Gen. Reza Yousefi, commander of the air base in Tabriz, said the crashed jet had been used for training and suffered a technical problem on its final flight. "Pilots could not reach the runway,” he said, according to the report.
Smoke was billowing from the bright yellow plane of German logistics giant DHL as it ground to a halt, having slid off the runway when it spun and broke up around the rear wheels.
Jayme Erickson was called to the crash north of Calgary on Nov.15 and sat with a seriously injured girl who was extricated from the car and taken to hospital, where she died. She was unrecognisable because of injuries.
The crash took place early in the morning when a passenger bus hit a truck that had stopped on the highway linking the capital Cairo to the country’s south, local authorities in Minya said in a statement.
According to reports, the plane was flying from Serbia to Jordan, when the pilot requested an emergency landing at Kavala airport due to engine failure.
In a horrifying moment, an out of control Chinese rocket booster plunged back to Earth on Saturday afternoon. The US Space Command said the uncontrolled re-entry was over the Indian Ocean.
Chris Darnell, 40, died on Saturday at the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show, where he was driving the SHOCKWAVE Jet Truck down a runway at more than 483 kilometres per hour, according to police.
The Air Accidents Investigation Sector of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) revealed that an amateur glider powered by a "Paramotor" engine crashed on Sunday in the Skydive Club area in Mirghem area.
"A helicopter on a flying mission crashed late last night. Six personnel — including two army majors (both pilots) embraced shahadat (martyrdom) in the crash," the military said in a statement.