Posts Tagged ‘plane crashes’

USAF MH-53J Pave Low helicopter over wreckage of the USAF CT-43A approximately 3 kilometers north of the Dubrovnik Airport in Croatia. (Photo by US Army)

On This Day in Aviation History: April 3rd

ATA files for bankruptcy, US Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown is killed in a US Air Force plane crash, Pan Am founder Juan Trippe dies, and more...
by admin

Wreckage of an unknown military aircraft was found on a glacier about 40 miles northeast of Anchorage. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google)

Unidentified Aircraft Wreckage Investigated on Alaska Glacier

A specialized military team has completed its on-site investigation of the wreckage of a vintage military aircraft discovered on a glacier.
by BNO News

The plane crashed in eastern Congo

Congo Presidential Aide and Four Others Killed in Plane Crash

A close aide to Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila was among five people killed on Sunday when a small plane crashed in the country's east, the government confirmed on Monday.
by BNO News



On This Day in Aviation History: February 18th

Aircraft industrialist Jack Northrop dies, the Space Shuttle Enterprise takes its first flight, four die in a terror attack on an El Al 707, the DC-1 is flown by TWA, Hawthorne Nevada 708 crashes, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


Colgan Air Responds to NTSB Report on Flight 3407

Colgan Air responded to the National Transportation Safety Board's findings on last year crash of Flight 3407 in Buffalo, NY. The report had placed blame squarely on the pilots, who did not respond properly to the stick-shaker ...
by Matt Celmer