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Hazardous effort to recover bodies from plane crash in Iran mountains

Hazardous effort to recover bodies from plane crash in Iran mountains

Iranian rescue teams struggled to recover bodies on Tuesday from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in hazardous terrain near a mountain peak two days earlier with 66 people on board.

Investigators search snow for clues to Russian plane crash

Investigators search snow for clues to Russian plane crash

The Antonov An-148 plane went down in a snow-covered field, making it difficult to access, with emergency workers forced to reach the wreckage by foot or on snowmobiles.

Malaysian plane scare as flight diverted to Alice Springs

Malaysian plane scare as flight diverted to Alice Springs

A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to divert to the Australian outback town of Alice Springs on Thursday for ‘technical reasons’ in a scare one passenger described as ‘hell’.

Wreck of crashed German plane to be recovered for investigation

Wreck of crashed German plane to be recovered for investigation

The wreck of a plane that crashed into a forest in south-western Germany, killing three people, was due to be recovered on Saturday for investigation.

Turkish plane investigated in Copenhagen airport after threat

Turkish plane investigated in Copenhagen airport after threat

Danish police were investigating a plane at Copenhagen airport due to depart for Istanbul, in response to a threat against aircraft of Turkish airline Atlasglobal in Europe, the airport said on Monday.

China's C919 jet completes first long-distance flight

China's C919 jet completes first long-distance flight

The Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) said in a statement the C919 flew for 2 hours and 23 minutes from Shanghai to the central Chinese city of Xi'an.

Nepali pilot revives crashed plane as aviation museum

Nepali pilot revives crashed plane as aviation museum

A Turkish Airlines plane that crash landed at Kathmandu airport two years ago will be welcoming ticket holders on board again -- not for a flight but as the Nepali capital's first aviation museum.

At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said.

Panel falls from plane in Japan, second case in a week

Panel falls from plane in Japan, second case in a week

No injuries were reported after the panel was discovered inside the factory near Narita Airport in the suburbs of the Japanese capital, a spokesman for All Nippon Airways said.

Baby on board: Indian gives birth at 35,000 feet

Baby on board: Indian gives birth at 35,000 feet

An Indian woman gave birth to a baby boy on an international commercial flight as it flew at 35,000 feet, the airline said on Monday.

Newark airport reopens after engine fire prompts plane evacuation

Newark airport reopens after engine fire prompts plane evacuation

Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey has reopened after temporarily shutting down late Tuesday, following an engine fire that prompted the evacuation of an airplane, officials said.

American held as plane rage in Japan caught on video

American held as plane rage in Japan caught on video

An American has been detained in Tokyo for allegedly assaulting a man on a plane bound for Los Angeles, police said on Wednesday, after the latest bout of plane rage went viral on social media.