An image of the crash widely circulated on social media.
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19 reported dead in Tanzania plane crash

At least 19 people are known to have died when a Precision Air ATR-42 crashed into lake Victoria earlier today. 43 people were onboard the flight and reports suggested that 26 had been rescued and sent two hospital. Local sources say that the pilots were initially in contact with authorities [read more]

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Korean Air A330 crashes on landing in Cebu

A Korean Air Airbus A330 has crashed on landing in bad weather at Mactan-Cebu airport in the Philippines. The aircraft, with 173 people on board, was attempting to land for the third time at the airport as rain and high winds were affecting the area. After landing the aircraft over [read more]

Jet2 Boeing 737 (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Jet2 flight diverted after bomb threat

A Jet2 flight from Manchester to Dalaman was diverted to Stansted last night after a bomb threat was made which also caused the RAF to launch 2 quick reaction alert Typhoons to escort the aircraft. The Typhoons escorted the aircraft into Stansted where the aircraft was checked by Essex Police [read more]

US Air Force C130H
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US Air Force grounds C130s after prop issue

The US Air Force (USAF) has grounded almost all of its C130H Hercules transport aircraft because cracks were found on the propellor barrels of three aircraft. Over 100 C130H, EC130H, MC130H and TC130H aircraft are affected by the defect which could cause fluid to leak from cracks. USAF Mobility Command [read more]