|Грузовой самолет разбился в ДРК
ДР Конго/Исиро Матари
(9Q-CSA), принадлежащий авиакомпании Services Air, выполнял рейс Гома -
Исиро. При заходе на посадку в Исиро (ДРК), в СМУ, на третьем заходе самолет
столкнулся с землей на удалении 3 км от полосы, разрушился и загорелся. На
3 члена экипажа
и 1 лоадмастер (из местных).
Лоадмастер получил ранения
и был транспортирован в Бени, в госпиталь.
Экипаж - граждане России, все из Кирова.
КВС - Командир
2П - Командир
|Карго самолет се разби в ДР Конго
ДР Конго/Исиро Матари
с бордови номер 9Q-CSA и принедлежащ на авиокомпанията Services Air, се
разби при третия си опит да кацне в сложни метеорологични условия (СМУ) на
летището в Исиро. Самолетът се разпаднал при удара в земята и възпламенил.
(двамата пилоти и бординженера - руснаци от гр. Киров), а отговорника за
товара, конгоанец, бил приет в местна болница със сериозни наранявания.
Самолетът изпълнявал полет от Гома за Исиро, като превозвал 7 тона
По случая се води разследване за изясняване
обстоятелствата и причините на катастрофата.
|Fatal cargo plane crash in DRC
DR Congo/Haut-Uele/Isiro Matari Airport (IRP)
(9Q-CSA), belonging to Services Air, was destroyed when it crashed on
its third attempt to approach for landing in bad weather to Isiro-Matari
The airplane was destroyed and burst into flames,
3 crew members
perished in the
crash, one survivor ( a Congolese loadmaster) was brought to a local
hospital with serious injuries.
The An-26 was carrying 7 tons of cartons
of cigarettes on behalf of the SuperMatch company.
|Военен самолет се разби
98 са загинали
19.05.2009//23:30 по Гринуич
Индонезийски военно-транспортен самолет с 11 души екипаж и 99 пътници на
борда е катастрофирал край град Мадиун, в източната част на остров Ява.
Загинали са 98 души,
като 3 от жертвите са
обитатели на къщите, върху които е паднал самолета.
Самолетът е превозвал военни и техните семейства, измежду които и десет
деца. Сред жертвите е висш офицер, с ранг на генерал и съпругата му. За
момента се съобщава, че са
оцелели 15 души.
Пет от тях са с тежки травми в областта на главата и в безсъзнание, а
останалите са с по-леки наранявания.
с бордови номер А-1325, е напълно разрушен, останала е само опашката. Летял
е от столицата Джакарта за източната част на Ява. Засега не са ясни
причините довели до трагедията, но очевидци на катастрофата споделят, че
самолетът се е взривил и започнал да се разпада още във въздуха, секунди
преди плановото му кацане на летището в местната авиобаза.
Това е втора
тежка авиокатастрофа с военен самолет в рамките на 2 месеца. В началото на
април, при друга авария с военен самолет загинаха 24 военни.
|Военный самолет разбился в
19.05.2009//23:30 по Гринвичу
бортовой номер А-1325, направлявшийся из Джакарты в восточную часть острова,
разбился близ города Мадиун в индонезийской провинции Восточная Ява. На
борту самолета находились 99 пассажиров и 11 членов экипажа.
Погибли 98, а
15 были ранены.
Трое из погибших находились на земле. Самолет рухнул на несколько домов.
Пока неясно, что стало причиной трагедии, однако, есть свидетельства, что
самолет развалился на части и взорвался еще в воздухе.
К месту ЧП прибыли спасательные службы, специалисты продолжают извлекать
тела погибших из-под обломков. Самолет практически полностью разрушен. ВВС
Индонезии создали группу для расследования обстоятельств и причин трагедии.
|Indonesian plane crash kills 98
Indonesia/East Java/Magetan/Geplak village
An Indonesian military plane carrying troops and their families crashed into
a row of houses and burst into flames Wednesday,
98 people, the
latest in a string of accidents plaguing the beleaguered air force.
Black smoke billowed in the air as soldiers carried the injured past the
burning wreckage of the
- its tail resting upside down in a rice paddy and the rest of the fuselage
scattered and charred.
The C-130 Hercules with identification number
A-1325 crashed into a rice field, a few minutes before landing at Iswahyudi
military airbase. The plane was carrying 110 passengers and crew including
soldiers and their families, among them children. The Hercules was in a
routine trip from Jakarta`s Halim Perdanakusuma airport to Iswahyudi airport
in East Java, Makassar in South Sulawesi and the most-eastern province of
The dead victims included 11 crew members, a ranking Air Force
officer, Air Commodore Harsono, and his wife, and three residents of Geplak
village whose houses were hit by the ill-fated Hercules plane when it
Fifteen of the passengers and crew
survived the crash. All of them
Five of the survivors sustained serious head injuries and brain concussion.
Eyewitnesses spoke of a big explosion before the plane came down near the
town of Madiun.
"I heard at least two big explosions and saw flashes of fire inside the
plane," a man working in a nearby rice field said.
"The wing snapped off
and fell to the ground," he said.
Another local said nuts and bolts also fell from the sky.
One survivor said it felt like the plane's engines just stopped and then the
aircraft began to break apart in mid-air.
Indonesian President Susilo
Bambang Yudhoyono expressed his "deepest condolences" to the families of
those killed but urged against jumping to conclusions about what caused the
|Катастрофа на военен хеликоптер
Венецуела, 17 загинали
се е разбил близо до границата на Венецуела с Колумбия.
Загинали са 16 военнослужащи и цивилен.
Военните са патрулирали, когато са катастрофирали. Сред загиналите е и
Властите до момента не са коментирали причините за
катастрофата. Президентът на страната Х. Чавес изрази своите съболезнования
към близките на жертвите и подчерта: "Те умряха при изпълнение на
задълженията си и служейки на отечеството."
|Военный вертолет разбился
- 17 человек погибли
Президент Венесуэлы Уго Чавес
сообщил в воскресенье о крушении военного вертолета на границе с Колумбией,
16 военнослужащих и гражданское лицо погибли.
Авария произошла в воскресенье, когда вертолет
08114) совершал патрульный полет над границей с Колумбией. Все, кто
находился на его борту, погибли. Среди жертв крушения - генерал ВС
О причинах происшествия не сообщается.
|17 Die In Venezuela
Venezuela/Tachira/near El Alto de Rubio
Sixteen Venezuelan soldiers
a civilian were killed
when a military helicopter crashed Sunday near the Colombian border, the
state news agency reported. A brigadier general was among those killed.
The soldiers were patrolling the 1,400-mile border separating Venezuela and
Colombia when the local military base lost contact with their
helicopter (EV 08114) shortly after midday. The helicopter crashed in a
mountainous area called El Capote.
Two pilots and the entire crew were killed. Army Brig. Gen.
Domingo Alberto Feneite
a civilian, were among the victims, according to the state news agency.
The president Hugo Chavez sent condolences to the families of the victims
during his weekly television and radio program.
"They died while they were on duty and serving the fatherland," he said.
Neither Chavez nor the Venezuelan military mentioned the cause of the crash.
Rica/near Cerro Chirripo (peak) - A
Bell 206B JetRanger
helicopter (TI-BBT) took off from Pavas airport around 09:45AM and ELT
signal was received few minutes later. The main flight purpose was to
photoshoot some private properties on sale near Chirripo Mt. Saturday
Morning a flight from the Ministry of Public Security found the crashed
helicopter, but could see no signs of life in the surrounding area. On board
the private helicopter that crashed on Friday were
2 men, a Costa
Rican pilot identified as
Edgar Arguedas and
apparently a Mexican citizen who has not yet been identified.
Airport - Beech 35-C33 Debonair plane (N528BM) crashed on takeoff
injuring the 2 occupants
*/US/WI/Cumberland Municipal Airport (KUBE) - An American AA-1 Trainer plane
(N5905L) crashed in a field close to the airport.
Pilot received minor injuries only.
military helicopter has crashed
people near the country's border with Colombia.
Cajon/Gillespie Field - An experimental plane made a hard landing and
skidded off the runway at Gillespie Field.
The single-engine plane landed just after 10 a.m. The nose gear collapsed,
and the aircraft slid into a ditch separating the airport's parallel
*/RU/Baltic Sea - Russian Navy
helicopter contacted structures of new Russian warship "Yaroslav Mudryi" on
landing, fell on the deck and then into the sea, where it sank. All
occupants saved, according to doctors in good condition.
*/US/WA/Colfax - An agricultural Grumman G-164B AgCat plane (N6628Q) crashed
and flipped over shortly after takeoff.
*/Canada/Quebec/Montreal/Yamaska River - A Cessna 150 plane struck a wire
over the river before crashing and sinking.
The instructor died,
the student is missing.
Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB) - Air-India
door was damaged when ground staff was trying to withdraw the aerobridge
after passengers and crew had boarded Flight IC179. But instead of pulling
backward, the aerobridge moved forward and damaged the Airbus A321 aircraft
*/Australia/WA/Springvale Station,50km N of Halls Creek - Two Robinson
R22 Beta helicopters collided
killing both pilots.
*/US/CA/San Diego county/Cleveland National Forest - A Marine Corps
helicopter crashed in a remote section of a Southern California forest,
killing its two experienced pilots,
authorities said Wednesday. The
AH-1W Super Cobra
helicopter from the
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
crashed shortly before midnight Tuesday in the Cleveland National Forest in
eastern San Diego County, killing the only two people on board, Marine Corps
Air Station Miramar said in a statement. The pilots were part of an
air-combat unit that was preparing to go overseas, said Maj. Jay Delarosa, a
Marine Corps spokesman. The helicopter was carrying live ordnance.
Two people are dead
after a single-engine Beech V-35 Bonanza plane crashed into an unoccupied
aircraft on the ground at a south Florida airport. The crash happened
Wednesday morning at Lantana Airport in Palm Beach County. It appears the
plane lost power and was making an emergency landing when it struck the
parked plane. The impact caused the landing plane to spin around and come to
a rest underneath a storage trailer.
Arabia/Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH) - Saudi Arabian
Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 plane (HZ-APW) landed on runway 15L,
went off the runway and came to rest near taxiway G4. The right hand main
County/Gardnerville - A twin-engine
plane (N1533Z) went down at 4:10 p.m., about 10 minutes after taking off
from the nearby Minden Tahoe Airport.
four men and one woman aboard were pronounced dead
at the scene about 50 miles south of Reno and three miles west of
Gardnerville. Witnesses told authorities that the plane appeared to be
flying normally before it nose-dived into the ground.
*/US/CA/San Diego County/Ramona - A homebuilt Bakeng Duce (BAE'-king DOOS')
airplane (N86YP) went down in Ramona just after 2:30 p.m. Saturday, while it
was performing aerobatic maneuvers.
The 2 occupants on board were killed.
- A Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee plane (N8401W) crashed on landing due to
crosswind. The 3
occupants on board were injured.
*/US/CA/near Oroville - A Cessna U206E Stationair plane (N1457M) made an
emergency landing 6 miles away from Oroville Municipal Airport and It was
*/Switzerland/Geneva/over Alps - A Lufthansa passenger plane with 153 people
aboard has been hit by turbulence;
and 2 crew
*/Moldova/Chisinau/Ketrosu - A MAI Aviatika-890 crop-dusting plane struck
power lines and crashed
injuring the pilot.
|Drug plane crashes in Honduras, 1 dead, 2
Honduras/Isla de Utila/Utila
BAe 3201 Jetstream-32
plane (YV1467) carrying drugs has crashed on one of Honduras' Caribbean
killing one man
and injuring two
plane had apparently ran out of fuel on a dark, rainy night.
The plane registered in Venezuela was carrying around 3,300 pounds (1,500
kilograms) of cocaine when it crashed Sunday on Utila, one of the Bay
Islands off Honduras' northern coast.
The plane was destroyed in the crash but did not catch fire.
The pilot -
Jeison Luis Fernando Sanchez (24) and
co-pilot - Luis
Ramirez Garcia (26)
but survived. The passenger -
Fernando Bejarano Hernandez
(50) died in the crash.
The flight was detected by U.S. anti-drug radar
when it entered Honduran airspace. It was the third such incident in
Honduras this year.
The wreckage of the crashed plane
|Irkutsk Governor and three other people
died in helicopter crash
Irkutsk/Malyshkin - Irkutsk Governor
Igor Yesipovsky and
three other people died when their helicopter crashed over the weekend in
the Siberian region, authorities said Monday. The other victims were: The
vice-president of the Irkutsk government -
Mihail Stonda, the
Victor Kunov, the
Yesipovsky and the others took off on a private helicopter from Irkutsk late
Saturday afternoon but did not return as scheduled, investigators said.
The wreckage of the U.S.-made
helicopter (RA-01895) was found Sunday some 100 kilometers southeast of
Irkutsk, the Investigative Committee said. The helicopter was new and had
been "in good condition". It was sertificated on 06 May 2009.
The cause of the crash was unclear, and officials could not be reached for
comment Monday, which was a national holiday. Possible causes include pilot
error, poor weather conditions and technical failure, the Investigative
Committee said Monday.
The wreckage of the crashed
|Kenya's police boss
Kenya/Kapsabet - A split second decision by the
pilot of a police helicopter to crash-land on buildings saved a high-powered
team of top government officials, including Police Commissioner Hussein Ali
and assistant minister Orwa Ojodeh.
The decision also averted a serious accident that may have killed people in
a huge crowd that had just attended a public rally addressed by two Cabinet
ministers in Kipchoge Keino Stadium in Kapsabet town. When he realised that
the helicopter was losing power at a critical stage during lift off, Captain
Patrick Mugane considered two quick options: To return to the stadium where
a huge crowd had gathered and risk the possibility of crash-landing on
people, or crash on buildings. He chose to land on the buildings in a prison
farm and saved all 28 people on board and the huge crowd on the ground,
which included Cabinet ministers George Saitoti and Chris Obure, among other
|24 crew and passsengers
were injured, 4
of them seriously. Those that were seriously injured included assistant
commissioner of police Mark Opiyo and 14 others who were taken to Eldoret’s
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital after receiving first aid at the Kapsabet
District Hospital. The
developed a mechanical problem. This forced the pilot to crash-land, hitting
Kenya Power and Lighting Company electric cables.
one of the
injured in the crash,
Mr Pius Ndwiga,
of Cuyahoga County Airport - A Cirrus SR 22-G3 plane (N504MD) crashed
shortly after take-off from Cuyahoga County Airport bound for Buffalo,
killing the 2 occupants
*/US/TX/Houston/Hobby Airport - A Southwest Airlines
plane (N371SW) with 52 on board suffered an incident on landing. Its right
main landing gear caught fire during landing roll. Occupants evecuated using
slides on left side.
Two persons received minor injuries
during the evacuation.
*/Papua new Guinea/Cape Byron/near Julian Rocks -
Two hang-glider pilots
reported missing near Cape Byron.
Africa/KZN/Durban/Virginia Airport - A
helicopter flipped over onto its side on takeoff. The helicopter blades were
completely buckled because they took the full force of the impact upon the
*/Canada/BC/Kootenay region/between Crawford Bay and Nelson - A
single-engine Ercoupe from Cranbrook to Kelowna disappeared en route.
The 83-year-old pilot
who disappeared Wednesday while flying in the mountainous Kootenay region of
has been found dead
on 17.05. following a four-day search.
Airpark (KMDD) - A Grumman American AA-5B Tiger plane (N2268C) crashed into
the airport fence during takeoff roll due to gusty wind.
*/South Africa/WC/Oudtshoorn airport - A training Jabiru J400 plane (ZU-DFP)
crash-landed. A student pilot flips after first solo trip.
*/US/LA/Millhaven - Ayres S-2R-T Turbo Thrush plane (N223SB), operated by
Brooks Flying Service, clipped a power line and crash-landed on railroad
pilot escaped with minor injuries.
*/India/Luni District/Kankani - An IAF
crashed into a house
injuring 7 people
on the ground. The pilot ejected safely.
*/Afghanistan - A British
jet crashed in southern Afghanistan,
injuring the pilot.
*/Guatemala/Guatemala City/La Aurora airport -
Six people died
in Guatemala City on Thursday when a
light aircraft (TG-ALD), owned by Aeroservicios Company and heading for
Belize, crashed upon its departure from Guatemala City's La Aurora airport.
Among the dead was
Joseph Godoy, head
of Guatemala City's urban planning and support fund. Other victims included
the pilot and professors from a private educational institution, Universidad
Franciso Marroquin. The plane took off at 2:42 p.m. local time, in a heavy
rain, and then veered unexpectedly to the left, before crashing into a
private house on the ground. No one was hurt on the ground, although the
crash caused a fire at the house.
Wasilla/Lake Lucille - A Piper Comanche appeared to blow its engine at about
11:40 a.m. and was forced to crash into Lake Lucille. The plane doesn't have
floats and sank.
*/Turkey/Silivri/Canta - A Cessna-172 plane (TC-DBS) landed on a football
pitch, but it turned upside down.
The 2 pilots got minor wounds.
*/Turkey/Konya - Turkish Airlines A-320 airplane (flight TK-251) was hit by
bird. It turned back and force landed.
Two passengers were taken to the hospital
cause of shock.
Denver - A medical
(N911GX) was transporting a patient to Swedish Medical Center, south of
Denver, when a bird struck the window, shattering it.
*/US/AZ/Maricopa County/near Rio Verde/Tonto National Forest - An
ultralight plane crashed
killing the 43-year-old pilot.
*/US/OR/Washington County/Hillsboro/Gales Creek area - A small plane flipped
over while landing at a private strip, after veering to avoid a pickup
Key Estates - A Piper Cherokee four-seater plane (N4130W) crashed, got stuck
in trees at Gold Key Estates.
*/US/CA/Long Beach - At least
three people died
after two small planes collided in flight off the Southern California coast.
The planes collided after taking off from Long Beach Airport. One plane, a
Cessna-172, was occupied by a student pilot and a flight instructor. The
other plane was a Cessna 310 twin-engine (N777AL).
*/US/FL/Miami International Airport (KMIA) - American Airlines Boeing
777-223 plane was onthe gate when
a loader operator
working for American Airlines loading luggage into the aircraft's hold
accidentally fell from the loader onto the tarmac and
*/US/CA/off San Diego/near the Coronado Islands - The Navy
helicopter crashed into the ocean some 13 miles south of San Diego near the
Three occupants killed
2 other missing.
witnesses said the plane split apart in the air following a loud explosion,
The Associated Press reported. "One of the wings fell off," Agus Yulianto, a
villager, was quoted as saying on the Web site of the newspaper Kompas.
"Then the plane nose-dived into the houses."
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Flagstaff - Mesa Airlines
DeHavilland Canada DHC-8-202
(flight 2804) hit by turbulence while on approach to Flagstaff.
Three persons on board were injured.
*/US/LA/Port Allen - A Cessna-150 L plane (N17214) crash-landed in a cane
a.m local time//US/CA/Healdsburg - A Humboldt County man and an Oakland man
escaped injury Thursday morning when their home-built, single-engine plane
went down in a vineyard during takeoff from Healdsburg Airport. The Escapade
plane (N29DY) descended to about 4 feet and its wheels caught a wire on one
of the vines, spinning the plane around. One of the plane's wings was
*/4:55 p.m local time//US/CA/Healdsburg - A low-wing, single-engine Mooney
(N4718H) that lost partial power just after taking off, ending up skidding
on its belly in vineyards after just clearing a home and power lines south
of the airport.
“It’s not normal,” said Sonoma County Sheriff’s Sgt. Randy Williams. “I’ve
been in the sheriff’s office 14 years and this is the first time we’ve had
two in a day.”
*/US/CA/Edwards AFB - A military
Talon T-38 jet
went down about 1:30 p.m. in the Mojave Desert.
One crew member killed
and the other
- A small plane crashed South of Cheyenne. Witnesses say the plane gradually
descended and hit a fence before crashing into the ground.
*/Germany/Stuttgart - Echterdingen International Airport (EDDS) - DRF
Eurocopter BK117B.2 (D-HUUU) was almost completely burned from the inside,
when an acident happaned in a hangar. A paramedic (42), was reviewing an
oxygen bottle when a unexpected flame came out of the bottle
injuring the paramedic with serious burns.
*/South Africa/Gauteng/Midrand/Grand Central Airport - A Vesta Aviation
Services (Pty) Ltd training
Robinson R-22 Beta
helicopter (ZS-RHC) crashed on takeoff.
*/US/NV/Fallon - A small plane crashed while approaching the airport in the
northern Nevada town of Fallon,
killing the No. 2 officer at the local naval air station and his three young
Cmdr. Luther H.
Hook III, executive officer of the base, was killed when his twin-engine
(N320KP) crashed and burst into flames Friday night about a mile from the
runway after a flight from Fresno, Calif. Also killed were the 44-year-old
Hook's three daughters by a previous marriage, 15-year-old Kaitlyn Hook,
12-year-old Rachel Hook and 9-year-old Mackenzie Hook. A witness told
authorities that the plane appeared to be in distress and maneuvering
erratically shortly before the crash. The National Weather Service says wind
was gusting up to 40 mph at the time in the town about 60 miles east of
*/Afghanistan/Tarin Kowt -
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Brent S. Cole,
38, of Reedsville, W.Va., died
when his helicopter went down in action. Cole was assigned to the 1st
Battalion, 82nd Aviation Combat Brigade.
*/US/PA/Hanover - An ultralight plane (N56218) crashed on its approach
killing the pilot.
*/Brazil/Bahia/Vitoria da Conquista - The Robinson R-44 helicopter (PR-NDF),
crashed on the night of Friday of the Farm Quatis Fernandes, 3 km from the
town of Simon. The aircraft exploded
killing its two occupants.
|Fifteen killed in Brazil plane crash
Brazil/Bahia/Trancoso/Near Porto Seguro-Terravista Golf Club Airport
including a prominent businessman,
when a plane crashed in a northeastern resort area of Brazil, officials
Eleven adults and four children died in the Friday accident. The crash
occurred as the plane was approaching a runway near the resort town of
Trancoso. The plane had originated in Sao Paulo.
The plane belonged to Roger Ian Wright, who was traveling with his family
members. Wright, 56, was an ex-partner of Banco Garantia and owner of
The plane was trying to land during a heavy storm. Moments before
hitting the ground, the pilot reported that "visual and landing conditions
were normal," according to a statement issued by the airport. The plane was
reported to be a twin-motor
King Air 350
with a registration number PR-MOZ. The plane left Sao Paulo at 6:31pm and
crashed at 9:13 p.m.
- Only minor
been reported after a small skydiving plane crashed in a field north of
The six people
on board were able to walk away after the single-engine plane went down in a
field near Skiatook High School on Saturday afternoon. The plane lost power
shortly after takeoff and struck some trees and power lines as the pilot
landed it in the field.
*/US/AL/Limestone County/Decatur/near Pryor Field -
A Tuscumbia man has died
in a two-plane
Pryor Regional Airport. The pilot of one of the planes managed to land
without injury at Pryor Field after the accident shortly before 2 p.m.
Saturday. The pilot who died crashed with his RV-8 plane at the Calhoun
Community College campus.
*/US/CA/Apple Valley - An experimental plane crashed on takeoff
killing the pilot.
Beach International Airport - An Aero Commander plane crashed shortly after
killing the pilot
and injuring the
son. The cause of the crash was an engine failure.
*/US/TX/Gillespie County/Fredericksburg - An ultralight plane (N600GB)
crashed on a field
killing the 2 occupants.
*/Netherlands/Midden-Zeeland Airport (EHMZ) - A glider (PH-664) crashed on
killing 1 and
injuring 1 on
*/Brazil/Sao Paulo - A Brazilian
jet liner (PT-MVN) traveling from Miami ran into rough turbulence,
injuring 21 people
on board. Passengers said the plane twice went into a sharp dive Monday
night, slamming people into the ceiling of the cabin. Three people suffered
broken bones. TAM
landed safely in Sao Paulo about 30 minutes later, the airline said Tuesday.
Three people remained hospitalized. TAM Linhas Aereas SA is Brazil's biggest
- The military
KAY 515, went
down at 2.30 pm local time Tuesday while carrying
three senior military officers
including an army colonel and two pilots of the rank of major. The officers
who sustained injuries were said to be on normal patrol. Intelligence
sources confirmed that no explosion was heard when the aircraft crashed.
They said that the chopper first hit a tree then rammed into a fence within
the compound of the military camp. The Department of Defence yesterday said
the chopper had crash-landed after developing a mechanical breakdown.
des Bois - A small plane (HB-DGS) crashed
injuring the 2 Germans
*/US/UT/near Ogden-Hinckley Airport (KOGD) - A Maule M-5-210C plane (N315X)
crashed shortly after takeoff
injuring seriously the pilot.
*/UK/ West Sussex PO18 0/Westhampnett/Chichester/Goodwood Airport - As the
Robinson R44 Clipper II
helicopter (G-CLPR) took off a blade struck the ground and the Robinson
ended up on its side.
working in a nearby hanger
was struck by debris and sustained serious leg injuries.
*/around 15:30 GMT//Nigeria/about 30 km N from Kaduna Military
Aerodrome/Jaji - Nigerian Air Force Van's RV-6A Air Beetle plane (NAF 054)
killing both occupants
province/ near Mianwali - A
fighter-trainer aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force crashed 40 kilometres
south of Mianwali while on a routine training mission, causing damage to
three houses and
injuring six civilians.
*/Australia/Victoria/Moorabbin airport - A Cessna-150 training plane
(VH-EWN) ran off the end of the runway on landing and received minor damage.
*/Turkey/Nevsehir province/Cappadocia region - Hot air balloon collided with
second balloon at a height of 50 metres during climb after lift off. Balloon
descended rapidly to the ground.
A British national has died
and nine other
UK tourists injured
in a hot-air balloon crash during a trip in central Turkey.
The pilot is also believed to have been injured.
*/US/TX/Wise County/Bridgeport -
Two people were taken to the hospital
Friday after an ultralight Chinook aircraft crashed in a vacant field while
it was on a training flight.
*/Austria/at 1700 m alt. near Schwarzkogel - A "Diamand Twin Star" DA-42
plane (OE-FLL) crashed
killing the pilot (41), his wife (39)
the four-year-old daughter.
*/US/VA/Clintwood - A MO-20 plane crashed in an wooded area
killing the pilot.
- A 1974 172 Cessna plane crashed into a massive oak tree.
*/Germany/Rieschweiler-Muhlbach - A Gyrocopter crashed
injuring the pilot.
*/Philippines/Bulacan province/near Plaridel - A training Cessna-152 plane
(RP-C8203) in a rice field
injuring both occupants.
*/US/TX/North Houston - A Cessna-177 Cardinal plane (N2872X) made an
emergency landing on a street. It hit a pole and the right wing was damaged.
Ireland/Cookstown - A microlight plane crash-landed in a field
injuring both occupants.
*/US/WV/Preston County/Aurora - A Piper 22 plane (N4824A) went down and
flipped over in a hayfield
injuring the 2 occupants.
*/Germany/Brilon airport - A Krause Super Acro Sport plane (D-EIMK) crashed
during an aerobatic demonstration.
The pilot was seriously hurt.
*/US/Tenn./Greene County/Greeneville - A small plane (N250JP) crashed and
burst into flames.
*/US/TX/Roanoke - An experimental plane (N59357) crashed in a field
injuring seriously the pilot.
*/Switzerland/Vaud/Gryon - A glider crashed
killing the pilot.
|PIA aircraft skids at Lahore airport
Pakistan/Lahore/Allama Iqbal International Airport
The crew of a PIA Pakistan International Airlines Aerospatiale ATR 42-500,
registation AP-BHO performing flight PK-688 from Multan to Lahore (Pakistan)
with 43 passengers and 4 crew, lost control of the airplane after touch down
at at Lahore's runway 36R in high gusting winds, the airplane veered left
off the runway, went across runway 36L and got stuck in soft ground.
Seven passengers received minor injuries,
the airplane sustained substantial damage. The landing gear suffered a
malfunction after touch down causing the crew to lose control of the
airplane. The airplane had been manufactured in 2007 and entered service
with PIA on May 15th 2007.
Main and nose gear collapsed while going over the ditch (Photo: Zain