Police on Saturday said a total of nine people were killed on Friday when a World War II aircraft crashed during the Reno Air Races at Reno-Stead Airport in Nevada. Sixty-nine others have been injured.
A jet transporting the KHL’s Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team crashed during takeoff in a city north of Moscow on Wednesday, killing all but one of the team’s players, including a number of former NHL stars.
A United Express regional jet carrying more than 45 people skidded off a runway at Macdonald-Cartier International Airport in the Canadian capital of Ottawa late Sunday afternoon, airline and emergency officials said.
Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus A320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is believed to have caused the incident.
A pilot of the UK Royal Air Force Aerobatics Team was killed on Saturday afternoon when his aircraft crashed after a display at the Bournemouth Air Festival in Dorset, the UK Ministry of Defense confirmed.
One of the two pilots aboard an Asiana Airlines cargo plane which crashed in the sea off a South Korean island last week had taken out seven life insurance policies just a month before the accident, according to a news report on Monday.
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