It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
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Ethiopians still haunted by crash of Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane a year ago that killed all 157 people on board.
Four men accused of murder over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014 went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday, with families of the 298 victims calling for justice.
Four suspects are to go on trial in the Netherlands next week accused of playing a role in downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine on July 17, 2014.
Audio recording aired by Ukrainian TV purports Tehran knew its missiles downed passenger plane that killed 176 people.
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 President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that everyone responsible for the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week must be punished.
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.
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".
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.
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.
A year later, the crash site - now surrounded by an unfinished wooden fence - sees little activity besides visits from mourners bearing flowers.
Gebru Ketema was outside tending cattle on the morning when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 plunged from the sky into a field near his village, killing all 157 people on board.
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.
WARNING: This article may trigger sensitive readers.
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.
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.
Airline tragedy that killed 176 people is testing international protocols for investigating air disasters.
Two project directors were killed when a light aircraft registered in South Africa crashed in Tanzania on Saturday, the company said on Sunday.
These are worrying hours for Boeing – and tragic ones for 157 families, says Chris Bryant.
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.
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