George plane crash: Family calls for independent probe into SA aviation authority's safety compliance

2020-02-06 19:09

The husband of First Officer Tebogo Lekalakala - one of the pilots who died in a plane crash in George last month - has called on the government to set up an independent panel to investigate compliance within the flight inspection unit.

What a reporter being suspended for Kobe Bryant rape case tweets says about society right now

2020-01-28 17:13

WARNING: This article may trigger sensitive readers.

Ukraine plane crash: Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing

2020-01-14 13:05

Iran on Tuesday announced its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner in Tehran last week, after a third night of angry protests over the disaster.

No 'cover up' in shot down airliner accountability, Iran officials say

2020-01-13 13:56

Iran's government on Monday denied a "cover-up" after it took days for the armed forces to admit a Ukrainian airliner was shot down by mistake last week.

Flight 752: Analysts say optics match Iranian missile theory

2020-01-10 09:53

Airline tragedy that killed 176 people is testing international protocols for investigating air disasters.

WATCH: Two killed as SA plane crashes in Tanzania

2019-08-04 10:22

Two project directors were killed when a light aircraft registered in South Africa crashed in Tanzania on Saturday, the company said on Sunday.

Ethiopian crash throws spotlight back on Boeing

2019-03-12 06:01

These are worrying hours for Boeing – and tragic ones for 157 families, says Chris Bryant.

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

2018-11-28 11:05

A Lion Air jet that crashed last month should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem and never permitted to make the fatal flight, Indonesian authorities said in a report that took aim at the carrier's poor safety culture.

Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues Boeing

2018-11-16 20:08

The family of an Indonesian man killed in a Lion Air jet crash is suing Boeing, alleging that the accident may have been caused by a problem with the flight-control system in its newest 737 plane.

Seats, wheels of crashed Indonesian plane hauled from the sea

2018-11-02 19:31

Seats, wheels and other parts of a crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet were hauled from the depths as authorities analysed black box data that may explain why the new plane plummeted into the Java Sea, killing 189 people.


Leaked recording shows Iran knew its missiles hit Ukrainian plane

2020-02-03 20:59

Audio recording aired by Ukrainian TV purports Tehran knew its missiles downed passenger plane that killed 176 people.

New footage shows Iranian missiles hitting Ukraine plane

2020-01-15 11:12

The blurry film, shot from a rooftop in a village four miles from an Iranian military site, shows the Kiev-bound plane on fire and circling back to Tehran's airport.

Iran's Rouhani: Punish those responsible for air disaster

2020-01-14 12:18

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that everyone responsible for the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week must be punished.

'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.

Iran says Ukrainian plane turned back before crashing

2020-01-09 14:16

Iranian authorities have said a Ukrainian airliner, which crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board, turned back after "suffering a problem".

‘He was in a dark place’: Friends of SA pilot who killed himself in Botswana crash speak out

2019-04-05 15:51

It’s late afternoon and the sun has just sunk below the horizon as a group of friends chat around a braai at the clubhouse overlooking the airfield in Botswana.

Indonesian investigators say doomed Lion Air jet 'airworthy'

2018-11-29 17:16

Investigators of the October 28 crash of a Lion Air flight into the Java Sea have summoned reporters to clarify comments they made based on data from the aircraft's black boxes.

WWII pilot killed in vintage airplane crash in Texas

2018-11-19 22:02

A group that organises vintage fighter plane rides for veterans says a passenger who was killed when a World War II-era aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot.

Crashed Lion Air jet had air speed indicator glitch on fatal flight: official

2018-11-05 22:16

An Indonesian Lion Air jet that plunged into the Java Sea last week, killing all 189 on board, had an air speed indicator problem on its fatal flight and on three previous journeys, the country's transportation watchdog said.

Indonesia closes in on location of doomed jet's black box

2018-10-31 22:50

Indonesian investigators said they were homing in on the black box from a crashed jetliner after locating its "pings" two days after the jet crashed shortly after take-off with 189 people on board.

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