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Plane crash: 'Two Eagles on their last flight'

2017-09-05 22:28

"Two Eagles on their last flight." That's how the Eagle Air flight school at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria bid farewell in a post on their Facebook page to two pilots who died in a crash.

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

2017-08-03 18:06

A flight instructor and trainee pilot of a small plane that crash landed on a crowded beach near Lisbon, killing a man and an eight-year-old girl, have appeared in court.

Rescuers find missing plane with all 5 on board killed

2017-07-06 17:02

Rescuers say five people aboard a plane in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua were killed when it crashed in a remote area.

Debris from Myanmar military plane found in sea - official

2017-06-07 15:31

Pieces of a Myanmar military plane which went missing with more than 100 soldiers and family members aboard have been found in the Andaman Sea, an official says.

Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

2017-04-21 12:52

Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean.

Zim plane crash: Leading gold producer claims ownership of cargo

2017-01-13 11:40

A leading gold producer, developer and explorer in southern Africa, Metallon Corporation, has claimed ownership of the gold that was being transported by a private plane that crash-landed in southern Zimbabwe.

Plane carrying gold crashes in southern Zimbabwe

2017-01-12 06:11

A private plane carrying gold worth nearly a million dollars crashed in southern Zimbabwe early this week, the Civil Aviation of Zimbabwe has confirmed.

Russian plane crash probe finds no evidence of explosion

2016-12-29 12:55

A Russian military official says analysis of a crashed plane's flight recorders has shown there was no explosion on board.

Witness who filmed Russian plane's crash located

2016-12-27 22:32

Russia's top investigative agency says it has located a man who filmed a Russian military plane as it crashed in the Black Sea.

Russia starts studying Black Sea flight recorder

2016-12-27 15:32

Russia's transport minister says investigators have begun to study one of the flight recorders from the plane that crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 92 on board.

 

Scientists find 'potential clue' to narrow MH370 search area

2017-08-17 10:30

Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash.

2 killed as plane crash-lands on Portugal beach

2017-08-03 06:29

A light plane has made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon, killing a 50-year-old man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing.

Myanmar ship recovers black box from crashed plane

2017-06-18 20:09

A Myanmar ship has retrieved the black box of a plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board, the army says, raising hopes of discovering the cause of the tragedy.

French investigators: EgyptAir MS804 crash an accident

2017-05-06 16:08

No traces of explosives were found on the remains of French victims aboard an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May 2016, a source close to the French investigation says.

At least 32 dead in Turkish cargo plane crash

2017-01-16 06:24

Kyrgyzstan said at least 32 people, including six children, were killed when a cargo plane crashed near Bishkek airport.

Zim plane crash: Ownership of cargo remains unclear

2017-01-12 14:00

An engine failure caused a private plane carrying gold to crash-land in southern Zimbabwe, injuring two people, officials say, but ownership of the cargo still remains unclear.

MH370 search to end in two weeks

2017-01-06 11:53

The hunt for missing flight MH370 will end in two weeks, Malaysia's transport minister says, as relatives of passengers demanded authorities push on with the search.

Second black box from crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

2016-12-28 15:05

Russian rescuers trawling the Black Sea have found the second black box from a Syria-bound military plane that crashed at the weekend with 92 people on board.

Black boxes: A treasure trove of data for air crash probes

2016-12-27 19:50

After finding possible survivors and victim remains, the first priority of air crash investigators is to locate the black boxes, a duo of data recorders that can hold vital clues on why an aircraft went down.

Rescuers find flight recorder from Black Sea plane crash

2016-12-27 09:06

Russia's defense ministry says rescue teams have found a flight recorder from the plane that crashed into the Black Sea over the weekend.

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