Aircraft Crash News

Midnight Hawks Aerobatic Team Jets Damaged After Contacting Each Other In Mid-air

Midnight Hawks Aerobatic Team Jets Damaged After Contacting Each Other In Mid-air

Midnight Hawks (four BAE Hawk jet trainer aircraft) at Helsinki International Airshow 2009 – Credits: Vestman  Two Finnish Air Force Midnight Hawks Aerobatic team training jets contacted each other in mid-air. The wings of the planes made contact, causing minor damage. Both aircraft landed safely. Four Hawk jet training aircraft …

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USAF C-17 Airlifter Catches Fire on Runway At The Joint Base Charleston

USAF C-17 Airlifter Catches Fire on Runway At The Joint Base Charleston

A USAF 437th Airlift Wing Boeing C-17A Globemaster III, performing flight RCH351 (callsign “Reach 351”), experienced a fire in the main lefthand wheel bay, probably due to overheated brakes, after landing at Joint Base Charleston (CHS/KCHS), North Charleston, South Carolina. On 9 April 2021, a C-17A mishap occured at Joint …

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Turkish Stars Display Team NF-5 Jet Crashes At Konya Air Base Killing Pilot

Turkish Stars Display Team NF-5 Jet Crashes At Konya Air Base Killing Pilot

Credits: TRT World  A Northrop NF-5 aircraft, belonging to the Turkish Air Force demonstration team “Türk Yıldızları” (Turkish Stars) crashes in the central province of Konya killing a pilot. According to the Turkish authorities, the NF-5A Freedom Fighter crashed at 14.15LT, during a training flight. UPDATE: Pilot dies in NF-5 …

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Uruguayan Air Force Helicopter Carrying Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines Crashes In Rocha

Uruguayan Air Force Helicopter Carrying Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines Crashes In Rocha

Credits: MDN Uruguay A helicopter of the Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya (Uruguayan Air Force) Bell 212 helicopter transporting covid vaccines encountered a technical malfunction. The pilot had to make an emergency landing and the helicopter and the vaccines were destroyed by fire. The three crew members were injured. An Uruguay’s Air …

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