ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

Rutte: UN tribunal 'best option' to try MH17 suspects

2015-07-03 21:24

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he supports moves to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysian Airlines plane over the Ukraine last year.

TransAsia pilot pulled back wrong throttle - Aviation council

2015-07-02 08:36

The captain of a TransAsia Airways ATR plane that crashed in Taiwan in February, killing 43 people, had switched off the working engine after the other lost power, the Aviation Safety Council has confirmed.

Indonesia crash: Bodies brought out of hospital

2015-07-01 10:29

Several rows of wooden coffins are lying outside the hospital in Medan, Indonesia’s largest city, where remains of victims of the C-130 Hercules plane crash are being brought in ambulances.

Germanwings crash: Lufthansa offer 'inadequate'

2015-06-30 21:00

German airline Lufthansa says it has offered compensation of €25 000 to the families of the German passengers who were killed in the Germanwings crash in March.

Indonesian air marshal: It looks like there are no survivors

2015-06-30 16:16

At least 55 people have been killed when a military transport plane crashed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia, but the toll looked set to rise after it emerged that more than 100 people had been on board.

20 dead after Indonesian military plane crashes in flames

2015-06-30 10:11

An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed shortly after take-off, exploding in a fireball in a city residential area and killing at least 20 people.

3 dead after plane crashes, setting US home ablaze

2015-06-29 07:20

A small plane has crashed into a US home killing all three of the people on board, while the house's occupants escaped a devastating blaze that erupted immediately, officials say.

Sightseeing plane carrying 9 crashes on Alaska cliff

2015-06-26 06:05

A sightseeing float plane carrying eight cruise ship passengers and a pilot has crashed against an Alaska cliff. Rescuers are trying to reach the site 1.2km above a lake to determine if there are survivors.

Australia, Malaysia, Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary

2015-06-22 10:10

Australia’s PM says the Australian, Malaysian and Dutch governments are set to hold services to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives.

Spaniards retrieve remains of Germanwings victims

2015-06-16 14:47

Relatives of Spanish victims of the Germanwings jet crash are retrieving the remains of their loved ones at Barcelona's airport after the airline sent them from France.

 

Malaysia wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash

2015-07-03 10:04

Malaysia has told the UN Security Council that it plans to submit a resolution that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year.

2 sisters, locked in an embrace, are among Indonesian plane victims

2015-07-01 11:33

Among the 122 people aboard Indonesia's C-130 military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighbourhood are two sisters, their bodies locked in an embrace.

141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

2015-07-01 05:30

The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in Medan, Indonesia has jumped to more than 140, with the list of victims growing from the surrounding neighbourhood where the plane went down.

Dutch sure flight MH17 prosecution will succeed

2015-06-30 19:14

The Dutch prosecutor leading the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year, says he is confident of concluding his investigation successfully, but is not yet ready to issue arrest warrants.

113 people were on board crashed Indonesian plane

2015-06-30 14:30

A Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a northern residential area two minutes after takeoff on Tuesday was carrying 113 people, an air force spokesperson says.

Indonesian military aircraft crashes, burst into flames

2015-06-30 09:16

An Indonesian military aircraft has crashed into a residential area and burst into flames moments after take-off in North Sumatra province, the military says.

Colombia 'miracle' mom's tremendous fight to save baby

2015-06-26 07:05

The memory of Maria Nelly Murillo's mother and her own maternal instinct kept her going for five days as she fought to save her baby after their plane crashed in the Colombian jungle.

'Miracle' mom, baby survive Colombia jungle plane crash

2015-06-25 07:35

A mother and her infant son who disappeared in a plane crash in the dense jungles of north-western Colombia several days ago have been found alive in what authorities have called a ‘miracle’.

France opens manslaughter probe into Germanwings crash

2015-06-18 14:26

French investigators have formally opened a probe to see if anyone could be held liable for manslaughter in the case of the Germanwings crash that killed 150 people.

Bodies of teens from Germanwings crash arrive in home town

2015-06-10 21:16

The bodies of German schoolchildren killed in the Germanwings plane that was deliberately crashed in the French Alps, have arrived in their grieving home town.

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