#AceNewsReport – July.09: The crash is thought to have happened as the plane was taking off: It’s a very severe accident,” Swedish police said on their website. “Everyone on board the crashed plane has died.”
SWEDEN: Skydivers killed in plane crash that was carrying eight skydivers and a pilot when it crashed close to the runway at Orebro airport, about 160km (100 miles) west of Stockholm, on Thursday.
The small propeller plane, a DHC-2 Beaver, had been rented by a local skydiving club for a summer event, local media reported.
#AceNewsReport – July.04: So far 40 wounded and injured were rescued and 17 bodies recovered. Rescue and recovery is ongoing,” Defence Minister Delfin Lorenzana said in a statement, adding that 92 people had been on board.
MANILA: Philippines Air Force plane crashes, killing at least 17 people according to Reuters the Lockheed C-130 transport aircraft crashed on Sunday at Patikul, in Sulu province, in the far south of the archipelago nation where the army has been fighting a long war against Islamist militants from the Abu Sayyaf and other factions.
Military chief Cirilito Sobejana said the plane had “missed the runway trying to regain power”.
A military spokesman, Colonel Edgard Arevalo, said there was no indication of any attack on the plane, but that a crash investigation had not begun and efforts were focused on rescue and treatment.
Pictures from the scene showed flames and smoke pouring from wreckage strewn among trees as men in combat uniform milled around.
Mr Sobejana said the plane had crashed a few kilometres from Jolo airport at 11:30am (local time).
“We are currently attending to the survivors who were immediately brought to the 11th Infantry Division station hospital in Busbus, Jolo, Sulu,” he said.
#AceBreakingNews – Post Update:Aug.02: A Malaysian official said Sunday that an object found on the island Reunion, previously reported to be an airplane door, has been confirmed as “a domestic ladder” and not a plane part.
Malaysian Director General of Civil Aviation Azharuddin Abdul Rahman told The Associated Press that a piece of debris found Sunday morning was not from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Agence France-Presse, citing a Paris source close to the investigation, reported that “no object or debris likely to come from a plane” had been placed into evidence on Sunday.
#AceBreakingNews – BAHAMAS – Nov.10 – A small plane, a Lear 36 executive jet has crashed on Grand Bahama Island, killing 9 aboard, the Bahamian Department of Civil Aviation said RT reported.
The toll includes a leader of the Bahamas Faith Ministries Pastor, Myles Munroe who was headed for Grand Bahama International Airport from Lynden Pindling International Airport when jet crashed on approach.
Authorities said plane exploded on impact with a crane at the Grand Bahama Ship Yard and plunged into a junk-yard below.
#AceWorldNews – VENEZUELA – November 04 – Venezuela’s Air Force has shot down a plane over the western state of Apure on the border with Colombia, the country’s defence minister said on his Twitter account:
“It is the wreckage of a King-200 type plane that trespassed into our airspace and was shot down by the personnel of the strategic command of the Bolivarian Armed Forces southeast of Elorza, in the Apure state,”
“It is the wreckage of a King-200 type plane that trespassed into our airspace and was shot down by the personnel of the strategic command of the Bolivarian Armed Forces southeast of Elorza, in the Apure state,” Gen. Vladimir Padrino Lopez wrote, posting a photo of the wreckage.
In 2012, Venezuela’s National Assembly approved a law which allows the Bolivarian National Air Force to intercept and disable aircraft violating national air space regulations.
#AceWorldNews – PAKISTAN – October 12 – Three senior Iranian police officers were among seven people killed in a plane crash after a police turbo-propeller aircraft went down in the restive Sistan-Baluchistan province, which borders Pakistan, local media reported.
Iranian Police Officers Killed in Plane Crash
The highest-ranking officer was the deputy of Iran’s police inspectorate.
The officers were heading from Tehran to the provincial area of Zahedan to investigate a series of attacks on security forces this week.
The reports said the plane was not shot down but investigators cannot rule out the possibility.
#AceWorldNews says that a `Nepal Airlines Plane’ carrying 15 passengers, including one infant, and three crew members went missing on Sunday afternoon shortly after taking off from a popular tourist resort, police and airline officials said.
Nepal police spokesman KC Ganesh told AFP that the Nepal Airlines plane took off from Pokhara airport at 1:30 pm and disappeared 15 minutes later.
“One of the passengers is from Denmark,” spokesman Ram Hari Sharma told AFP. “The rest of the passengers are from Nepal.
The airline has alerted police to find the plane’s location” and is “preparing for rescue operations,” Sharma said.
The state-owned aircraft was travelling from Pokhara to the town of Jumla, 353 kilometers (220 miles) west of the capital Kathmandu, when air traffic controllers lost contact with the cockpit.