ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

Pilot: Lightning prompted deadly Russian plane crash-landing

2019-05-07 12:00

Investigators find black boxes from Sukhoi Superjet-100 as probe into fatal Moscow airport crash continues.

WATCH: More than 20 injured as Boeing 737 skids off runway into Florida river

2019-05-04 10:57

A Boeing 737 slid off a runway into a river after crash-landing at a Florida naval air station officials said, with more than 20 escaping with minor injuries and no fatalities reported.

More Indonesians join cases against Boeing after CEO apology

2019-04-08 22:58

More families of victims of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia are suing Boeing Co. after its chief executive apologised last week and said a software update for the MAX 8 jet would prevent further disasters.

WATCH: Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet - minister

2019-04-04 12:09

The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month killing 157 people, repeatedly followed procedures recommended by Boeing, but were unable to regain control of the jet, the Ethiopian transport minister said.

German authorities recover bodies from small plane wreck

2019-04-02 05:13

German authorities have begun recovering the bodies of three people, believed to include one of Russia's richest women, who were killed in a small plane crash.

Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this week

2019-03-26 22:02

An Ethiopian official said a preliminary report on a deadly plane crash that killed 157 on March 10 will be made public later this week.

Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate training

2019-03-25 22:42

Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators", rejecting reports that they had not been properly prepared to handle the new aircraft.

'I am not planning to heal': A crash leaves suspended grief

2019-03-18 15:31

The Rev. George Kageche Mukua was coming home. The Catholic priest had last seen his Kenyan family a year ago, when he boarded a plane for Europe.

Ethiopia crash black boxes arrive in France for analysis

2019-03-15 05:18

Flight data recorders from a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight have arrived in Paris for analysis.

Ethiopian Airlines 'has flown' black boxes of crashed Boeing to Paris

2019-03-14 09:25

Ethiopian Airlines have said that the black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed with 157 people on board have been flown to Paris for analysis.

 

WATCH: 41 dead as Russian plane bursts into flames on landing

2019-05-06 07:27

A Russian passenger plane erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke after making an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people including at least two children.

3 killed, 4 injured in Nepal plane crash near Mount Everest

2019-04-15 10:34

At least 3 people have been killed and 4 injured after a small plane crashed into a parked helicopter during takeoff at the only airport in Nepal's Everest region.

Gone in 6 minutes: an Ethiopian Airlines jet's final journey

2019-04-05 20:23

From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new Boeing jetliner, pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines flight encountered problems with the plane.

Ethiopian 737 pilots followed Boeing guidelines before crash - WSJ

2019-04-03 11:03

The pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane that crashed last month initially took the emergency steps outlined by the manufacturer but still could not regain control, The Wall Street Journal reported.

WATCH: Anti-stall system was on before Ethiopian jet crash, says report

2019-03-29 18:30

Investigators have determined that an anti-stall system automatically activated before an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet plunged into the ground, a newspaper reports.

Suicide plane crash 'not the first' in Botswana - report

2019-03-26 07:17

The apparent suicide plane crash that took place in Botswana at the weekend was reportedly not the first in that country.

SA pilot behind Botswana crash called friend from aircraft, looking for wife - report

2019-03-25 11:22

A friend of pilot Charl Viljoen who flew into a clubhouse in Botswana realised something was wrong when Viljoen called him from the aircraft asking about his wife's whereabouts, according to reports.

Pilot quickly called in Ethiopia plane emergency - NYT report

2019-03-16 07:05

The pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed requested permission "in a panicky voice" to return to the airport shortly after takeoff, The New York Times reports.

US grounds Boeing 737 MAX amid growing safety concerns

2019-03-14 11:04

The ban on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft became worldwide after US President Donald Trump joined Canada and other countries in grounding the aircraft amid mounting global fears for the jets' airworthiness.

SA transport department to help probe deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

2019-03-12 12:15

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says his department will work with its Ethiopian counterpart to investigate the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash.

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