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  • Crash: Global Damojh B732 at Havana on May 18th 2018, lost height shortly after takeoff

    05/18/2018 7:30:16 PM PDT · by texas booster · 18 replies
    The Aviation Herald ^ | Saturday, May 19th 2018 00:32Z | Simon Hradecky
    A Global Aerolineas Damojh Boeing 737-200 on behalf of Cubana de Aviacion, registration XA-UHZ performing flight CU-972 from Havana to Holguin (Cuba) with 104 passengers and 9 crew, lost height shortly after takeoff at 12:08L (16:08Z), contacted a house, trees and a railway track near position N22.9914 W82.3912 and burst into flames. Emergency services are responding. Three passengers have been taken to hospitals in critical condition and are believed to be the only survivors. Cuban Authorities confirmed an accident at Havana Airport, there is intense fire. A massive response by emergency services has been dispatched. Later Authorities reported 3 passengers...
  • Reports: Plane crashes shortly after takeoff in Cuba

    05/18/2018 10:25:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 58 replies
    www.ajc.com ^ | 05/18/2018 | Staff
    LA HABANA, CUBA — There are social media reports that a Boeing 737 crashed shortly after takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Cuba. Authorities have not confirmed the reports of a crash. This is a breaking news story, return for updates.
  • C-130 military transport plane crashes near Georgia airport, FAA says

    05/02/2018 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    www.foxnews.com ^ | 05/02/2018 | Katherine Lam
  • 2 reported dead in Savannah cargo plane crash

    05/02/2018 10:29:11 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 24 replies
    youtube ^ | 4/2/2018 | local news station
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  • PICTURED: Instagram stars and models on their private plane to Las Vegas moments before it...

    04/11/2018 10:35:10 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 113 replies
    FULL HEADLINE: "PICTURED: Instagram stars and models on their private plane to Las Vegas moments before it crashed onto golf course killing all six on board" Four of the six people who died when their private plane crashed during a flight from Arizona to Las Vegas on Monday have been identified as Instagram stars, models and nightclub promoters. Models Mariah Coogan, 23, and Helena Lagos, 22, nightlife promoter Anand 'Happy' Patel, 26, and nightclub host and aspiring pilot James Pedroza, 28, were all on board the Piper PA-24 Comanche when it crashed into a golf course moments after taking off...
  • At least 257 dead in Algerian military plane crash near base, officials say

    04/11/2018 5:02:04 AM PDT · by infool7 · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | Greg Norman
    At least 257 people were killed Wednesday when a military plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Algeria, officials said. Broadcasters showed images of body bags lined up in a field with mangled plane parts visible in the background.
  • F-16 jet crashes at Nellis Air Force Base outside Las Vegas, officials say

    04/04/2018 1:59:19 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 4th, 2018
    An Air Force F-16 jet crashed Wednesday at Nellis Air Force Base outside of Las Vegas, defense officials told Fox News. The status of the pilot, or pilots, was not immediately clear. In a statement, the Air Force said, “Emergency responders are on the scene. As soon as additional details become available, they will be provided. The accident is under investigation." The jet crashed around 10:30 a.m. during routine training at Nevada Test and Training Range, officials said.
  • Navy F18 crash (Key West)

    03/14/2018 3:02:02 PM PDT · by JohnThree3to16 · 23 replies
    Breaking
  • Passenger jet crash in NEPAL (overshoots runway)

    03/12/2018 3:10:04 AM PDT · by JohnThree3to16 · 67 replies
    Breaking
  • Russian Plane Crash

    02/12/2018 8:23:17 AM PST · by neverbluffer · 40 replies
    Self | 02/12/2018 | Neverbluffer
    I just hear on local talk radio that the Russian plane crash in Moscow had high ranking figures from the Uranium One deal aboard. This is the first I have heard of this. Has anyone else heard this?
  • Four killed in small plane crash flying out of Henderson airport

    02/11/2018 9:08:13 PM PST · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 35 replies
    News 3 LV ^ | 2/11/18 | Gabby Hart
    LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Four people were killed in a small plane crash that took off from the Henderson Executive Airport on Sunday morning. The plane went down Sunday morning in this mountainous area about 40 miles north of Los Angeles. It was headed to Van Nuys airport. http://news3lv.com/news/local/family-killed-in-california-airplane-crash
  • Russian jet 'crashes' after Moscow take-off

    02/11/2018 5:04:47 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    A Russian airliner carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed after vanishing from radar screens as it left a Moscow airport for the Urals, media say. The Saratov Airlines An-148 regional jet was en route to the city of Orsk when it went missing.
  • At least 71 people are dead after a plane crashed near Moscow

    02/11/2018 5:15:27 PM PST · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 36 replies
    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian passenger plane believed to be carrying 71 people crashed Sunday afternoon near Moscow, shortly after takeoff from one of the city's airports. No survivors were immediately reported. The An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to the city of Orsk, some 1,000 miles southeast of Moscow. http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-the-latest-russian-plane-carrying-71-crashes-near-moscow-2018-2
  • Smolensk crash: Explosions on board before plane hit ground, investigator says

    02/06/2018 4:13:42 PM PST · by annalex · 43 replies
    Sky News ^ | Saturday 03 February 2018 | Lisa Holland
    A British air accident investigator has told Sky News he believes there were explosions on board a plane before it crashed eight years ago, killing Polish President Lech Kaczynski. Frank Taylor's findings challenge the original reports of authorities The wreckage after the crash in April 2010
  • Executive From Comey’s Former Hedge Fund And Family Killed In Costa Rica Plane Crash

    01/05/2018 2:01:05 PM PST · by Cats Pajamas · 35 replies
    True pundit ^ | Jan 2 2018
    Prominent Bridgewater Associates executive Bruce Steinberg and his family were among 10 Americans killed when a charter plane crashed into a mountain in Costa Rica on Sunday........ Ex-FBI Director James Comey was a top executive at Bridgewater.
  • US Navy locates crashed plane deep on Pacific seabed

    01/06/2018 2:03:08 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 06, 2018 | AP via Washington Examiner
    he U.S. Navy has located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board. The C-2A "Greyhound" aircraft, which was traveling to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan when it crashed the day before Thanksgiving in the Philippine Sea, rests at a depth of about 18,500 feet (5,640 meters), the Japan-based 7th Fleet said in a statement Saturday. Salvaging it will be the deepest recovery attempt of an aircraft to date, the Navy said. The plane was located last week by a contracted salvage vessel that deployed a pinger locator...
  • Who Is John Shannon? Florida Plane Crash On Christmas Eve Kills Prominent Lawyer

    01/05/2018 8:49:31 PM PST · by ransomnote · 27 replies
    ibtimes.com ^ | 12/25/17 | JULIANA ROSE PIGNATARO
    A family flight to Key West ended in tragedy Sunday when the small plane crashed and killed all five people on board. Among those was the pilot, John Shannon, a prominent Florida Lawyer. Shannon, 70, was a former marine who owned an ran an independent law firm in Lakeland, Florida, for 36 years, WTVT reported. The law firm specialized in serious injury, death and insurance claims, according to its website. Shannon was described as an “accomplished pilot” and was the president of the Lakeland Republican Club. He was also actively involved with the Citric Center Kiwanis Club and ran for...
  • Top CEO Killed In New Year's Eve Plane Crash (Richard Cousins, Australia)

    01/02/2018 9:28:08 AM PST · by ransomnote · 25 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 1/1/2018 | Daniel Shane
    The CEO of one of Britain's biggest companies and four of his family members were killed in a seaplane crash in Australia on New Year's Eve. International catering firm Compass Group (CMPGF), a Global Fortune 500 company, said Monday that CEO Richard Cousins, died when the aircraft crashed in New South Wales. "We are deeply shocked and saddened by this terrible news," Compass chairman Paul Walsh said in a statement. Four members of Cousins' family and the pilot of the plane also died in the disaster. There were no survivors. "The thoughts of everyone at Compass are with Richard's family...
  • 12 killed in Costa Rica plane crash

    12/31/2017 2:12:59 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/31/2017
    The private aircraft was carrying 10 foreign passengers and two Costa Rican crew members, the ministry said. The crash occurred near Punta Islita, in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province, officials said. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. Authorities said they were traveling to the area to recover the victims' bodies.
  • NOVEMBER 14, 1970 : PLANE CRASH DEVASTATES MARSHALL UNIVERSITY

    11/14/2017 2:47:29 PM PST · by buckalfa · 5 replies
    History.come m ^ | 2009 | History. com Staff
    On November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying most of the Marshall University football team clips a stand of trees and crashes into a hillside just two miles from the Tri-State Airport in Kenova, West Virginia. The team was returning from that day’s game, a 17-14 loss to East Carolina University. Thirty-seven Marshall football players were aboard the plane, along with the team’s coach, its doctors, the university athletic director and 25 team boosters–some of Huntington, West Virginia’s most prominent citizens–who had traveled to North Carolina to cheer on the Thundering Herd. “The whole fabric,” a citizen of Huntington wrote...