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32 Years On: Remembering the M1 Plane Crash

At 19:52 on the evening of 8th January 1989 British Midland flight 92 took off from London Heathrow bound for Belfast International Airport. 42 minutes later 47 people on board would be dead due in part to confusion. The Boeing 737-400 (G-OBME) took off from Heathrow as normal and the [read more]

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Man dies in Scottish gyrocopter crash

Police Scotland has confirmed that the pilot of a gyrocopter has died after his aircraft went down near Avoch at 12:55pm. The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services. He was the sole occupant of the gyrocopter. A spokesperson from the Air Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has [read more]

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AAIB raises concerns over Flybe evacuation

The report into a Flybe flight to Alicante last year that had to be evacuated on take-off has raised concerns over the evacuation after some passengers faced a “large-drop” from the Wing. The incident happened 28th February 2019 at Exeter Airport when the crew aborted the take-off after smoke started [read more]

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Deadliest Air Accident in UK History: 48 Years On

It has been just over 48 years since the crash of British European Airways Flight 548 which devastatingly cost the lives of all 118 people on board a BEA Hawker Siddeley Trident. The aircraft suffered a deep stall shortly after takeoff, eventually coming down just south of the busy A30 [read more]