Russia plane crash: Attack not ruled out by investigators

Investigators in Russia say they cannot rule out the possibility that an attack downed a jet over the Black Sea, with the loss of all 92 passengers and crew. An external “mechanical impact” could have caused Sunday’s disaster, a flight safety official said, while confirming there had been no explosion. But he added that it … Read more Russia plane crash: Attack not ruled out by investigators

Russian plane with military band crashes en route to Syria

Rescue helicopters have discovered debris in the Black Sea from a Russian military transport plane which went off radar en route to Syria. Most of the passengers on the Tu-154 were members of the famous Alexandrov Ensemble army choir. According to preliminary reports, the Tupolev transport plane had 92 people on board, including 84 passengers … Read more Russian plane with military band crashes en route to Syria

Court of Inquiry finds that the AN-32 crash off Chennai on 22 July was caused due to icing.

Russia-made medium transporter aircraft AN-32–the mainstay workhorse of the Indian Air Force (IAF)–will no longer ferry personnel, or civilians, the Indian Air Force has told the Ministry of Defence. It has also recommended that the entire fleet of AN-32s to be replaced as soon as possible. This follows a Court of Inquiry into the crash … Read more Court of Inquiry finds that the AN-32 crash off Chennai on 22 July was caused due to icing.

Cheetah Helicopter of Army Aviation Corps crashes in Sukna, 3 Officers dead and one JCO injured

An army helicopter has reportedly crashed at Sukna Military Camp in West Bengal around 11.45 am Wednesday morning, killing three officers and leaving one junior commissioned officer critically injured. The Cheetah helicopter was returning to the camp’s helipad at Sukna, near Silgirui, from a routine mission. While three officers died on the spot, a JCO … Read more Cheetah Helicopter of Army Aviation Corps crashes in Sukna, 3 Officers dead and one JCO injured

Here’s Why the Russian MiG-29KR Crashed Into the Sea

The embarrassing crash of one of just four new MiG-29KR multi-role naval fighters deployed aboard the Admiral Kuznetsov earlier this month is being blamed on a series of events that occurred on the Russian carrier’s deck and the doomed jet’s loss of all engine power that followed. According to USNI News who quotes russian media statements, a … Read more Here’s Why the Russian MiG-29KR Crashed Into the Sea

Indian Air Force Mi17 V5 chopper crashes in Uttarakhand

In a shocking development, an Indian Air Force Mi17 V5 chopper crashed near Mana Pass of Uttarakhand today during a drilling exercise of the Kumaon regiment at North of Badrinath, Joshi math sector. All are reported to be safe. The chopper was being used by the Army’s Kumaon regiment and the incident happened during the routine drill exercise … Read more Indian Air Force Mi17 V5 chopper crashes in Uttarakhand

IAF’s UAV crashes near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) crashed Thursday early morning 6 km from Jaisalmer near Badabaagh. The UAV has developed a technical snag and it lost contact with the ATS. There has been no information of any loss to human and property. According to sources, the UAV was on a regular exercise … Read more IAF’s UAV crashes near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan

Indian Air Force’s MiG 21 crash-lands at Srinagar Airport

An Indian Air Force MiG-21 crash-landed at the Srinagar Airport on Tuesday. The pilot ejected from the aircraft safely, but the runway has been damaged. The plane is believed to have overshot the runway during landing. “The fighter jet made an emergency landing at the Srinagar Airport after the pilot noticed a technical snag in the … Read more Indian Air Force’s MiG 21 crash-lands at Srinagar Airport

Ray of hope for family of airman Raghuvir Verma of the missing IAF AN-32 transport plane as family claims his mobile phone is active and found ringing

A ray of hope for the aggrieved families of the missing AN-32 passengers as the kin of airman Raghuvir Verma claimed that they were able to ring him on his mobile number.Verma was onboard the ill-fated AN-32 which disappeared over the Bay of Bengal.The Airmans’s phone was still active even five days after the supposed … Read more Ray of hope for family of airman Raghuvir Verma of the missing IAF AN-32 transport plane as family claims his mobile phone is active and found ringing