Tag: aircraft

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Thick black smoke fills the sky of Crimea as aircraft catches fire and explodes on runway

Thick black smoke fills the sky of Crimea as aircraft catches fire and explodes on runway

Thick black smoke filled the sky above the Russian-occupied peninsula Crimea after a military aircraft appeared to catch fire during landing and ex [...]
'Strategic!' North Korea issued warning as US aircraft carrier set to join Seoul's drills

'Strategic!' North Korea issued warning as US aircraft carrier set to join Seoul's drills

USS Ronald Reagan and ships from its accompanying strike force arrived at a naval base in the port city of Busan, around 200 miles away from Seoul [...]
NATO jets scramble to find plane crash after private aircraft 'disappeared from radar'

NATO jets scramble to find plane crash after private aircraft 'disappeared from radar'

According to data from FlightRadar24, the Cessna 551 took off from Jerez in southern Spain at 1.56pm UK time. German news site Bild said that the a [...]
'Older than the pilots' – US and Russia maintain aircraft in spite of hypersonic race

'Older than the pilots' – US and Russia maintain aircraft in spite of hypersonic race

With global tension at its highest since the end of the Cold War, many states have raced to develop the latest cyber-technology alongside hypersoni [...]
Pilot and passenger make ‘miraculous’ escape in horror crash after aircraft nose dived

Pilot and passenger make ‘miraculous’ escape in horror crash after aircraft nose dived

Dramatic pictures from the scene show the crashed grey plane reduced to a crumpled wreckage and lodged in a number of trees, with its right wing al [...]
Plane crash horror: One dead as aircraft plunges from sky – emergency services scrambled

Plane crash horror: One dead as aircraft plunges from sky – emergency services scrambled

West Mercia Police remain on the scene, with the airfield, located near the town of Leominster, currently closed. Firefighters and paramedics also [...]
Russia forces British aircraft out of its airspace amid claims of 'violation'

Russia forces British aircraft out of its airspace amid claims of 'violation'

According to reports, a British reconnaissance craft “violated the Russian air border near Cape Svyatoy Nos, located between the Barents Sea and th [...]
Blow for Putin Russia suffers biggest aircraft loss in single day 'since Second World War'

Blow for Putin Russia suffers biggest aircraft loss in single day 'since Second World War'

A strike carried out on the Saky air base in Crimea on Tuesday appeared to inflict severe damage, despite the Kremlin’s claim that no planes were d [...]
Tensions sky high as USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier heads towards waters near Taiwan

Tensions sky high as USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier heads towards waters near Taiwan

Leading US Democrat Nancy Pelosi earlier this week travelled to the island for what has been described as a “brief but controversial visit”. Taiwan [...]
Russia scores own goal as 2nd aircraft shot down by own defence forces in 48 hours – VIDEO

Russia scores own goal as 2nd aircraft shot down by own defence forces in 48 hours – VIDEO

In rare footage released on social media, the Russian aircraft can be seen plummeting towards the ground after being hit by a missile launched by P [...]
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