YEMENIA AIR

  • Yemen airline crash survivor recalls tragedy July 3, 2009

    Paris: A 14yearold girl who survived Tuesday's crash of a Yemenia Air Airbus A310 told her father that the accident occurred suddenly and that she heard other survivors in the water, France 24 news station reported on Wednesday. "Everything went black, and we went down," Bakari Bahiya told her father Bakari...
  • Pilot of Yemenia plane did not send distress signal July 2, 2009

    Sana'a (Yemen): The Yemen Airways plane that crashed off the Comoros islands with 153 people on board did not issue a distress signal or report any mechanical problems, a company official said on Wednesday. "Aviation authorities in the Comoros informed us that the Moroni Airport control did not receive a distress...
  • Yemen plane crash's 14yrold survivor reunited with father July 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Investigators have recovered the black boxes of the Yemenia aeroplane that crashed on Tuesday. A French official reportedly confirmed that a navy vessel is out in the Indian ocean to retrieve the recorder. The black boxes will help piece together the reasons for the crash. Authorities claim the...
  • Baby rescued alive from Comoros crash debris June 30, 2009

    Moroni (Comoros): A Yemenia jet with 153 people on board crashed into the Indian Ocean on Tuesday as it tried to land during strong winds on the island nation of Comoros. Officials said one child was plucked alive from the sea. There was no word on other survivors. At least three...
  • Plane with 150 on board crashes in Indian Ocean June 30, 2009

    Moroni: An airliner belonging to Yemeni state carrier Yemenia Air crashed in the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros with 150 people on board, a senior government official said on Tuesday. "We don't know if there are any survivors among the 150 people on the plane," Comoros VicePresident Idi Nadhoim told Reuters...