RAF Hercules crash

AFTER ALMOST 20 years of virtually accident-free flying with the Hercules, the RAF suffered a tragic blow on the afternoon of May 27 when an example en route from Lyneham to Lossiemouth crashed in a remote Scottish highland glen with the loss of all nine personnel. The aircraft was undertaking a routine low-flying exercise in clear weather and is believed to have flown into a hill in Glen Tilt, on the edge of the Grampian mountains, 10 miles (16km) north east of Blair Athol.

Three RAF helicopters, one from the RN, a 120 Sqn Nimrod MR.2 from Kinloss and two

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Third Raptor crashed in three years in the U.S.

In the United States on November 15 in the state of Florida crashed fighter of the fifth generation F-22 Raptor («Raptor"). According to a representative of a U.S. Air Force pilot was killed. He was able to eject.

On the ground, as a result of the incident no one was hurt.

World's most expensive fighter aircraft — F-22 Raptor U.S. Air Force crashed in a forest in the state of Florida in the southeastern United States, presumably during a training flight near the airbase Tayndell.

Pilot hospitalized, currently the state of the pilot observed by doctors. The cause of

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Their customs-21. (June 30 — July 7)

July 1. In a nightclub French man opened fire with a machine gun by visitors for being an hour earlier institution guards threw him into the street. Two were killed and five wounded.

July 2. British county of Bedfordshire, the plane crashed at an air show. The pilot was killed.

July 2. During exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, in the course of simulating combat fighter crashed Rafle — the pride of the French defense industry. This is not the first crash of a fighter. So in 2010 in Afghanistan Rafle crashed during a combat mission in 2009 broke two

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U.S. Air Force strategic bomber crashed in Montana

Strategic bomber air force U.S. B-1B crashed today in the U.S. state of Montana. This was reported by the U.S. Air Force Kevin Kennedy.

According to him, the two pilots and two crew members managed to eject. According to preliminary information, they received minor injuries.

Bomber, assigned to the Air Force Base in South Dakota, crashed in a remote area, 270 km south-east from the city of Billings. To the site of the disaster is being sent to rescue services.

On whether there was a

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In the Congo, the UN mission crashed plane


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5.04.11.V Congo while landing in the capital Kinshasa airport plane crashed UN mission. Number of victims to 32 people. One managed to survive, according to information AGENCY citing UN official Farhan Haq.

Let-410 plane that crashed at Kinshasa airport, was to produce in the Czech Republic, belonged to the Georgian airline Airzena and was chartered by the UN World Food Programme. The composition of the peacekeeping mission in Congo has about 22 thousand people, including 21 Russians.

As a result of the crash died on the specified data 32 people. One passenger survived. No other

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An-12 crashed in the Magadan region: 11 dead


9.08.11.Samolet An-12 crashed 320 kilometers from Magadan in the gold mining company "Juliet."

On board were nine members of the crew and two passengers. They all died.

Board with a faulty engine disappeared from radar near the village Omsukchan Magadan.

In the search for the missing vessel flew rescue helicopter Mi-8 and AN-26 aircraft.

An-12 took off from Magadan to the Chukotka village Keperveym. On board were 18 tons of commercial cargo.

— The pilot reported that there was a fuel leak — reported in the airline "Avis-Amur". — The fire started in the right engine. The pilot requested

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A passenger plane crashed in Congo


8.07.11.Passazhirsky airliner Boeing 727 crashed to the ground in the Democratic Republic Kongo.V total, according to preliminary data, the crash victims were 53.

40 people managed to get more out of the rubble alive samoleta.Po According to the aviation services of the republic, the plane hit the ground before it reached a few kilometers to the national airport Congo "Kusanagi."

According to some, "Boeing" fell to the ground when the pilot trying to land in low visibility conditions, missed the landing point polosy.V crash on board the Boeing 727 were 112 people. Marina Hudak

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Two planes crashed into the U.S.


When a plane crash killed two people, a third seriously injured.

10.05.11.Katastrofa occurred on Tuesday, 60 miles from New Yorka.Dva small plane crashed to the ground at about the same time.

Two of the passengers died on the spot, and the third was hospitalized with serious injuries in a nearby hospital.

Causes of the accident have not been established, but the experts, was investigating the incident, in addition to the basic options — engine failure — do not exclude the possibility that the aircraft may have encountered.

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In the mountains of Switzerland, a private helicopter crashed


17.02.11.Na western Switzerland crashed private helicopter. On board were five. This is reported by the local media.

According to journalists, the incident occurred this morning near the ski resort of Les Diablerets.

At the moment there no information on casualties. Swiss authorities have not yet confirmed the incident.


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"Red North", 15.01.2004, Vologda, n7

_ * In the area of the village Dal'negorsk Primorye crashed object of unknown origin * _

Rounding out the ordinary, unremarkable day — Jan. 29, 1986. None of the residents of a small village did not know that in a few

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