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Ilyushin Il-76 Russian Aircraft Crashed Near Ukraine Border

An Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft from Russia crashed in the Belgorod Oblast, adjacent to three Ukrainian Oblasts: Luhansk, Kharkiv, and Sumy. Reports from local media indicate that the crash occurred around 11:00 local time (UTC +3), with multiple videos recording the moment the Il-76 hit the ground. The aircraft was transporting Ukrainian prisoners of war (POWs), […]

Video: Japan Airlines Airbus A350 Catches Fire at Tokyo Haneda Airport

An Airbus A350 operated by Japan Airlines was involved in a severe incident as it landed at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, with flames visibly engulfing parts of the fuselage. Operating flight JL516 from Sapporo, the aircraft, registered as JA13XJ, touched down in Tokyo around 17:47 local time. Eyewitnesses captured footage showing the aircraft ablaze, particularly around […]

Colombian Air Force

Two Colombian Air Force Pilots Die in Embraer Tucano Aircraft Collision

The Colombian Air Force (FAC) is investigating a tragic accident that occurred during a training mission on Saturday, resulting in the loss of two pilots. Two Embraer T-27 Tucano aircraft collided mid-air and crashed during the exercise in central Colombia. The FAC has not released the identity of the second pilot, and an investigation is […]

Plane Crashes in Virginia After Pilot Passes Out

A private jet crashed in a mountainous region in Virginia on June 4th, 2023 after flying over a restricted airspace in Washington D.C. There were no survivors among four people onboard the aircraft. Details  The plane, a Cessna 560 Citation V, belonged to a company owned by multi-millionaire John Rumpel and was registered N611VG. Rumpel […]

Court Acquits Air France & Airbus of Manslaughter Charges in AF447 Crash

Air France and Airbus were recently acquitted of charges connected to the tragic Air France Flight AF447 crash in 2009. Although the prosecution found some acts of imprudence by both the manufacturer and the airline, they did not find enough evidence to prove criminal negligence on their part. Background of the Trial The case revolved […]

Breaking News: Saudia Airlines A330 Damaged in Accident at Khartoum Airport

Last Update: 15 April 15:45 UTC Saudia Airlines has confirmed that one of its A330 aircraft was involved in an accident at Khartoum International Airport on Saturday, April 15. The incident occurred just before the plane was scheduled to take off for Riyadh at 07:30 UTC. Following the accident, all flights to and from Sudan […]

Firefighting Boeing 737

Firefighting Boeing 737 Crashes in Australia

A Boeing 737-300 firefighting plane crashed in Australia with both pilots surviving and receiving minor injuries. They were transported to the hospital. The crash occurred on Monday, 6th of February around 4:00 PM local time. Coulson Aviation’s N619SW took off from Busselton Airport near Perth at 15:32, FlightRadar24 data shows the plane reached 29,000 feet […]

Yeti Airlines ATR 72 with 72 Onboard Crashes in Pokhara

A Yeti Airlines ATR 72 aircraft carrying 72 people crashed in Pokhara, Nepal, today while en route from Kathmandu. The crash resulted in at least 67 fatalities, with the number expected to rise. The passengers on board were a diverse group, including Nepali citizens and individuals from India, Russia, Korea, Australia, Argentina, France, and Ireland. […]

Pan Am 103

The Story of the Deadliest Air Crash on the British Ground: Pan Am 103

On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103, a regularly scheduled Pan American World Airways flight from Frankfurt, West Germany, to Detroit, via London and New York, operated by a Boeing 747-121. The aircraft crashed, killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew members. An additional 11 people on the ground were killed, bringing the total […]

LATAM Airlines' Airbus A320neo crash

LATAM Airlines’ Airbus A320neo Collides With a Truck in Lima While Taking Off

At Peru’s main airport; Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez (LIM), an a320neo for LATAM Airlines, yesterday (the 18th of November) collided with a truck on the runway. Videos of the A320neo have been posted online, showing that engine 2 caught fire. There were no casualties on board, according to LATAM Airlines and Lima Airport Partners. Sadly, […]

SV763 - world's deadliest mid-air collision

The Deadliest Mid-Air Collision in History!

Let’s take a short trip to the past, specifically on the 12th of November in 1996 over the Indian village of Charkhi Dadri; Flight SV763, a usual flight from Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in India to King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Saudi Arabia, with a stopover at Dhahran International Airport (DHA), operated by Saudia […]

Braniff Flight 542

How Braniff Flight 542 Disintegrated In Mid-Air Left Investigators Baffling

63 years ago, on September 29, 1959, Braniff Flight 542, traveling from Houston to Dallas, broke up in midair 41 minutes after taking off. The aircraft involved in the incident was only 11 days old, an Allison 501-D13 engine-powered Lockheed L-188A Electra. Let’s figure out what happened. Braniff International Airways Flight 542 operated on a […]

What Caused The Worst Incident in Emirates’ History?

On August 3, 2016, Emirates Flight EK521 was en route from Thiruvananthapuram, India, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when it crashed upon landing at Dubai International Airport. This was the worst incident in Emirates’ nearly 40-year history, resulting in the death of a firefighter and injuries to 32 passengers and crew members. What led to […]

Can Two Airplanes Collide in Mid-Air?

Accidents involving vehicles of all sizes from bikes to trucks are something that we’ve all heard and seen. Whether it is two bikes crashing into one another or two trucks, the chances of such accidents on the road are extremely high. But when talking about airplanes, can two airplanes collide in mid-air? Well, simply consider […]

Reports: Pilot Smoking Cigarette Caused EgyptAir’s A320 Jet to Crash!

Investigations were released and reported that the cause of EgyptAir‘s flight #MS804 crash was the lit of a cigarette by one of the pilots in the cockpit that was ignited due to oxygen leaking from an emergency mask in the cockpit. How did the crash occur? 19th of May 2016, a regular inbound EgyptAir flight […]

Transair 737 Crash Recovered From Ocean

The wreckage from Transair Flight 810, which crashed in July of 2021, was recently recovered from the Pacific Ocean after a month-long process. The salvaged parts will later be used as important parts for a further investigation into the crash. Crash Recap On July 2nd of 2021, Transair Flight 810, operated by a 45-year-old Boeing […]

Transair 737 Crashes Off the Coast of Hawaii

This morning, July 2nd, a Transair Boeing 737 aircraft crashed into the ocean shortly after takeoff. The plane, a Boeing 737-200 registered N810TA, was operating a daily cargo flight between the Hawaiian islands of Honolulu and Kahului when the incident happened. 

747-300 Returns to the Skies

The least popular variant of the 747 has been unexpectedly brought back into commercial service after being absent for almost 2 years. A few weeks ago, Iranian based carrier “Mahan Air” reactivated one of their old 747-300s after it had been on the ground since 2015. Only 81 747-300s were ever built, and almost all […]

Why Was the Concorde Retired?

Almost 50 years ago, the first commercial supersonic jet was introduced into the world, revolutionizing air travel and opening a new chapter in the way people flew. Flying at 2 times the speed of sound and faster than the spin of the Earth, Concorde was a peak of innovation in aviation, and it allowed people […]

The Functioning of PAPI Lights

At night, you might notice many lights on the tarmac of an airport. All of them have a specific function to help guide traffic on ground and/or in the air. The PAPI lights are one of these lights. What are PAPI lights? No, PAPI is not only a term in parenting; it is also a […]

Worst Airport Disaster Ever

Car accidents happen everyday, thus are quite common. But what about the most reliable means of transport – airplanes? They could crash as well, but those accidents don‘t happen as often. Let me tell you about the worst disaster in aviation history. 27th of March, 1977 – a day to remember. The day started off […]

What Do You Know About the Black Box?

Did you know that it’s not even black? Or a box? What? But after you learn the reasons why it’s not, it’ll make sense. Here are some interesting facts about the so-called “Black Box”. It’s not Black Why not? Because it’s already difficult to find it, so it needs to be painted a brighter color […]

The Story of Jessica Cox

An inspirational story about the pilot, Jessica Cox, who achieved what was thought to be impossible. She was able to fly and earn her licence despite being born without arms. Even though she had her fair share of constant disappointments and difficult times, she was able to fight through and fulfil her dream.

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 missing.

Saturday, the 9th of January, a Boeing 737-500 operated by Sriwijaya Air has gone missing just four minutes after departing from Jakarta International Airport. The aircraft involved in the accident was a 26 year old Boeing 737-500 which was first delivered to Continental Airlines and then fell into the ownership of United after the two […]