Plane crash

November 24, 2019
November 24, 2019

Congo plane crash death toll rises to 27

At least 27 people are killed, including some on the ground, when a small plane crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday,...

May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019

4 killed in Dubai plane crash

Three British people and a South African were killed in a plane crash close to Dubai airport, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency reports.

March 10, 2019
March 10, 2019

Ethiopian plane crash: All 157 confirmed dead

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashes with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline says, and there were no survivors, according to the state broadcaster.

February 2, 2019
February 2, 2019

Nigerian vice president safe after helicopter crash lands

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was safe after his helicopter crash landed in the north central state of Kogi, his spokesman says.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

Fatalities on commercial passenger aircraft rise in 2018

The fatality rate on passenger jet aircraft worldwide jumped in 2018 after airlines recorded zero accident deaths on passenger jets in the prior year, according to a Dutch consulting firm and an...

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018
USA

‘Human error’ caused Cuba plane crash

A plane crash that killed 112 people in Cuba on May 18 was caused by human error, the Mexican company that owned the jet said Monday.

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

Plane crash in South Africa injures 20

An aircraft crashes outside the South Africa's capital Pretoria, injuring 20 people with at least one in a critical condition, emergency medical services ER24 says.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

More than 250 killed in Algerian military plane crash

More than 250 people including members of Western Sahara’s Polisario independence movement are killed when a military plane crashes in a field outside Algeria’s capital, officials say.

October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017

4 killed in Ivory Coast plane crash

Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, Ivorian...

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Messi flew by the same plane two weeks ago!

A charter plane carrying a Brazilian football team which crashed in the mountains in Colombia late Monday killing 76 people so far flew Lionel Messi and his Argentina national team two weeks ago,...