ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

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.

Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

2016-06-15 22:29

Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board.

Germany, Switzerland in new MH17 probe

2016-06-07 19:02

German and Swiss authorities have carried out raids seizing documents after learning a German private detective has investigated the MH17 air disaster.

EgyptAir black boxes: Tense wait for investigators

2016-05-29 15:56

Investigators into EgyptAir's plane crash need at least 12 days to recover its black boxes as they await a ship that can retrieve them from the bottom of the Mediterranean, investigation sources say.

Hundreds in candlelight vigil for EgyptAir crash victims

2016-05-26 22:27

Hundreds of people have gathered in Cairo for a candlelight vigil for the 66 people killed last week when an EgyptAir plane crashed into the Mediterranean in mysterious circumstances.

EgyptAir plane 'did not swerve' before crash

2016-05-23 20:57

A top air navigation official says the Egyptair plane did not swerve or lose altitude before it disappeared as claimed by Greece.

 

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.

Deep-sea robot to join search for Egyptair wreck

2016-06-09 17:18

A research vessel with an underwater robot is set to begin searching the Mediterranean for the wreck of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month.

Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

2016-06-02 15:00

Families of six Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago have filed a lawsuit, blaming the carrier for the tragedy.

France sends search ship to find EgyptAir black box

2016-05-27 09:25

A French naval ship specialised in underwater searches will help search for the black box flight recorders of the EgyptAir flight.

Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet

2016-05-24 23:04

Parts of bodies recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 show signs of burns and are so small that they suggest the jet was brought down by an explosion.

Egypt submarine headed to plane crash site

2016-05-22 15:43

Egypt's president says a submarine belonging to his country's Oil Ministry has left for the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804 in the eastern Mediterranean.

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