PIA banned from the USA

The US Department of Transport has decided to ban PIA from entering the USA. Fake pilot licences, a deadly crash and an enormous decline in global air travel have all contributed to its decision. PIA has one of the worst crash records for an airline, having been involved in a total of 52 incidents, 21 […]

Pakistan International Airlines crash in Karachi: 107 dead

Today, a Pakistan International Airlines (the flag carrier of Pakistan) flight has crashed into a block of houses in Karachi, a city in Pakistan, killing 107 people. The plane which crashed was an Airbus A320-200 operating flight PK 8303 flying from Lahore International Airport to Jinnah International Airport (Karachi). It attempted to land 3 times […]

2020 New Taipei Helicopter crash

On the 2nd of January 2020, a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter belonging to the Republic of China Air Force, (not the People’s Republic of China) crashed in the Wulai district of New Taipei in Taiwan, killing 8 of the 13 occupants, including General Shen-Yi Ming, Taiwan’s Chief of the General Staff. The 5 occupants […]

Bek Air crash

A Fokker 100 belonging to Bek Air, an airline based at Oral Ak Zhol Airport in Kazakhstan, has crashed near the city of Almaty, killing at least twelve people. The plane was headed for Nursultan Nazarbayev Airport, the second busiest airport in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Committee announced that the plane ” lost altitude during […]