ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

MH17 victim's credit cards used after crash

15 minutes ago

The widow of the South African man killed when Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine has been forced to cancel his credit cards after noticing activity on his account, according to a report.

Round-the-world teen pilot dies in crash

2014-07-24 06:27

A US teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a family spokesperson says.

Australia assures search for MH370 goes on

2014-07-23 12:49

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 continues uninterrupted, even as the head of the search co-ordination agency was sent to Ukraine to help with the MH17 tragedy.

MH17 body IDs 'could take months'

2014-07-22 17:03

The first bodies from the MH17 crash in Ukraine are set to be flown to the Netherlands, where their identification could take months.

MH17 bodies arrive by train in govt-held town

2014-07-22 13:17

A train carrying some 280 bodies from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has arrived in the government-controlled city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine.

Another 21 bodies found at crash site

2014-07-21 11:21

Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed, killing all 298 people aboard.

SA pilot was upgraded on ill-fated MH17

2014-07-20 09:16

SA pilot Cameron Dalziel sent a “brag” photo to his wife and sons after having been upgraded to business class on the ill-fated Malaysia Airline flight that was shot down over the Ukraine.

Outrage at treatment of MH17 bodies

2014-07-19 23:06

As international monitors move gingerly through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses of the victims of a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine, anger is rising over the treatment of their remains.

Interpol team heading to Kiev to help identify crash victims

2014-07-19 14:43

Investigators from the international policing organisation Interpol and its European counterpart Europol will go to Ukraine to help in the process of identifying victims of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

MH17 disaster wipes out family of 6

2014-07-19 13:26

An entire family of six that had been returning home after three years living abroad are among the 44 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster.

Malaysia minister heads for Ukraine

2014-07-19 08:06

Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai will fly to the Ukraine capital of Kiev to ensure an investigating team gets safe access to the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

Top 5 deadliest attacks on commercial airliners

2014-07-18 19:00

Since 1967 more than 700 people have been killed in 19 separate incidents involving live-fire attacks, according to UK-based aviation consultancy Flightglobal Ascend. Here are the five deadliest.

West 'should not rush to blame Russia' for MH17

2014-07-18 17:26

China's state news agency warned against rushing to implicate Russia in the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine.

Woman loses relatives in 2 Malaysia air disasters

2014-07-18 17:05

An Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine.

Ukraine plane crash hits global stocks

2014-07-18 14:12

Global stock markets have slid after the crash of a Malaysian Airlines jet which killed nearly 300 people over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

World Aids expert among victims of plane crash

2014-07-18 14:08

World-renowned Aids expert Joep Lange was among the victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine, his society says.

Russian media debates MH17 blame

2014-07-18 11:55

Debate is raging in the Russian media over who is to blame for the Malaysian air crash in separatist-controlled east Ukraine.

Allianz lead insurer for downed Malaysia plane

2014-07-18 10:24

Germany's Allianz is the lead reinsurer and Willis Group Holdings the broker for insurance covering the Malaysian airliner shot down over eastern Ukraine.

Top 5 deadliest attacks on commercial airliners

2014-07-18 10:13

Since 1967 more than 700 people have been killed in 19 separate incidents involving live-fire attacks, according to UK-based aviation consultancy Flightglobal Ascend. Here are the five deadliest.

Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines

2014-07-18 09:23

The once proud national carrier has been dealt another shocking blow, with experts saying however blameless it may be impossible for the airline to redeem itself following the downing of one of its planes over Ukraine airspace.

'New distress' on Malaysia after plane crash

2014-07-18 08:58

The downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 298 people aboard has heaped new distress on a nation sting stung by the trauma of flight MH370’s disappearance four months ago.

Long haul flight delays as planes re-routed to avoid Ukraine airspace

2014-07-18 08:27

Passengers on long-haul flights could face delays in the coming days because Ukraine is on the main route between Europe, the Middle East and Far East.

Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

2014-07-18 06:51

The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia's prime minister says, adding that its flight route had been declared safe by the global civil aviation body.

Malaysian jet 'blown out of the sky' - Biden

2014-07-17 23:39

US Vice President Joe Biden says the crash in the Ukraine of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board, was not an accident - it was "blown out of the sky".

 

Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

35 minutes ago

Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo is the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people, the airline says.

Plane crashes in Taiwan, killing 51

2014-07-23 15:37

A plane has crashed during an emergency landing at Taiwan airport, killing 51 people and injuring 7.

Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

2014-07-23 09:01

Airlines cancel flights to Israel after rocket falls near Tel Aviv airport

Malaysia quietly worked to secure bodies, black box

2014-07-22 14:51

As Western leaders pointed the finger of blame at pro-Russian separatists over the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane, the government in Kuala Lumpur said little.

MH17 families to get $5 000 as initial help

2014-07-21 15:40

Malaysia Airlines say it would make an initial payment of $5 000 to families of passengers aboard its crashed flight MH17 as a goodwill gesture.

UN set to vote on crash resolution

2014-07-21 11:21

The UN Security Council is set to vote on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site and a cease-fire around the area.

Malaysia Airlines to refund cancellations after MH17

2014-07-20 11:21

Malaysia Airlines will offer full refunds to customers who want to cancel their tickets in the wake of the MH17 disaster.

Australia PM says MH17 crash site 'chaotic'

2014-07-20 08:23

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is "absolutely chaotic", and he feared interference with the evidence would continue.

Ukraine, rebels argue over MH17 wreckage

2014-07-19 17:30

Ukraine has accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels of destroying evidence of "international crimes", as guerrillas and foreign observers face off over access to the wreckage of the downed Malaysian airliner.

Malaysia very 'concerned' over crash site security

2014-07-19 14:43

Malaysia's transport minister says the country is "deeply concerned" that the site in Ukraine where a Malaysia Airlines jetliner was shot down with 298 people onboard "has not been properly secured".

Top Aids official says 6 colleagues on doomed plane

2014-07-19 08:23

International Aids Society president Francoise Barre-Sinoussi says six colleagues heading for a global conference in Melbourne were on a Malaysian plane that crashed over Ukraine, not 100 as reports suggested.

Safety first, says IATA chief after tragedy

2014-07-18 21:04

The head of the International Air Transport Association says the world's airlines put safety above all else, but depend on others to advise on the routes they fly.

Castro blames Ukrainian government MH17 crash

2014-07-18 17:26

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro blamed the "warmonger" government of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for shooting down a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board.

Zuma sends condolences over crash

2014-07-18 17:22

President Jacob Zuma has sent condolences to the families and friends of those killed when a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in the Ukraine.

World mourns victims of MH17 - As it happened

2014-07-18 16:00
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UN Security Council calls for “full, thorough and independent international investigation” into downing of Malaysia plain in Ukraine,

Inside Malaysia Airlines as tragedy strikes again

2014-07-18 14:08

It started with another late-night phone call, another rush to the airport, where familiar faces in a familiar setting tried to make sense of nearly 300 more lives lost in the second disaster to strike Malaysia Airlines.

Corporate woes deepen for Malaysia Airlines

2014-07-18 13:18

Shares in struggling Malaysia Airlines have sunk after one of its jets crashed in Ukraine, dealing it a blow just months after the loss of Flight MH370.

Russia reaction to crash 'unsatisfactory' - Abbott

2014-07-18 10:55

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has called Russia's response to the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine "deeply, deeply unsatisfactory".

SA awaiting Flight MH17 report

2014-07-18 10:23

The department of international relations says it is still waiting for a report on the Malaysia Airlines plane that went down in Ukraine to confirm if any South Africans were on board.

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SA man killed on Flight MH17 - report

2014-07-18 08:50

A South African helicopter pilot based in Malaysia was one of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash, according to a report.

Leaders demand probe into Malaysia crash

2014-07-18 07:59

World leaders are demanding an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in which all 298 people on board were killed.

Ukraine rebels offer truce for plane crash probe

2014-07-17 23:17

A top rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says insurgents are prepared to agree to a short ceasefire to allow a recovery operation for the Malaysian airliner that went down in territory they control.

 
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