CRASH

  • Germanwings co-pilot intentionally crashed the plane: Officials 5 hours 47 minutes ago

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. The statement came after the New York Times reported that "black box" recordings showed one of the...
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  • News 360: Germanwings co-pilot wilfully crashed jetliner, says French prosecutor 7 hours 10 minutes ago

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. ...
  • Co-pilot of Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps took sole control of plane and intentionally started descent: Officials 11 hours 50 minutes ago

    Paris: Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. The statement came after the New York Times reported that "black box" recordings showed one of the...
  • Debris of crashed naval aircraft located, 2 officers still missing 16 hours 38 minutes ago

    Panaji: The debris of a Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which crashed on Tuesday, was found but the two naval officers are still missing. INS Makar, a naval hydrographic vessel, has detected a large metallic object likely to be the fuselage of the ill fated Navy Dornier. The aircraft which was on a...
  • Two minutes when Airbus A320 lost contact may reveal the reason of crash Yesterday

    Seyne-Les-Alpes (France): A cockpit voice recorder badly damaged when a German jetliner smashed into an Alpine mountainside and a crucial two-minute span when the pilot lost contact are vital clues into what caused the plane to go down, killing all 150 people on board, officials said on Wednesday. Helicopters surveying the...
  • Navy's Dornier surveillance aircraft crashes in Goa; two missing Yesterday

    A Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed on Tuesday at around 11 pm on Tuesday and two officers on board have gone missing. ...
  • Navy surveillance aircraft crashes in Goa; two officers missing Yesterday

    Panaji: An Indian Navy surveillance aircraft crashed about 25 nautical miles south-west off Goa with two officers on-board missing. A Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed on Tuesday at around 11 pm and two officers on board have gone missing, navy sources said. A...
  • Crashed Germanwings plane black box found in France, 150 dead in the mishap 2 days ago

    Paris: French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says a black box has been located at the site in the French Alps where a plane crashed while traveling from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. Cazeneuve, speaking from the Alps region, said the black box had been located and would ultimately help in the investigation into...
  • French officials say 150 dead in Germanwings plane crash 2 days ago

    Paris: An Airbus operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote snowy area of the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 on board including 16 schoolchildren. Germanwings confirmed its flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Duesseldorf crashed with 144 passengers and six crew on board. The airline believed there...
  • MH17 crash: Dutch team to inspect new areas in Ukraine 5 days ago

    Hague: A team of 12 Dutch officials left for Ukraine on Friday to gather new evidence on last year's crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in areas previously considered unsafe owing to the fighting between rebels and government forces. The Dutch ministry of security and justice announced that the team...
  • Indonesia calls off search for remaining AirAsia victims March 18, 2015

    Jakarta: Indonesia has called off the search for the remaining victims of the AirAsia plane crash in the Java Sea, an official said on Wednesday. All 162 people aboard Airbus A320-200 died when it went down December 28 while flying from Surabaya, Indonesia's second-largest city, to Singapore. So far, 106 bodies...
  • Oregon woman sets herself on fire, crashes car, jumps off bridge - and lives March 16, 2015

    An Oregon woman who set herself on fire while driving, crashed her car on an interstate and then jumped off a highway bridge to a park below, survived the ordeal and was being treated at Portland area hospital, police said on 13th March. Another driver reported in an emergency call to...
  • IOC mourns French athletes' death in helicopter crash March 11, 2015

    Geneva: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has mourned the death of three French athletes who were killed in an helicopter crash in Argentina on Monday. London Olympic swimming champion Camille Muffat, Beijing Olympic boxing bronze medallist Alexis Vastine and yachtswoman Florence Arthaud were among ten people killed when two helicopters collided...
  • French sports stars killed in Argentina helicopter crash March 10, 2015

    Buenos Aires/Paris: Three French sports stars -- Olympic swimmer Camille Muffat, yachtswoman Florence Arthaud and boxer Alexis Vastine -- were among 10 people killed when two helicopters collided in Argentina on Monday during the filming of a reality TV show. Authorities said it was still unclear what caused the accident in...
  • French Olympic champions killed in air crash March 10, 2015

    Buenos Aires: London Olympics swimming champion Camille Muffat was among the 10 people killed on Monday when their helicopters collided in mid-air in Argentina. Muffat, 25, brought home three medals from the 2012 Games, including the 400 metres freestyle gold, reports Xinhua. Champion sailor Florence Arthaud and Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine were...
  • Vintage plane Harrison Ford crashed was well-restored, official says March 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Harrison Ford was piloting a World War Two vintage plane that had been restored to a high standard when he crash landed at a Los Angeles golf course after reporting an engine failure, a federal investigator said on Friday. Moments after Ford took off in his 1942 single-engine...
  • Indian-American surgeon among first to help actor Harrison Ford, injured in plane crash March 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Indian-American spine surgeon Sanjay Khurana was playing golf on Thursday when a single-engine plane crashed on the course. The pilot was none other than famous Hollywood actor Harrison Ford. Khurana was among the first to pull out the injured star from the wreckage. When Khurana saw the plane crash on...
  • Actor Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash in Los Angeles March 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Star Wars' star Harrison Ford was seriously injured on Thursday when the actor crashed his vintage plane on a Los Angeles golf course shortly after taking off from a local airport, a source told Reuters. The single-engine plane clipped a tree as it went down shortly after taking off...
  • J&K: Army helicopter crashes in Bandipora district, pilot, co-pilot reported dead February 11, 2015

    Srinagar: An army helicopter on Wednesday crashed in Bandipora district of central Kashmir, killing a Lieutenant Colonel and a Major who were piloting the chopper, an Army spokesperson said. The Dhruv helicopter of Army's aviation squadron based at Manasbal crashed about 30 minutes after it took off during a training sortie...
  • AirAsia crash: Divers retrieve more bodies, raising total to 100 February 7, 2015

    Jakarta: Indonesian divers have recovered several more bodies from December's AirAsia crash, including one from the jet's cockpit, bringing the total number of victims retrieved to 100, an official said on Saturday. The Airbus A320-200 crashed into the Java Sea on December 28 while flying from Surabaya, Indonesia's second-largest city,...
  • Both TransAsia plane engines lost power before Taiwan crash February 7, 2015

    Taipei: One of the two engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after takeoff, and the pilots apparently shut off the other before making a futile attempt to restart it, Taiwan's top aviation safety official said. It was unclear why the second engine was shut down, since...
  • Taiwan plane crashes into river after take-off, death toll rises to 23 February 5, 2015

    Taipei: A TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board careered into a river shortly after taking off from a downtown Taipei airport on Wednesday, killing 23 people and leaving 20 missing, officials said. Fifteen people survived the crash after the plane lurched between buildings, clipped a taxi and...
  • Watch: Plane with 58 people on board crashes in a river in Taiwan February 4, 2015

    Air travel continues to be a cause for worry in South East Asia where at least least 8 people have been killed after a TransAsia flight crash landed in a river in Taipei. 58 people were aboard the flight. Local reports suggests that dozens of people have been rescued but...
  • Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei; 12 killed February 4, 2015

    Taiwan: A Taiwanese flight with 58 people aboard went sideways, clipped an elevated roadway and careened into a river on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from the island's capital of Taipei, killing at least 12 people, local media and officials said. Rescue crews in rubber rafts clustered around an exposed area of...
  • Passenger plane crashes in Taiwan with 58 people aboard: reports February 4, 2015

    Taipei: A passenger plane with 58 people on board plunged into a river outside Taiwan's capital Taipei on Wednesday, with 10 people rescued and dozens trapped inside, according to television reports. The TransAsia ATR 72-600 turboprop plane was on a domestic flight when it hit a road bridge before ploughing...
  • French judge to probe AirAsia crash January 31, 2015

    Paris: France has opened a formal criminal investigation into the crash of an AirAsia plane in the Java Sea in December while a French co-pilot was at the controls, a judicial source said. A judge will investigate possible "manslaughter" in connection with the crash that killed all 162 people on board....
  • Malaysia officially declares MH370 crash an accident, says all passengers, crew presumed dead January 29, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Civil Aviation Authority has officially declared the MH370 crash an accident, fulfilling a legal obligation that will allow efforts to proceed with compensation claims. Malaysia civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman on Thursday said that the search for the Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared on March 8, 2014,...
  • MiG 27 fighter aircraft crashes in Barmer in Rajasthan, no casualty January 27, 2015

    Barmer: A MiG 27 fighter aircraft crashed in Barmer in Rajasthan on Tuesday. No casualties have been reported in the mishap as of now. Air Force sources said the crash occurred at about 3:10 PM. The pilot ejected safely, a defence spokesperson said in New Delhi. The aircraft, which is used for...
  • Divers find more bodies, reach AirAsia fuselage January 23, 2015

    Pangkalan Bun (Indonesia): Indonesian divers on Friday finally reached the fuselage of an AirAsia plane that crashed in December, an official said, as four more bodies were recovered from the Java Sea. Flight QZ8501 went down on December 28 in stormy weather with 162 people on board as it flew from...