Aseman Airlines airplane Aseman Airlines Iran 

Aseman Airlines crash happened by mistake of the pilot

The Civil Aviation Organization of Iran concluded that a possible pilot error was the cause of the Aseman Airlines crash that killed 66 people last February. On February 18, an ATR 72-500 plane and registration EP-ATS crashed in a mountainous area of the Province of Isfahan, in northern Iran. The aircraft operated flight 3704 from the Tehran Mehrabad International Airport (THR), to the Yassuj Airport (YES). Its 66 occupants, 60 passengers and 6 crew (2 pilots, 2 flight attendants and 2 security personnel), died on the site. A report from…

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Airplane house accident, Plaridel Philippines 

Airplane slams into home in Philippines leaving ten dead

The accident happened yesterday in the municipality of Plaridel, 35 kilometers from Manila, Philippines. Five people on board the plane and five on the ground died. Yesterday at 11:21 in the morning local time, the municipality of Plaridel, in the Metropolitan Area of Manila, was hit by the tragedy. A small plane Piper PA-23 Apache twin-engine and registration Rp-C299, operated by Lite Air Express, crashed into a house. The five occupants of the aircraft plus five people who lived in the house died. Two other people who were in the…

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Pave Hawks Military Helicopter Iraq Military Aircraft 

US military helicopter occupants die when crashing in Iraq

The tragedy happened yesterday afternoon in the west of the country, apparently because of a technical failure. All the occupants of a US military helicopter died yesterday afternoon in an accident in the Al Qaim district, near the border with Syria, in western Iraq. The aircraft HH-60 Pave Hawk led the international coalition in the anti-jihadist struggle and for an apparent technical failure crashed to the ground at 18:45 local time (15:45 GMT). The seven occupants of the military helicopter died on the site. A statement issued by the operations…

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India will need 1,750 new aircraft in the next 20 years

The figures come from a forecast published by Airbus for the Asian country. The European manufacturer Airbus has released the figures based on a forecast on the development of the aeronautical market in India in the next 20 years. The Asian country will need 1,759 new aircraft to meet the growing demand for passengers and cargo, of which about 1,320 would be narrow-bodied aircraft and 430 wide-body aircraft, all valued at 255 billion dollars. A rapid expansion in the country’s economy and urbanization, together with improvements in salaries, quality of…

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