Crash

  • Signals 'rapidly fading', long jet search ahead: Australian PM 12-04-2014 08:34 PM

    Signals possibly from the black box of the ill-fated Malaysian jet were "rapidly fading" and the ongoing massive search for the plane was likely to continue "for a long time", Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Saturday. "Given that the signal from the black box is rapidly fading, what...
  • Australian PM confident signals coming from missing Malaysian plane 11-04-2014 09:05 AM

    Perth: Australia's prime minister said on Friday authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Tony Abbott told reporters in Shanghai, China, that search crews had significantly narrowed down the area they...
  • MH370: What do we know? What will we ever know? 04-04-2014 06:49 PM

    At the time - the evening of March 24 - it seemed like the breakthrough the world was waiting for. In a hastily called speech, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that an unprecedented analysis of satellite signals concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "ended" deep in the Indian Ocean,...
  • India sends blackbox of crashed C-130J to US for decoding data 30-03-2014 02:17 PM

    The black box of the C-130J transport aircraft that crashed near Gwalior on Friday has suffered damage and the Air Force has sent it to the US to seek the assistance of its manufacturer Lockheed Martin in decoding the data, IAF officials said on Sunday. The connectors of the Flight...
  • UK: Aircraft crashes into a field, 2 persons dead 30-03-2014 07:12 AM

    London: Two persons, including the pilot, have been killed when a light aircraft crashed into a field in a rural area in the UK, officials said. Emergency services were alerted to a major incident that a plane had gone down in Essex, a home county north-east of London, last evening....
  • Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha pays his last respect to dead C-130J crew 29-03-2014 11:53 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paid his last respects to the crew members of C-130J at a ceremonial function held at Hindan Air Force Station on Saturday. The family members also paid their last respects to the martyrs who lost their lives in the...
  • IAF C-130J crash: 2 Wing Commanders, 2 Squadron Leaders among dead 28-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five IAF personnel on board. The casualties included Wing Commander Prashant Joshi, Wing Commander Rajiv Nair, Squadron Leader Kaushik Mishra, Squadron Leader Ashish Yadav and Warrant Officer KP Singh. The C-130J Super...
  • IAF's C-130J Hercules aircraft crashes near Gwalior, 5 killed 28-03-2014 02:17 PM

    In a major setback to the Air Force, a newly acquired US-made C-130J transport aircraft on Friday crashed near Gwalior after taking off from Agra air base, killing five crew members, including four officers. Two Wing Commanders, two Squadron Leaders and another crew member were killed in the Super Hercules...
  • Newly-acquired IAF aircraft C-130J Super Hercules crashes near Gwalior, 5 dead 28-03-2014 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five defence personnel on board. The C-130J Super Hercules, acquired by India in 2010 from the US, had taken off from the Agra airbase on a flying training missing on Friday morning...
  • Chandigarh: Haryana Governor's aircraft crashlands, no casualties 27-03-2014 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Haryana Governor, Jagannath Pahadia, had a narrow escape on Thursday when his aircraft allegedly crashlanded at the Chandigarh airport. The mishap happened on the runway as the aircraft carrying Pahadia was about to take off from the Chandigarh technical airport. Pahadia has been taken to a hospital...
  • Investigators: Unsafe speed caused Paul Walker's car crash 26-03-2014 12:23 PM

    Los Angeles: The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling up to 94 mph when it went out of control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies into the November accident. The sports car...
  • Chinese families clash with police, slam Malaysia over MH370 25-03-2014 02:45 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Dozens of angry relatives of passengers on a lost Malaysian jetliner clashed with police in Beijing on Tuesday, accusing the Southeast Asian country of "delays and deception" a day after it confirmed the plane crashed in remote seas off Australia. About 20 to 30 protesters threw water bottles...
  • We do not know how or why MH370 crashed, says Malaysia Airlines 25-03-2014 10:47 AM

    Kuala Lampur: A day after the Malaysia Airlines ended the two-week long wait and announced to the world that the MH370 flight with 239 people on board crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, the airlines on Tuesday said, "We do not know why, we do not know how the terrible...
  • What Malaysia Airlines said on MH370 25-03-2014 08:42 AM

    Australia has called of the search for MH370, saying the southern Indian Ocean is dangerous. ...
  • Malaysian plane crash: What we know, and still don't 25-03-2014 07:29 AM

    A summary of the questions answered, and still pending, about the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's Monday announcement: what we know: The plane crashed: Najib said satellite data showed the flight "ended in the southern Indian Ocean," confirming that the Boeing 777 that...
  • MH370 crash: China demands satellite data from Malaysia 25-03-2014 07:04 AM

    Beijing: China has demanded Malaysia to provide satellite data which led to its judgement that flight MH370 ended in the Indian Ocean. "We demand the Malaysian side to make clear the specific basis on which they come to this judgement," Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Xie Hangsheng said here last night...
  • 7 leading theories on disappearance of Malaysian flight MH370 20-03-2014 08:04 AM

    New York: Countless theories have surfaced about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly two weeks ago. Some are plausible, some are downright absurd. There is, unfortunately, no clear answer as the families of the 239 passengers and crew - and the rest of the world - wait in...
  • FBI examines simulator data taken from MH370's pilot's home 20-03-2014 07:25 AM

    Kulala Lumpur/Washington: The FBI is helping Malaysian authorities to analyse data from a flight simulator belonging to the captain of a missing Malaysian airliner, a US official said on Wednesday as investigators grasped for clues 12 days after the plane vanished. Malaysia's police chief, Khalid Abu Bakar, said an examination...
  • Two dead in news helicopter crash near Seattle Space Needle 19-03-2014 11:26 AM

    A news helicopter crashed and burst into flames in downtown Seattle near the Space Needle on Tuesday, killing a pilot and a photographer on board and setting three cars on fire in the popular tourist area, officials said. The chopper appeared to have fallen to the street as it attempted...
  • Helicopter crashes in downtown Seattle, at least two dead 18-03-2014 10:03 PM

    Seattle: At least two people were killed when a news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle on Tuesday, setting cars on fire in a popular tourist area near the Space Needle, authorities and local media reported. Two people were found dead when emergency responders arrived at the scene, the Seattle Fire...
  • Missing Malaysian jet: UN watchdog says no explosion, crash detected 18-03-2014 10:41 AM

    United Nations: A UN-backed nuclear watchdog has said that it did not detect either any explosion or crash that could be linked to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, amid continued speculation over fate of the aircraft. "Regarding the missing Malaysian Airlines flight... the Vienna-based Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) confirmed...
  • Missing Malaysian jet: Vasthu Shastra expert joins search 13-03-2014 08:52 PM

    While scores of vessels and aircraft are still scouring the seas of southeast Asia for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, a Vasthu Shastra expert has claimed the aircraft will be found on or before Saturday. Yuvaraj Sowma, a Chennai-based astrologer and Vasthu Shastra expert, told the Malaysian Star on Wednesday...
  • Mohan Kumaramangalam's grandson confirmed on missing plane 11-03-2014 03:58 PM

    An Indian woman, daughter of the late Indian minister Mohan Kumaramangalam, has reached Beijing after it was confirmed that her Indo-Canadian son and Chinese daughter-in-law were on board the Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines aircraft that went missing on Saturday. Uma Mukherjee, who lives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is the...
  • Interpol probes more suspect passports from missing flight 10-03-2014 03:37 PM

    Interpol is investigating more suspect passports used to board a missing Malaysia Airlines flight, in addition to two European ones that were falsely used by unidentified passengers, the global police agency said on Sunday. An Italian man and an Austrian man were falsely listed as passengers on Beijing-bound flight MH370,...
  • Vietnam reports object in sea that may be part of missing jet 10-03-2014 03:30 PM

    A Vietnamese navy plane has spotted an object suspected of belonging to a Malaysian jetliner that went missing early on Saturday with 239 people on board, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam said on its website on Sunday. The authority said it was too dark to be certain the object...
  • Vietnam reports object in sea that may be part of missing jet 10-03-2014 01:25 PM

    A Vietnamese navy plane has spotted an object suspected of belonging to a Malaysian jetliner that went missing early on Saturday with 239 people on board, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam said on its website on Sunday. The authority said it was too dark to be certain the object...
  • Missing Malaysian plane mystery deepens, no debris found 10-03-2014 12:53 PM

    The mystery surrounding the disappearance of a Malaysian plane with 239 people aboard deepened on Monday with multinational search teams still unable to find the debris from the missing aircraft after over two days. "Unfortunately, we have not found anything that appears to be objects from the aircraft, let alone...
  • Search planes scour sea for missing Malaysian jetliner 10-03-2014 11:40 AM

    Search and rescue planes scoured waters off the southern tip of Vietnam on Monday, searching for any trace of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner 48 hours after it vanished from radar screens with 239 people on board. Questions mounted over possible security lapses and whether a bomb or hijacking could have...
  • Passengers of crashed Malaysian flight identified, five Indians named 08-03-2014 06:40 PM

    Kuala Lampur: The passengers who were on board on the Malaysian Airline flight which crashed into the South China sea have been identified. The five Indian passengers who were on board have been identified as - Chetana Kolekar (55), Swanand Kolekar (23), Vinod Kolekar (59), Chandrikams Sharma (51), Kranti Shirsath...
  • Malaysia Airlines denies crash report, says plane still missing 08-03-2014 01:22 PM

    Kuala Lampur: A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing over the South China Sea on Saturday, presumed crashed, as ships from countries closest to its flight path scoured a large search area for any wreckage. Vietnamese state media, quoting a senior naval official, had reported...