Boeing 707 Tanker Crashes, Bursts Into Flames at California Naval Base

A large tanker aircraft crashed at Naval Air Station Point Mugu in California late Wednesday afternoon, officials said, but all crew members survived the accident.
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Henan Airlines Jet Skids Off Runway in Northeast China, 42 Killed

Forty-two people were killed and 49 injured when a passenger plane overshot the runway at an airport in northeast China on Tuesday evening, state media reported.
by BNO News
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Reno Air Race Crash Kills and Injures Scores of Spectators

As many as 12 people were killed and 75 injured Friday afternoon when a plane taking part in the Reno Air Races crashed into a spectator seating area, according to preliminary reports.
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Delta Connection CRJ appears to have suffered damage to its vertical stabilizer and left horizontal stabilizer

Air France Airbus A380 Clips Smaller Delta Jet at Kennedy Airport in New York

An Air France Airbus A380 superjumbo jet has clipped the tail of a smaller Delta Air Lines plane while taxiing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
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Computer rendering of the KLM and Pan Am 747s colliding at Tenerife.

WE GAAN: The Horror and Absurdity of History’s Worst Plane Crash

Like most other aviation calamities, the 583 people killed in 1977 when a KLM 747 struck a Pan Am 747 at Tenerife resulted not from a single error or failure, but from a chain of improbable errors and failures, together with a ...
by Patrick Smith
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