ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

Cargo plane crash destroys Kyrgyzstan village

2017-01-16 20:02

A Turkish cargo plane has crashed in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village.

Two dead in Libyan fighter jet crash

2016-12-22 18:30

A fighter jet from Libyan pro-government forces has crashed while on a training mission killing its two crew.

Body of missing pilot found in crashed aircraft on Limpopo farm

2016-12-08 19:04

The body of missing pilot Jaco van Rensburg has been found in his wrecked light aircraft at Renosterkloof farm, close to Vaalwater in Limpopo, police have confirmed.

Pakistan national carrier's plane crashes after take-off

2016-12-07 15:12

A Pakistani national carrier plane has crashed shortly after take-off from the country's north with about 40 on board, after earlier being reported missing.

Families of Flight MH370 victims offer reward for debris

2016-12-05 19:59

Families of Flight MH370 victims offer reward for debris amid pressure to continue search.

MH370 plunged rapidly:new report

2016-11-02 17:54

Flight MH370 was probably out of control when it plunged into the ocean with its wing flaps not prepared for landing, a new report says casting doubt on theories a pilot was still in charge.

Cargo plane carrying four missing in eastern Indonesia

2016-10-31 10:49

A cargo plane carrying four crew members went missing during a short flight in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said, the latest blow to the country's beleaguered aviation sector.

Strong winds blamed for North West hot air balloon crash landing

2016-10-25 16:13

The owner of the hot air balloon which crash landed in North, injuring three people, believes unexpectedly strong winds were to blame.

9 killed in Uzbek chopper crash

2016-10-19 20:33

Nine people including six soldiers were killed when a military helicopter crashed in eastern Uzbekistan.

Helicopter crash in Libya kills 6, including aide to general

2016-09-20 20:00

Libyan medics say a helicopter has crashed near the eastern city where the internationally-recognised parliament is based, killing all six people on board, including the military adviser of a powerful general.

 

Germanwings crash investigation closed

2017-01-09 21:06

German prosecutors have closed their investigation into the crash of a Germanwings plane in the French Alps almost two years ago.

Three injured in Lanseria Airport emergency landing

2016-12-13 19:11

Three men sustained burns and “traumatic” injuries when their light aircraft made an emergency landing at Lanseria Airport.

Pakistan plane crash - all dead

2016-12-07 22:47

Pakistan's national carrier says one of its planes has crashed shortly after take-off from the northern city of Chitral with 48 people aboard.

Lone ship left searching for MH370 after Chinese vessel pulls out

2016-12-07 08:22

Officials have said the seabed search for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 has been left to a single ship, with a Chinese vessel pulling out and heading home to Shanghai.

Plane carrying 4 crashes, causes explosions in Nevada

2016-11-19 14:47

A US plane carrying four people has in Elko, Nevada, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson says.

Wreckage of Indonesian cargo plane found, no survivors

2016-11-01 09:55

An Indonesian search team has found the wreckage of a cargo plane along with the bodies of four crew members in a mountainous part of the country, a government official said.

Balloon crash an 'absolute nightmare' - victim

2016-10-25 19:12

A hot air balloon ride which was supposed to have been a lovely day out, turned into an “absolute nightmare”, says a 70-year-old woman who survived a crash-landing.

Five dead in French reconnaissance plane crash

2016-10-24 18:50

A reconnaissance plane working for France's defence ministry crashed in a ball of flames at Malta's international airport, killing all five people on board.

Minnesota helicopter crash fatal

2016-10-07 16:41

A sheriff's official says two people died when a helicopter erupted in flames as it crashed into a field in a Twin Cities suburb.

Polish probe alleges 'tampering' in Russia air crash

2016-09-15 21:01

Polish investigators, who have been re-examining what caused a 2010 air crash in Russia that had killed then president Lech Kaczynski and 95 others, have alleged that someone had tampered with the black boxes in the original probe.

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