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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Air Crash

This year
Three US Marines dead and 20 injured in air crash during Australian training drills
The Osprey military aircraft was taking part in exercises involving thousands of soldiers from the US, Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Judge approves €35,000 settlement to mother of schoolboy who died in double fatality plane crash
The maximum amount of damages a court can make in cases involving the death of a child was curtailed to €35,000 more than 25 years ago.
Last year
Two firefighters killed in Peru as plane hits airport fire truck
Footage taken by witnesses and broadcast by Peruvian television channels showed the plane.
Investigations underway as man killed in County Clare aircrash
The incident happened this afternoon in Miltown Malbay.
All time
Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today
David Henderson, 66, arranged the flight in January 2019 which crashed killing footballer Sala and the pilot, Dave Ibbotson.
At least two dead after plane crashes in California suburb
The plane was a twin-engine Cessna C340, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Court rules Air France and Airbus must stand trial over 228 deaths in 2009 Paris-Rio crash
Three Irish women were among the 228 people killed in the air crash.
Survivors of India air crash describe terrifying ordeal on hilltop runway
Eighteen people were killed and more than 120 injured in the crash in Kerala.
New evidence emerges about passenger plane shot down over Ukraine
Dutch prosecutors have said they will be looking at new information produced by citizen journalists.
Pilot dies after stunt plane crashes in New York
No one else was injured.
Man killed after plane crashes at Co Down airfield
The airfield is located around 15km east of Belfast.
Air Canada jet skids off Halifax runway, at least 23 injured
Two of the passengers required “urgent attention” but most were treated for minor cuts and bruises.
Air Algerie wreckage found in Mali after 'disintegrating'
France will send a military unit to secure the wreckage.
UN Security Council holds minute silence for victims of flight MH17
It stressed the need for “immediate access” by investigators to the crash site.
US will offer any assistance needed to determine what happened to flight MH17
Obama said his first priority was to determine whether there were any US citizens were on board.
Cork air crash survivors: We realise how lucky we are
The six survivors have met up every year since the tragedy and hope to continue to so so in the future.
Cork air crash: Inquest returns verdicts of accidental death
The Fairchild Metro EC-ITP aircraft crashed, overturned and caught fire on its third attempt to land at the airport in 2011.
Video shows air crash victim on the runway before she was hit by fire truck
Despite being spotted by a fire fighter, Ye Meng Yuan was run over by two fire trucks.
Fatal Offaly air crash was caused by inadequate fuel in the tank
No technical faults that could have contributed to the crash were found by investigators looking into the deaths of the two men near Birr airfield last year.
Irish pilots 'fear air crash' due to fatigue
The Irish Airline Pilots Association said that it was concerned that the European Aviation Safety Authority was not using certain scientific recommendations on its proposed EU Flight Time Limitations.
VIDEO: Dashboard camera captures Russian plane's crash into motorway
The Red Wings Airlines craft overshot the runway and crashed into a nearby motorway, killing four people.
Update: Four dead, four injured after plane overshoots runway in Moscow
At least eight, and possibly 12, people were on board when the Red Wings aircraft overshot the runway and then fell apart.
US lawsuit taken against manufacturers of Cork Airport crash plane
A court action is being taken on behalf of four of the six people who died when a small aircraft crashed at Cork Airport in February 2011.
Report into Birr plane crash found ‘no technical defect’
Flying instructor Niall Doherty and trainee Damien Deegan died in the crash last month.
Investigations into plane crash which killed instructor and trainee pilot
Gardaí and the Air Accident Investigation Unit are probing the crash near Birr which killed two men yesterday evening.
Air accident investigators to probe Wicklow plane crash
Two people on board the plane escaped unharmed after it crashed near a private airfield yesterday evening.
Final report into doomed Air France flight expected today
The plane crashed into the sea while travelling from Rio to Paris in 2009. Three young Irish doctors were killed, along with 225 other passengers and crew.
All 14 passengers found dead after Peru helicopter crash
A Czech, a Swede, a Dutch citizen and eight South Koreans were among the victims.
Lawyer claims pilots’ decisions were main cause of Cork air crash
Families of the six victims and survivors intend to take legal action against the various aviation companies implicated in the crash at Cork Airport a year ago.
Interim report into Cork air crash finds sensor fault on plane
Six people died when a Manx2 flight from Belfast to Cork crashed at Cork Airport almost a year ago.
28 dead after Papua New Guinea air crash
The plane crashed in a remote forest during a violent storm – four people survived.
Pilot killed in second US air show crash over the weekend
No one on the ground in West Virginia was hurt as investigators say there were no signs of trouble leading up to the moment of the crash.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s Fix: The fall out from the Vatican’s response to the Cloyne report; why there could be good news for mortgage holders; and what’s happening down at the Electric Picnic?
Man in critical condition after light plane crashes in Tipperary
A man in his 40s is in a serious condition after a two-passenger plane crashed near Mullinahone in Co Tipperary.
Air crash: 53 feared dead after botched landing
Rescuers pulled 40 survivors from the wreckage of the flight, which came down in heavy weather in the DR Congo.
At least ten UN staff killed in Congo plane crash
Early indications say a plane carrying UN staff members broke into pieces, with the death toll likely to rise.
Manx2 to withdraw Belfast-Cork route next month
The airline that operated the plane on which six people died this month is to cancel the route from March 14.