Accident/Emergency

Police investigate Exuma plane crash
Police investigate Exuma plane crash

May 21, 2019

POLICE are investigating a plane crash in Staniel Cay, Exuma. “Reports are that shortly after 10am police on Staniel Cay, Exuma received a report that a plane had crashed at the airport...

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Aeroflot plane crash: 41 killed on Russian jet
Aeroflot plane crash: 41 killed on Russian jet

May 06, 2019

Forty-one people died after a Russian plane made an emergency landing and burst into flames just after takeoff from Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport...

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Madeira crash: At least 29 killed on tourist bus near Caniço

April 18, 2019

At least 29 people have died after a bus carrying German tourists plunged off a road and overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

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Man dies days after traffic accident

April 18, 2019

Police yesterday reported that a man who was in a traffic accident on Saturday, died in hospital on Tuesday as a result of his injuries. Police said he was driving on New Providence Highway around 11 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and [...]

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South Korean arsonist kills neighbours fleeing fire - police
South Korean arsonist kills neighbours fleeing fire - police

April 17, 2019

A man in South Korea has set his flat on fire and then stabbed building residents as they tried to flee, killing five people, police said.

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Police crack down after fatal crashes
Police crack down after fatal crashes

April 17, 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames is calling for motorists to be more responsible when driving adding police will be more aggressive in enforcing traffic laws.

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Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral
Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

April 16, 2019

Hundreds of millions of euros have been pledged to help rebuild Notre-Dame after a devastating fire partially destroyed the French cathedral...

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Taxi driver thankful for life after horrific accident

April 16, 2019

Thirty-one-year-old Jahlacula Collie said yesterday he thought he was going to die on Sunday when his 2007 Lincoln Town Car collided with a garbage truck on West Bay Street near Sandyport on Sunday afternoon.

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Horror as woman dies in car fire
Horror as woman dies in car fire

April 16, 2019

A "HORRIFIC stretch" is how Superintendent Mareno Hinds yesterday described the recent spate of traffic fatalities occurring across the nation, culminating in Sunday night's tragic death of a woman in Fresh Creek, Andros...

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AMAZING ESCAPE: Taxi driver suffers only minor injuries after devastating collision
AMAZING ESCAPE: Taxi driver suffers only minor injuries after devastating collision

April 15, 2019

A TAXI driver is nursing "minor" injuries after miraculously surviving a devastating collision with a Bahamas Waste trash collection truck on West Bay Street yesterday afternoon.

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Nepal plane crash: Three die at world's most dangerous' airport
Nepal plane crash: Three die at world's most dangerous' airport

April 15, 2019

Three people have died in a plane crash in Nepal, at what is regarded as one of the world's most dangerous airports...

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Defence Force officers save would-be suicide
Defence Force officers save would-be suicide

April 15, 2019

Officers from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force prevented the suicide attempt of a 53-year-old man over the weekend...

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Speed suspected in fatal crash

April 11, 2019

A YOUNG man is dead following a traffic accident on John F Kennedy Drive Thursday morning, police have confirmed...

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Pilot probably to blame in fatal crash
Pilot probably to blame in fatal crash

April 10, 2019

A PILOT'S failure to maintain control of his plane was the probable cause of a crash that killed him and two others in Eleuthera last year, according to a new report by the Air Accident Investigation Department...

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RUNWAY BLUNDER: Pilot took off heading for passenger jet
RUNWAY BLUNDER: Pilot took off heading for passenger jet

April 09, 2019

A NEAR mid-air collision between two planes at the Lynden Pindling International Airport in September resulted in the suspension of a pilot and an air traffic controller, a new report by the Air Accident Investigation Department details...

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Eight injured in dockyard accident
Eight injured in dockyard accident

April 02, 2019

SEVERAL employees were injured at the Grand Bahama shipyard when a crane collapsed on one of the world’s largest cruise ships around noon yesterday...

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Crash claims second victim
Crash claims second victim

March 27, 2019

THE second person involved in Sunday’s fatal traffic accident has died, Inspector Leonardo Burrows confirmed yesterday...

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Two more killed in late night accidents
Two more killed in late night accidents

March 26, 2019

POLICE are investigating two separate traffic accidents that left two men dead and another man in hospital...

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Cyclone Idai: Mozambique city of Beira hit by storm
Cyclone Idai: Mozambique city of Beira hit by storm

March 15, 2019

People living in one of Mozambique's largest cities have been cut off by a huge storm...

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Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing faces questions after crash
Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing faces questions after crash

March 11, 2019

US plane maker Boeing is facing questions after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash on Sunday killed all 157 people on board...

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