Human body parts fell from the sky in the Saudi city of Jeddah on Sunday, with police saying they could be the remains of someone trapped in an aircraft's undercarriage bay.
"Police received a telephone call at 2:30 am from a witness reporting the fall of human remains at an intersection in Mushrefa neighbourhood" in the Red Sea city, spokesman Nawaf bin Naser al-Bouq said in a statement.
Initial indications were that the remains "fell from a plane's landing gear," said Bouq, adding that investigations were ongoing.
The report came after a Saudi Arabian Airlines jet [file photo above] made an emergency landing in the city of Medina in the west of the kingdom, injuring 29 people on Sunday. Source.
Singer LeAnn Rimes tweeted: "So sad! Horrible plane crash we just saw happen at the Aspen airport."
LeAnn Rimes performing a free concert for the airmen at Ramstein Air Base, Germany on September 23, 2004.
Around 9:30 am, a plane (shown above) skidded off the runway and into the snow Sunday morning at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport.
There were no injuries.
The plane was Delta Connection 4100. The FAA says the plane made a safe landing, but as it was exiting the runway onto a taxiway at about 8 a.m., it slid into a snowbank.
35 people were on board the flight.
Arrivals and departures at JFK were halted at 8:30 due to the icy conditions created by freezing rain.
Flights resumed after 10 a.m. on two of the airport's four runways.
Three injuries were reported in connection with a small plane landing on an Bronx expressway. A small plane landed on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx Saturday afternoon after apparently suffering an engine malfunction, officials said.
The plane, which took off in Danbury, Connecticutt, landed near East 233rd Street. The three people on board had taken a tour of the Statue of Liberty and were heading home.
A pilot and a passenger were rescued after a small plane crashed in the ocean near Catalina Island Saturday. The crash occurred around 1:15 p.m. about eight miles northeast of Catalina, near Avalon, California. The plane, a single-engine Texas Sport Cub, experienced engine failure before going into the water.
The plane is registered to David P. Prizio (above, on left, with his plane) of Tustin and was powered by an amateur-built Jabiru 3300 experimental class engine, according to online FAA records. Pilot Dave Prizio and a passenger were both rescued from the water by the recreational vessel, Napper Island and a Catalina Express ferry vessel, the Starship Express, assisted in relaying the mayday call, according to US Coast Guard Los Angeles.
The Upshur County Sheriff's Department said James Meadows, 30, of Hendersonville, Tennessee was flying a Cirrus SR 22 aircraft to Pennsylvania when he heard a bang and his engine failed.
The plane came down and struck a truck driven by Billy King, 42, that was passing by on Brushy Fork Road. The plane ended up on Brushy Fork Road between Jenkins Ford and Buckhannon Toyota.