VIENNA – Racing legend and aviator Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70 on May 20, 2019. The race driver was a prominent figure in motorsport for decades, but also had a very successful career in commercial aviation. “With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on
METLAKATLA, ALASKA – Two people died in the 2nd Taquan Air floatplane crash in 1 week in Alaska, according to a statement from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough. Taquan Air was also involved in a fatal accident last week on May 13, 2019. The de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver floatplane crashed into the port of Metlakatla, Alaska.
ANCHORAGE – Due to a mid-air collision between 2 floatplanes off the coast of Alaska, 4 people were killed and 10 injured on Monday, the US Coast Guard said. On Tuesday 2 more bodies were found, bringing the number of people killed to 6. Ten passengers had to go to the hospital for treatment. Three
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MEXICO CITY – A Bombardier Challenger 601 business jet (registration N601VH) – on its way from Las Vegas to Monterrey in Mexico – crashed into a remote mountain region in northern Mexico. According to Mexican media reports all 13 people onboard the jet – 10 passengers and 3 crew members – were killed in the