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A look at some of the world's deadliest air disasters:
Since 2005, there have been numerous airline accidents, as well as thousands of minor mistakes, according to federal records.Fatal accidents:
In testimony before the United States House of Representatives Aviation Subcommittee yesterday, Regional Airline Association president Roger Cohen told congress that the industry has embarked upon a S
HAARLEMMERMEER — Disaster tourists caused havoc Sunday on the A9 into Amsterdam when attempting to catch a glimpse of the Turkish Airline wreckage.
Feb. 1, 1957 - Twenty people died when a Miami-bound airliner crashed onto Rikers Island moments after taking off from LaGuardia in a blinding snowstorm. Seventy-four others onboard survived.
The idea of going over the side of a cruise ship is horrifying.
GENEVA (Reuters) - About half of the 100 airline accidents worldwide last year took place during landing, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.Many of those accidents could have been avoided if pilots made a second attempt at the runway, or if obstacles on the ground were properly cleared, according to a safety report by the Geneva-based industry group.
Indonesia's transport minister has warned that budget airline Adam Air could be forced to halt its operations after a series of accidents involving the carrier, state media reports.In the latest incident, a Boeing 737-400 operated by Adam Air with more than 170 people on board overshot the runway at the airport on Batam island, causing damage to the plane and injuring five people.