Jet Crash

  • Military jet crash sets home ablaze in California June 5, 2014

    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 Imperial,...
  • Signals 'rapidly fading', long jet search ahead: Australian PM April 12, 2014

    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 we...
  • What Malaysia Airlines said on MH370 March 25, 2014

    Australia has called of the search for MH370, saying the southern Indian Ocean is dangerous....
  • Bali: 45 injured as Lion Air jet crashes into sea April 13, 2013

    Bali: A Lion Air jet carrying more than 100 passengers and crew crashed into the ocean while attempting to land on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, injuring up to 45 people, officials said on Saturday. All 101 passengers and seven crew members were safely rescued from the plane, said...
  • Jet from New York crashes in Guyana; no deaths July 31, 2011

    Georgetown: A Caribbean Airlines jet coming from New York crashed and broke in two while landing in Guyana with 163 people aboard on Saturday, causing several injuries but no deaths, said President Bharrat Jagdeo. The Boeing 737-800 apparently overshot the 2,200-meter runway at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in rainy weather and...
  • Jet crashes during air show in Poland, pilots killed August 31, 2009

    Warsaw, (Poland): A Belarusian fighter jet crashed on Sunday during an air show in central Poland, killing both pilots on board the two-seater plane, officials said. The Su-27 jet went down while performing maneuvers at a festival in Radom, 65 miles (105 kilometers) south of Warsaw. Footage broadcast on state television in...
  • Pilot killed in Indian Navy Sea Harrier crash August 21, 2009

    Panaji: An Indian Navy Sea Harrier combat jet crashed on Friday off the Goa coast, killing its pilot, Lt. Cdr. Saurav Saxena, an official said. The single seater fighter had taken off from the Dabolim airport here at around 1000 hrs IST for a routine sortie and crashed soon after, the...
  • Air France not blaming speed sensors yet for crash June 11, 2009

    Paris: Air France is not yet convinced that faulty speed sensors were to blame for the loss of one of its planes over the Atlantic, but it is replacing old sensors as a precaution, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday. Pierre-Henri Gourgeon told reporters that Air France was in a...
  • Heathrow jet crash lands short of runway January 18, 2008

    London: Witnesses have described how the pilot of a British Airways passenger jet that crash landed at London's Heathrow Airport on Thursday appeared to be struggling to bring the plane down safely as it came in low over surrounding houses. 17 people suffered minor injuries when flight BA038 from Beijing skidded...