A National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 freighter on behalf of US Mobility Command, registration N949CA performing cargo flight N8-102 from Bagram (Afghanistan) to Dubai Al Maktoum (United Arab Emirates) with 7 crew and cargo consisting of 5 military vehicles, has crashed shortly after takeoff
As I turned to the runway, 269 was just lifting off and "flop" the left wing folds up. I was thinking, "Where's this thing going to crash?"
An Elemendorf AFB, Alaska F-22A Raptor disappeared during routine training mission at 1940 Hours, 16 November 2010. After two days of searching, the crash site has been located 100 miles north of Elemendorf AFB, Alaska.
The National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) announced in it’s findings of the crash of Spanair flight 5022 that a computer virus is the root cause.
Guatemalan Flight's Data-Recording Parrot Holds Clues To Crash
Fourteen year old Bahia Bakari was the sole survivor of a Yemini Airbus 310-300 crash which killed 152 passengers and crew. The Airbus was on approach to Moroni when it crashed into the Indian Ocean. The child is a non-swimmer and spent 13 hours clinging to debris. Her injuries consisted of ONLY a mild hypothermia [...]
On 2 February, 1970 three F-106's of the 71st Fighter Intercept Squadron were on a routine training mission out of Malstrom AFB, Montana. 1st Lieutenant Gary Faust was flying Lead of a flight of three. The other pilots in the flight were Captain Tom Curtis and Major James Lowe. Curtis and Lowe were Instructor Pilots. [...]
On February 22, 2008, a B-2 Stealth Bomber crashed for the first time. The mishap occurred at 10:30 local time as the aircraft was taking off from Anderson AB, Guam for it's return to Whiteman AFB, Missouri. The two man crew ejected safely from the doomed aircraft and reported as unhurt from the mishap. The [...]