More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash

Havana: A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana on Friday, killing all but three people on board in a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage. Cuban state media reported that three women had been pulled alive from the mangled wreckage and were in […]

Algeria: 257 people die in military plane crash

Cairo: At least 257 people died when an Algerian military transport plane filled with soldiers and civilians crashed near the capital, Algeria’s Defense Ministry said, in the deadliest of numerous air accidents involving aircraft from the country in recent years. The Russian-built Ilyushin Il-76 transporter slammed into a field shortly after takeoff from a military […]

49 dead in Nepal plane crash

Kathmandu: At least 49 people were killed and 23 injured when a US-Bangla Airlines plane crash-landed and exploded into a ball of flame at the Tribhuvan International Airport, police said. Nepal Police spokesperson Manoj Neupane said the bodies of 49 passengers were recovered at the site and nine others succumbed to their injuries in hospitals. […]