Posts Tagged ‘plane crashes’


Indonesian President Demands Answers for Merpati Plane Crash

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday demanded answers from his cabinet regarding the Merpati airplane crash that killed 27 people.
by BNO News


On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

A day of eight crashes kill a total of 363 people, the first transpolar round-the-world flight takes off, the first flight of the Heinkel He 219 Uhu, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


Video: Sudanese 707 Crash Captured by Airport Surveillance Camera

An airport surveillance camera captured the final moments of the Azza Air Transport Boeing 707 freighter that crashed just after lifting off from Sharjah Airport this past Wednesday.
by admin


The plane went down in Macon, Miss., about 100 miles northeast of Jackson. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google)

Witnesses Say Lightning Blew Plane Out of the Sky Over Mississippi, Killing Pilot

A small plane exploded in midair when it was struck by lighting over eastern Mississippi Thursday afternoon, killing the pilot.
by admin

A Lancair IV-P kit plane similar to the accident aircraft. (Photo by Ahunt via wikimedia)

Southern California Plane Crash Kills Couple and Teenage Daughter

An Arizona couple and their teenage daughter were killed Saturday morning when their home-built Lancair went down in a nature preserve.
by BNO News