SANDF denies arrest of journalists near crash site

2014-06-17 21:39

Authorities have denied reports that two journalists have been arrested at the scene of a military plane crash near Lydenburg, Mpumalanga.

Malaysia Airlines denies crash report

2014-03-08 11:04

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing over the South China Sea, presumed crashed, as ships closest to its flight path scoured for any wreckage.

Hunt for clues as Algeria mourns plane crash dead

2014-02-13 07:35

Search teams have combed the wreckage of an Algerian military plane for clues to why it crashed in a mountainous region killing all but one of 78 people on board.


Glen Dell Airshow Crash

2013-10-14 09:48

Aerobatic pilot Glen Dell died over the weekend when his light aircraft crashed to the ground at a Secunda airshow. He was 51. Watch.

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Flight attendants praised for heroism

2013-07-14 21:18

Before Asiana Flight 214 crash-landed, the last time Asiana's flight attendants made news was over an effort by their union to get the dress code updated.

Asiana to sue over bogus pilot names gaffe

2013-07-14 10:05

Asiana says it is planning to sue US transport authorities and a TV station for confirming the names for the pilots behind its fatal crash as "Sum Ting Wong", "Wi Tu Lo", "Ho Lee Fuk", and "Bang Ding Ow".

Asiana 777: no mechanical problems

2013-07-07 22:33

The South Korean Boeing 777 which crashed in San Francisco after landing short of the runway was only seven years old and had no known mechanical problems, the Asiana Airlines CEO said.

DRC plane crash claims 36

2013-03-04 21:01

The crash of a Fokker aircraft of CAA in the eastern city of Goma has killed 36 passengers, but 4 survived.

Know cause of plane crash - DA

2012-12-06 20:04

The DA says it is important to establish why a military aircraft crashed in the Drakensberg near Ladysmith, killing 11 people.

Andes crash survivors mark 40 years

2012-10-14 20:38

The Andes miracle survivors are marking the 40th anniversary of the plane crash with a rugby game in Chile.

Passenger plane down in Lagos - 153 feared dead

2012-06-03 18:28

A Dana Air plane carrying 153 passengers has crashed into a densely populated district of Nigeria's economic capital Lagos.

Cargo plane crashes at Ghana airport

2012-06-02 22:57

A cargo plane has crashed during take-off from the Kotoka airport in Ghana's capital.

New clue in Earhart mystery

2012-03-20 21:22

Researchers say a new clue may help uncover the fate of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, 75 years after her disappearance over the Pacific.

Air France faces 2009 crash charges

2011-03-18 13:48

Air France's lawyers say preliminary charges against the airline have been filed over a 2009 crash that killed all 228 people aboard one of its jets.

Plane crashes in Canada

2010-08-01 09:04

A Canadian waterbombing plane battling wildfires deep in British Columbia's interior has crashed, search and rescue officials have said.


China satellite finds object near jet search area

2014-03-22 18:57

A satellite image released by China has offered the latest sign that wreckage from a Malaysia Airlines plane lost for more than two weeks could be in a remote stretch of the southern Indian Ocean.

Missing plane crashed into South China Sea, report

2014-03-08 08:28

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew has crashed in the South China Sea, Vietnamese state media reported, quoting a senior naval official.


A plane carrying 10 parachutists crashed shortly after takeoff in Marchovelette, Belgium, killing all the passengers on board. See the pictures.

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$10 000 for crash survivors

2013-08-11 13:23

Asiana Airlines has said it is offering an initial compensation payment worth $10 000 to all surviving passengers on board a plane that crashed in San Francisco last month killing three people.

Courts will treat passengers differently

2013-07-14 20:19

When the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 goes to court, the potential payouts will probably be vastly different for Americans and passengers from other countries.

Findings on Asiana plane crash at a glance

2013-07-10 11:09

A preliminary review of Asiana Flight 214's crash by US investigators has turned up some details.

10 die in 'air taxi' crash

2013-03-13 19:35

A twin-engine plane has crashed in the Brazilian Amazon state of Para, killing all nine passengers and the pilot.

Small planes collide over Germany

2012-12-08 21:26

Police say two small planes have collided in mid air over central Germany, killing at least six people.

Russia pilots of crashed plane drunk

2012-10-15 16:57

Investigators say the pilots of a Russian plane that crashed last month, killing 10, were drunk.

Tourist plane crashes in Kenya

2012-08-22 16:05

An aircraft with 14 passengers has crashed in Kenya's Masai Mara national park, one of the East African's country's most popular safari destinations for tourists.

Passenger plane crashes in Lagos

2012-06-03 18:08

A state official says a passenger plane has crashed into a two-storey building in Nigeria's largest city of Lagos.

Pakistan jet owner grounded

2012-04-21 22:25

Pakistan has barred the head of the airline whose jet crashed near the capital from leaving the country and put in protective custody.

Pilot crashes after blackout

2011-11-20 21:22

A 71-year-old pilot has died in a crash near Brits shortly after sending a mayday to traffic controllers that he was having a total blackout.

Tourist plane crashes in Peru

2010-10-03 08:35

A small plane carrying British tourists has crashed near the famed Nazca Lines in Peru, killing all six people on board.

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