019 2:51 pm

Again and again, airplanes crash because of a sudden stall. When sensors provide incorrect data on the angle of attack and speed, pilots or computers make the wrong decisions.

Plane carrying Amazon cargo crashes near Houston, three aboard feared dead

February 24, 2019 12:13 pm

Witnesses told emergency personnel that the twin-engine plane "went in nose first", leaving a debris field three-quarters of a mile long in Trinity Bay, Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said.

Watch: What it was like inside the aircraft that crashed in Mexico soon after takeoff

August 03, 2018 6:39 am

Ramin Parsa, one of the passengers from Los Angeles, described the terrifying sequence of events and also shot a video of the plane taking off and then crashing. All 97 passengers onboard escaped unhurt.


Russia investigates plane crash that killed 41 people

May 08, 2019 6:47 am

The SSJ100, also known as the Superjet, was heralded when it went into service in 2011 as a new phase for Russia’s civil aviation industry.