Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau: News

13 Nov 2022

United Sates

Dallas: 6 feared dead as 2 WWII-era planes collide mid-air

A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra, two World War II era planes, crashed into each other mid-air in the United States (US) on Saturday.

24 Aug 2021


When AirAsia, IndiGo flights came shockingly close to each other

AirAsia India's Ahmedabad-Chennai flight and IndiGo's Bengaluru-Vadodara flight came within eight kilometers of each other with 300 ft vertical separation between them over Mumbai airspace on January 29, according to an Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) report.

08 Aug 2020


'Felt a strange vibration,' Kerala plane crash survivors recall horror

A day after the tragic crash of an Air India Express flight in Kerala's Kozhikode, survivors recalled what happened moments before the aircraft overshot the runway and fell into a valley.

08 Aug 2020


Kerala crash: Digital flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder recovered

The digital flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder from the Air India flight that crashed in Kerala on Friday evening have been recovered, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday.

05 Jan 2019


Close shave: IndiGo plane suffers mid-air engine failure; returns safely

In yet another mishap in the Indian aviation industry, an IndiGo Airbus A320neo suffered a mid-air engine failure while flying to Kolkata from Chennai on January 3.

20 Sep 2018


After Jet Airways' negligence, Prabhu orders safety-audit of all airlines

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu ordered a safety audit of all scheduled airlines and airports, amid recent incidents related to the safety of passengers.

20 Sep 2018


30 suffer nosebleed due to Jet Airways' staff negligence

In an incident that reeks of negligence, some passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur suffered nose and ear bleeding on Thursday morning after the flight crew forgot to switch on the system that maintains cabin pressure.

02 Aug 2018

Lok Sabha

26 mid-air misses reported over Indian airspace this year: Sinha

Twenty-six cases of mid-air miss were reported over the Indian airspace this year till June, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha.

13 Jan 2018


Missing ONGC helicopter: Chopper crashed off Mumbai-coast; 4 bodies recovered

The missing Pawan Hans helicopter that had five ONGC employees and two pilots onboard has reportedly crashed off the Mumbai coast on its way to a Mumbai High oil rig.

27 Dec 2016


Jet Airways flight spins out at Goa airport

A Jet Airways flight heading for Mumbai with 154 people on board spun off the runway while attempting to take off from Goa's Dabolim airport.