Accident

16 people killed, 7 injured in Let L-140 crash in Russia

16 people died and seven were injured in a Let L-410 Turbolet crash in Tatarstan, Russia....


Pilot error, work culture highlighted in Kozhikode crash of Air India Express

Investigators say pilot error, poor communication, and work culture led to the crash of Air India Express 1344 at CCJ in August 2020  ...


Rescuers find Antonov An-26 wreckage, confirm no survivor

Rescuers find the wreckage of the crashed Antonov An-26 aircraft, confirming that none of the 28 people onboard survived the accident.  ...


Can you fix an aircraft that has been ditched?

Aircraft that crash-land in water can sustain only minimal damage. Is it possible to restore such a plane to airworthy condition?...


What happened to aviation safety during pandemic? |Data

No prior event affected the aviation industry as much as COVID-19 pandemic did. Amount of flights plummeted as countries closed their borders. Logically, the amount of accidents should have followed. But did it?...


Airport technician dies after lightning strike at Hanoi airport

An aircraft technician, injured by a lightning strike at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport (HAN), died on the way to the hospital....


Lionair plane crashes in Manilla, 8 dead

Lionair plane overshot the runway and crashed in Manilla airport (MNL), bursting into flames on March 29, 2020. None of the eight people onboard, including doctors and nurses, survived, initial reports indicate. ...


Fatal airline accidents on decline, 2019 preliminary data shows

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released the latest, preliminary data for the 2019 safety performance of the commercial airline industry, indicating a decrease in worldwide fatal accident rate compared to the gloomy 2018 statistics. As of December 2, 2019, there were six fatal accidents, which resulted in the deaths of 227 passengers and crew, as well as 10 fatalities on the ground....


NTSB issues update on fatal PenAir runway excursion investigation

The United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued an investigative update into the fatal PenAir runway excursion accident in October 2019, which left one person dead and several others injured.  ...


KLM India tweets advice on seat fatality rate in plane crashes

If you ever wondered where to sit in a plane to survive a possible crash, wonder no more. Good-guy KLM India has provided the answer. ...