A Russian passenger plane crashed into a snowy field in Siberia shortly after takeoff Monday, killing 31 of the 43 people on board, officials said. The 12 survivors were hospitalized in serious condition.
Rescue workers have found at least 22 survivors among 47 people aboard a passenger plane that crashed Monday in southeastern Venezuela, officials said.Francisco Rangel Gomez, governor of the southeastern Venezuela state of Bolivar where the crash occurred, said rescuers found the survivors shortly after arriving at the scene of Monday's crash.The Conviasa Airline plane was en route to the resort city of Isla Margarita when it went down about six miles (10 kilometers) from Puerto Ordaz carrying 43 passengers and four crew.
MOSCOW — A passenger airliner careered off the runway at Russia’s third-busiest airport and partly onto a highway while landing on Saturday, broke into pieces and caught fire, killing at least four people.
Officials said there were eight people aboard the Tu-204 belonging to Russian airline Red Wings that was flying back from the Czech Republic without passengers to its home at Vnukovo Airport.
Rescuers in Nepal said Thursday they hold out little hope of finding any survivors after a passenger plane crashed in a remote mountainous area with 22 people on board, including one American.The Twin Otter plane smashed into a mountainside shortly after taking off from a small airstrip in eastern Nepal bound for the capital Kathmandu, 140 kilometres (90 miles) to the west. The cause of the crash is not yet known.
An Indonesian passenger plane with some 25 passengers onboard crashed into the sea on Saturday near the eastern island of Papua killing all onboard, a navy officer told local radio.Earlier a transport ministry official said there were 21 passengers -- including three children -- and six crew on board the twin turbo-prop plane which took off from Sorong city for Kaimana district in West Papua province."A MA-60 aircraft crashed into the sea, some 500 metres away from the airstrip," before its intended landing, Bambang Ervan told AFP.