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Afghan military plane crashes in Uzbekistan, cause disputed: Report

An Afghan military plane crashed in Uzbekistan over the weekend, and Uzbek authorities on Monday issued conflicting reports on the cause. The wreckage came as dozens of Afghan military aircraft carrying hundreds of servicemen reportedly reached Uzbekistan, among the thousands fleeing the country after the Taliban recaptured the Afghan capital of Kabul. The plane crash […]

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‘Slip of tongue’ by air traffic controller saw two planes come within 300 feet of crashing into each other

A “slip of the tongue” by an air traffic controller at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport saw two planes come within 300 feet of crashing into each other last July, according to a report released Tuesday. The incident on July 20, 2020, involved a United Airlines Boeing 787 arriving from Newark, New Jersey, and an […]

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Russian passenger plane crash lands in Serbia, all on board miraculously survive

The pilots of a Russian passenger plane have been hailed as heroes after they saved all 19 people on board after they were forced to crash land in Siberia. The Antonov An-28 aircraft with four children on board had disappeared from radars on a one hour 20 minute flight in the Tomsk region in western […]

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Russian passenger plane crashes into ‘sea cliff’ in remote region, 28 dead

A passenger plane carrying 28 people crashed in Russia’s far east on Tuesday, leaving everyone on board feared dead. The plane was en route from regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana, a town in northwestern Kamchatka, when it lost contact with air traffic control shortly before 3:00pm local time. There were 22 passengers and six crew […]

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Plane carrying parachutists crashes in Siberia; 4 dead, 15 injured

Four people were killed and fifteen others were seriously wounded after a plane carrying parachutists crashed in Siberia. Four people were killed and fifteen others were seriously wounded after a plane carrying parachutists crashed in Siberia, authorities said. The L-410 plane carrying 19 people crashed around 10:00am local time during a training flight at the […]

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Myanmar military plane crashes in Mandalay, 12 killed

A military plane has crashed near Myanmar’s second-biggest city of Mandalay, killing at least 12 people. The plane was flying from the capital, Naypyidaw, to the town of Pyin Oo Lwin on Thursday and was coming in to land when it crashed about 300 metres from a steel plant, the military-owned Myawaddy television station reported. […]

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Plane crashes while landing in Nigeria, Army chief and 10 others killed

Nigeria’s top-ranking army commander Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and other military officers have been killed when their plane crashed in the country’s north, according to officials. The incident on Friday occurred “due to inclement weather” as the plane was landing at the Kaduna International Airport, the armed forces said in a statement, adding that the […]

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Indonesia intensifies search of crashed passenger jet’s black boxes

Indonesian Navy have released footage of divers looking through the wreckage of a passenger plane that crashed into the sea during the weekend as the hunt for its black boxes resumes. ‘No Survivors’ Indonesian plane Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 disappeared shortly after take off from capital Jakarta on Saturday. The Boeing 737-500 had 62 people on […]

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One cat and three people died after a small plane crashed into Michigan home

A small plane crashed into a house outside Detroit leaving three people dead. The three fatalities are believed to be the pilot and two passengers, the sheriff’s office said. The family of five who lives in the home made it out alive, but the house was engulfed in flames, the office said. The home is […]

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Georgia Plane Crash: Pilot, Family Of 4 Heading To Funeral Killed

A small plane crashed Friday in rural Georgia, killing all five on board, including four members of a Florida family who were traveling to a funeral in Indiana. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told local news outlets no one survived the afternoon crash about 100 miles (161 kilometers) southeast of Atlanta. Sills identified the victims […]

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Crashed Pakistan plane pilot ignored three warnings to lower altitude: Report

The pilot of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)’s crashed plane ignored three warnings from the air traffic controllers about the aircraft’s altitude and speed before the landing, saying he was satisfied and would handle the situation, according to a report on Monday. The national flag carrier’s PK-8303 tragedy on Friday, in which 97 people were […]

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PIA plane jolted thrice before crashing in Karachi: Survivor recounts horror

The PIA plane was flying very “smoothly” but while attempting to land, it “jolted” thrice and then the pilot “adroitly lifted” the aircraft off the ground, only to crash moments later, recounts Muhammad Zubair, one of just two passengers who miraculously survived the fiery crash. Zubair was among 99 passengers on board the Pakistan International […]