Crew of 5 and all 73 passengers were killed in a farm field about 9 miles west (four minutes out) of Midway Airport on the way to Las Vegas. The Constellation was named "Star of Dublin".
There is no marker at the site today, which has been completely developed for residential housing. Since the site is on private property, the best you can do is drive around the perimeter stree...
Nov. 21, 2004. Flight Mu5210 from Baotou to Shanghai, east China, fell into the frozen lake in the Nanhai Park of Baotou about a dozen seconds after it took off from Baotou airport at 8:20 a.m. (0020 GMT) Sunday, killing all 47 passengers and six crew members on board.
On 6 Jun,2008,a small plne crashed at 17.3 miles south of the village of Quinhagak, near Jack Smiths Bay.
The victim of the crash was identified as Shaun Lunt, 33, of Loma Linda, California. Lunt was flying one of two Piper Super Cubs traveling together at the time of the crash. The pilot of the other Super Cub, identified as Lon “Loni” Habersetzer of Washington, had successfully landed ...
On 24 December 1964, a Lockheed Super Constellation L-1049H, serial number N6915C, crashed at 12:31:30 a.m. The aircraft crashed 65 feet below the summit of Sweeney Ridge.
It was very sad to hear about the crash of this aircraft in the news. As they talked about the creek which apparently helped to save the lives of the survivors, I wanted to find the location. A BBC article helped to confirm the location.
At least five people are feared dead after their small executive plane nosedived into a home in Kent.
There are further fears for residents who may have been inside nearby houses at the time of the crash.
An eyewitness described seeing a "big ball of fire" and plumes of smoke rising from the scene.
Pictures of the B-2 crash site at Andersen AFB, Guam show that the composite-body stealth bomber survived the Feb. 23 crash and subsequent fire largely intact. This picture was taken by an airline passenger (who asked not to be identified) as he flew past the base.
The Munich air disaster took place on 6 February 1958, when British European Airways Flight 609 crashed on its third attempt to take off from a slush-covered runway at the Munich-Riem airport in Munich, West Germany. On board the plane was the Manchester United football team, nicknamed the Busby Babes, along with a number of supporters and journalists. Twenty-three of the 44 passengers on board...
Surinam Airways Flight PY764 was an international scheduled passenger flight from Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands to Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport in Suriname on a Surinam Airways DC-8. On June 7, 1989, the flight crashed during approach to Paramaribo-Zanderij, killing 176 of the 187 on-board, making it the worst ever aviation disaster in Suriname's history.
Operator: TAAT - Trans Arabian Air Transport
The aircraft was departed Khartoum for a flight to Mwanza where it was supposed to pick up a cargo of 38 tonnes of fish fillet from Vick Fish Processors for delivery in Europe. When it went dark en route to Mwanza, the radio altimeter integral light was found t...
An Airquarius HS-748 plane departed Bloemfontein for a mail flight to George around 04:00. The crew allowed a passenger to board the flight. Hansie Cronje, a former South African cricket captain who had missed a South African Airlines flight. Weather was poor at Geor...
The Post-War period crash site of aircraft 44-61999 "Over Exposed": an American Boeing Superfortress RB-29A heavy bomber, which was modified to be a F13A, and which thus had been in use prior to the crash in a reconnaissance role. The crash occurred at Higher Shelf Stones on 3rd November 1948. The aircraft is of historic interest because of its role in the Cold War: it was formerly part of the ...
A Piper Malibu from the Coburger Flugdienst was lost during a transportation flight with a czech Mil Mi-8 near the village of Ebersdorf.
The transport started at 11 o'clock from the Brandensteinsebene airport in Coburg. Around 11.40 the cables break and the airplane crashed from 250m on the street. Luckily no one was injured, but 250 liters of cerosin, from the not drained tanks, had to...
PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) - A budget airliner crashed on the Thai resort island of Phuket on Sunday, killing 88 people as it broke up and burst into flames while trying to land in driving rain, a senior official said.
Forty two people were injured, Phuket deputy governor Vorapot Rajsima told a news conference, and a hospital official said at least five of the survivors were ser...
The Atlantic Airways Flight RC670 was chartered by the Norwegian industrial concern Aker Kværner to fly personnel from Stavanger to Molde via Stord (Norrway). The flight was performed by a British Aerospace 146-200 jet and was carrying 12 passengers and 4 crewmembers.
While landing at Stord Airport, the plane overran the 1200 m ...
Avro Lincoln bomber, A73-64 of 10 Squadron RAAF based in Townsville crashed into Mount Superbus near Emu Vale in the early hours of Easter Saturday morning on 9 April 1955 during a medical evacuation of a sick baby from Townsville to Eagle Farm airfield in Brisbane. The crew of four RAAF personnel and the two passengers were all killed in this tragic accident.
The Dornier 328Jet was to depart Manassas (HEF) for Myrtle Beach (MYR). During takeoff from runway 34R (5700 ft long) the crew reportedly had an airspeed miscompare. The takeoff was aborted but the airplane could not be stopped on the remaining runway length. It went through the perimeter fence and crossed Observation Road, coming to rest near the Cannon Industrial Park.
The airplane was...
In July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber flew into
the Empire State Building.
At about 10 A.M., the bomber hit the 79th floor, killing the three men aboard instantly. One of the two engines went through the building and out the other side, and through the
roof of a 20-story building on the other side of 34th Street, starting a fire.
Eyewitness reported they heard a b...