ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

Pilot killed in Cape Town plane crash

2014-04-15 17:39

A man has been killed when his plane crashed on a farm near the M19 in Melkbosstrand, Western Cape.

Watch: Is this how Flight MH370 hit the water?

2014-04-09 18:15

Exactly how Flight MH370 hit the water makes a big difference to the teams undertaking the painstaking search - this footage could bear startling resemblance.

This man says he knows what happened to Flight MH370

2014-03-28 14:09
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As the search for solid evidence of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370's fatal crash landing into the Southern Indian Ocean continues, this man's insights into the mystery will give you goosebumps.

MH370 search back on as weather improves

2014-03-26 09:27

Twelve aircraft have again taken to the skies in search of Flight MH370 after weather improved in the treacherous Indian Ocean.

Oscar, Flight MH370 share media space

2014-03-25 21:52

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial and a missing Malaysian flight have shared the media spotlight over the past 24 hours, figures from media monitoring group DDI have revealed.

Flight MH370: Relatives demand answers

2014-03-25 11:19

Irate relatives of Chinese passengers on crashed Flight MH370 are demanding answers about the plane’s mysterious and lonely demise in the stormy Indian Ocean.

Flight MH370 last location far from any landing sites

2014-03-24 17:09

Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak says new satellite analysis showed the last location of Flight MH370 was in a remote location far from any possible landing sites.

Maldives probes reports of MH370 sighting

2014-03-19 07:07

Police in the Maldives are probing reports that islanders in the tourism paradise saw a "low-flying jumbo jet" on the day the missing Malaysia Airlines plane vanished.

Speculation over pilot's politics disgusting - Anwar

2014-03-18 07:28

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has condemned speculation that the captain of a missing Malaysian airliner may have been driven by political motives to sabotage the plane.

Malaysia cops probe all with aviation skills

2014-03-17 08:57

Malaysian police are investigating a flight engineer who was among the passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane as they focus on the pilots and anyone else on board who had aviation skills.

Focus back on Malaysia pilots, stolen passports

2014-03-15 14:18

Confirmation that a missing Malaysian airliner has been deliberately diverted suggests several scenarios that will sharpen scrutiny of the cockpit crew and the passengers with stolen passports.

Plane's disappearance deliberate - Malaysia PM

2014-03-15 09:10

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says investigators now know that the missing Malaysian airliner's communications were deliberately disabled.

Malaysia flight hijacked - investigators

2014-03-15 07:08

Investigators have concluded that one or more people with significant flying experience hijacked the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, switched off communication devices and steered it off-course.

Satellites picked up 'pings' from Malaysia jet

2014-03-14 10:03

Clues continue to surface and then be denied as the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 enters day six.

US searches Indian Ocean for missing plane

2014-03-14 08:14

As the search for flight MH370 continues security officials have begun to widen their search to include the Indian Ocean according to the white house.

Pilots of Malaysian mystery plane under scrutiny

2014-03-13 13:49

The captain of a missing Malaysian jet is said to be an engineering buff who assembled his own flight simulator, while friends of the co-pilot are defending his reputation.

Plane flew for hours after last location - report

2014-03-13 09:15

The Malaysian Airlines passenger jet that went missing over the weekend stayed in the air for about four hours past the time it had reached its last confirmed location, a news report says.

No debris at spot shown on China images - Malaysia

2014-03-13 07:09

Malaysia's civil aviation chief says no signs of the missing Malaysian jetliner have been found at a location where Chinese satellite images have shown what might be plane debris.

Malaysia cops deny photos altered in jet drama

2014-03-12 13:59

Malaysian police have dismissed claims that they doctored photographs of two Iranians who boarded a missing airliner with stolen passport.

Malaysia Airlines doubts that crew was at fault

2014-03-12 11:19

A senior Malaysia Airlines' executive says that the airline has "no reason to believe" that any actions by the crew caused the disappearance of a jetliner over the weekend.

Malaysia co-pilot 'entertained' SA girls in cockpit

2014-03-12 08:57
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A South African who in 2011 boarded a plane flown by the co-pilot now missing on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has revealed how she and a friend were entertained in the cockpit during their flight.

Malaysia jet mystery revives black-box debate

2014-03-12 07:19

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has rekindled a debate over the iconic "black box" flight recorder and whether it's time for aircraft to start live-streaming in-flight data.

Stolen passports probed in plane mystery

2014-03-11 09:10

There is still no trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, a day after authorities questioned travel agents in Thailand about two men who boarded the flight with stolen passports.

Hunt for Malaysia jet to focus on west coast

2014-03-11 08:02

The search area for a missing jetliner has expanded with Malaysian Airlines saying the western coast of the country is now the focus of the hunt.

 

Jet partly to blame in California crash - Asiana

2014-04-01 13:01

Asiana Airlines has acknowledged that its pilots failed to correct their fatally slow approach to a landing at San Francisco International Airport but also blamed the maker of the jet.

Planes spot objects in MH370 search

2014-03-28 16:30

An air and sea search for a missing Malaysian passenger jet has moved 1 100km north after authorities received new information.

Flight MH370: More than 300 new objects spotted

2014-03-27 15:01

Bad weather has cut short the air and sea hunt for the aircraft as satellite data revealed hundreds more objects that might be wreckage of Flight MH370.

Malaysia Flight MH370: No survivors, compensation offered

2014-03-25 12:19

Malaysia Airlines has offered monetary compensation to the families of the 239 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Mystery of MH370 'may never be solved'

2014-03-25 10:14

Even if searchers are able to miraculously pluck Malaysia Airlines flight 370's "black box" from the depths of the vast Indian Ocean, experts say it may not solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries.

Flight MH370 crashed in Indian Ocean

2014-03-24 16:08
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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean.

2 killed in US news helicopter crash

2014-03-18 18:49

Two people have been killed when a TV news helicopter crashed to the ground on top of at least two cars near a landmark tower in Seattle.

Malaysia 'must expand search for missing plane'

2014-03-17 11:37

Malaysia must "immediately" expand and clarify the scope of the search for a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared with 239 people on board, the Chinese foreign ministry says.

Malaysia pilot suicide investigated

2014-03-17 07:44

As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider is that one of them committed suicide.

Missing Malaysia plane hijacked: Passengers could still be alive

2014-03-15 09:12

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has confirmed the search area for the missing Malaysia airlines flight MH370 has been expanded.

Malaysia PM to brief press on hijacked jet

2014-03-15 07:56

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is to address a press conference on the fate of a missing Malaysian airliner, his office says.

Missing jet may be in Indian Ocean

2014-03-14 12:46

India says it was expanding its search for the missing Malaysian jetliner to seas west of the Andaman Islands as the international hunt shifted toward the Indian Ocean.

Malaysia denies plane flew for hours after vanishing

2014-03-13 12:25

Malaysian Transport Minister Hishamuddin Hussein says reports that a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet may have flown on for hours after it vanished from radar screens were not true.

Malaysia retires missing plane's flight code

2014-03-13 08:15

Malaysia Airlines has retired the missing jetliner's flight code as a sign of respect to the 239 passengers and crew on board.

Chinese site may show plane debris images

2014-03-13 06:57

China's official Xinhua News Agency says a government website has images of suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

Search for MH370: Key areas of confusion

2014-03-12 12:43

False alarms, swirling rumours and contradictory statements are surrounding reports about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Here are some of the key areas of confusion:

600 000 scan satellite images for clues on jet

2014-03-12 10:09

About 600 000 people have scanned satellite images from DigitalGlobe for clues to the fate of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, the company says.

Malaysia not sure which way jet was headed

2014-03-12 08:49

More than four days after a Malaysian jetliner went missing on route to Beijing, authorities have acknowledged they didn't know in which direction the plane was heading when it disappeared.

Malaysia Airlines: crowd source search launched

2014-03-11 11:06

Wising you could help out with the search for the Malaysia Aircraft that mysteriously went missing over the weekend? Well, here's on way to do it from your desk.

It's not hard for jets to disappear -experts

2014-03-11 08:02

In an age when people assume that any bit of information is just a click away, the thought that a jetliner could simply disappear over the ocean for more than two days is staggering.

China families still hopeful over missing jet

2014-03-11 07:10

Relatives of Chinese passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are still clutching to faint straws of hope for their loved ones, four days after the aircraft went missing.

 
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