ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

2 planes crash in mid-air, plunge into ocean off LA

2016-02-06 10:55

Two small planes have collided in midair and plunged into the ocean off of Los Angeles harbour. There was no immediate word of any survivors, authorities say.

Benoni aircraft only in flight for three minutes before crash

2016-02-04 08:04

The light aircraft that crashed in Wattville, Benoni, had only been in flight for three minutes before it went down, killing all three people on board.

Egypt F-16 crashes during training drill, kills crew

2016-01-28 07:55

Egypt's military says an F-16 crashed during a training drill in an undisclosed location in the country, killing its entire crew.

Father, son survive light aircraft crash in Mpumalanga

2015-12-30 11:30

A father and his son have been rushed to two different hospitals after their light aircraft crashed in Mpumalanga.

EU adopts new plane tracking rules

2015-12-17 09:04

The European Union has adopted new rules on plane tracking, which could prove key to preventing a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370 in March 2014.

Civil Aviation Authority to investigate aircraft crash

2015-12-07 22:12

The South African Civil Aviation Authority says it is investigating the crash of a light aircraft near Swellendam in which the pilot died

Two killed in Limpopo helicopter crash

2015-12-02 14:21

Two people have been killed after a helicopter they were travelling in crashed in Musina, Limpopo.

Taliban attack downed chopper

2015-11-24 22:28

Taliban insurgents have attacked a military-contracted helicopter that made an emergency landing in northwest Afghanistan.

Weather hampers New Zealand chopper crash recovery

2015-11-22 10:30

Severe weather conditions have forced specialist alpine rescuers to abandon attempts to recover the bodies of seven people killed after their sightseeing helicopter crashed into a New Zealand glacier.

Light aircraft crashes in northern KZN

2015-11-21 10:33

A light aircraft has crashed in the Newcastle area in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

 

We didn't promise to fix plane crash shack - Ekurhuleni

2016-02-05 08:43

The City of Ekurhuleni had no obligation to fix a family's shack which was split open after being hit by an aircraft which crashed in Wattville, Benoni, the mayor says.

Light aircraft crashes in Benoni, 3 dead

2016-02-03 12:13

Three people have reportedly died after a light aircraft crashed in Watville, Benoni.

2 US Marine helicopters collide off Hawaii

2016-01-16 07:26

Two US Marine Corps helicopters carrying six crew members each collided and went down off the Hawaiian island of Oahu while on a nighttime training mission.

10 dead as chartered plane crashes in India

2015-12-22 11:35

A chartered Indian aircraft carrying military personnel has exploded in a fireball and killed all 10 people on board after crashing, near New Delhi's main airport, a minister says.

Two killed in Eastern Cape plane crash

2015-12-16 20:38

Two women have died after the plane in which they were travelling en route to Plettenberg Bay crashed in the Palmietvlei mountains, Eastern Cape emergency services said. The pilot survived.

Pilot of light aircraft dies in Swellendam crash

2015-12-07 17:29

A pilot has died after his light aircraft crashed at a farm in Swellendam in the Western Cape, police say.

15 killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

2015-11-26 10:33

Fifteen people have been killed in Russia when a civilian helicopter crashed in Siberia, regional authorities said.

7 dead in helicopter crash in Indian Kashmir

2015-11-23 13:14

All 7 people on board, six pilgrims and the pilot have been killed when a helicopter crashed in Indian Kashmir after leaving a popular Hindu shrine in the mountainous region, police say.

Northern KZN plane crash an 'old wreckage'

2015-11-21 10:59

The light aircraft which was reported to have crashed in the Newcastle area is an 'old wreckage', KwaZulu-Natal emergency services have said.

ISIS: Cooldrink can bomb downed Russian plane

2015-11-18 19:31

ISIS has released a photo of a bomb the extremist militia purported to have used to bring down a Russian passenger jet in Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board.

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