Boeing 737: News

19 Aug 2022

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia: Pilots flying at 37,000 feet fall asleep, miss landing

In a scary incident, two pilots of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET343 fell asleep while flying a flight from Sudan's Khartoum to Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa and missed their landing.

18 May 2022


Was the March crash of China jet deliberate? Details here

Was the March crash of a China Eastern Airlines plane that killed 123 passengers and nine crew members deliberate?

25 Mar 2022


China: Plane crash mystery deepens as evidence suggests midair breakup

One component of the Boeing 737-800 that crashed in China on Monday seems to have broken loose prior to the crash, adding to the mystery surrounding the aircraft's fatal dive, Bloomberg News has reported.

22 Mar 2022


No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner: State broadcaster

No survivors have been found at the site where a China Eastern plane--carrying 132 people--crashed on Monday, China's state broadcaster said.

17 Nov 2021


Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air struck a deal with Boeing to buy 72 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes on Tuesday.

03 Jul 2021


Pilots rescued after cargo plane crashes in ocean off Hawaii

A cargo plane made an emergency landing in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii early Friday and both people on board were rescued.

19 Jun 2021


Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max makes first flight

Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max 10 jetliner made its first test flight on Friday, taking off near Seattle for an expected two-hour trip that the company hopes will signal improving fortunes for its most important plane.

10 Aug 2020


Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

At least 14 people, who were traveling on the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode Airport last Friday, are in critical condition, Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said on Sunday.

08 Aug 2020


Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.

10 Jan 2020


Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.

08 Jan 2020


Ukrainian plane carrying 176 on-board crashes in Iran; no survivors

In a tragic incident, 176 people (167 passengers and nine crew members) lost their lives this morning when a Ukrainian plane crashed near Iran's international airport in capital Tehran, shortly after take-off.

04 May 2019


US: Boeing-737 with 136 passengers skids off, goes into river

A Boeing 737 commercial plane with as many as 136 passengers on board skidded off the runway after landing in Jacksonville in the US's Florida and slid into the St. John's River.

20 Apr 2019

United Airlines

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

A global team of experts will begin reviewing next week how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

#EthiopianPlaneCrash: Witnesses say plane smoked, trembled before meeting its end

Ethiopian Airlines plane, which killed all aboard, was emitting white smoke and trembling before it went into a million pieces ahead of its crash on Sunday, said locals who witnessed the mishap.

11 Mar 2019


Ethiopian Airlines crash: Four Indians, including Environment Ministry's consultant, died

Four Indians lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines' jet crash which happened on Sunday morning, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has confirmed.

10 Mar 2019


Ethiopian Airlines crash: All 157 on board killed, claims report

On Sunday, an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard. All 157 people on board lost their lives, reports NDTV.

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.