Crash

  • 11 die in plane crash at Poland parachute club 06-07-2014 10:49 AM

    Warsaw: Eleven people were killed and one person is seriously injured after a plane crashed at a parachute club close to Czestochowa, in the south of Poland, a spokeswoman for the emergency services said. "Twelve people were on board the plane and the only survivor was taken to hospital and...
  • Four dead after cargo plane crashes in Kenya capital 02-07-2014 06:10 PM

    Nairobi: Four people were killed when a cargo plane crashed shortly after takeoff at the international airport in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, a police official said on Wednesday. The Fokker 50 aircraft transporting the mild stimulant known as Khat to the Somali capital, Mogadishu, crashed into a residential building after...
  • Fourteen survive copter crash in Russia: Officials 30-06-2014 04:23 PM

    Moscow: All 14 passengers survived a close brush with death on Monday when their helicopter crashed in the far east of Russia, a rare happy ending for a country prone to aviation disasters. The Mi-8 helicopter, which included 11 forest firefighters among its passengers, crashed near the village of Chekunda...
  • Error in piloting led to C-130J Hercules crash: IAF sources 29-06-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Error in piloting is understood to have been found as the reason behind the crash of Air Force's C-130J Super Hercules aircraft in March in which five service personnel, including four officers, were killed near Gwalior. The Court of Inquiry is almost complete and error in piloting is...
  • Comedian Tracy Morgan, injured in crash, is improving, says publicist 13-06-2014 10:47 AM

    Reuters: Comedian Tracy Morgan, badly injured in a weekend highway crash, is showing signs of improvement in a New Jersey hospital where he remains in critical condition, his publicist said on Thursday. The pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike early on Saturday killed comedian James "Jimmy Mack" McNair and injured...
  • Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash pleads not guilty to charges 12-06-2014 07:52 AM

    Reuters: A Georgia truck driver accused of triggering a fatal New Jersey car crash that critically injured actor Tracy Morgan pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of vehicular homicide and assault by auto. Kevin Roper, 35, had not slept for more than 24 hours before he got behind the...
  • Actor Tracy Morgan critical but 'more responsive' after crash 09-06-2014 07:51 AM

    Reuters: Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was still in critical condition but more responsive on Sunday after suffering injuries including a broken leg and nose and several broken ribs in a deadly New Jersey highway crash, his spokesman said. Morgan, best known for his roles in "30 Rock" and "Saturday...
  • Watch CJ Piyush Tewari 's appeal for a stronger road safety law 08-06-2014 03:09 PM

    CJ Piyush Tewari is the founder of Save Life Foundation, an NGO that promotes road safety and emergency care. In this report, CJ Piyush demands the implementation of a strong road safety law from the new government and explains how better safety measures can help save people injured in road...
  • Military jet crash sets home ablaze in California 05-06-2014 08:11 AM

    Imperial : A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community on Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground. The Harrier AV-8B went down at 4:20 p.m. in...
  • Twelve confirmed dead, 3 missing in Russian helicopter crash 02-06-2014 06:42 PM

    Moscow: Russian rescuers retrieved 12 bodies while three remained missing on Monday after a helicopter carrying senior regional officials crashed into a remote northern lake. The Mi-8 helicopter carrying 17 passengers and crew including top regional officials and businessmen, crashed into the Munozero lake in the far northern Murmansk region...
  • 16 feared dead after helicopter crashes in Russia 01-06-2014 11:48 PM

    Moscow: A helicopter carrying 18 people crashed into a lake in northwestern Russia and only two of them were believed to have survived, officials said on Sunday. The two passengers, who floated to the surface still strapped into their seats, were rescued by fishermen and hospitalized for treatment of broken...
  • 7 aboard NJ-bound plane die in fiery crash in Massachusetts: Officials 01-06-2014 12:30 PM

    Bedford: All seven people aboard a private plane that crashed in a Massachusetts air field and erupted into a fireball have been killed, authorities said. "There were no survivors," said Matthew Brelis, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Port Authority, which operates Hanscom Field in Bedford, where the Gulfstream IV crashed...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-05-2014 09:58 PM

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  • J&K: IAF's MiG-21 crashes in Anantnag, pilot dead 27-05-2014 11:53 AM

    Srinagar: An Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashed near Mirhama, Bijbehara area of Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Pilot Raghu Bansi was killed in the crash. A court of inquiry has been ordered into the accident to investigate the cause. "The Pilot airborne from Srinagar was on a routine...
  • Laos air force plane crashes, defence minister reported dead 17-05-2014 04:49 PM

    Bangkok: A Laotian air force plane with at least 14 people on board crashed on Saturday, a defence ministry source said, and a witness at the site said the defence minister was among the dead. "A Laos air force plane has crashed on its way to Xiang Khouang province in...
  • Missing Malaysian jet may have landed and not ended in ocean? 22-04-2014 08:31 PM

    The probe into the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian jet is now looking at the possibility that the plane may have landed somewhere as no debris has been found so far, a media report has said. A report in the New Strait Times quoting sources within the international team probing...
  • NASA crashed moon mission at 5,700 km per hour 21-04-2014 05:25 PM

    Washington: Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), the moon exploring robot of NASA was annihilated when it impacted the surface of the moon, as planned last weekend, the US space agency announced. "At the time of impact, LADEE was travelling at a speed of 3,600 miles (5,700 km) per...
  • Four questions about missing Malaysian plane answered 19-04-2014 12:37 PM

    Kuala Lampur: Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers. Samuel Rogers, a 20-year-old German on a backpacking trip, in Bangkok and on his way...
  • Signals 'rapidly fading', long jet search ahead: Australian PM 12-04-2014 08:34 PM

    Signals possibly from the black box of the ill-fated Malaysian jet were "rapidly fading" and the ongoing massive search for the plane was likely to continue "for a long time", Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Saturday. "Given that the signal from the black box is rapidly fading, what...
  • Australian PM confident signals coming from missing Malaysian plane 11-04-2014 09:05 AM

    Perth: Australia's prime minister said on Friday authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Tony Abbott told reporters in Shanghai, China, that search crews had significantly narrowed down the area they...
  • MH370: What do we know? What will we ever know? 04-04-2014 06:49 PM

    At the time - the evening of March 24 - it seemed like the breakthrough the world was waiting for. In a hastily called speech, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that an unprecedented analysis of satellite signals concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "ended" deep in the Indian Ocean,...
  • India sends blackbox of crashed C-130J to US for decoding data 30-03-2014 02:17 PM

    The black box of the C-130J transport aircraft that crashed near Gwalior on Friday has suffered damage and the Air Force has sent it to the US to seek the assistance of its manufacturer Lockheed Martin in decoding the data, IAF officials said on Sunday. The connectors of the Flight...
  • UK: Aircraft crashes into a field, 2 persons dead 30-03-2014 07:12 AM

    London: Two persons, including the pilot, have been killed when a light aircraft crashed into a field in a rural area in the UK, officials said. Emergency services were alerted to a major incident that a plane had gone down in Essex, a home county north-east of London, last evening....
  • Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha pays his last respect to dead C-130J crew 29-03-2014 11:53 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paid his last respects to the crew members of C-130J at a ceremonial function held at Hindan Air Force Station on Saturday. The family members also paid their last respects to the martyrs who lost their lives in the...
  • IAF C-130J crash: 2 Wing Commanders, 2 Squadron Leaders among dead 28-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five IAF personnel on board. The casualties included Wing Commander Prashant Joshi, Wing Commander Rajiv Nair, Squadron Leader Kaushik Mishra, Squadron Leader Ashish Yadav and Warrant Officer KP Singh. The C-130J Super...
  • IAF's C-130J Hercules aircraft crashes near Gwalior, 5 killed 28-03-2014 02:17 PM

    In a major setback to the Air Force, a newly acquired US-made C-130J transport aircraft on Friday crashed near Gwalior after taking off from Agra air base, killing five crew members, including four officers. Two Wing Commanders, two Squadron Leaders and another crew member were killed in the Super Hercules...
  • Newly-acquired IAF aircraft C-130J Super Hercules crashes near Gwalior, 5 dead 28-03-2014 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five defence personnel on board. The C-130J Super Hercules, acquired by India in 2010 from the US, had taken off from the Agra airbase on a flying training missing on Friday morning...
  • Chandigarh: Haryana Governor's aircraft crashlands, no casualties 27-03-2014 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Haryana Governor, Jagannath Pahadia, had a narrow escape on Thursday when his aircraft allegedly crashlanded at the Chandigarh airport. The mishap happened on the runway as the aircraft carrying Pahadia was about to take off from the Chandigarh technical airport. Pahadia has been taken to a hospital...
  • Investigators: Unsafe speed caused Paul Walker's car crash 26-03-2014 12:23 PM

    Los Angeles: The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling up to 94 mph when it went out of control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies into the November accident. The sports car...