China confirms all on board China Eastern plane died in crash

Reuters 03/27/2022

BEIJING  – China confirmed late on Saturday that all 132 passengers and crew on a China Eastern Airlines plane that crashed this week had died. Flight MU5735 was travelling from the southwestern city of Kunming to the port city…

Jolo military plane crash death toll rises to 45

Agence France Presse 07/05/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from the C-130 transport plane crash in Sulu on Sunday has risen to 45, the Department of National Defense (DND) reported. Of those killed, 42 are military personnel, while three are…

Plane crashes into a residential building in Germany; 3 dead

Reuters 07/26/2020

WESEL, Germany — A small aircraft crashed into a residential building in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia, killing three people and injuring a child, police said on Saturday (25 July). The roof of the apartment building…

80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan plane crash

AFP 05/23/2020

KARACHI, Pakistan — A total of 80 bodies have been recovered after a Pakistani plane crashed with nearly 100 people on board in the southern city of Karachi on Friday, provincial health officials said in a statement,…

Pakistan plane crashes near Karachi, all 107 killed

Agence France Presse 05/22/2020

  Update KARACHI, Pakistan  — A passenger plane belonging to state-run Pakistan International Airlines crashed near the southern port city of Karachi on Friday, killing all 107 passengers and crew, the city’s mayor said. The aircraft crashed…

Jessie Kevin Lagapa: The pilot who will be looking down from the skies forever

Gerard Vincent Francisco 05/06/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines–As a child, Jessie Kevin Lagapa often asked his parents to buy him a toy airplane. It was a manifestation of Kevin’s love for the sky and the first sign of his desire to become…

Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors ‘critical’

AP 05/20/2018

HAVANA — The only three survivors of Cuba’s worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life Saturday, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a fireball in Havana’s rural outskirts with 113 people on…

Probe on Bantayan aircraft incident set

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan 04/19/2015

Cessna plane’s nose gear collapsed during touchdown   The Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board (AAIIB) in Manila is expected to send a team to investigate the landing incident involving a charter plane at the Sta. Fe…

AirAsia and Cebu Pacific

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 01/05/2015

Unlike in the so-called “Great Christmapocalypse of 2014” set off by a string of delayed Cebu Pacific flights that caused widespread anger and massive chaos in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last Christmas day, the man…

Passenger plane crashes in Iran

AP 08/10/2014

TEHRAN, Iran  — State television in Iran is reporting that a small passenger plane has crashed into a residential complex in the capital, Tehran. There was no immediate word on casualties from the crash Sunday. State TV…

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