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#Plane

# plane - Monday 5 September, 2022

Mystery as private Germany-bound plane crashes off Latvia
# Cessna 551
# Cessna 551

Mystery as private Germany-bound plane crashes off Latvia

Sep 5th 2022, 7:44 AM 37,428 Views 8 Comments

It is not known what caused the plane to fly off course.

# plane - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Wreckage found after plane goes missing with 28 people on board in Russia
# Kamchatka
# Kamchatka

Wreckage found after plane goes missing with 28 people on board in Russia

Updated Jul 6th 2021, 12:22 PM 19,997 Views 8 Comments

According to Russian media reports, none of the 28 people on board survived the crash.

# plane - Monday 5 July, 2021

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50
# Philippines
# Philippines

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50

Jul 5th 2021, 8:20 AM 6,347 Views 1 Comment

A total of 45 others were injured when the aircraft overshot a runway at Jolo airport in Sulu province.

# plane - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors
# Philippines
# Philippines

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors

Updated Jul 4th 2021, 12:35 PM 27,998 Views 1 Comment

The defence secretary said the air force C-130 plane had 92 people on board.

# plane - Friday 18 June, 2021

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
# Airport
# Airport

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow

Jun 18th 2021, 12:54 PM 29,826 Views 20 Comments

The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.

# plane - Monday 24 May, 2021

Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video
# Roman Protasevich
# Roman Protasevich

Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video

Updated May 24th 2021, 7:48 PM 95,673 Views 127 Comments
  • Journalist Roman Protasevich was detained on Sunday after the flight was diverted to Minsk
  • Micheál Martin said the incident was "a state-sponsored coercive act" and "absolutely unacceptable"
  • It is suspected that KGB agents were present on the Ryanair flight

# plane - Monday 11 January, 2021

Indonesia intensifies search for black boxes of crashed plane carrying 62 people
# Sriwijaya Air
# Sriwijaya Air

Indonesia intensifies search for black boxes of crashed plane carrying 62 people

Jan 11th 2021, 6:37 AM 7,845 Views 1 Comment

The Boeing 737-500 jet disappeared minutes after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.

# plane - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul
# Turkey
# Turkey

120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 7:40 PM 35,639 Views 18 Comments

The Transportation Ministry said there had been no deaths in what it called a “rough landing”.

# plane - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?
# A Holy Show
# A Holy Show

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

Jan 25th 2020, 9:00 PM 13,025 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

# plane - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Boeing expects 737 Max planes will resume flying in January
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

Boeing expects 737 Max planes will resume flying in January

Nov 12th 2019, 8:56 AM 13,729 Views 57 Comments

The 737 Max plane was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people.

# plane - Thursday 17 October, 2019

E-fit image released of man found dead in London after falling from plane
# London
# London

E-fit image released of man found dead in London after falling from plane

Oct 17th 2019, 10:42 PM 41,808 Views 26 Comments

The body of the man was found in a residential garden on 30 June.

# plane - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Pilot saved from electricity wires after ejecting from Air Force jet in Brittany
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

Pilot saved from electricity wires after ejecting from Air Force jet in Brittany

Updated Sep 19th 2019, 2:26 PM 23,562 Views 13 Comments

The incident happened during an exercise near Pluvigner.

# plane - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

UK Ryanair pilots have planned to strike for a week in September
# Strike
# Strike

UK Ryanair pilots have planned to strike for a week in September

Sep 4th 2019, 10:45 PM 20,997 Views 17 Comments

The pilots are striking over improved work and pay conditions.

# plane - Friday 30 August, 2019

Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin Airport after crew report 'smell' on board
# Diverted
# Diverted

Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin Airport after crew report 'smell' on board

Aug 30th 2019, 9:54 AM 66,502 Views 45 Comments

The flight landed safely in Dublin at 9.05am and was met at the terminal by ground crews and engineers.

# plane - Thursday 22 August, 2019

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems
# American Airlines
# American Airlines

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:16 PM 24,900 Views 1 Comment

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

# plane - Friday 14 June, 2019

Investigation underway after two men killed in light aircraft crash in Kildare
# Athy
# Athy

Investigation underway after two men killed in light aircraft crash in Kildare

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 3:14 PM 85,887 Views 10 Comments

The Air Accident Investigation Unit are currently at scene.

# plane - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Pilot lands Myanmar plane safely without front wheels
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Pilot lands Myanmar plane safely without front wheels

May 12th 2019, 4:02 PM 36,908 Views 22 Comments

The 82 passengers and 7 crew members were declared safe.

# plane - Monday 6 May, 2019

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41
# Russia
# Russia

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41

Updated May 6th 2019, 11:45 AM 95,532 Views 47 Comments

There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.

# plane - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Singapore joins list of countries to ban use of 737 Max planes following Ethiopia Airlines crash
# Grounded
# Grounded

Singapore joins list of countries to ban use of 737 Max planes following Ethiopia Airlines crash

Mar 12th 2019, 7:09 AM 15,497 Views 17 Comments

A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.

# plane - Monday 11 March, 2019

Black box recovered from crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Black box recovered from crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight

Updated Mar 11th 2019, 10:39 AM 32,382 Views 31 Comments

157 people were killed in yesterday’s crash, including Irishman Michael Ryan.

# plane - Sunday 10 March, 2019

One Irish person among 157 dead after Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes en route to Kenya
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES

One Irish person among 157 dead after Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes en route to Kenya

Updated Mar 10th 2019, 12:40 PM 88,511 Views 71 Comments

It has been reported that there were no survivors among the 157 people on board the aircraft.

# plane - Friday 8 March, 2019

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men
# England
# England

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Mar 8th 2019, 3:04 PM 14,156 Views 5 Comments

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

# plane - Monday 28 January, 2019

Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala

Jan 28th 2019, 9:27 AM 13,391 Views 13 Comments

The official search for Sala and pilot David Ibbotson was called off last week.

# plane - Friday 25 January, 2019

British investigators probe licence held by pilot of missing Sala flight
# Investigation
# Investigation

British investigators probe licence held by pilot of missing Sala flight

Updated Jan 25th 2019, 5:06 PM 44,646 Views 20 Comments

Police said the chances of finding the 28-year-old Argentine alive were “extremely remote”.

# plane - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight
# Future
# Future

Silent plane with no moving parts makes 'historic' flight

Nov 21st 2018, 10:48 PM 31,784 Views 29 Comments

The team was able to fly the new plane a distance of 55 metres at a speed of 4.8 metres-per-second.

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off
# Moscow
# Moscow

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off

Nov 21st 2018, 5:49 PM 16,285 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.

# plane - Monday 13 August, 2018

Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife
# Payson
# Payson

Utah man crashes plane into his own home after being arrested for assault of his wife

Aug 13th 2018, 10:28 PM 33,674 Views 21 Comments

The pilot, Duane Youd, died

# plane - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'This is probably jail time for life, huh?' - Airline employee steals passenger plane, crashes into island
# Seatlle
# Seatlle

'This is probably jail time for life, huh?' - Airline employee steals passenger plane, crashes into island

Aug 11th 2018, 8:54 AM 49,457 Views 16 Comments

There were no other casualties in the incident.

# plane - Sunday 5 August, 2018

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm
# Crash
# Crash

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 3:10 PM 23,130 Views 12 Comments

The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft, built in Germany in 1939 and now a collector’s item, belongs to JU-Air.

# plane - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges
# Havana
# Havana

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges

May 19th 2018, 6:39 PM 13,638 Views 11 Comments

The leased passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff killing over 100 people.

# plane - Monday 23 April, 2018

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen
# Lufthansa
# Lufthansa

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:43 PM 32,649 Views 27 Comments

Lufthansa flight LH-978 was en route to Dublin from Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency.

# plane - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines
# Chicago
# Chicago

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines

Apr 12th 2018, 8:15 AM 24,636 Views 38 Comments

Long was fired in August after the incident.

# plane - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Over 100 passengers stranded after co-pilot showed up drunk
# Stuttgart
# Stuttgart

Over 100 passengers stranded after co-pilot showed up drunk

Mar 24th 2018, 2:59 PM 33,874 Views 49 Comments

Police entered the cockpit of the plane in Stuttgart to find the 40-year-old in a “highly intoxicated condition”.

# plane - Friday 16 March, 2018

Over €300 million worth of gold spilled onto a Russian runway after a cargo plane shed its load
# All That Litters
# All That Litters

Over €300 million worth of gold spilled onto a Russian runway after a cargo plane shed its load

Mar 16th 2018, 7:39 AM 33,482 Views 23 Comments

The cargo of bars of concentrated ore used to transport the precious metals weighed 9.3 tonnes.

# plane - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'A tragic accident': Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

'A tragic accident': Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin

Mar 14th 2018, 7:16 AM 34,227 Views 67 Comments

The black French bulldog was in a pet carrier during the flight from Houston to New York on Monday.

# plane - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Plane crashes in Iran, with all 66 people on board feared dead
# Tehran
# Tehran

Plane crashes in Iran, with all 66 people on board feared dead

Feb 18th 2018, 11:30 AM 14,420 Views 13 Comments

The plane was flying from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj.

# plane - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash
# Moscow
# Moscow

Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash

Feb 13th 2018, 4:13 PM 9,357 Views 10 Comments

The plane took off from Moscow on Sunday and went down in a field around 70 kilometres southeast of the city shortly after.

# plane - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died

Feb 11th 2018, 2:33 PM 32,000 Views 26 Comments

Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.

# plane - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Russian fighter jet shot down by rebels in Syria
# Conflict Zone
# Conflict Zone

Russian fighter jet shot down by rebels in Syria

Feb 3rd 2018, 5:04 PM 17,078 Views 65 Comments

Human rights monitors say the pilot of the plane was killed.

# plane - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill
# Dreamliner
# Dreamliner

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill

Jan 24th 2018, 2:25 PM 22,897 Views 23 Comments

The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.

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