Tag: plane crash

Plane Crash In Colombia Leaves At Least 76 Dead, 6 Survive [VIDEO]

On Monday night, a chartered plane carrying nine crew members and 72 passengers, including members of the Chapecoense Brazilian soccer team, crashed as it approached Jose Maria Cordova Airport in Medellin, Colombia. Colombian police said early Tuesday that at least 76 people died in the crash. Among the survivors, at least three were players for…

2nd Black Box Retrieved from EgyptAir [VIDEO]

The second black box from the EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean on May 19 has been retrieved, investigators said Friday. The first one was recovered Thursday. Officials hope the cockpit voice recorders will help explain what caused the plane to dive into the ocean with 66 people on board. Investigators say second "black…

Egyptair 804 Cockpit Voice Recorder Found [VIDEO]

The cockpit voice recorder from EgyptAir Flight 804 has been found damaged, the Egyptian investigative committee said Thursday in a statement. The memory unit “which is the most important part of the recorder” was retrieved, the statement said.

Possible EgyptAir Flight 804 Search Team Found Signal

Egyptian officials say that a French ship has picked up signals from under the Mediterranean Sea consistent with the so-called black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month with 66 people aboard, according to the Associated Press. JUST IN: Officials announce a ship has heard signals believed to be from the black boxes…

EgyptAir Plane ‘Crashed’ With 66 Aboard [VIDEO]

French President François Hollande and Egyptian officials have confirmed that an EgyptAir plane that took off from Paris bound for Cairo late Wednesday night crashed into the Mediterranean. “The information we have gathered—ministers, members of government, and, of course, the Egyptian authorities—confirm, sadly, that it has crashed,” Hollande said early Thursday. “It is lost.” Flight…

Mozambique Debris Likely From MH370 [VIDEO]

According to the Australian govt., debris found on the beaches of Mozambique is highly likely to be from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the examination of the two pieces of debris had been completed. “That such debris has been found on the east coast of Africa is…

ISIS Magazine: This Was Plane Bomb

Islamic State has released a new issue of its propaganda magazine Dabiq, which includes a photo of a soda can and other components it says made up the bomb which took down a Russian jet in Egypt on October 31. The magazine also carried a claim that two hostages, a Norwegian and a Chinese man,…

Russia: Bomb Brought Down Metrojet [VIDEO]

Russia’s security chief said Tuesday a terrorist act brought down the Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Oct. 31, after revealing traces of explosives were found on board the Airbus A321. Federal Security Service (FSB) Chief Alexander Bortnikov said a homemade bomb equivalent to as much as 2 pounds of TNT exploded…

At Least 25 Killed in South Sudan Plane Crash [VIDEO]

A plane crashed in South Sudan shortly after taking off from the busy Juba airport, killing at least 25 people. Reports said the Antonov cargo plane crashed just 800 meters from the runway Wednesday, landing in thick woodland along the shore of the Nile River. Initial reports – from witnesses, news reporters and a government…

Russian Airliner Crash Due To “An External Influence” [VIDEO]

The airline that operated the flight that crashed in Egypt on Saturday says the only reasonable explanation for the crash is “an external influence,“ stressing that planes don’t just break apart in midair. – Update: As reported by the Associated Press, Russian aviation agency head Alexander Neradko says the claim by a Metrojet official that…

224 Dead After Russian Plane Crashes In Egypt [VIDEO]

A Russian airliner has crashed in central Sinai with more than 200 people on board, the office of Egypt’s prime minister has confirmed. The Airbus A-321 had just left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for the Russian city of St Petersburg.

MH17 Report Blames Russian Missile [VIDEO]

A report by the Dutch Safety Board has concluded that Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed because of a Russian 9M38 Buk missile, which struck the front left of the plane. The plane, which carried 298 people, crashed in rebel-held east Ukraine in July 2014. Ukraine and western countries say it was Russian-backed rebels who fired…

New VIDEO Of Flight MH17 Crash Emerges 1 Year Later

New footage emerged Friday purporting to show Russian-backed rebels rummaging through passenger luggage at the crash site after it was shot out of the sky over Ukraine last year. A voice is heard on the footage declaring “civilians” and this is “a passenger plane” in Russian. All 298 passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines…

9 Killed In Small Plane Crash In Southeast Alaska [VIDEO]

A sightseeing plane crashed in southeast Alaska Thursday, killing all nine people on board, according to the company that operates the tours. The plane was carrying the pilot and eight passengers from a Holland America Line cruise ship who were on a sightseeing tour of the Misty Fjords. “There are no survivors,” the plane’s operator,…

Seven Dead In Plane Crash In Dominican Republic [VIDEO]

Two British nationals were said to be among seven people who died when a plane crashed shortly after take-off in the Punta Cana region of the Dominican Republic early Monday. The single-engine Piper PA-32 had taken off from Punta Cana en route to the Samana Peninsula at around 8 a.m. on Monday. Shortly after takeoff,…

Second black box ‘confirms Germanwings co-pilot repeatedly accelerated plane

The second black box found after the Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps last month has confirmed that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately caused the disaster, French investigators said. According to the investigators, he repeatedly accelerated the airline as he crashed into a mountain in the French Alps killing 150 people. The French BEA crash…

Airbus Plane Skids & Crash Lands Off Runway in Halifax Canada

An Air Canada passenger suffered a hard landing and the A320 jet skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in Nova Scotia, sending 25 people to the hospital. The airline said that Air Canada Flight 624 from Toronto an Airbus A320 “exited the runway” upon landing. It said a preliminary count showed 133 passengers…

142 Passenger 6 Crew Member Aboard Plane Crash In France [VIDEO]

Update: One black box found. Not clear if distress call was made or not (conflicting reports). Terrorism not ruled out at this point. BREAKING: A German passenger plane has crashed in the French Alps, Francois Hollande says there are considered to be no survivors. The Airbus A320 taken two pilots 142 passengers and four crew…

Harrison Ford Hospitalised After Crash-landing in CA [Photos]

Actor Harrison Ford was injured Thursday when a vintage World War II training plane he was piloting crash landed on a Mar Vista golf course in CA. The actor, was conscious and breathing when rescue crews reached him. He was in fair to moderate condition, authorities said. He sustained cuts to his head. There was…

Pilot forced to ditch plane at sea off Hawaiian coast [VIDEO]

Dramatic Coast Guard video shows a small single-engine plane carrying just the pilot as it releases its parachute and crashes into the ocean. The Cirrus SR22 was traveling from Tracy, California, when the pilot radioed authorities at 12:30 p.m. about plans to ditch the aircraft because of dwindling fuel. The plane has a range of…

Kentucky Plane Crash: 7 Year Old Girl Survivor Walks To Seek Help [VIDEO]

A seven-year-old girl walked through the woods and sought help from a nearby home after a plane crash which reportedly killed her parents, sister and cousin on Friday. A Piper PA-34 that carried two adults and three children was en route to Mount Vernon, Illinois from Key West, Florida on Friday evening. The pilot reported…

Plane crash kills three in flight simulator [VIDEO]

Three people in a flight simulator have died after a real plane crashed into the building in the United States. The pilot of the twin-engine aircraft also died when the aircraft lost power after takeoff, and smashed into a Kansas Flight Safety centre. The crash injured at least five others and ignited a fire that…

Plane battling fire crashes in California’s Yosemite National Park

A plane crashed while battling a wildfire in California’s Yosemite National Park on Tuesday, fire and park officials said. Only one person is believed to have been aboard the tanker, officials said. Emergency crews are responding to the plane’s last known location. Photo: A Forestry Department Grumman S-2T drops fire retardant on a blaze at…

Laos plane reportedly carrying top government officials crashes

A Laos air force plane reportedly carrying 20 people, including top government officials, crashed on Saturday, Thailand’s Foreign Ministry said. A Thai spokesperson said there is no immediate word on casualties. The crash comes less than one year after a plane carrying 49 crashed in southern Laos, killing all on board. AP

New VIDEO Of Asiana Airlines Crash Victim Casts Doubt On Officials’ Claims

“There’s a body right there, right in front of you,” a firefighter says, directing a truck around a teenage girl lying on the tarmac before she was later run over and killed. Newly-surfaced firefighter video taken after the Asiana Airlines crash landing at San Francisco International Airport last summer shows officials responding to the scene…

Sen. Jim Inhofe’s son dies in plane crash near Owasso

A source close to Sen. Jim Inhofe has confirmed that his son, Dr. Perry Inhofe, was on board a plane that crashed near Owasso, Okla. on Sunday. Perry Inhofe was killed in the crash. The NTSB is holding a news conference at 5 p.m. KOCO will air the news conference on KOCO News at 5…