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Mangalore Air Accident Anniversary: These Are Five Other Major Indian Aircraft Disasters

Mangalore Air Accident Anniversary: These Are Five Other Major Indian Aircraft Disasters

The Mangalore air accident in which 158 people died is the worst in recent memory, India has witnessed other disasters. Here we revisit them.

22 May 2022
F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes In Louisiana; Pilot Ejects Safely

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes In Louisiana; Pilot Ejects Safely

There were no reports of injuries on the ground after the crash, and the pilot suffered no severe injury, the statement said.

24 March 2022

'If It's Boeing, I'm Not Going': Questions Galore As DGCA Puts Boeing 737 Fleets Under Enhanced Surveillance

A Boeing 737-800 plane of China Eastern Airlines crashed into a mountain, killing more than 130 people on board

China Plane Crash: 'Shocked' Xi Jinping Orders 'All-Out' Search And Rescue

China Plane Crash: 'Shocked' Xi Jinping Orders 'All-Out' Search And Rescue

Chinese President Xi Jinping said swift action should be taken to identify the cause of the crash and to strengthen the safety overhaul of the civil aviation...

21 March 2022

42 Military Personnel Killed In Air Accidents Over Last 5 Years In India: Here Are The Recent Major Crashes

The last year has been particularly tragic for the defence forces as there have been more than 20 fatalities among armed forces personnel in over a dozen...

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14 March 2022
42 Armed Forces Personnel Died In Air Accidents In Last 5 Years: Government

42 Armed Forces Personnel Died In Air Accidents In Last 5 Years: Government

The number of personnel killed in air accidents is higher for this year as 13 armed forces personnel were killed in the crash of an Air Force helicopter on...


15 January 2022
Sudden Weather Change Led To Pilot's Spatial Disorientation: Court Of Inquiry On IAF Chopper Crash

Sudden Weather Change Led To Pilot's Spatial Disorientation: Court Of Inquiry On IAF Chopper Crash

The court of inquiry into the IAF chopper crash was headed by Air Marshal Manavendra Singh.


25 December 2021
Rajasthan: Indian Air Force’s MiG-21 Plane Crashes In Jaisalmer, Pilot Killed

Rajasthan: Indian Air Force’s MiG-21 Plane Crashes In Jaisalmer, Pilot Killed

Rajasthan: A MiG-21 plane of the Indian Air Force crashed in Jaisalmer in which Wing Commander Harshit Sinha was killed, the officials said.


09 December 2021
Bipin Rawat Chopper Crash: Sports World Mourns Tragic Death Of 'India's Pride' Chief Of Defence Staff General

Bipin Rawat Chopper Crash: Sports World Mourns Tragic Death Of 'India's Pride' Chief Of Defence Staff General

Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 other armed forces personnel died on Wednesday after the military helicopter they were travelling in crashed near...


08 December 2021
IAF Chopper Crash | India’s Tragic List Of Air Crashes

IAF Chopper Crash | India’s Tragic List Of Air Crashes

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat, who was at the helm of India’s efforts to modernise the country’s warfare has been killed along with his wife...


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21 October 2021
Indian Air Force Place Crashes In MP, Pilot Ejects Safely

Indian Air Force Place Crashes In MP, Pilot Ejects Safely

The IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced a technical malfunction, the Air Force informed. The pilot ejected safely before the aircraft crashed in Mankabagh...


09 July 2021
Sweden: Small Plane Carrying Skydivers Crashes, Nine Killed

Sweden: Small Plane Carrying Skydivers Crashes, Nine Killed

The dead included the pilot and eight passengers, police said.


04 July 2021
Military Plane With 92 People Onboard Crashes In Philippines, 17 Dead

Military Plane With 92 People Onboard Crashes In Philippines, 17 Dead

As many as 40 people have been rescued so far, officials said


23 February 2021
Explained: Here’s What Caused The Engine Of United Airlines Flight 328 To Explode Mid-Air

Explained: Here’s What Caused The Engine Of United Airlines Flight 328 To Explode Mid-Air

United States: One of the engines of a Boeing 777 bound for Hawaii blew apart minutes after take-off from Denver International Airport on Sunday, forcing the...


22 February 2021
Nigeria: 7 Dead In Military Plane Crash Near Abuja Airport

Nigeria: 7 Dead In Military Plane Crash Near Abuja Airport

The King Air 350 plane had just taken off from the airport in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, when it reported engine failure and tried to return before bursting...


22 February 2021
Mexico: 6 Militants Killed In Air Force Plane Crash In Veracruz State

Mexico: 6 Militants Killed In Air Force Plane Crash In Veracruz State

The accident took place in the morning when the air force's Learjet 45 was taking off from the airport in the city of Xalapa.


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25 January 2021
J&K: One Pilot Killed, Another Injured As Army Chopper Crash Lands, Say Officials

J&K: One Pilot Killed, Another Injured As Army Chopper Crash Lands, Say Officials

The chopper was arriving from Pathankot when it crash landed in Kathua district


22 January 2021
3 Soldiers Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes In Upstate New York

3 Soldiers Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes In Upstate New York

The UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter crashed in a farmer's field near Mendon, south of Rochester, around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.


15 January 2021
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13 January 2021
Indonesia Plane Crash: Divers Recover Black Box From Java Sea

Indonesia Plane Crash: Divers Recover Black Box From Java Sea

The recovery of the device is expected to help investigators determine what caused Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 to nosedive into the ocean shortly after takeoff...


10 January 2021
Sriwijaya Air Flight 182: Authorities Inspect Debris Recovered From Java Sea

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182: Authorities Inspect Debris Recovered From Java Sea

Indonesian passenger plane Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashed on Saturday shortly after taking off from Jakarta. Authorities have launched a massive search...


10 January 2021
Sriwijaya Air Flight 182: Rescuers Recover Human Remains From Java Sea, Search For Survivors Continues

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182: Rescuers Recover Human Remains From Java Sea, Search For Survivors Continues

The Indonesian jet with 62 people onboard crashed on Saturday shortly after take-off from Jakarta, officials said.


07 December 2020
Body Of Missing MiG-29k Pilot Recovered By Navy 11 Days After Crash

Body Of Missing MiG-29k Pilot Recovered By Navy 11 Days After Crash

Indian Navy pilot Commander Singh went missing in the Arabian sea after his MiG-29K aircraft crashed into the Arabian Sea on November 26.


01 December 2020
MiG-29K Crash: Missing Pilot Ejected Before Crash, Navy Continues Search

MiG-29K Crash: Missing Pilot Ejected Before Crash, Navy Continues Search

Intensive aerial, coastal and surface search by Indian Navy ships and aircraft is in progress to locate Commander Nishant Singh.


04 October 2020
2 Navy Personnel Die As Glider Crashes In Kochi

2 Navy Personnel Die As Glider Crashes In Kochi

Lt Rajeev Jha and Petty officer Sunil Kumar, who were in the glider, were rescued from the crash site and shifted to INHS Sanjivani. However, they were...


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