Kazakhstan Plane Crash: 15 Killed as Bek Air Flight Comes Down After Take-Off

[The National UAE}- A passenger plane with 100 people on board crashed Friday shortly after takeoff from Almaty airport in Kazakhstan, the government said, killing at least 15 people. The crash injured at least 66 others, officials in Almaty said. The Bek Air aircraft hit a concrete fence and a two-story building after takeoff from … Continue reading “Kazakhstan Plane Crash: 15 Killed as Bek Air Flight Comes Down After Take-Off”

Melbourne Plane Crash, Victims Named (Photos)

A commercial charter flight heading from Essendon Airport in Melbourne to King Island in the Bass Strait crashed in a “massive fireball” into a shopping center near the airport, shortly after takeoff killing all the five people on board. Sky News reported that the Beechcraft Super King Airplane came in ‘low and fast’ before it crashed … Continue reading “Melbourne Plane Crash, Victims Named (Photos)”

Bomb Threats Forced Two Air France Planes To Land

Two Air France flights, Flight AF055 from Washington Dulles and Flight AF065 from Los Angeles to Paris Charles de Gaulle had been diverted following security alert. Flight AF055 from Washington Dulles with 262 passengers landed safely in Halifax while Flight AF065 from Los Angeles with 497 people on board, landed safely in Utah. Sky News reported that … Continue reading “Bomb Threats Forced Two Air France Planes To Land”

Malaysian PM Confirms Plane Debris Is From Flight MH370

PRIME MINISTER NAJIB RAZAK STATEMENT ON MH370 Utusan – On 8 March 2014, flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared. The days, weeks and months that followed have been a period of torment for the families of those on board. The plane’s disappearance was without precedent. At every stage, we followed the tiny amount … Continue reading “Malaysian PM Confirms Plane Debris Is From Flight MH370”

AirAsia QZ 850: Debris Is From ‘Plane’, Civil Aviation Chief

(THE STAR) – JAKARTA: Debris spotted Tuesday during an aerial search for missing Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 is from the missing plane, Indonesia’s director general of civil aviation told AFP. “For the time being it can be confirmed that it’s the AirAsia plane and the transport minister will depart soon to Pangkalan Bun,” Djoko Murjatmodjo … Continue reading “AirAsia QZ 850: Debris Is From ‘Plane’, Civil Aviation Chief”

Photos: Taiwan Plane Crash, 48 Killed

A Taiwanese ATR-72 TransAsia Airways plane crashed in Xixi village outside the Magong airport in Taiwan’s Penghu archipelago on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The ATR 72 turboprop aircraft departed from the southern municipality of Kaohsiung at 17:43 local time (09:43 GMT), but lost contact with controllers at 19:06, CNA said, citing the Civil Aeronautics Administration. … Continue reading “Photos: Taiwan Plane Crash, 48 Killed”

MH17: Photos And Videos Of The Plane Crash

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17  carrying 295 people crashed near the town of Torez in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine on Thursday. According to a Facebook post from a top Ukrainian official, as it flew at about 10,000 meters (nearly 33,000 feet) on the way from Amsterdam to Malaysia. CNN reported that a senior U.S. official said, a … Continue reading “MH17: Photos And Videos Of The Plane Crash”

Malaysia Airlines Plane Crashes In East Ukraine?

A passenger jet has reportedly crashed in eastern Ukraine in an area where separatist rebels have been engaging Ukrainian army forces in recent weeks. The Malaysia Airlines plane, travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, apparently had 295 people on board and crashed near the town of Snezhnoe, according to a report from Interfax news agency which could not immediately … Continue reading “Malaysia Airlines Plane Crashes In East Ukraine?”

Malindo Air Plane Catches Fire

A Malindo Air flight to Kuala Terengganu had to turn back to Subang Airport because the ATR 72-600 plane’s turboprop engine caught fire. Terengganu midfielder Faiz Subri who was in the flight with the rest of the Terengganu FA team posted a picture of the burning engine. Everyone on board the 7.30am flight was safe. The … Continue reading “Malindo Air Plane Catches Fire”