The Air Florida Flight 90 disaster takes 78 lives in Washington DC, and an Uzbekistan Yak-42 crashes in Tashkent. In happier news, Igor Sikorsky makes the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight, Shuttle Endeavour launches on STS-54, and an ejection seat is used for the first time.
Pan Am receives the first Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, Ham the Chimp visits space, an Alaska Airlines MD-80 crashes off the coast of California, and more…
A Pilatus PC-12 headed to Morristown Municipal Airport crashed early Wednesday morning, killing the pilot.
An Arizona couple and their teenage daughter were killed Saturday morning when their home-built Lancair went down in a nature preserve.
The Saturday crash of a Red Wings Airlines Tupolev Tu-204 was captured by the dashboard-mounted camera of a car.
A Red Wings Airlines Tupolev Tu-204 airliner crashed in Moscow on Saturday, killing 4 people and seriously injuring the 4 others onboard.
A plane carrying well-known Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera crashed in Mexico on Sunday, killing Rivera and six others.
A Douglas C-47 military transport crashed in a mountain range near the border with Lesotho.