Posts tagged as: plane crash

Johnny Depp barely survives plane crash!

My favorite Jack Sparrow, err ”Captain” Jack Sparrow line: This is the day you will always remember as the day you almost caught Captain Jack Sparrow! For all-around and award winning actor Johnny Depp, he will never forget the day he thought his life would end in a plane crash. In an interview with Life magazine, the 48-year old [...]

Two Planes Collide Over Oregon State Park

Two Planes Collide Over Oregon State Park

In Wilsonville Oregon at around 3:15 in the afternoon Tuesday, two small planes collided near the State park. While one aircraft survived the accident, the other crashed to the ground and exploded on impact, scattering debris over a wide area, authorities said. The impact was so strong a resident thought it was a huge earthquake. [...]

36 Survive Plane crash in Venezuela

A turboprop plane carrying 51 passengers crashed after it shortly took off at an airport in the eastern city of Puerto Ordaz. The plane crashed into a steel mill yard in Venezuela and exploded in flames. 15 people died in the accident, but happily, the rest survived. The 36 survivors were pulled by workers from [...]

Plane crashes in Nepal

Nepalese authorities said that all passengers on board a small passenger plane that crashed outside Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu Tuesday are feared killed in the accident. The accident reportedly occurred when the plane was returning to Kathmandu after failing to land at Lukla in eastern Nepal because of inclement weather. Lukla is a popular trekking [...]

Investigators on scene at Alaska plane crash

On Wednesday, investigators will be on the scene of a plane crash that killed former US Sen. Ted Stevens and four others. Autopsies are also expected to be completed by the end of the day. Officials and witnesses said Tuesday that the brutal terrain and bad weather on the remote Alaska mountain kept survivors waiting [...]

C-17 Crashes at Elmendorf, 4 reported dead

Yesterday early evening in Anchorage, a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III plane suddenly crashed at its Elmendorf Air Force Base and 4 have been reported dead. The C-17 was in the air for a training run for the upcoming weekend air show called, The Arctic Thunder Air Show. What went wrong and why the plane went [...]

Public memorial in Poland for crash victims

At 8:56 a.m in Poland (0656 GMT) Saturday, church bells and emergency sirens rang out to mark the time a week earlier that the plane bearing Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and 94 others crashed on Russian soil, sparing no survivors. The Pilsudski Square in Warsaw was crowded with thousands of Poles for the [...]

Body of Polish President arrives in Warsaw

The body of Polish President Lech Kaczynski arrived in Warsaw on Sunday, as Poles mourned his passing along with 95 other political leaders and staff, in a plane crash in Russia. The casket where Kaczynski was lain was draped with a Polish flag and carried out by a military guard of honor. Polish dignitaries including [...]