This Day in History :: 26 September
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26 September 2011 : Boeing delivers its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to a customer, All Nippon Airways, at Paine Field in Washington
26 September 2008 : Yves Rossy, Swiss airline pilot and former fighter pilot, crosses the English Channel with his homemade jet-powered wing strapped on his back.
26 September 2002 : Air Canada Douglas DC-9 makes final flight to place of honour at the Canada Aviation Museum
26 September 1997 : Garuda Indonesia Flight 152, an Airbus A300, crashes into a mountain near Buah Nabar, Indonesia, killing all 234 on board.
26 September 1993 : Launch: Spot-3 satellite. Stopped functioning November 14, 1997.
26 September 1986 : First flight of the Piaggio Avanti
26 September 1983 : Cosmonauts Titov and Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10.
26 September 1981 : First flight of the Boeing 767-200
26 September 1981 : Vietnamese Cosmonaut Bui Thanh Liem (June 30, 1949–September 26, 1981), a native of Hanoi, Vietnam, is killed in a training flight in a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 over the Gulf of Tonkin this date.
26 September 1980 : First flight of the Shanghai Y-10

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