A Boeing 737 jetliner crashed and burst into flames Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people aboard in the latest in a string of deadly crashes across the country.Monday, 18 November, 2013, 6:22pm 1 comment
Chinese-made Xian MA60 twin turboprop planes were involved in two landing mishaps yesterday.
There were no deaths or serious injuries in either crash.11 Jun 2013 - 2:24am
Passengers last night told of their chaos and terror as an Indonesian airliner missed the runway in Bali, landed in the sea and broke in two.
None of the more than 100 passengers on board the jet, operated by Indonesian airline Lion Air, was killed, but 45 were treated for injuries.14 Apr 2013 - 8:30am 4 comments
The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) said a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter plane crashed on mudflats in Rongcheng city, Shandong province, during a drill, on Sunday afternoon, according to Xinhua.1 Apr 2013 - 3:52pm 7 comments
Radio show that staged royal hoax scrapped29 Jan 2013 - 7:05am
Unidentified attackers blew up Yemen's main oil pipeline, forcing the country to shut down one of its most lucrative sources of income. A government source said production was halted after a device placed under the pipeline exploded.27 Jan 2013 - 5:09am
Search helicopters have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in Antarctica carrying three Canadians.
Search crews said they were not able to land at the site but that nobody could have survived the crash.26 Jan 2013 - 4:59pm
Four crew were killed on Saturday when a Russian airliner crashed into a motorway and broke up into three pieces after overshooting the runway at an international Moscow airport.30 Dec 2012 - 12:16am
Survivors of a crash landing in Myanmar on Christmas Day recounted fleeing the burning plane as smoke filled the cabin after the airliner came down in a field short of the runway.27 Dec 2012 - 2:58am
All 27 people on board a Kazakh military jet that crashed while carrying the Central Asian state's top border guard officials have died, the state security service said yesterday.
The victims included the acting head of the Kazakh federal border service Turganbek Stambekov and his wife.27 Dec 2012 - 3:57am
A Myanmar passenger jet packed with foreign tourists crash-landed and burst into flames in a field in eastern Shan state, killing at least two people and injuring 11 others, officials said.
Black smoke was seen billowing from the charred wreckage of the Air Bagan aircraft, which came down on Tuesday near Heho airport – the gateway to the popular tourist destination of Inle Lake.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Indonesian investigators yesterday blamed pilot error for the deadly crash in May of a new Sukhoi Superjet, post-Soviet Russia's first passenger plane, which slammed into a volcano during a promotional flight.
The flight, with a veteran pilot at the controls, was planned as a 40-minute joy ride to showcase the new Russian plane to prospective buyers in Indonesia.19 Dec 2012 - 4:27am
A Chinese fighter jet crashed in a southern Chinese city of Shantou on Tuesday, sparking a fire that injured at least four people, reports said.4 Dec 2012 - 9:45pm
A French court on Thursday cleared Continental Airlines of any crime over the July 2000 crash of an Air France Concorde but upheld a ruling that the US airline bore civil responsibility for the disaster.29 Nov 2012 - 11:13pm
Venezuelans go to polls in tough test for Chavez8 Oct 2012 - 4:39am