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India begins examination of plane's black box after deadly crash

India begins examination of plane's black box after deadly crash

Indian investigators on Sunday began examining the black box of a Boeing-737 that overshot a runway on its second attempt, killing 18 people in the country's worst aviation accident in a decade.

Pilots suspended after VietJet plane skids off runway

Pilots suspended after VietJet plane skids off runway

Vietnamese aviation authorities have grounded two foreign pilots after a VietJet Air passenger plane they were controlling skidded off a runway as it landed in Ho Chi Minh City ...

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

A Japan-bound plane caught fire on takeoff at Manila airport in the Philippines late Sunday, killing all eight people on board, airport authorities said.

Six years on, families demand new search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Six years on, families demand new search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Six years since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished from radars, relatives of the 239 people who were on board are calling on authorities to revive efforts to find the missing plane.

Plane crashes after landing in Istanbul, 21 injured

Plane crashes after landing in Istanbul, 21 injured

A plane flying into Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport from Izmir skidded off the runway after landing and crashed on Wednesday, injuring 21 people, Turkish officials said.

Iran aims to examine downed plane's black boxes, no plan yet to send them abroad

Iran aims to examine downed plane's black boxes, no plan yet to send them abroad

Iran said on Sunday it was trying to analyse the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that its military shot down this month, denying a report that a decision had been taken to send the voice ...

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard: Air Force

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard: Air Force

A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard ‘lost radio communication’ Monday after taking off from the south of the country for a base in Antarctica, Chile's Air Force said.

'Armed men' hijack Papua New Guinea plane, steal baggage

'Armed men' hijack Papua New Guinea plane, steal baggage

A charter airline in Papua New Guinea said armed men hijacked one of its planes Tuesday and forced the pilot to fly to a remote unused airstrip before they made off with the cargo.

Seven killed in Mallorca crash between plane and helicopter

Seven killed in Mallorca crash between plane and helicopter

Four Germans were among the seven people who died in the collision of a helicopter and an ultralight plane on the Spanish island of Mallorca on Sunday, the German foreign office confirmed early Monday.

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain on Tuesday joined four other countries in banning Boeing 737 MAX planes from their airspace as a growing number of airlines around the world grounded the jets following a second deadly accident ...

Lion Air plane skids off runway at Indonesian airport

Lion Air plane skids off runway at Indonesian airport

A Lion Air passenger plane skidded off a runway outside a city on the Indonesian island of Borneo on Saturday during heavy rain, the airline said, adding no one was injured.

Plane cushions found in search for missing soccer player Sala

Plane cushions found in search for missing soccer player Sala

Investigators searching for a lost plane carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala said on Wednesday an underwater search would begin after they found two seat cushions ...