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Why do airplanes stall and why is it so dangerous?

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

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

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.

Aeromexico plane with 100 people on board crashes in Mexico's Durango state, no fatalities

The Mexican airline said that flight number 2431 was an Embraer 190 with capacity for 100 passengers and was bound for Mexico City when it crashed.

Mumbai plane crash: Residents pour in to take a look at accident site

After the 12-seater plane crashed on Thursday, residents of Ghatkopar, labourers from neighbouring construction sites and others came to see the crash site for themselves.

Mumbai plane crash: After assurance of compensation, kin of pedestrian killed in crash lift dharna

The family said the aviation company, UY Aviation, which owned the aircraft, must be held accountable and must provide compensation to the family.


Mumbai plane crash: It was destiny, who can we blame, says relative of deaseased pilot

Pilot Pardeep S Rajput, 49, was cremated at Ghatkopar in Mumbai. Rajput had more than 5,000 hours of flying experience and had joined UY Aviation two to three months ago.

New video shows chartered plane crash in Mumbai that killed five

It is reported that despite concerns of the pilot and co-pilot, UY Aviation conducted the first post-maintenance test flight of the aircraft, alleged families of the deceased pilots. The company's chief of operations, Anil Chauhan, stated that the company would co-operate in the investigation.

49 dead as Bangladesh plane crashes at Nepal's Kathmandu airport

Nepal plane crash: Of 71 on board, 12 critically injured; crash could be due to ‘confusion between pilot, Air Control’

Spain: Pilot dead as F-18 military plane crashes near Madrid

"The pilot of the airplane has died as a consequence of the accident, which happened during take-off," the Spanish defence ministry said in a tweet following the crash near the Torrejon de Ardoz base, around 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Madrid.

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Russia investigates plane crash that killed 41 people

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.