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China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast

China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast

China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer ...

SAS, unions close to deal to end pilot strike: reports

SAS, unions close to deal to end pilot strike: reports

Scandinavian airline SAS and unions are close to reaching a deal to end a pilot strike that has grounded 380,000 passengers over the past week, Norwegian media reported on Thursday.

Snoozing Australian pilot overshoots landing by 46 kilometres

Snoozing Australian pilot overshoots landing by 46 kilometres

A small plane overshot its destination in Australia by almost 50 kilometres because the pilot fell asleep in the cockpit, national air safety officials said Tuesday.

'Stressed, weeping' pilot caused Nepal plane crash: inquiry

'Stressed, weeping' pilot caused Nepal plane crash: inquiry

The March 12 flight from the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka crash-landed at Kathmandu airport and skidded into a football field where it burst into flames, killing 51 people.

Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Australian Associated Press reported that the aircraft, a 1994 Kawasaki BK117, had crashed into a tree.

Mumbai light plane crash kills five people

Mumbai light plane crash kills five people

There were four passengers on the 12-seater aircraft when it crashed shortly into the construction site shortly after 1:30pm.

Pilot killed after light plane crashes in Melbourne

Pilot killed after light plane crashes in Melbourne

The plane came down on Scarlet Street, Mordialloc, a narrow tree-lined street.

Bangladesh arrests pilot accused of plot to hijack plane

Bangladesh arrests pilot accused of plot to hijack plane

The Rapid Action Battalion police unit said Sabbir Emam plotted with senior extremists from Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh to crash a plane into the homes of politicians or to take passengers hostage.

Pilot feared dead after chopper fighting Portugal fires crashes

Pilot feared dead after chopper fighting Portugal fires crashes

A helicopter fighting wildfires in central and northern Portugal crashed on Sunday, the civil protection agency said, adding that the pilot was feared dead.

Plane crash at Swiss camp kills teens, pilot: police

Plane crash at Swiss camp kills teens, pilot: police

A plane crash at a Swiss summer camp on Friday killed two 14-year-old campers and the pilot, while leaving a third teenager seriously injured, police said.

Flight crew prevents drunk pilot from taking off in Frankfurt

Flight crew prevents drunk pilot from taking off in Frankfurt

A drunk pilot who wanted to take off on a flight from Frankfurt to Colombo with more than 270 passengers on board was stopped by the cabin crew, according to a report from news site hessenschau.de on Sunday.

Air India pilot fails alcohol test after landing

Air India pilot fails alcohol test after landing

An Air India pilot failed an alcohol breath analyser test after landing an international flight and has been suspended while an inquiry is conducted into his case, an airline official said on Thursday.