ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR CRASHES

UPDATE | Narrow escape for 177 passengers after plane breaks into two

2020-02-05 18:44

A plane carrying 177 passengers skidded off the runway at an Istanbul airport and split into two after landing in rough weather on Wednesday, but officials said no-one had died.

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

2020-01-21 11:45

Iran's civil aviation authority has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month, in a preliminary report posted on its website.

'Commander-in-chief, resign, resign' - Iranians demand Khamenei to step down over plane shooting

2020-01-12 06:55

In a series of videos and comments, Iranians took their anger to social media, calling on the government's entirety to resign over downing the plane.

LATEST | Ukraine believes Iran plane probe will be 'objective and prompt'

2020-01-11 14:27

Ukraine has said Iran had provided enough data including videos and photographs to show the probe into Tehran's downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet will be objective and prompt.

All 170 aboard crashed Ukrainian plane dead: Iran

2020-01-08 07:14

All 170 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed after taking off from Tehran were killed, Iran's Red Crescent has said.

Remains of six recovered from missing Hawaii helicopter wreckage

2019-12-28 09:45

No indications anyone survived the crash and the search for the last person on board will continue.

Pilot ignored warning lights before helicopter crashed, killing 10

2019-10-30 16:38

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed into a packed Scottish pub, killing 10 people, "took a chance" by ignoring five low fuel warnings, an inquiry finds.

Ethiopian Airlines denies it tampered with flight records after crash

2019-10-09 13:19

Ethiopian Airlines denied whistleblower accusations that it tampered with the maintenance records of the Boeing 737 MAX jet which crashed in March, killing all 157 people on board.

WATCH | Several dead as WWII plane crashes in the US

2019-10-03 12:35

At least seven people were killed when a World War II bomber carrying 13 passengers and crew crashed at an airport in the northeastern US state of Connecticut, local media reports.

Experts to criticise US aviation authority over 737 MAX

2019-09-17 10:30

A panel of global civil aviation authorities is expected to criticise the US Federal Aviation Administration's approval of Boeing's 737 MAX, which has been grounded for six months following two crashes, a source familiar with the matter has said.

 

George plane crash: First black captain of SA aviation authority's flight inspection unit killed

2020-01-24 15:38

Three people who were killed in a plane crash have been identified as part of the South African Civil Aviation Authority's flight inspection unit, it has been revealed.

Two killed as light aircraft crashes near Springs Airfield

2020-01-13 09:45

A pilot and passenger have been killed in an aircraft crash near Springs Airfield in the City of Ekurhuleni.

Downing of Ukraine plane: The world demands full accountability from Iran

2020-01-11 18:49

Iran says it unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed outside Tehran killing 176 people, calls it an "unforgivable mistake".

Downing of Ukraine jet 'unforgivable mistake': Iran's Rouhani

2020-01-11 07:25

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country "deeply regrets" the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner, which he described as "a great tragedy & unforgivable mistake".

Four children among 18 killed in Sudan military plane crash - army

2020-01-03 11:49

Four children are among 18 people who have been killed after a Sudanese military transport plane crashed following take-off from West Darfur state, according to an army spokesperson.

Black boxes from crashed helicopters found in Mali

2019-11-27 22:50

The black boxes from two French military helicopters that collided in Mali killing 13 soldiers have been found, a French military spokesperson has said.

Mass prayer at sea on first anniversary of Indonesia jet crash

2019-10-29 14:59

Grieving relatives toss flowers into the sea where an Indonesian Lion Air jet crashed a year ago, killing all 189 on board, after a final accident report pointed to plane design flaws as a key factor in the disaster.

US, UK, South Africa withholding information in UN crash probe: lawyer

2019-10-09 06:29

A lawyer appointed by the United Nations to probe the mysterious 1961 plane crash death of secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold has said that the United States, Britain and South Africa were withholding information.

Indonesia finds design flaw, lapses in 737 MAX crash: report

2019-09-23 15:43

Draft report prepared by Indonesian investigators also identified string of pilot errors and maintenance mistakes.

PICS | Police helicopter crashes at KwaZulu-Natal airport

2019-08-20 14:18

A South African Police Service helicopter has crashed alongside a runway at Virginia Airport in KwaZulu-Natal.

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