Four dead as military plane crashes in Kazakhstan

An An-26 military aircraft flying from the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, crashed while landing in Almaty on Saturday, killing four of six people on board, the Central Asian nation’s emergencies ministry said. Russia’s Interfax news agency said citing a source that the plane belonged to Kazakhstan’s border guard service, part of the National Security Committee. “According… Read More Four dead as military plane crashes in Kazakhstan

Eleven dead, three injured following military helicopter crash in southeast Turkey

A military helicopter crashed in southeast Turkey on Thursday, killing 11 army personnel including a lieutenant general and injuring three, the defence ministry said. The helicopter took off from the Bingol province at 1055 GMT, the ministry said in a statement, adding that search operations were launched after it lost contact at 1125 GMT. It… Read More Eleven dead, three injured following military helicopter crash in southeast Turkey

Seven personnel dead as Nigerian Air Force plane crashes near airport in ABuja

A small Nigerian air force passenger plane crashed just outside Abuja airport due to engine failure on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, the air force said. “First responders are at the scene. Sadly, all 7 personnel on board died in the crash,” said air force spokesman Ibikunle Daramole said in a statement. The… Read More Seven personnel dead as Nigerian Air Force plane crashes near airport in ABuja

Four dead, six injured as French military plane crashes in Ivory Coast

​ Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, on Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said. Four French citizens survived the crash but were injured, Ivory Coast’s Security Minister Sidiki Diakite… Read More Four dead, six injured as French military plane crashes in Ivory Coast