Families of EgyptAir crash victims to get compensation

2016-06-20 21:33

EgyptAir says advance compensation payments of $25 000 will be offered to families of the 66 people killed when one of its planes crashed into the Mediterranean last month.

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

2016-06-17 15:05

Search teams have recovered the second flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane from the bottom of the Mediterranean that could prove vital in establishing the cause of the crash.

Satellite spots oil slick near EgyptAir crash site

2016-05-20 16:01

A European Space Agency satellite has spotted an oil slick near the site where a missing EgyptAir plane is likely to have crashed with 66 people on board.

EgyptAir wreckage found in Mediterranean

2016-05-20 11:17

Egypt's military said its search teams have found wreckage from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean with 66 people on board.

Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian jet

2016-05-20 07:41

An EgyptAir jetliner with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, authorities say. Egyptian and Russian officials said it may have been brought down by terrorists.

Lufthansa, Air France avoid flying over Sinai

2015-10-31 19:59

Two of Europe's largest airlines have decided to avoid flying over the Sinai peninsula while they wait for clarity on what caused a Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew to crash in the area.

Inquiry finds MH17 plane shot down by Russian-made BUK missile – report

2015-10-13 09:51

International investigators have concluded that doomed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-led eastern Ukraine, a report says.

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.


EgyptAir black boxes badly damaged

2016-06-17 22:43

The voice and data recorders from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean nearly a month ago are "extensively damaged" and will need repairs before they can be analysed, an airline official says.

Paris airport renews security crackdown after EgyptAir crash

2016-05-20 22:16

French investigators are checking again for security flaws at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport after the EgyptAir crash, despite already stripping hundreds of employees of their security clearance since last year's jihadist attacks.

Body part found in search for EgyptAir plane

2016-05-20 13:27

Egyptian authorities say they have spotted a body part, 2 seats and suitcases in the search for the crashed EgyptAir plane.

'Absolutely no indication' what caused EgyptAir crash: France

2016-05-20 09:52

France's foreign minister says there is "absolutely no indication" what had caused the crash of an EgyptAir flight, despite Egyptian authorities saying terrorism was the most likely cause.

Crash: Egypt finds both black boxes

2015-10-31 20:51

Egypt has found both black boxes from a Russian passenger plane that crashed in the country's Sinai peninsula, killing 224 people, the civil aviation minister says.

Russian airline: No grounds to blame human error for Egypt crash

2015-10-31 15:36

Russian airline Kogalymavia says it sees no grounds to blame human error for the crash of one of its planes in Egypt, in which 224 people are said to have died.

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.

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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.

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