ARTICLES RELATING TO PLANE CRASHES

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.

Massive search for Russia plane crash bodies

2016-12-26 11:17

Thousands of rescuers are searching for bodies in the Black Sea as Russia marks a day of mourning following the crash of a Syria-bound military plane carrying 92 people.

Zuma saddened by Russian plane crash

2016-12-25 21:41

President Jacob Zuma sent his condolences to family members of victims of the Russian military plane that crashed into the Black Sea, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation said.

Colombian cargo plane crash kills five crew

2016-12-21 14:15

A Colombian cargo plane crashed three minutes after taking off in the east of the country Tuesday evening, killing five crew members and critically injuring another, officials said.

 

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.

2 escape uninjured after 'hard landing' in Stellenbosch

2016-12-26 13:43

Two occupants of a helicopter have escaped uninjured after a hard landing in Stellenbosch, paramedics say.

Russia says focus not on terrorism in plane crash probe

2016-12-26 09:11

Russia's transport minister says a pilot error or a technical fault is likely to be the cause of the plane crash over the Black Sea.

'No sign of survivors' at Russian plane crash site

2016-12-25 12:24

The Russian defence ministry said there was no sign of survivors at the site where a military plane travelling to Syria crashed in the Black Sea, local news agencies reported.

Pilot in footballers' crash in Colombia 'was not trained properly'

2016-12-18 13:22

The pilot in the plane crash that killed 71 people traveling to Colombia on a Bolivian charter including footballers from Brazil had not flown enough hours to pilot commercial flights, a copilot's attorney said Saturday.

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