Category Archives: Accidents

Plane lands with bird WEDGED in nose after dramatic mid-air collision

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#US: A giant bird shattered the nose of an American Airlines flight bound for South Florida, however, the bird remained stuck on the plane after the plane landed safely, No injuries were reported in the incident.

 

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Colombia plane crash : Rescuers find survivors ..

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials say. Reports say there are six survivors. The plane reported electrical problems.The chartered aircraft, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team, airport officials said.The team was due to play in the final of the Copa Sudamericana, against Medellin team Atletico Nacional. The first leg of the final of the cup, South America’s second most important club competition, was scheduled for Wednesday, but has now been suspended.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s private jet has crash landed at Barcelona’s El Prat airport

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s private plane crashed during a landing at Barcelona’s El Prat airport , No injuries were reported.
Ronaldo, who was in Dortmund , Germany at the time as Real Madrid were preparing for what resulted in a 2-2 Champions League group stage draw against Borussia Dortmund, was not on the plane at the time of the crash.

At least 15 people die in Thailand boat accident

An overcrowded tourist boat carrying Muslim pilgrims was being piloted recklessly before it capsized, killing at least 15 Thai people, officials said on Monday as divers and other rescuers searched for 11 people still missing. The accident happened on Sunday on the Chao Phraya River in Ayutthaya , The double-decker tourist boat carrying around 100 Thai Muslims on a pilgrimage tried to overtake a sand barge and ran into a barrier, police said, causing the boat to capsize. 11 people are still missing and police divers resumed their search early on Monday. No foreigners were believed to be among the dead. The boat was 50 passengers over its capacity at the time of the accident, police said .

Chinese Plane Crashes into Vehicle at Hong Kong Airport

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A Dragonair plane carrying almost 300 passengers collided with a service van at Hong Kong International Airport yesterday , trapping the driver inside the vehicle with head and shoulder injuries. Dragonair Flight KA691 was heading to the Hong Kong airport runway for takeoff at around 4 p.m. local time Thursday when it collided with a China Aircraft Service vehicle.

Police on the scene revealed that the driver of the vehicle was temporarily trapped inside with head and shoulder injuries, but was rescued and transported to the North Lantau Hospital where he was undergoing treatment.

Surveillance footage allegedly shows the vehicle driving directly toward the plane before making a sharp turn at the last moment and crashing into the aircraft’s engine. The vehicle was dragged underneath the plane for a short distance, but came to a complete stop safely. a footage shows the vehicle driving directly toward the plane before making a sharp turn at the last moment and crashing into the aircraft’s engine.