Luton Airport forced to apologise after 'appalling' Facebook post about fatal plane crash to boast of their own safety recordUsed 'insensitive' image of 2005 Chicago crash that killed Joshua Woods, 6'This is what we prevent you from when it snows……Weeeee :),’ staff wroteThe Boeing 737 slipped off runway in snow and smashed into passing cars Airport forced to apologise after people complain about 'appalling' post By John Stevens PUBLISHED: 07:15 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:33 GMT, 15 March 2013 An airport has apologised after it posted on its Facebook page a light-hearted comment with a photo of a plane crash in which a child died. Luton Airport published the image of the plane crash with a joke boasting about its own safety record
Now that's what you call REAL plane spotting! Enthusiasts come within inches of death after military aircraft misses the runway Crowd of 1,000 watching final landing of military plane on Ballenstedt airfield in Saxony-Anhalt, central Germany But pilot of 31-ton Transall C-160 aircraft suddenly reported he couldn't see start of runway from his cockpitBrought aircraft down on a side road where spotters were standing and they almost ended up being crushed | UPDATED: 23:36 GMT, 26 December 2012 For an intrepid band of plane spotters it was the most dramatic experience of their lives – and almost the last thing they saw. A crowd of about 1,000 had gathered to watch the final landing of a military plane which was about to be decommissioned after many years of service
British family on tourist jet as it crashes in flames: Dramatic escape from wreck of Burmese airliner The Air Bagan plane crash landed in a paddy field in heavy fog Two Americans and a Korean also among the 11 people confirmed injuredThree Burmese killed in the tragedy, including 11-year-old child | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 26 December 2012 A British family survived a horrific air crash in Burma yesterday when their packed plane came down in heavy fog and burst into flames. One of the Britons was injured when the Fokker 100, carrying 65 Christmas holidaymakers, smashed into the ground two miles short of its destination. Three Burmese were killed in the tragedy – a tour guide and an 11-year-old child on board the plane, as well as a man riding a motorcycle on the road where it came down
Amazing tale of WWII pilot's encounter with German flying ace who saluted an American plane and let them fly safely instead of shooting them down | UPDATED: 18:25 GMT, 9 December 2012 An American bomber pilot was fighting for his life and they lives of his six wounded crew members when he tried desperately to keep the plane from nose-diving into German territory during World War II. Adding to his concerns, 2nd Lt. Brown feared a new threat when he spotted a German plane directly next to his plane, so close that the German pilot was looking him directly in the eyes and making big gestures with his hands that only scared Brown more.
One dead after plane crashes into a tree before landing in a pond | UPDATED: 17:14 GMT, 8 December 2012 One person was killed when a light aircraft crashed into a tree in a village today, police said. Emergency services went to the scene after a member of the public called police reporting that the plane had come down at Aldham near Hadleigh, Suffolk. After hitting the tree, the plane became submerged in a pond.