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: 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.

Weather worries remain in hunt for AirAsia plane

2015-01-02 07:04

More ships have arrived with sensitive equipment to hunt for the fuselage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 and the more than 150 people still missing since it crashed into the sea five days ago.

AirAsia plane may have managed to ditch - experts

2015-01-01 14:05

As search teams hunt for the black boxes of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, analysts say the pilot may have managed to make an emergency water landing, only for the plane to be overcome by high seas.

Search widens for Airasia crash victims

2015-01-01 07:10

The search for victims of the AirAsia plane crash in waters off Indonesia has widened, reports say, as more bodies from around the crash site in the Java Sea were taken ashore.


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.

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.

Searchers hopeful in AirAsia search

2015-01-02 08:21

Indonesian recovery teams have narrowed the search area for AirAsia Flight QZ8501, hopeful they are closing in on the plane’s crash site, with a total of 16 bodies and more debris recovered from the sea.

AirAsia Indonesia pilot fails drug test - airline

2015-01-01 16:01

AirAsia Indonesia says it has suspended a pilot after he failed a random drugs test, days after 162 people were killed when one of the airline's planes crashed into the sea off the island of Borneo.

Indonesia vows 'all-out effort' in search for AirAsia victims

2015-01-01 09:05

Indonesian rescuers have promised an "all-out effort" to search for bodies from AirAsia Flight QZ850, as international investigators joined attempts to locate the fuselage of the ill-fated plane.

Putin, Abbott want genuine probe of MH17 crash

2014-11-11 12:31

President Vladimir Putin has discussed the MH17 plane crash with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on the sidelines of an APEC summit, with both leaders favouring a “genuine” probe of the tragedy.

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