Posts Tagged ‘Antonov An-26’


Today in Aviation History: October 31st

Historically, Halloween has proven itself not the safest day to fly, as it is the anniversary of five airliner crashes killing a total of over 600 people, including EgyptAir Flight 990. It was also the day Ed Sullivan first met...
by NYCAviation Staff

The Antonov An-24 crashed near Talodi, Sudan, near the border with South Sudan. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)

Sudan Plane Crash Kills Government Minister, Scores of Senior Officials

A Sudanese government minister and scores of other senior officials were killed Sunday when their plane crashed into a mountain.
by BNO News


On This Day in Aviation History: January 9th

Historic first flights of the Avro Lancaster and the first gyrocopter, as well as the crashes of Comair Flight 3272 and Golden West’s midair collision in 1975 and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.



DHL Cargo Plane Crashes Into Sea Off Gabon, No Fatalities

An Antonov An-26 cargo plane operating for DHL Express crashed into the sea off the African nation of Gabon late Monday morning, the company said, but there were no fatalities.
by BNO News


Today in Aviation History: March 30th

Eight high school girls die when Delta Air Lines Flight 9877 crashes into their hotel room in 1967. Also, Aloha Airlines announces the end of operations, Sudan Airways Flight 111 is hijacked, John Glenn bows out of Senate race,...
by Phil Derner Jr.