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Turkey: Plane skids off Istanbul runway and breaks up, 120 injured

Breaking News: There's been an air disaster in Turkey. No deaths reported.

A Pegasus Airlines plane that was heading into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport for landing skidded off the end of a wet runway, and broke into three pieces after landing on Wednesday.

Flights to and from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen are currently ...

Aviation experts think the Iran plane crash may have been shot down

A Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) flight crashed shortly after it took off from Imam Khomeini International Airport near Tehran yesterday. All 176 people on the plane died.

The first reports about the crash put the blame on mechanical error. But several aviation experts now think the plane was shot down, according to The Independent:

While ...

Couple crashes plane in ocean and manages to take video while waiting for rescue

A couple was flying a small plane at 6pm last night when they lost power and crashed near Northern California's Half Moon Bay. They skidded across water and amazingly escaped without injuries. They even managed to take some video of themselves while waiting for their rescue helicopter.

According to NBC:

The plane was one of two ...

Video about woman who fell 33,000 feet and survived

On January 26, 1972, a suspected bomb exploded on board a Yugoslav Airlines DC-9 and the debris of the plane rained down on mountains in the former Czechoslovakia. Everyone died except flight attendant Vesna Vulovic. After a long but full recovery, she returned to work for the airlines until she was fired in 1990 for ...

What Happened In The Flight 447 Plane Crash?

06.16.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

A lot of people wonder what happened with Flight 447, when it crashed. And in fact, it's unfortunate that the actual crash cause is less likely to be found as each day passes. However, as more pieces of the puzzle are found and pieces come together, there are some theories as to what may have ...