Gulf Times - Air-Safety
Iran seeks help reading plane's black boxes amid pressure to hand them over

Iran seeks help reading plane's black boxes amid pressure to hand them over

Iran has asked the US and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, a request that will add to international frustration at Tehran's failure to send the recorders abroad for analysis.

Iran to send black boxes of downed Ukrainian plane to Ukraine

Iran to send black boxes of downed Ukrainian plane to Ukraine

Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down this month, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.

Ukraine airliner accidentally downed by Iran, US officials say

Ukraine airliner accidentally downed by Iran, US officials say

A Ukraine airliner that crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people aboard, was most likely brought down accidentally by Iranian air defenses

Kazakh minister promises thorough probe after fatal plane crash

Kazakh minister promises thorough probe after fatal plane crash

Kazakhstan was in mourning on Saturday after at least 12 people were killed in a plane crash, with Interior Minister Yerlan Turgumbayev promising a thorough investigation

Plane crashes after takeoff in Kazakhstan, 12 dead, dozens injured

Plane crashes after takeoff in Kazakhstan, 12 dead, dozens injured

A passenger plane carrying nearly 100 people crashed soon after take-off near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday, slamming into a house in an accident that killed 12 people and injured dozens.

India weighs tougher rules for Boeing 737 MAX on return to flying

India weighs tougher rules for Boeing 737 MAX on return to flying

India is considering setting an experience threshold for pilots who fly Boeing's 737 MAX planes, as it moves to ensure safety once the aircraft returns to service, a senior official of the air safety regulator told Reuters.

Plane crash kills nine, injures three in South Dakota

Plane crash kills nine, injures three in South Dakota

A plane crash in the US state of South Dakota killed nine people, including two children, and injured three others on Saturday while a winter storm warning was in place, officials said.

Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 23

Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 23

At least 23 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into houses in a densely populated area of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a regional rescue official said.

Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river, 21 hurt

Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river, 21 hurt

A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the US outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off a runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base there during a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.

Indonesia extends search for victims of jet crash

Indonesia extends search for victims of jet crash

Indonesia authorities extended on Wednesday a search for victims of a plane crash last week, when all 189 on board a Lion Air flight were killed, and for the aircraft's second black box, the cockpit voice recorder.

Indonesia to probe Lion Air after deadly plane crash

Indonesia to probe Lion Air after deadly plane crash

Indonesia is to launch a "special audit" of Lion Air's operations in the wake of last week's deadly crash that killed 189 people, the government said Monday.

Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet

Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet

Indonesian authorities on Sunday extended by three days the search for the victims and a black box from the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed last week, killing all 189 people on board.