#OnThisDay in 1971, Hughes Airwest Flight 706 collides with an U.S F-4 Phantom II

45 years ago today, Hughes Airwest Flight 706 (N9345) was a scheduled flight from Los Angeles, California to Seattle, Washington with several intermediate stops. The McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 was carrying 44 passengers & 5 crew members at the time of the accident.  Photograph taken of the McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (N9345). The aircraft was piloted by Captain Theodore…

#OnThisDay in 1996, ValuJet Flight 592 crashes into the Everglades

20 years ago today, ValuJet Flight 592 (N904VJ) was a scheduled flight from Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. The McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 was carrying 105 passengers & 5 crew members. Photograph taken of N904VJ at Washington Dulles International Airport in May 1995. The pilots on board ValuJet…

#OnThisDay in 2006, Armavia Flight 967 crashes into the Black Sea.

10 years ago today, Armavia Flight 967 (EK-32009) was a scheduled flight from Zvartnots International Airport in Zvartnots, Armenia to Sochi International Airport in Sochi, Russia. The Airbus A320-211 was carrying 85 Armenian citizens, 26 Russian citizens, 1 Georgian citizen and 1 Ukraine citizen.  The aircraft involved has been delivered in 1995 to Ansett Australia and then to All Nippon…