ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

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.

Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps

2016-08-29 22:19

The Swiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland.

3 killed after plane crashes shortly after taking off in Mpumalanga

2016-08-29 06:17

Three people have died after their light aircraft crashed on a mountain in Mpumalanga immediately after taking off, the police say.

PICS: Emirates passenger plane crash lands in Dubai

2016-08-03 12:28

An Emirates flight from Trivandrum in India has crash landed at Dubai International Airport.

Voice recording from EgyptAir crash intact

2016-07-02 18:11

Egyptian investigators say they will be able to access the cockpit voice recordings of the EgyptAir flight that crashed in May despite damage to the black box.

 

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.

Wife, lover die in plane crash

2016-08-29 11:46

A Komatipoort banana farmer says his wife, who died in a plane crash with the man she was having an affair with, is still the love of his life.

Woman rescued, 2 missing after plane crash in New Orleans lake

2016-08-28 10:11

Authorities say a woman has been rescued and two men remain missing after a small plane crashed into a lake near a New Orleans airport.

Memorial marks 20th anniversary of TWA Flight 800 crash

2016-07-18 12:08

The people killed in the TWA Flight 800 crash have been memorialised at a service marking the 20th anniversary of the disaster

Black box of crashed plane recovered

2016-06-16 16:13

An Egyptian committee investigating the crash of the EgyptAir plane, says the black box has been found and pulled from the Mediterranean.

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