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Category: Air Crash Investigations

Quebec woman killed by landing aircraft while mowing lawn
Air Crash Investigations

A woman in her 20s has been tragically killed by a landing aircraft at an airfield in Quebec on Monday, while she was mowing the lawn near the airfield. Authorities at Quebec Provincial Police were alerted on Monday at 12:30pm of the incident, which happened on Route 125 Saint-Esprit, in the Lanaudiere region of Quebec,

Crashed Philippine Air Force C-130 black box recovered: authorities
Air Crash Investigations

Authorities in the Philippines have retrieved both the cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder – commonly referred to as a plane’s ‘black box’ – from the Philippine Air Force C-130 that crashed in the southern islands earlier this week. The death toll has now risen to at least 53 casualties, including the pilots

Antonov An-26 crashes into cliffside in eastern Russia, no survivors located
Air Crash Investigations

An Antonov An-26 passenger aircraft has crashed in the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s far east, with all 28 people on board feared dead, according to local authorities. The Soviet-era twin-engined turboprop aircraft, registered RA-26085, was performing flight PTK-251 from regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to a small village in the peninsula’s north, Palana, when it is said

NTSB continues search for 737-200F that crash landed off Hawaii’s coast
Air Crash Investigations

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has said it will continue to search the ocean floor for the remains of the Boeing 737-200 freighter that crashed and sank off the coast of Hawaii over the weekend, an incident that saw two pilots miraculously saved from the water. In a statement, the NTSB said it

Two pilots rescued after making emergency landing in Pacific Ocean
Air Crash Investigations

A Boeing 737-200 cargo aircraft with two pilots on board made an emergency landing in water off the coast of Honolulu, Hawaii, in the early hours of the morning on Friday, with both pilots rescued by the US Coast Guard. Transair Flight 810, operated by Rhoades Aviation, departed Honolulu at 1:33am local time, with the

Philippine Air Force C-130 crashed in southern island, at least 45 killed
Air Crash Investigations

A Philippine Air Force Lockheed C-130 carrying troops crashed and caught alight in one of the country’s southern islands on Sunday, killing at least 45 people, in the Philippines’ worst military air disaster in nearly three decades. The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft was flying from Laguindingan to Jolo carrying 92 people in total, most of


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