Tag: Plane crashes

Airplane Bursts Into Flames After Landing In Dubai

All passengers and crew on an Emirates airline flight were successfully evacuated as it burst into flames shortly after arriving at Dubai International Airport, the airline said. From cockpit, #livefeed #DXB crash landing. #Dubai #dubaiairport #live … pic.twitter.com/OG3RfN6Cdm — Hayen Ayari (@HayenAyari) August 3, 2016

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…

Egypt: We’ve Found the Plane Wreckage [VIDEO]

The Egyptian military reports it has found debris and personal effects of the passengers who were on board the missing EgyptAir flight. The debris was found about 180 miles off the coast of the city of Alexandria. Authorities are still looking for the plane’s black box. Greek air traffic controllers have also said that the…

Suspected missile parts found at MH17 crash site [VIDEO]

Dutch police say fragments of a possible Russian surface-to-air missile have been found at the Flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine. A report states that while no “causal connection” can yet be made between the evidence and the crash in which 298 died, the discovery “can possibly provide more information about who was involved…

116 Reported Dead In Indonesia Plane Crash [VIDEO]

Approx. 116 people are feared dead after an Indonesian military transport plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in the northern Sumatra city of Medan on tuesday. Authorities don’t believe any of the 113 passengers and crew aboard the plan survived. The plane was on its way from an air base to the remote Natuna islands…

‘Titanic’ Composer Killed in Plane Crash [VIDEO]

Authorities have identified Titantic composer James Horner as the pilot killed in a plane crash near Santa Barbara, California, on Monday. The 61-year old Oscar winner’s death was confirmed by his assistant Sylvia Patrycja. “We have lost an amazing person with a huge heart and unbelievable talent,” Patrycja posted on Facebook. “He died doing what…

Germanwings Crash: Lubitz Practiced Descent On Previous Flight [VIDEO]

The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 tried a controlled descent on the previous flight that morning to Barcelona before the plane crashed into a mountainside in March on its way back to Germany, French air accident investigators said in a new report released Wednesday. Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz repeatedly set the plane into a descent, then…

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…

Germanwings A320 Black Box Found in French Alps with Plane Wreckage

UPDATE: Cockpit Audio File Recovered and “Usable” French rescue workers have discovered a flight recorder from the Germanwings A320 jetliner, which crashed in the in the French Alps on Tuesday, local media report. France Info radio station cites parliamentarian Christophe Castaner, who said that one of the black boxes from flight 4U 9525 has been…

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…

Prominent preacher killed in plane crash in Bahamas, ministry says

Internationally known minister and motivational speaker Myles Munroe and his wife were among several people killed when a small plane crashed in the Bahamas on Sunday, his ministry said. The Department of Civil Aviation said that the plane crashed while making a landing approach at the Grand Bahama International Airport.

VIDEO shows aftermath of plane shot down in Ukraine

Watch the vIDEO that shows aftermath of plane shot down in Ukraine: Ukraine’s new president declared Sunday a day of mourning and vowed to punish those responsible after pro-Russia separatists shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane, killing all 49 crew and troops aboard. Video from The Associated Press shows the scene of the crash…

Military Jet Crashes Into Cali. Homes

Marine Corps officials say there are no injuries on the ground after a military aircraft crashed in a residential area in Imperial, Calif. Officials say the plane’s pilot ejected, landed safely and was taken to the hospital only for evaluation. Eight homes were evacuated and three homes were destroyed, officials say, but there are no…

[VIDEO] Plane Collides With Skydiver In Mid-Air

The 87-year-old pilot crashed into the skydiver while practising taking off. Pilot Shannon Trembley was performing take-off and landing manoeuvres at the South Lakeland Airport in Florida when the accident occurred.