ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

Man killed, teen injured in Limpopo aircraft crash

2015-05-25 10:31

A 49-year-old man has died and his 16-year-old nephew has been seriously injured in a light aircraft crash near Ditlou, Limpopo police say.

Nepal rescue chopper wreck on mountain

2015-05-15 20:09

The wreckage of a US military helicopter lost on an earthquake relief mission in Nepal has been found on a mountainside.

Pakistani Taliban claim downing helicopter, PM was target

2015-05-08 13:39

The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for downing a military helicopter, killing six people including the Norwegian and Philippine envoys, and says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was their target.

Helicopter carrying 11 foreigners crashes in Pakistan

2015-05-08 10:04

A helicopter carrying 11 foreigners and six Pakistanis crashed on a school building in the country's mountainous north, the army and police officials say, resulting in three critical injuries.

Police helicopter in 'landing incident'

2015-05-05 16:23

A police helicopter has been involved in a landing incident at the Grand Central Airport in Midrand.

Last MH17 crash remains arrive in Netherlands

2015-05-02 18:26

A flight carrying the last remains of Dutch victims killed in last year's MH17 plane crash in rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine have arrived in the Netherlands on Saturday.

Two feared dead in Zim plane crash

2015-04-23 17:56

At least two people are feared dead after an Airforce of Zimbabwe jet crashed near Thornhill airbase in central Zimbabwe.

Dutch team find more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site

2015-04-16 23:22

Dutch investigators have recovered more body parts at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine after searching a location that was previously inaccessible.

Cameroon finds remains of US pilot after a year

2015-04-15 19:04

Villagers in Cameroon have stumbled across the remains of an American pilot nearly a year after his small anti-poaching plane disappeared over forested, mountainous terrain, authorities say.

Investigation into chopper crash begins

2015-04-10 16:31

An investigation into the helicopter crash in Zambia, in which a South African pilot died, has begun.

 

Eight dead in Nepal chopper crash

2015-05-15 22:04

Eight people - six US Marines and two Nepalese soldiers - died when their helicopter crashed in a mountainous region of earthquake-devastated Nepal.

Bodies of Pakistan crash victims brought to capital

2015-05-09 12:51

Pakistan's military has brought the bodies of two ambassadors and two ambassadors' wives to Islamabad, a day after they were killed in a helicopter crash.

Pakistan helicopter crash kills Norwegian, Philippine ambassadors

2015-05-08 11:16

The Norwegian and Philippine ambassadors to Pakistan have been killed when a military helicopter crashed into a school in the north of the country, an army spokesperson says.

Germanwings pilot may have rehearsed steering plane into rapid descent

2015-05-06 09:03

The co-pilot who is believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings jet in the French Alps may have 'rehearsed' steering the plane into a rapid descent on an earlier flight, German daily Bild reports.

Mexico seeks missing soldiers after chopper downed

2015-05-02 19:26

Mexican authorities have searched for three missing soldiers after their helicopter was forced down by gunmen during an anti-drug cartel operation in Jalisco state.

US had questioned mental health of Germanwings pilot

2015-04-30 09:25

Government records show FAA officials questioned the mental fitness of the pilot who crashed an airliner in the French Alps, but then awarded him a US pilot license after his German doctor said he had fully recovered from severe depression.

Two killed in Working on Fire helicopter crash

2015-04-22 19:39

At least two people have died when a fire-fighting helicopter crashed in Bainskloof between Wellington and Ceres, in the Western Cape.

German air controllers urge remote control of planes

2015-04-15 20:07

The German air traffic control authority has urged the aviation industry to develop technology that ground staff could use in an emergency to take remote command of a plane.

SA pilot's death has hampered police rescue capability

2015-04-10 20:57

The death of SA Police Service helicopter pilot Mike O’Donnell has severely hampered the rescue capability of the police’s Air Wing in KwaZulu-Natal.

Friends gather for SA pilot's memorial service

2015-04-10 15:50

Friends of helicopter pilot Mike O'Donnell, who died in a helicopter crash in Zambia, have gathered for a memorial service.

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