CRASH

  • F1 driver Jules Bianchi out of artificial coma, taken to France November 19, 2014

    Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is showing signs of recovery following a life-threatening crash, and is breathing unaided after being taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital. Bianchi, who crashed during last month's Japanese Grand Prix, remains in a critical condition with severe head...
  • Plane on training sortie crashes in Indore, two injured November 19, 2014

    Indore: An aircraft of Madhya Pradesh Flying Club on training sortie crashed at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport on Wednesday in which two persons were seriously injured, police said. "The aircraft on training sortie crashed near the boundary wall of the airport," Superintendent of Police (SP), East area, Abid Khan said. The two...
  • Russian TV channel says photos show MH17 shot down by fighter jet November 15, 2014

    Moscow: Russian state-controlled TV has broadcast what it called "sensational" photographs, which it said supported Moscow's theory that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Ukrainian fighter jet. Several commentators who have examined the photographs have described them as forgeries, however. The photographs, said to be taken by a Western...
  • Bahamas: Nine killed in plane crash November 10, 2014

    Grand Bahama: A small plane has crashed on approach to the island of Grand Bahama, killing all 9 people on board, the government of the Bahamas said. The Lear 36 Executive Jet had taken off from the Bahamian capital of Nassau and crashed while attempting to land around 5 pm...
  • Mystery revolves around Virgin Galactic's space plane crash November 5, 2014

    The probe of Virgin Galactic's space plane crash in California hinges on a central mystery: Why a seasoned test pilot would prematurely unlock the craft's moveable tail section, setting off a chain of events that led to destruction of the ship and his death. The National Transportation Safety Board was expected...
  • Photos: Debris of the Virgin Galactic spaceship that crashed during a test flight in California November 2, 2014

    Mojave, California: A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said.The crash of the suborbital vehicle, undergoing its first powered test flight...
  • Virgin Galactic may put plans on hold after spaceship's deadly crash November 1, 2014

    Virgin Galactic is considered by many to be the best hope in private space exploration. The founder hoped to start flights into space within months, but after deadly spacecraft explosion plans may be put on hold. The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo is described as a sub orbital vehicle where ticket holders...
  • Virgin Galactic CEO offers support in spaceship crash probe November 1, 2014

    In a setback to commercial spaceflight, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed during a test flight over California killing one of the two pilots and injuring the other. Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides said, "We are going to be supporting the investigation as we figure out what happened today and we are...
  • Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during flight test in California, 1 dead November 1, 2014

    Mojave, California: A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said. The crash of the suborbital vehicle, undergoing its first powered test flight...
  • Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during California test flight November 1, 2014

    Cape Canaveral: A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, officials said. Two pilots were aboard the spaceship, which was undergoing its first powered test flight since January. It was not immediately...
  • Two killed as BMW hits tree, breaks into three pieces October 26, 2014

    Ludhiana: Two persons were killed while another was critically injured when their BMW car veered off the road and hit a road side tree at wee hours in Ludhiana on Sunday. The impact of the collision was such that the car broke into three pieces on Sarabha Nagar road, police said....
  • Indian Air Force grounds entire Sukhoi-30 fleet, safety checks on October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune. The fleet of about 200 twin-engine Su-30s would be back in air only when they are cleared by the technical review. "The fleet has been grounded and...
  • Snapshot: Sukhoi crashes near Pune village, pilots safe October 14, 2014

    Pune: An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet Su-30MKI crashed at village near Pune on Tuesday evening. The incident happened at village Theoor around 6.30 pm. Both the pilot and the co-pilot ejected safely. The plane was reportedly on a training sortie when it crashed into a field. ...
  • Jules Bianchi's crash was 'bad luck', says Suzuka official October 7, 2014

    The crash that left French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi in a critical condition with severe head injures was down to bad luck rather than poor judgement by Japanese Grand Prix race officials, a track spokesman said on Tuesday. The 25-year-old Marussia driver suffered the life-threatening injury on Sunday when he...
  • Flipkart crashes as orders surge on discount offers October 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The website of India's largest online e-retailer Flipkart.com Monday crashed within hours of opening for business, as millions of customers logged on to place orders for a plethora of products and brands offered at huge discounts. "There was an internal server issue due to which we had problem in receiving...
  • IAF AN32 crashlands in Chandigarh, passengers safe September 20, 2014

    Chandigarh: An Indian Air Force AN32 transport aircraft with 11 people on board crash landed at the Chandigarh airport on Saturday evening, airport sources said. The aircraft caught fire as it crashlanded but the blaze was doused by fire tenders inside the airport premises. A few people on board the aircraft suffered...
  • Israel drone crashes inside Lebanon: military source September 20, 2014

    Tyre (Lebanon): An Israeli drone on SaTurday crashed inside Lebanon, coming down close to the demarcation line with the Jewish state, a military source said. "The drone crashed on the Lebanese border, inside Lebanese territory. Lebanese troops are in the area," the source told AFP. There was no immediate comment from Israel,...
  • Small plane crash in Slovenia kills 3, injures 1 September 14, 2014

    Ljubljana: Police say a small plane has crashed in southwest Slovenia, killing three people and critically injuring another. The Robin DR400 plane crashed on Sunday at Divce airport, about 70 kilometers southwest of the capital, Ljubljana. Three people died instantly, while the fourth victim was rushed to a hospital in critical...
  • Netherlands deploys more experts to probe MH17 crash September 13, 2014

    The Hague: The Dutch government has decided to send more experts to Ukraine to investigate the cause of Malaysia Airline flight MH17's crash. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday said that the experts will arrive in the governmentheld Kharkiv city, close to the crash site in eastern Ukraine, Xinhua reported. The...
  • MH17 crash site still unsafe for investigators: Dutch September 12, 2014

    The Hague: The site in eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed two months ago is still too unsafe for investigators to resume the recovery of victims' remains, Dutch Defence Minister Jeanine HennisPlasschaert said. A ceasefire between Russianbacked separatists and Ukrainian government forces "is being violated and its existence remains fragile,"...
  • Mexico small plane crash kills 5 September 11, 2014

    Mexico City: Mexican officials say mysteries surround a small plane crash that killed five people in the northern state of Sinaloa. A spokesman for the Sinaloa state prosecutors' office says the sixpassenger Cessna crashed near the city of Guasave. Guadalupe Martinez said the plane's wreckage and the victims were burned...
  • Highenergy objects penetrated MH17 before crash: report September 9, 2014

    The Hague: The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple "highenergy objects from outside the aircraft." The preliminary report published Tuesday by the Dutch Safety Board stopped short of saying the Boeing...
  • Plane crashes in Colombia; 10 believed dead September 7, 2014

    Bogota, Colombia: Colombian officials say a plane crashed in a jungle region of the country and at least 10 people are believed to have died. The director of operations for Colombia's civil aeronautics agency says at least three bodies have been recovered and officials are trying to identify the victims. Col. Juan...
  • Man deliberately crashes Bugati Veyron to avail $2.2 million insurance money August 29, 2014

    In a mobile clip recording, a man driving a fancy Bugati Veyron close to Texas, slammed into a saltwater marsh, ruining the car. During initial interrogation, the man named Andy House said that he rammed the car while trying to save a pelican but later investigations revealed that House had...
  • Watch: 2 boys miraculously saved in a high speed boat crash in US August 27, 2014

    Two boys miraculously survive a high speed boat crash in US. The boat was moving at a speed of 180 miles per hour when the two lost control and the boat flipped twice in the air and crashed. ...
  • Human error causing many accidents involving chopper, planes August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A trainer aircraft crashed in Rae Bareli's IGRUA three years ago as the trainee pilot was busy taking pictures, an inquiry has shown with officials saying a large number of accidents involving helicopters and small planes were caused by human error. There were 30 accidents involving helicopters and other...
  • Half of MH17 crash victims identified: Report August 17, 2014

    The Hague: Half of the number of victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash have been identified, the Dutch national forensic investigation team has stated through a private forum for relatives. On July 17, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, went down...
  • Brazil presidential candidate Campos dies in jet crash in Santos August 13, 2014

    Santos: Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, a contender to unseat President Dilma Rousseff in October, died on Wednesday when his jet crashed into a residential area, media network Globo said. Campos, a socialist who has been running third in the polls, was on board a jet that crashed into a...
  • Comedian Tracy Morgan 'struggling' after deadly crash: attorney August 13, 2014

    Reuters: Tracy Morgan's attorney on Monday said the comedian is "still struggling" with his health two months after breaking several bones in a deadly New Jersey highway crash that has renewed public attention to safety in the U.S. trucking industry. "He's still struggling, but he's a fighter," attorney Benedict Morelli told...
  • Iraqi helicopter crashes with 25 Yazidis and 2 journalists on board August 13, 2014

    An Iraqi helicopter crashed after airdropping food and water in the Sinjar mountains with close to 25 Yazidi evacuees and 2 journalists on board. This even as US prepares to send more military advisers to Iraq. ...