Indonesia on Saturday called off the search for passengers of a Lion Air plane, almost two weeks after the jetliner plunged into the Java Sea killing 189 people on board.
The FBI has concluded that an airline employee who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in early August and performed dangerous maneuvers in the sky before slamming into a nearby island and was killed acted alone and intentionally crashed the aircraft.
An Indonesian Lion Air jet with 189 passengers and crew plunged into the sea Monday in what could be the country’s deadliest aviation accident since 234 people died when an Airbus A-300B4 operated by national carrier Garuda crashed in 1997.
A rescue diver who died in the salvage operation for a passenger jet that crashed off Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board, has been hailed “a humanitarian hero”.
A water tanker hit an aircraft as the aircraft was getting ready to take off for Doha at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International airport in Kolkata.
andonesian authorities say they are analyzing the black box data in search for clues to a plane crash that left 189 killed this past Monday.
Relatives of passengers on Lion Air Flight JT-610 wait anxiously for news at the airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, where the plane was headed. (Elza Elvia/Antara Foto/ Reuters)
A crew member of the North Charleston-based Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton searches for a downed civilian aircraft Oct. 27, 2018, about 110 miles east of Charleston. The aircraft, a Piper PA-31, was en route to the Bahamas from South Carolina when it declared an in-flight emergency and was lost on radar. Coast Guard/Provided
Indonesia Lion Air flight crashes: The Lion Air flight lost contact 13 minutes after takeoff, according to the official. The jet was a Boeing 737 MAX 8, according to air tracking service Flightradar 24.
A Falcon 50 jet slid off of the runway after landing at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in Greenville County, South Carolina, killing the pilot and copilot. The two passengers onboard were injured in the accident and remain hospitalized. Airport director Joe Frasher said in a media briefing that he saw the aircraft land and that the touchdown appeared normal. No emergency communications were received from the crew.
Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), in a report it published on working conditions’ rights violations, said a total of 37 workers have been killed during the construction of İstanbul’s 3rd Airport, independent news portal Bianet reported.
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A pre-flight checklist by experienced pilot Max Quartermain should have discovered that the aircraft’s rudder trim was in full nose left position, the bureau’s investigators found.
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police have detained hundreds of workers protesting over labor conditions at Istanbul’s new airport, a giant project championed by President Tayyip Erdogan and due to open next month, a union leader said on Saturday.
The fire service added in a log about the crash: “Two male casualties suffered from cuts and bruises to the face and head and were treated on scene by fire and ambulance personnel.
A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300(ER) was damaged yesterday at Rome–Fiumicino Airport as it pushed back for its flight back to Hong Kong. The aircraft’s right wing hit one of the airport’s floodlight poles, causing severe damage to the raked wingtip.
A librarian who made a hoax bomb threat in an attempt to catch his flight from Gatwick Airport to the US has been jailed.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A passenger on board an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Nashville is being evaluated after reporting a serious illness.
A double-decker Boeing 747 with one malfunctioning engine has successfully landed in Moscow Vnukovo Airport. It was carrying around 500 Russian tourists, according to Interfax.
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Virgin Atlantic flight VS-50A was travelling from Orlando, Florida in the US to Gatwick Airport in England at the time.
“Kazakhstan passed the ICAO audit in 2017. The republic showed an 83 percent implementation of ICAO standards and recommended practices, according to the final assessment. This figure is 21 percent higher than the results of the previous ICAO audit,” the CAC added.
JU-Air’s JU-52 HB-HOT aircraft crashed in the Swiss Alps, killing all 20 people on board, police said.
More than 1,000 volunteers, most of whom who have come from various districts of the State work tirelessly without any remuneration, to get their share of blessings for this deed.
“Open the door!” passengers can be heard pleading in the video in the moments after the plane crashed.
The responsible authorities will carry out an investigation to determine the cause of the accident.
“The United States will impose large sanctions on Turkey for their long time detainment of Pastor Andrew Brunson,” Trump tweeted on Thursday.
Iraqi Airways has suspended two of its pilots for physically fighting each other during an international flight with 157 passengers on board.
Kabul explosion toll rises to 23, with 107 injured; Islamic State claims attack on airport after vice-president’s return
The toll from a suicide attack near Kabul international airport has risen to 23, the health ministry said on Monday, with an AFP driver among the dead.
Dostum, clad in a Western suit and sunglasses and travelling in an armoured vehicle, was unharmed, said his spokesman Bashir Ahmad Tayanj.