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#Plane Crash

# plane-crash - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Two die after mid-air collision between fighter jet and plane

The plane crash occurred over South Carolina.

# plane-crash - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

# plane-crash - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Air force plane crashes into city killing at least 140

No survivors are expected from on board the plane.

# plane-crash - Monday 29 June, 2015

Poor visibility reported on day of fatal plane crash that killed two men and their dogs

Bryan Keane and Paul Smith died in May when the plane they were flying crashed into Blackstairs Mountain.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

# plane-crash - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot researched suicide methods and cockpit doors

Meanwhile, the second black box recorder has been found today – following a nine-day search.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Irish cinemagoers warned over film featuring eerily familiar plane crash

‘Wild Tales’ features a chief steward intentionally crashing a plane.

# plane-crash - Friday 6 March, 2015

Harrison Ford 'battered but ok' after plane he was flying crash-landed

The 72-year-old actor has been hurt after a small plane crash near Los Angeles.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

At least 22 killed as plane crashes into Taiwan river

Amateur video footage showed the plane hit a road bridge as it banked towards the water, leaving a trail of debris.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Pilot taking selfies 'likely factor' in fatal plane crash

The pilot and only passenger died in the crash last year.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

AirAsia black box records warning alarms "screaming" before crash

In the final minutes, the plane climbed at a speed which was beyond normal.

# plane-crash - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Papal volunteer dies in storm as Pope Francis visits Philippines

Bad weather forced him to cut his trip short.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Cockpit voice recorder from crashed AirAsia plane finally retrieved from the sea

Investigators hope the black box and voice recorder will give vital answers as to what happened the aircraft.

# plane-crash - Monday 12 January, 2015

AirAsia plane 'exploded' as it hit the sea

Cabin pressure caused flight QZ8501 to explode as it hit the waters of the Java Sea.

# plane-crash - Saturday 3 January, 2015

A seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people

The girl walked to the home of a local man and told him what happened.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft

Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.

# plane-crash - Thursday 11 December, 2014

One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled

Five other residents at the care home were injured in the incident with one in serious condition.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Irish survivor of Kegworth air disaster: I saw the bang, the flames, the sparks

Twenty five years on from the tragedy, Declan Brady says he still suffers from survivor guilt and has trouble looking positively into the future.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Two Irish men critically injured after dramatic Florida plane crash

The private aircraft hit a tree before crash landing in a park.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Italian Air Force jets collide and crash into forest below

A total of four crew members were on board.

# plane-crash - Friday 1 August, 2014

Two weeks on, investigators have finally started working at the MH17 crash site

Many bodies have yet to be recovered because of the fighting.

# plane-crash - Friday 25 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about the escalating situation in Gaza, a one-day train strike, a manhole explosion in Dublin… and the hottest day this year.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Over 40 feared dead in plane crash near Taiwan airport

TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 reportedly crashed and caught fire during a second landing attempt.

# plane-crash - Friday 18 July, 2014

Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

Malaysia’s Transport Minister says flight path was deemed secure by international air authorities, but other airlines were bypassing it for months.

100 AIDS experts were killed in the Ukraine plane crash

They were on their way to a global conference in Australia.

This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17

Decisive measures were taken.

Ukraine and Russia blame each other for shooting down of plane

Ukrainian rebels say that they will allow investigators access the crash site.

# plane-crash - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Malaysian passenger plane shot down by surface-to-air missile over Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines says it has “lost all contact” with flight MH17 from Amsterdam.

# plane-crash - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 'Plane crash' that caused emergency alert turns out to be... a flowerbed Whoopsie

'Plane crash' that caused emergency alert turns out to be... a flowerbed

Nine emergency vehicles were scrambled to the scene of the ‘wreckage’.

# plane-crash - Monday 31 March, 2014

Daughter of MH370 pilot accuses Daily Mail of 'making up' quotes from her

Aishah Zaharie is quoted by the paper as calling her father ‘disturbed’ but she claims the paper invented her words.

# plane-crash - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Thailand spots 300 floating objects in Indian Ocean as weather halts search

The pictures were taken by Thailand’s only earth observation satellite on Monday.

# plane-crash - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Possible debris from vanished Malaysia Airlines found in the sea off Vietnam

This is the first time authorities have given any positive indication that traces of the Boeing 777 have been found.

US sends FBI to aid search for missing jet but insist 'no evidence of terrorism yet'

A total of 40 ships and 22 aircraft are searching for the jet which has been missing since Saturday morning.

# plane-crash - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Oil slicks spotted in the sea in search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet

Rescue planes have sighted two oil slicks around 15-20 km long in the Gulf of Thailand as hopes for the 239 passengers fade.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your weekend.

China-bound jet disappears with 239 people on board

No Irish passengers were on board according to Malaysia Airlines.

# plane-crash - Friday 10 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Passenger survives plane crash while capturing it on camera Raw Footage

Passenger survives plane crash while capturing it on camera

The footage has just been released.

# plane-crash - Monday 18 November, 2013

Video shows moment Russian plane plunged nose-first into the ground

The Tatarstan Airlines’ Boeing 737-500 crashed on landing at the airport in the Volga city of Kazan last night.

# plane-crash - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everybody’s talking about Ireland pledging more towards the Philippines, the botched armed robbery in Drogheda and the plane crash in Russia.

Boeing plane crashes in Russia, 50 believed dead

Reports said the plane appeared to lose altitude as it was making a second landing attempt.