Category Accident News


2014-07-23 Transasia Airways ATR-72 crashed near Penghu

The ATR crashed on approach to runway 20 at Penghu Islands Magong Airport  in rainy weather conditions.


2014-07-20 United Airways ATR-72 nose gear gave way on landing at Coxs Bazaar

Narrative Following a normal touchdown on landing, the nose un dercarriage sudenly gave way and the nose srike the fuselage producing sparks in the rollout until the ATR came to a safe stop. No passenger or crewmember was reported injured. The lower nose was substantially damaged. Coxs Bazaar Airport was forced to close completely since ...

2013-07-06 Asiana Boeing 777-200 impact with seawall at San Francisco

Narrative Probable Cause The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the flight crew’s mismanagement of the airplane’s descent during the visual approach, the pilot flying’s unintended deactivation of automatic airspeed control, the flight crew’s inadequate monitoring of airspeed, and the flight crew’s delayed execution of a go-around after ...

2014-07-14 Ukraine Air Force Antonov An-26 shot down in eastern Ukraine

The transport aircraft was hit by an anti aircraft missile during flight at 6500 meters in eastern Ukraine region.


2014-07-06 Domestic Airways BN-2A Islander in landing accident at Monkey Mountain

Message The Islander received extensive and probably irrepairable damage when it veered off the landing strip at Monkey Mountain Airfield, Guyana at the end of a passenger flight from Mahdia. No one on board was seriously hurt. Monkey Mountain Airstrip has an unpaved runway of about 600 meters without any naviagtional aids. OCCURENCE DATASET Date: 2014-07-06 Time: 10:00 ...

2014-07-06 ITAB BN-2A Islander crashed near Chirundu on ferry flight

Message The aircraft was destroyed in an emergency landing next to the Lusaka-Chirundu road near Chirundu, Zambia. According to unconfirmed reports the pilot expereinced engine troubles during cruiseflight and attemtped a landing on the road but failed to reach it. the Islander then hit a cliff where it was totally destroyed. The two occupants survived ...

2014-07-04 Air Via Airbus A320 tailstrike landing at Leipzig

Message In clear weather and calm winds, the A320 failed to land within lengh of runway 08R and touched down hard short of the runway threshold. The aircraft bounced and touched down for a second time at the very beginning of the runway (in the area of the 'piano keys') in a nose-high attitude resulting ...

2014-07-02 Skyward Intl Fokker 50 crashed into houses at Nairobi

Message Soon after lift-off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the Fokker 50 failed to gain sufficient height until it hit an electricitiy pole and crashed into two commercial buildings in a populated district of the city. There were no survivors among the crew members. Two security guards on the ground were injured by the accident ...

2014-05-30 Total Linhas Aereas ATR-42 tapir collision at Coari

Message The aircraft sustained damage when it hits a tapir in the late stages of the take-off run. The tapir was crossing the active runway and impacted the right maingear. It was dark at the time of the incident. The pilots continued the take-off and elected not to return but to continue to their destination ...

2014-06-18 China Eastern AL ERJ-145 off runway on landing at Changzi, China

Message The aircraft landed on runway 18L in rain but veered off to the left of the runway where its entire undercarriage came to rest on grass about 200 meters further. No one was hurt and only little damage occured if any.  The incident is under investigation. However there were speculations the pilots may have ...
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