Airplane crashes
Shocking aftermath of plane crash on motorway that crushed car and killed passenger captured on camera
Monday, 04 April 2016 08:41

San-Diego-highway-light-aircraft-crashA fellow motorist captured the shocking scene just seconds after a light air craft crashed into a car on a highway killing a female passenger

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Canada ex-minister Jean Lapierre among Quebec plane victims
Friday, 01 April 2016 10:21

aviaSeven people have died after a small private plane crashed on an island off the east coast of Quebec.

Authorities said the plane crashed as it approached Iles-de-la-Madeleine Airport amid heavy winds and snow.

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Russia plane crash: Dozens killed in Rostov-on-Don
Saturday, 19 March 2016 00:00

aircraftA passenger jet has crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew on board, officials say.

The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from Dubai, missed the runway as it attempted to land at 03:50 local time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday.

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Pilot Error Suspected in SpaceShipTwo Crash
Friday, 07 November 2014 10:11

The test pilot who was killed in last Friday's crash of Virgin Galactic's spaceshiptwo crashSpaceShipTwo prematurely unlocked the craft's feathering tail structure, most likely leading to a catastrophic inflight breakup high over the Mojave Desert, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Airline boss suggests Malaysian tragedy could have been avoided
Friday, 12 September 2014 12:05

in UkraineThe boss of Emirates has told the BBC it would not have flown over Ukraine if the knowledge that high altitude missiles were there had been passed on.

Sir Tim Clark, said: "There was evidence that these missiles had been on site, in situ for a number of weeks beforehand.

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MH370 relatives mark six months on
Monday, 08 September 2014 09:59

board for victimsChinese relatives of passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been marking six months since the plane disappeared.

In Beijing, about 30 relatives gathered at one of the Chinese capital's most famous Buddhist temples.

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MH17 crash: Ukraine rebels 'to allow access to site'
Friday, 18 July 2014 12:48

The planePro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are to give international investigators access to the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet.

The rebels vowed to secure the site and allow the recovery of bodies, the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe said. The plane, carrying 298 people, crashed in rebel-held territory on Thursday.

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The crashes that changed plane designs forever
Friday, 18 April 2014 08:59

plane designsThe tragedies that were part of a long and fraught process that has helped make flying as safe as it is today. 

At any one time hundreds of thousands of us are cocooned in pressurised cabins scything through the cold upper reaches of the troposphere.

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Malaysia jet MH370 search enters Day 7; focus on Indian Ocean region
Saturday, 15 March 2014 10:12

patrol planeThe needle-in-a-haystack hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner spread to the vast Indian Ocean Friday after the White House cited "new information" that it might have flown for hours after vanishing nearly seven days ago.

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British Airways wing clips S Africa OR Tambo airport building
Tuesday, 24 December 2013 11:14

airport buildingA plane carrying more than 200 people has struck an office building while preparing to take off from the South African city of Johannesburg.

The British Airways flight to London was taxiing at OR Tambo International Airport when its right wing hit the building, injuring four people inside. Images show the wing of the Boeing 747 wedged in the structure.

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