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  2. Alaska Airlines Flight 261 - Wikipedia

    Alaska Airlines Flight 261 was an Alaska Airlines flight of a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 plane that crashed into the Pacific Ocean on January 31, 2000, roughly 2.7 miles (4.3 km; 2.3 nmi) north of Anacapa Island, California, following a catastrophic loss of pitch control, killing all 88 on board: two pilots, three cabin crew members, and 83 passengers.

  3. Bhoja Air Flight 213 - Wikipedia

    Bhoja Air Flight 213 was a domestic scheduled passenger flight operated by Pakistani airline Bhoja Air from Karachi to Islamabad.On 20 April 2012, the Boeing 737-236A aircraft serving the route crashed in bad weather during its final approach to land.

  4. UTA Flight 141 - Wikipedia

    The crash of Flight 141 revealed another source of influx of cash for Hezbollah, a prominent Lebanese Shiite militant group, from countries in West Africa. Among the passengers was a Hezbollah official carrying US$2 million that had been raised by supporters of Hezbollah in West Africa.

  5. Portal:Current events/June 2022 - Wikipedia

    2022 V-22 Osprey plane crash A United States Marine Corps V-22 Osprey crashes near the town of Glamis in Imperial County, California , United States, killing five U.S Marines onboard. (CBS News)

  6. List of accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737

    The crash happened in the Southern Malaysian state of Johor. A total of 93 passengers and seven crew died. February 11, 1978 – Pacific Western Airlines Flight 314, a 737-200, crashed while attempting to land at Cranbrook Airport, British Columbia, Canada. The aircraft crashed after thrust reversers did not fully stow following a go-around ...

  7. Juba International Airport - Wikipedia

    History. The first Juba airfield was cleared in 1929. The Shell Company constructed the first murram runway in 1931. In February 1931, Imperial Airways opened the first 2,670 miles of the weekly Croydon to Tanganyika Territory (now part of Tanzania) portion of the Cape to Cairo air-route, and established a mooring place near Rejaf to the south of Juba, for Imperial Airways’ Calcutta flying ...

  8. Pan Am Flight 73 - Wikipedia

    Pakistan quickly sent in the Pakistan Army's Special Services Group (SSG) commandos and Pakistan Rangers were put on high alert. The 17-hour long hijacking came to an end when the hijackers opened fire on the passengers at 21:30 Pakistan Standard Time, but soon ran out of ammunition, resulting in some passengers fleeing the aircraft through the aircraft's emergency exits.

  9. September 11 attacks - Wikipedia

    The plane was around 20 minutes away from reaching D.C. at the time of the crash, and its target is believed to have been either the Capitol Building or the White House. [111] [123] The east and north faces of Two World Trade Center (South Tower) immediately after being struck by United Airlines Flight 175