LORIENT, FRANCE – A Belgian Air Force (BAF) F-16BM fighter jet crashed Thursday morning in western France, leaving one pilot caught on a high-voltage power line. The fighter jet was flying from Florennes Air Base in Belgium to Lann Bihoué Naval Air Base in France, when it crashed between the towns of Pluvigner and Landaul
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MOSCOW – A Ural Airlines Airbus A321 packed with tourists made a terrifying emergency landing in a cornfield on Thursday morning. The aircraft, with 234 passengers on board, had just taken off from Moscow’s Zhukovsky Airport, when it flew into a flock of birds. According to Ural Airlines, Flight U6178 landed in a cornfield just
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Early on Tuesday, a Pakistan Army aircraft crashed in a residential area in Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad. All 5 crew members and 13 civilians were killed, 12 more people were injured, an army statement said. The crash happened during a routine training flight. According to a Pakistan Army spokesperson, all 5
PERPIGNAN-RIVESALTES, FRANCE – Alpha Jet #2 of French Air Force Aerobatics Team Patrouille de France, crashed this morning at Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (PGF) in the South of France, near the Spanish border. The pilot survived the crash, but was slightly injured. The Alpha Jet of Patrouille de France exited the runway at the Perpignan-Rivesaltes Airport this morning,
LEUTASCH, AUSTRIA – Three people died on Thursday in a crash of a single-engine aircraft in the Tyrolean Alps, not far from the border with Germany, police spokesman Stefan Eder confirmed Tiroler Tageszeitung Online Friday morning. The Austrian police spokesman was not yet able to make any statements about the identity of the victims or about the
MALCHOW, GERMANY – Two Eurofighter aircraft of the German Air Force collided in the northeast of the country above the town of Malchow this afternoon. The Eurofighter aircraft crashed, but the 2 pilots were able to use the ejection seats of the aircraft. The German Air Force has confirmed the crash of its 2 Eurofighter
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.