My first reaction was they performed a firedrill as a SAAB surrounded by numerous emergency vehicles was parked halfway into one of the hangars . A little later, from another angle, I realised the... (more)
A Glasgow - Corfu flight which diverted in due to electrical failure. The emergency services were put on alert and also, because the aircraft was at maximum landing weight the brakes were monitore... (more)
Crashed following a loss of engine power and subsequent forced landing at the Robert Moses State Park, Babylon.
Examination of the engine revealed that the #4 cylinder connecting rod failed. The ... (more)
Rescue workers rush to the scene after NASCAR team owner Jack Roush crashed his Premier I nest to the runway, minutes after the Oshkosh airshow ended. The two occupants have been taken to the hosp... (more)
On the 7th December 2009 after a normal landing on a slightly wet runway 11 this aircraft failed to slow down, burst through the perimeter fence at the end of the runway, went down a slight embank... (more)
During the "100 years of aviation in Switzerland" celebration, Switzerland's biggest air show in 2010, HB-YDB crashed during the landing. The passenger got out straight away, the pilot was pulled ... (more)
This aircraft was lost on April 21, 1941, while flying over the Libyan desert after a bombing mission. The wreckage was discovered in 1960 by a helicopter working for an oil drilling company and i... (more)