ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

Watch as plane crash lands near Hawaii

2015-01-27 12:48

Video from a US Coast Guard aircraft has captured the drama of a single-engine airplane and its pilot splashing safely onto the Pacific Ocean thanks to a parachute built inside its fuselage.

Team fails to float AirAsia fuselage

2015-01-24 14:22

Indonesian salvage teams have failed to raise the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the sea, but recovered more bodies.

Australia calls for skilled tenders to aid MH370 search

2015-01-22 13:56

The Australian agency leading the search for missing airliner MH370 is calling for skilled foreign tenders for the recovery of the Malaysian jet, if it is found, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss says.

AirAsia jet's alarm 'screamed' before crash

2015-01-21 14:43

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator says.

Indonesia will not publish AirAsia crash report

2015-01-21 08:26

Indonesia will not release to the public a 30-day preliminary report detailing its investigation into the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed all 162 people.

Search teams mull decision to raise AirAsia fuselage

2015-01-19 11:07

Indonesian search teams are considering whether to use a crane to lift the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month.

AirAsia divers search for victims in found fuselage

2015-01-15 08:39

Indonesian divers are searching the main body of an AirAsia jet that crashed last month, hoping to recover more victims from the disaster, a day after it was finally located by a navy ship.

Divers investigate possible AirAsia fuselage

2015-01-14 11:14

Indonesian divers are investigating an object believed to be the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jet and the resting place of most of the victims, after retrieving the black boxes of the plane.

Arrest warrants issued for MH370 thieves

2015-01-12 16:19

A Malaysian court has issued arrest warrants for a couple charged with theft from three bank accounts owned by passengers and a flight attendant from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370.

Flight data recorder retrieved from crashed AirAsia plane

2015-01-12 05:53

Indonesian navy divers have retrieved one of the two black boxes from an AirAsia plane that crashed two weeks ago, as the search for the second recorder and fuselage continue.

Crashed AirAsia plane's tail hoisted from sea

2015-01-10 10:07

Investigators searching for black boxes in the crashed AirAsia plane have lifted the tail portion out of the sea, but are still unsure if the black boxes are inside.

Siblings killed in Limpopo plane crash

2015-01-08 19:47

A brother and sister have been killed when their microlight aircraft crashed on a farm outside Hoedspruit, Limpopo police say.

Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found

2015-01-07 07:50

Recovery teams have found the tail of the crashed AirAsia Flight 8501 in the Java Sea, the Indonesian search chief says.

More AirAsia wreckage found

2015-01-06 22:41

A US Navy ship taking part in the search for the wreckage of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last week has detected two metal objects.

Nairobi airport shut after plane crash lands

2015-01-04 14:35

The Kenyan capital's main international airport is shut following the crash-landing of a domestic flight, airport officials say.

'Shadow' spotted on seabed believed to be AirAsia jet

2014-12-30 11:03

An air force plane has spotted a "shadow" on the seabed believed to be the missing AirAsia jet, Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency chief says.

Missing AirAsia plane no MH370 mystery - Abbott

2014-12-29 10:06

The plight of a missing AirAsia jet lost over the Java Sea cannot be equated with Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.

Missing AirAsia plane - Restless night for relatives

2014-12-28 21:51

More than 100 distraught relatives of passengers aboard missing Flight QZ8501 have hunkered down at a makeshift crisis centre at Indonesia's Surabaya airport in East Java.

AirAsia Flight 8501: 3rd tragedy for Malaysian aviation

2014-12-28 13:09

The missing AirAsia Flight 8501 is the third incident this year involving a Malaysian airline. Here's a look at the two other disasters and the latest missing flight.

Still no sign of missing AirAsia plane

2014-12-28 11:40

A search and rescue operation for a missing AirAsia plane continues, but there is still no sign of the plane several hours after it lost contact with ground control.

AirAsia plane with 161 aboard missing in Indonesia

2014-12-28 06:52

An AirAsia plane with 161 people aboard has lost contact with ground control after takeoff from Indonesia on the way to Singapore, and search and rescue operations are under way.

US Navy chopper crashes in Kuwait

2014-12-22 10:29

A US Navy helicopter has crashed during a training mission in the Gulf state of Kuwait, slightly injuring three crew members, the Bahrain-based Naval Forces Central Command says.

2 Egyptians, 2 Emiratis killed in military aircraft crash

2014-12-18 09:02

Four crew members have been killed, two of them Egyptian and two Emirati, when their military aircraft crashed during joint exercises, officials say.

6 dead after plane crashes into US home

2014-12-09 08:03

A small private jet has slammed into a house, killing a woman and her two young sons inside the home and three people on the aircraft, authorities say.

Two injured in plane crash

2014-12-06 15:49

Two men have been seriously injured when a light aircraft crashed near Henley-on-Klip, south of Johannesburg.

 

Malaysia Airlines site 'hacked' by ISIS

2015-01-26 07:25

Malaysia Airlines officials are struggling to restore the embattled carrier's website after it was hacked by a group proclaiming support for ISIS.

Divers find more bodies, reach AirAsia fuselage

2015-01-23 16:24

Indonesian divers have finally reached the fuselage of an AirAsia plane that crashed last month as four more bodies were recovered from the Java Sea.

Divers retrieve 3 bodies from AirAsia wreckage

2015-01-22 09:09

Indonesian Navy divers have retrieved three bodies from the crashed AirAsia wreckage after finally reaching the plane’s fuselage in the Java Sea.

AirAsia jet’s climb mirrors Air France disaster

2015-01-21 13:09

Analysts say AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed too fast before stalling and plunging into the sea, drawing ‘striking’ similarities between the Java Sea accident and the 2009 crash of an Air France jet.

Indonesia: No evidence of terrorism in AirAsia crash

2015-01-19 14:09

Indonesian investigators say they have found no evidence so far that terrorism played a part in the crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 that killed all 162 people on board last month.

Weather foils AirAsia diving attempts, again

2015-01-16 18:21

Bad weather has once again left a team of 81 Indonesian divers frustrated after attempts to inspect the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed last month were interrupted.

Navy ship finds AirAsia plane’s fuselage

2015-01-14 15:13

A Singapore navy ship has found the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea late last month with 162 people on board, the city-state's defence chief said Wednesday.

Divers retrieve 2nd black box from AirAsia crash

2015-01-13 05:50

Divers have retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea, giving investigators the essential tools they need to start piecing together what brought Flight 8501 down.

Fourth ship to join search for MH370

2015-01-12 14:10

A fourth ship with specialised underwater equipment will join the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 10 months after it vanished.

Black boxes not found in AirAsia plane tail

2015-01-10 19:03

Indonesian officials have confirmed that the black box flight recorders of a crashed AirAsia passenger jet have not yet been recovered, after they hoped to find them in the plane's tail section.

Pings detected in hunt for AirAsia black boxes

2015-01-09 06:36

Ping signals believed to be from the black box data recorders of crashed AirAsia Flight 8501 have been detected, offering strong hopes of explaining the disaster.

Divers fail to locate AirAsia flight recorders

2015-01-08 14:28

Indonesian Navy divers have failed to locate the flight recorders from the tail section of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea in late December.

13 dive out of plane moments before crash

2015-01-07 07:39

Thirteen people aboard a New Zealand skydiving plane have survived after leaping out of the aircraft in parachutes moments before it plunged into a lake, authorities say.

Divers go down to AirAsia wreckage as weather clears

2015-01-06 10:28

Indonesian search officials have sent divers down to the bed of the Java Sea during a break in bad weather in hopes of recovering more bodies from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501.

AirAsia relatives distraught as bodies found in sea

2014-12-30 12:32

Relatives of passengers on AirAsia flight QZ8501 began crying hysterically and fainting as Indonesian television footage showed a body floating in the sea during aerial searches for the plane.

Debris is from AirAsia plane - officials

2014-12-30 09:39

Objects resembling a body, luggage, a life vest and debris suspected to be part of an AirAsia jet that disappeared over the Java Sea have reportedly been spotted by a pilot involved in the search operation.

AirAsia plane 'likely at bottom of the sea'

2014-12-29 06:44

The search for a missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people has expanded, with planes and ships from several countries taking part, while an Indonesian aviation official says co-ordinates indicate the plane crashed into the sea.

Anxious relatives await news of AirAsia flight

2014-12-28 14:01

Shocked family members are gathering at an Indonesian airport after an AirAsia plane disappeared while flying to Singapore with 162 people on board.

British national on board missing AirAsia jet

2014-12-28 12:07

A British national was on board the AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing in bad weather en route from Indonesia to Singapore, it has been confirmed.

Missing AirAsia plane ‘deviated’ from route

2014-12-28 09:23

Pilots aboard a missing AirAsia aircraft carrying 162 people had requested a deviation from the plane's flight plan due to bad weather shortly before losing communication with air traffic control, an AirAsia statement says.

Helicopter crash lands on Joburg highway

2014-12-24 07:14

A helicopter pilot has been forced to crash land on the N12 in Benoni after experiencing mechanical failure, paramedics say.

Chinese pilot gets 3 years for crash that killed 44

2014-12-19 09:05

A Chinese court has sentenced an airplane captain to three years in prison over the deaths of 44 people killed when his plane crashed.

MH17: More victims being identified

2014-12-11 16:11

Dutch authorities have identified two more victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine, with just four of the 298 dead still unidentified, all of them Dutch.

2 killed in Krugersdorp plane crash

2014-12-08 15:26

Two people have died when a light aircraft crashed in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg.

Four killed in anti-poaching helicopter crash

2014-11-29 22:38

A helicopter donated to the Tanzanian government to help with anti-poaching operations has crashed, killing all four people on board, police say.

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