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Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off

09 Jan 2021

Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off

A Sriwijaya Air passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has lost contact with the Indonesian aviation authorities shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.

Indian aviation watchdog grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8s after #EthiopianAirlinesCrash

13 Mar 2019

Indian aviation watchdog grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8s after #EthiopianAirlinesCrash

The Indian aviation watchdog, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has decided to immediately ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes in the country. This comes days after the Ethiopian Airlines crash in which 157, including four Indians, were killed.

US to take 'immediate' action on Boeing-jet if needed: Official

12 Mar 2019

US to take 'immediate' action on Boeing-jet if needed: Official

US federal aviation authorities yesterday said that they will order Boeing to modify its 737 MAX 8 aircraft, including anti-stalling software and maneuvering system updates, after two of the planes crashed in five months.

IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft crashes at HAL-airport, 1 pilot dead

01 Feb 2019

IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft crashes at HAL-airport, 1 pilot dead

A Mirage 2000 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed at the HAL Airport in Bengaluru this morning, killing a pilot on the spot and leaving another critically injured.

Lion air crash: Indonesian diver dies during search operation

03 Nov 2018

Lion air crash: Indonesian diver dies during search operation

An Indonesian diver died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated Lion Air plane that crashed into the Java sea killing 189 people.

Indonesia: Aircraft carrying 188 crashes after take-off, survivors' details unknown

29 Oct 2018

Indonesia: Aircraft carrying 188 crashes after take-off, survivors' details unknown

A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger aircraft crashed soon after it took off from Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Flight JT-610 was bound for Pangkal Pinang.

Plane carrying 15 people shot down by Syrian missile: Russia

18 Sep 2018

Plane carrying 15 people shot down by Syrian missile: Russia

Russia's Defense Ministry said one of its reconnaissance aircraft with 15 people on board has been brought down by a Syrian surface-to-air missile over the Mediterranean Sea.

59 incidents of aircraft engine damage since 2014: Govt

26 Jul 2018

59 incidents of aircraft engine damage since 2014: Govt

There were 21 incidents of damage to aircraft engines during flights in 2017, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha today, adding that the figure is also the highest in the last four years.

2 Bangladesh Air Force pilots killed as training aircraft crashes

02 Jul 2018

2 Bangladesh Air Force pilots killed as training aircraft crashes

Two Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) pilots were killed when a China-made training aircraft K-8W crashed last evening into a lake soon after it took off from Base Matiur Rahman in Jashore district in southwestern Bangladesh.

Mumbai crash: Brave pilots who sacrificed themselves to save hundreds

29 Jun 2018

Mumbai crash: Brave pilots who sacrificed themselves to save hundreds

Yesterday's Mumbai crash has brought to the fore tales of heroism about the two people in charge, Chief Pilot Pradeep Rajput and Co-pilot Maria Zuberi, who saved many lives by directing the aircraft towards a vacant construction site.

Mumbai: Chartered aircraft crashes in Ghatkopar, at least five dead

28 Jun 2018

Mumbai: Chartered aircraft crashes in Ghatkopar, at least five dead

A chartered aircraft belonging to a private company crashed in the heavily populated area of Ghatkopar in Mumbai today.

Sukhoi aircraft crashes near Nashik; both pilots safe

27 Jun 2018

Sukhoi aircraft crashes near Nashik; both pilots safe

A Sukhoi aircraft, awaiting induction in the Indian Air Force, crashed near Maharashtra's Nashik city today morning.

Air Force's Jaguar aircraft crashes in Gujarat, officer killed

05 Jun 2018

Air Force's Jaguar aircraft crashes in Gujarat, officer killed

A commanding officer (CO) of the Indian Air Force was killed when the fighter plane he was in crashed in Kutch district of Gujarat this morning.

Cuba: Ageing airliner crashes shortly after take-off, kills 100

19 May 2018

Cuba: Ageing airliner crashes shortly after take-off, kills 100

In what is being called the worst aviation accident to hit Cuba in the last three decades, an ageing aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff on Friday, leaving 100 people dead. 3 survivors were rushed to the hospital.

181 killed in military plane crash in Algeria

11 Apr 2018

181 killed in military plane crash in Algeria

181 people died today in a military plane crash at the Boufarik military airport in Algeria, emergency services confirmed.

Mi-17 IAF chopper crashes in Uttarakhand, no casualty

03 Apr 2018

Mi-17 IAF chopper crashes in Uttarakhand, no casualty

Six people on board were injured when a Mi-17 chopper of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand, while landing this morning.

IAF trainer jet crashes in Odisha, pilot injured

20 Mar 2018

IAF trainer jet crashes in Odisha, pilot injured

An Indian Air Force aircraft crashed today in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, just a month after two pilots were killed in a microlight aircraft crash in Assam.

Search continues for missing Iran plane amid blizzard, rain, fog

19 Feb 2018

Search continues for missing Iran plane amid blizzard, rain, fog

Despite blizzard conditions, thick fog, snow and rain, rescue continued for Aseman Airlines flight EP3704, which disappeared from radar 45 minutes after taking off from Tehran and is believed to have crashed in the Zagros mountains.

Plane with over 60 people onboard crashes in Iran

18 Feb 2018

Plane with over 60 people onboard crashes in Iran

A plane carrying about 66 people has crashed in the Zagros Mountains near the central Iranian town of Semirom, reports said.

Two air force pilots killed in Assam aircraft crash

15 Feb 2018

Two air force pilots killed in Assam aircraft crash

Two air force pilots were killed when their microlight aircraft crashed in Majuli district of Assam today.

Russian jet with 70 people on board vanishes, suspected crashed

11 Feb 2018

Russian jet with 70 people on board vanishes, suspected crashed

A Russian aircraft carrying at least 62 passengers and six crew members vanished from radar screens after taking off from a Moscow airport.

MiG-29 crashes at Goa airport, catches fire, pilot safe

03 Jan 2018

MiG-29 crashes at Goa airport, catches fire, pilot safe

A MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Navy burst into flames after veering off the runway at Goa airport during takeoff.

Kiran trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, pilot safe

24 Nov 2017

Kiran trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, pilot safe

An Indian Air Force trainer aircraft crashed in Telangana's Siddipet today, but the pilot is safe.

US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes in Pacific Ocean

22 Nov 2017

US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes in Pacific Ocean

A US Navy aircraft having 11 people on board has crashed into the Pacific Ocean, southeast of Okinawa, Japan.

Gondia Crash: Instructor, trainee die after crash splits aircraft

27 Apr 2017

Gondia Crash: Instructor, trainee die after crash splits aircraft

Flight instructor captain Rajan Gupta (35) and trainee pilot Himani Kalyan (24) died when their aircraft crashed in the Wainganga River near the Maharashtra-MP border.