BREAKING Midair collision between a helicopter and light plane in the English county of Buckinghamshire

Four people have died following a mid-air collision involving an aircraft and a helicopter in Buckinghamshire. A Cessna 152 (reg. G-WACG)  and a Gumibal Cabri G2  (reg. G-JAMM) are aircraft involved. Both aircraft are believed to have taken off from Wycombe Air Park, also known as Booker Airfield. At 12:09pm the emergency services received a…

BREAKING A three-year-old girl survived plane crash in Russia’s Far Eastern Region, six dead

Six people died when a Let L-410 Turbolet twin-engine short-range passenger plane crashed while performing a landing in Russia’s Far Eastern Khabarovsk Region. “According to updated information, six people were killed in the crash, including two crew members. The three-year-old girl was saved,” the spokesman said. The girl will be taken to a regional hospital…

BREAKING Indigo Partners to purchase 430 additional A320neo family aircraft #DAS17

Indigo Partners doubles existing A320neo Family order with commitment for additional 430 aircraft. Valued at $49.5 billion, this is Airbus’ largest single announcement ever. Airbus, Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among…

Allegiant Air to retire all MD-80s by 2018

In Allegiant’s third-quarter results statement, CEO Maurice Gallagher confirmed the airline’s intent to remove its MD-80s from service. “We now plan to retire our last MD by the end of 2018. One year earlier than was previously expected,” Gallagher said. Allegiant Air retired five MD-80s and added five A320s and one A319 into revenue service…