PLANE CRASHES ON CALIFORNIA FREEWAY
A small plane crashed onto a heavily traveled freeway, clipping a vehicle and injuring two people aboard the plane, authorities said Saturday.
The thread does not specify what country plane crashes take place, so I thought I would list the plane crashes that happen internationally. In fact, I found a site that documents them by year, internationally, as they happen.
There is truly a website for every thing.
U.S. spy plane crashes after mission in Afghanistan
BAGHDAD (AP) - The pilot of a U.S. Air Force U-2 spy plane on a mission in support of American military operations in Afghanistan died in a crash Wednesday while returning to a base in the United Arab Emirates. The military refused to say where the aircraft went down.
U.S. Central Command said the crash occurred in "southwest Asia," a term that can be a substitute for the Middle East.
PILOTS GET PRISON TERMS FOR DEADLY AIR-SHOW CRASH
Two pilots involved in the world's worst air-show crash, which killed 77 people in Western Ukraine three years ago, were sentenced to prison Wednesday.
PILOT DIES IN CRASH AT ONTARIO AIR SHOW
A pilot who died after his plane smashed to the ground during an Ontario air show on Saturday is being hailed as a hero.
There seems to be a lot of air show crashes of late, are they being a bit too risky or sloppy? I doubt the loss of life can be worth the spectacle of a trick in the air.
2 PILOTS DEAD AFTER SASKATCHEWAN AIR SHOW COLLISION
Transport investigators are travelling to Moose Jaw Monday after a mid-air collision at an air show left two American stunt pilots dead.
DOWNED PILOT CALLS FOR HELP ON CELLPHONE
A helicopter pilot who crashed in northern Alberta has been airlifted to safety after calling for help on his cellphone.
The miraculous part of this is not that everyone survived although that in itself is grand, but the part I have in bold...
All 309 people aboard an Air France jet survived when the plane overshot the runway at Toronto's Pearson airport by 200 metres Tuesday afternoon. Airport authorities said 14 people suffered minor injuries. The plane burst into flames after everyone had been safely evacuated.
Ref. CBC / CNN
Just think... whomever had valuable luggage... that is all gone up in smoke! I hope there were no pets aboard.