Air Traffic Control

  • Nepal plane crash kills 18 in snow, rain and fog 18-02-2014 08:46 AM

    Kathmandu: Rescuers on Monday found the wreckage of a plane that slammed into a snow-covered mountain in Nepal and burst into flames, killing 18 people, including a child, authorities said. Moving slowly through thick snow, rescuers walked for 13 kilometers (8 miles) to the crash site. Air traffic control had...
  • No disinvestment of Air India: Vayalar Ravi 20-10-2011 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Thursday ruled out disinvestment of Air India saying it is trying to bring the cash strapped national carrier to 'no-profit, no-loss' status. "There is no plan of disinvestment in Air India or to bring an IPO in the near future by the government. As a...
  • Plane crashes in Indonesia; 18 on board dead 01-10-2011 02:51 PM

    Bahorok: The bodies of all 18 people who were on board a plane that crashed into the jungle-covered mountains of western Indonesia were recovered from the wreckage on Saturday, an official said. The Spanish-designed CASA C-212 lost contact with air traffic control early on Thursday while flying from North Sumatra...
  • Cracks in windscreen, plane makes priority landing 18-09-2011 02:21 PM

    Kolkata: A Port Blair-Kolkata Air India flight made a priority landing in Sunday after its wind screen developed cracks shortly before touching down, airport sources said. Air India's flight AI-788 with 59 passengers on board took off from Port Blair on scheduled time at 8.15 am. But shortly before landing...
  • Mumbai Airport operations back to normal: ATC 03-07-2011 03:00 PM

    Mumbai: The failure of the new software being tested at the Mumbai airport delayed only four flights on Sunday morning and the airport is now back to normal, Air Traffic Control officials said. "Four departures from Mumbai were delayed by 15-20 minutes and no arrivals were affected. The Auto Track...
  • ATC failure delays flights at Mumbai airport 03-07-2011 11:59 AM

    Mumbai: Around 30 flights at the Mumbai airport were cancelled early Thursday morning as the new Air Traffic Control software undergoing test run failed, airport officials said. The Auto Track-III software, the new upgraded software supplied by the US Defence contractor Raytheon failed between 3.15 am and 4.55 am, forcing...
  • Pilots' last conversation with ATC before the crash 26-05-2011 09:09 PM

    CNN-IBN has accessed the Air Traffic Control conversation with the single engine PC 12 aircraft. Listen in to what happened minutes before the ill-fated air ambulance plummeted. ...
  • Congestions, near misses endanger air space 25-12-2007 01:28 AM

    Mirpur: Bangladesh are in a familiar territory but skipper Shakib Al Hasan is taking nothing for granted ahead of their group B World Cup match against the West Indies. The two-time winners, who last toured the country way back in 2002, suffered a 0-3 whitewash against the same team at...