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Aviation Accidents

What Does It Feel Like When Your Plane Gets Hit By Lightning?

Quora | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Quora

I was seated just behind the first embarkation/disembarkation door on a 747-300. This was a window seat. The plane was relatively void of passengers, as this was a flight that had been delayed by more than 6 hours.

Winding up the Global Spring of Planetary Catastrophe

Mark Boslough | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Mark Boslough

I was always taught that if you don't know how something works, you shouldn't mess with it. The Earth's climate represents a wonderfully complex dynamical system that we do not fully understand.

Helicopter, Plane In Mid-Air Collision Over Calif. City

AP | Posted 04.20.2012 | San Francisco

RIO VISTA, Calif. — Authorities say two pilots were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after a small plane clipped a helicopter in the air o...

Allegiant Air Jet Leaves Runway In Ohio

Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel

A plane operated by low-cost carrier Allegiant Air slid off the runway in Youngstown, Ohio Monday evening after departing St. Petersburg-Clearwater In...

WATCH: Passengers Survive As Plane Catches Fire, Rolls In Kyrgyzstan

Posted 12.28.2011 | Travel

A Russian-made passenger jet skidded off a runway in southern Kyrgyzstan after landing in dense fog in the city of Osh on Wednesday. At least 31 pe...