The loss of 132 lives when an Eastern Airlines plane crashed into a mountain in southern China calls for a thorough investigation.
The US Federal Aviation Administration is right in principle and practice not to budge a millimetre until the standards on which it built its reputation have been fully and faithfully observed and complied with
The US president’s remarks on the Boeing crash underline his prejudice against innovation and Silicon Valley. Trump would like supporters to believe that he can bring back the 20th century and take back manufacturing jobs from China.
After Ethiopian Airlines crash, the 737 MAX models should not be allowed to fly again until they have genuinely been proven safe
The Italian Air Force said it was investigating whether an aircraft of its acrobatic team struck birds before it crashed near an airport, killing a child on the ground.
Malaysia has released an initial report on the August 17 fatal plane crash in Selangor, saying the pilot was qualified to fly and the Beechcraft jet was airworthy.
Authorities said the landing took place ‘on a site selected from the air’ near a village in Siberia’s Novosibirsk region.
Russian mercenary boss Yevgeny Prigozhin, in footage said to be taken days before his death, talks about ‘people who like to discuss wiping me out’ and says ‘everything’s OK’.
‘Different versions’ of events are being considered, a spokesman says, in the first explicit acknowledgement that the mercenary chief may have been assassinated.
Studying the barnacles on a piece of plane debris could help investigators finally figure out where the ill-fated flight crashed.
Several Osprey aircraft – a mix between a helicopter and a plane – have crashed over the years, in the US and elsewhere. Last month, four Australians died when their Taipan helicopter plunged into the sea during multinational war games in Queensland.
The crash, north of Moscow, came two months after the country’s most powerful mercenary led an abortive mutiny against the army top brass.
A Government Flying Service helicopter crashed soon after take-off from Hong Kong’s airport in 2003. It was on a nighttime mission to take a passenger to hospital from Cheung Chau island.
Investigators analysing the cockpit voice recorder of the aircraft that crashed into a road in Selangor.
All 8 people on board as well as at least two motorists died after the aircraft plummeted to the ground and exploded upon impact.
Australian police arrested a 45-year-old man travelling on the flight, but said there was no threat to the community.
‘It is now clear that any hope of finding them alive has been lost,’ said Australia’s defence minister, who called the crash ‘catastrophic’.
The MRH-90 Taipan, taking part in the Talisman Sabre exercise, went down in subtropical waters near Queensland.
TV showed the aircraft flying over the island of Evia where its wingtip snagged a tree branch causing it to dip to the ground and erupt into a fireball.
The incident was a significant escalation in what has been a recent string of encounters between the two superpowers’ aircraft in the region, a US official says.
The helicopter was returning to the capital Kathmandu on Tuesday morning after bringing five tourists on a sightseeing trip to the world’s highest peak.
The Cessna 550, a turbo fan jet, crashed in a field and immediately burst into flames, according to a tweet posted by California authorities.
Some US airlines are not protected against radio interference, specifically Delta Air Lines whose smaller planes lack upgraded altimeters because of a supply issue.
Readers discuss the importance of following safety protocols during an emergency, the MTR’s handling of passenger anxiety during unexpected events, and the dangers of deep-sea expeditions.
Former leading safety investigator questions decision to deploy slides, as plane was already back at gate, suggests confusion in heat of moment may have led to call.
During evacuation 11 passengers were injured, with videos posted online showing chaotic scenes of people bumping into each other, even taking luggage with them.
A Delta Air Lines flight had arrived in San Antonio, Texas from Los Angeles on Friday and was taxiing to the gate with one engine on ‘when a worker was ingested into that engine’.
From India to Singapore, some comics say the business of humour is an increasingly risky one, as the line separating ‘offensive’ and ‘illegal’ becomes blurred.
The Singapore-born comic, whose gag about the missing plane enraged the Southeast Asian, thanked Malaysians for putting her in the spotlight.
Soldiers are scouring the jungle in search of Wilson, the canine hero who may have located the missing children long before human teammates arrived.
Manuel Ranoque, father of two of the children, said one of the children told him their mother, one of 3 adults on board, was alive for about 4 days after the plane crash on May 1. The 4 children were rescued on Friday.
The siblings were rescued by the military near the border between Colombia’s Caqueta and Guaviare provinces, close to where the small plane had crashed on May 1.