Crash

Russian Air Force Su-34 crashes during training in Khabarovsk

A Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback fighter-bomber crashed during a routine training mission in Khabarovsk region, Russian Eastern Military District press service reported....


Antonov AN-26 military plane crashes in Ukraine, at least 22 dead

An Antonov AN-26 aircraft crashed in the Kharkov region of Ukraine in the late hours of September 25, 2020. At least 22 people died, the latest report showed....


Canada unsatisfied with Iran’s report on downed UIA PS-752 flight

New black box information regarding the Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) flight PS-752 downed by Iranian missiles on January 8, 2020, revealed that members of the cabin crew were still alive after the initial hit. Canada claimed that the report merely confirms what they already knew and demanded Iran to answer more important questions....


35 years since Japan Airlines Flight 123 crash

August 12, 2020, marks the tragic 35 year anniversary of Japan Airlines Flight 123 crash, the deadliest single-aircraft accident in aviation history, in which 520 people lost their lives. ...


PIA urges patience as flight PK8303 crash speculation soar

Pakistan International Airlines is urging to avoid speculation about probable causes that might have led to the flight PK8303 crash. The appeal comes following a release of what is alleged to be the recording of the A320 pilot’s last conversion with the ATC and headlines in various media sources claiming he ignored three warnings of the controllers just before the downing. ...


BREAKING | PIA flight PK8303 with 107 onboard crashes in Karachi

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 aircraft, carrying over 100 people onboard on a domestic flight PK8303 in Pakistan, crashed into a residential area in Karachi on May 22, 2020....


Superjet 100 crash: accused pilot blames manufacturer

A year after the ill-fated Aeroflot Superjet-100 flight from Moscow to Murmansk, the accident is still surrounded by the veil of speculation and controversy. What happened on May 5, 2019 – was it the aircraft defect, the lack of training for the flight crew, or a series of pilots’ mistakes that had led to the crash?...


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....


FlyDubai reacts to FS981 crash final report

Three years after the fatal FlyDubai flight FS981 went down in Rostov-on-Don (Russia), the accident investigators have finally concluded their work. Publishing the final report in November 2019, they found pilot’s mistake as the main cause of the tragedy. ...


New Zealand government apologizes for Antarctica deadliest crash

Forty years ago, Air New Zealand chartered flight 901 to Antarctica that was supposed to show its passengers the beauties of the southernmost continent.  Unfortunately, the DC-10 crashed into the side of Mount Erebus and kill the 257 people on board, making the flight the deadliest incident in the history of New Zealand. On November 28, 2019, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern apologized for the government’s handling of the situ...