Posts Tagged ‘plane crashes’

Lukla Airport runway

Plane Crashes in Nepal Enroute to World’s Most Dangerous Airport

A plane carrying 14 people has crashed in Nepal while flying through rough weather to Tenzing-Hillary Airport, according to published reports.
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An U.S. Navy Douglas A-4E Skyhawk aircraft (BuNo 151194) from Attack Squadron VA-164 Ghost Riders en route to a target in North Vietnam

February 26th in Aviation History: First Scheduled Service Between England and Africa and United’s Twitter Gets Hacked

Eastern Air Lines Flight 21 crashes with the airline’s President on board, A-4 Skyhawk production ends, Philippine Airlines is founded, Piedmont carries its millionth passenger, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

A Republic of China (Taiwan) Air Force Dassault Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet. (Photo by 玄史生 via Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)

Taiwan Grounds Mirage Fighter Jets After Fatal Crash in France

A Taiwanese pilot was killed on Wednesday when his Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet crashed during a training mission in eastern France.
by BNO News



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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The Memorial Day crash occurred in the skies over Warrenton, VA., about 40 miles west of Washington, DC. (Map by NYCAviation/Google)

Virginia Plane Crash to Be Investigated by Canadian Authorities

A midair plane crash in Virginia that killed two people will be investigated by Canadian authorities, as both pilots were employees of the US Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board.
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