Two die as Tom Cruise movie crew plane crashes

2015-09-12 14:57

Two people died when a plane carrying crew members from a film starring Tom Cruise crashed in Colombia, aviation authorities and Universal Pictures say.

NEWSPAPERS: Marikana anniversary and plane crash

Today's newspapers focus on the anniversary of the Marikana killings and a plane crash that left five dead in Cape Town.

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Military transport plane crashes in Spain

2015-05-09 20:51

An Airbus military transport plane has crashed while performing a test flight in Spain, killing four of its crew, officials say.

Germanwings crash: Plane's 'black box' found

2015-03-25 06:00

The 'black box' of crashed Germanwings Airbus A320 has been recovered, and may hold clues as to what caused the plane to dive, apparently killing all 150 people on board.

AirAsia pilots disabled computer

2015-01-30 13:54

The pilots of the AirAsia plane that crashed off Indonesia last month switched off a computer system shortly before the accident, a report says.

AirAsia jet 'was in sound condition before crash'

2015-01-29 07:59

The AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea last month killing all 162 people was in sound condition and all crew members were properly certified, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee says.

AirAsia crash: What happens to bodies in water?

2015-01-06 06:00

A top Indonesian official says speed is of utmost importance when it comes to maritime disasters because bodies deteriorate quickly in water.

Indonesia to probe all AirAsia flight schedules

2015-01-03 12:02

Indonesia’s transport ministry is set to investigate all Indonesia AirAsia flight schedules, a government official says, as part of a government probe into the passenger jet that crashed into the sea last week.

Doomed AirAsia flight schedule unauthorised – official

2015-01-03 08:26

The AirAsia plane that crashed last weekend was flying on an unauthorised schedule, Indonesia's transport ministry says, adding it had now frozen the airline's permission to fly the route.

AirAsia crash: 7 more bodies recovered

2015-01-02 10:40

Investigation into the AirAsia crash has turned to the ocean floor, with more sonar equipment and metal detectors deployed to scour the seabed for wreckage, including the plane’s black boxes.


MH370 wreck likely south of Java, simulations show

2015-09-01 21:04

A 500km by 500km patch of ocean due south of the Indonesian island of Java is the most likely crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a group of German researchers say.

Indonesian plane crash: Engine blamed

2015-07-02 19:00

An engine malfunction is likely the cause of the crash of an Indonesian military plane in Medan city, the Air Force says. .

Germanwings crash: Call to stop shaming mental illnesses

2015-04-01 17:13

The stigma associated with mental health is once again being questioned following the Germanwings plane disaster that claimed the lives of 150 passengers.

Two killed in North West plane crash

2015-03-12 16:14

Two men have been killed when their plane crashed near Potchefstroom airfield, near the army base.

First officer flying AirAsia jet at time of crash - investigators

2015-01-29 08:40

The French first officer of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea last month was at the controls at the time of the accident, investigators say.

Search area shifts slightly for crashed AirAsia plane

2015-01-06 08:00

The search operation for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 is set to spread slightly eastward as the weather and currents drag wreckage in that direction, the head of Indonesia’s rescue agency says.

AirAsia crash: Indonesia expands search for bodies

2015-01-05 07:50

Recovery teams have expanded their search in the Java Sea as they race to find bodies and wreckage form AirAsia Flight QZ8501.

Girl, 7, survives US plane crash

2015-01-03 11:15

A 7-year-old girl has walked free from the wreckage of a private plane that crashed in a wooded area of Kentucky, killing four others on board, US police say.

Searchers find 2 big parts of crashed AirAsia plane

2015-01-03 07:16

Recovery teams have found two big parts of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, which crashed into the sea last weekend with 162 people on board, Indonesia's top search official says.

MH370 relatives view Indonesia crash with empathy, envy

2015-01-02 09:22

Their own mystery unsolved, families of the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 view Indonesia crash with empathy, envy.

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