Posts tagged as crash

Crash of Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 kills all 176 onboard

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all onboard, state TV reported. The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in the Iranian capital when a fire struck one of its engines, said Qassem Biniaz, a spokesman for Iran’s Road and Transportation authority. The pilot of the aircraft then lost control of the plane, sending it crashing into…

Plane crashes in Lithuania killing two people

Monday, December 9, 2019

A small plane crashed in the territory of a residential house in Lithuania’s Kaunas District on Sunday afternoon, killing two people, local police said. Darijus Pagodinas, a member of the Aero-Pilot association, told BNS one of the victims was his colleague and experienced pilot Viktoras Ramonas. “Sadly, it’s true. As far as I know, it’s Viktoras Ramonas with his Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche and his student,” he told BNS. Police…

Two airmen killed in T-38 crash during training mission at Vance Air Force Base

Friday, November 22, 2019

Two airmen were killed Thursday morning in a crash of jet trainers at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma, according to service officials. The officials said the airmen died in a mishap that occurred during a routine training mission involving two T-38C Talon aircraft. They said two airmen were in each aircraft when the incident occurred just after 9 a.m. local time. Officials did not provide the status of the…

U.S. Marine dies of injuries in Australian training accident

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

U.S. Marine has died after being hurt in a vehicle accident during training exercises in northern Australia, the Marine Corps said on Wednesday. About 2,500 U.S. Marines are stationed in the tropical city of Darwin, strategically located on the coastal doorstep of neighbouring Indonesia, as part of an annual rotation programme that began in 2011. Lance Corporal Hans Sandoval-Pereyra died on Tuesday after being hurt in the vehicle accident at…

Portugal crash: at least 29 killed on tourist bus in Madeira

Thursday, April 18, 2019

At least twenty-nine people, mostly German tourists, have died and a further 28 have been injured after a tourist bus overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira, local media have reported. A battered white bus on its side surrounded by firefighters could be seen in photos published by Portuguese media, while SIC Television said there were 19 ambulances at the scene following the accident, which occurred around 5.30pm GMT. Filipe…

Iran plane crash: At least 15 killed after military cargo flight goes down

Monday, January 14, 2019

At least 15 people have been killed after a military cargo plane crashed in Iran amid severe weather. A flight engineer survived and was taken to hospital, the army said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency. Reports said a fire engulfed the Boeing 707 immediately after it skidded off a runway and crashed into a wall separating the air field from a residential neighborhood in the…

Turkey train crash: At least seven dead in Ankara

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least seven people and injured more than 40, local media report. Images from the scene showed emergency services working to rescue people from badly damaged carriages. Reports citing local officials said the high-speed train had collided with another train, then into an overpass. The accident occurred at about 06:30 local time (03:30 GMT).…

Bitcoin crashes to lowest this year, losses top 25 percent in a week

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Bitcoin slumped on Tuesday to its lowest this year, tumbling as much as 10 percent to breach $4,300 and taking losses in the world’s best-known digital coin to 25 percent within a week. Other smaller coins also skidded sharply as a broader cryptocurrency sell-off, said by traders and market makers to be rooted in heavy selling at leveraged Asian exchanges, gathered steam. The fall followed a sudden plunge last week…

12 injured when Navy helicopter crashes aboard USS Ronald Reagan

Friday, October 19, 2018

Twelve people were injured Friday when a Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter crashed on the USS Ronald Reagan’s flight deck in the Philippine Sea, according to Task Force 70 spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Matt Knight. The cause of the mishap, which happened during an emergency landing shortly after takeoff at about 9 a.m. Friday, is under investigation, a Navy statement said. “All injured personnel are in stable condition under evaluation by Ronald…

US Military Plane Crashes in State of Texas, Pilots Eject Safely

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A small US military plane crashed in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday, media reported. The KXAN television station reported on Tuesday evening that a T-6 Texan II military aircraft from the Joint Base San Antonio — Randolf crashed between Rolling Meadows Elementary and Veterans High School. Local TV KSAT reported that the plane had crashed in a grassy area. The two pilots in the aircraft ejected safely, the report said. The report also that the airplane…