Tag: plane crash

Boeing scrambling for cash to survive 737 MAX disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2020 18:24

According to new report, the Boeing Company is looking to raise more cash to help it to soften the financial blow dealt by the groundings of its once best-selling airplane, ... Read More

Fired! Boeing sacks its CEO Muilenburg

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 23, 2019 15:52

US aerospace giant Boeing has fired its CEO Dennis Muilenburg after a year of severe scrutiny and setbacks set off by two disastrous deadly crashes of its best-selling 737 MAX ... Read More

Chilean plane with 38 passengers bound for Antarctica declared ‘crashed’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019 16:19

Chilean transport aircraft headed for Antarctica and carrying 38 passengers and crew is considered to have “crashed” because it would have run out of fuel by now and could not ... Read More

Turkish Airlines jet with 134 people on board crash lands at Odessa airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019 23:37

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet with TC-JGZ tail number, flying from Istanbul, Turkey to Odessa, Ukraine, rolled off the runway following its landing in Odessa International Airport. The ... Read More

Boeing CEO gives up 2019 compensation, bonus in the wake of 737 MAX crashes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 00:05

The new chairman of The Boeing Company, David Calhoun, gave an enthusiastic vote of public confidence in CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Tuesday, stating that he “has done everything right,” after ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister offers condolences to relatives of Jamaica Inn owner killed in plane crash

editor editor- November 5, 2019 22:43

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the local tourism industry is in mourning, after learning of the sudden passing of the co-owner of Jamaica Inn, Peter Morrow. He passed ... Read More

Plane crashes into busy intersection in Brazil killing at least three people

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019 15:26

A small plane crashed into a street in the Caicara area in in Belo Horizonte, Brazil just minutes after taking off from the nearby Carlos Prates Airport on Monday morning. ... Read More

Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019 00:30

According to Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, the deadly May crash of Russia's ill-fated Sukhoi SSJ-100 Superjet in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, in which 41 people died and 10 ... Read More

8 people killed in Russian An-72 plane crash in Congo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019 15:42

Russian-made An-72 transport plane crashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The press officer of the Russian Embassy in Congo stated that Russian citizens were among the crew of ... Read More

Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 16:45

Boeing 737 MAX and NG manufacturer revealed that some aircraft parts were improperly manufactured and would need replacement dealing yet another safety issue blow to troubled aircraft. Up to 148 ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the deaths of Virginia Chimenti, originally ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:55

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on the Status of the Boeing ... Read More

Fiery plane crash kills 1 in Colorado north of Fort Collins-Loveland Airport

editor editor- May 15, 2019 23:30

A plane crashed about a half mile from the Fort Collins-Loveland Airport in Colorado. Witnesses reported seeing smoke coming from the aircraft before it crashed, said the executive assistant of ... Read More

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 16:48

Russian pilots landed a flaming Superjet-100 aircraft at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, after an in-flight emergency forced a crash landing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkwBukD3nQs Aeroflot Flight SU1492 declared an emergency shortly after departing Sheremetyevo ... Read More

Japan the latest country to ban Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 15:10

Japan has banned flights by Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft from its airspace. The announcement was made by the Transport Ministry on Thursday. Japan is the latest country ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 22:30

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s largest aerospace group plummeting 12 percent after the opening bell on ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 19:34

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia: "I am deeply saddened by the terrible plane crash today near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that claimed the ... Read More

Minister: Egypt’s tourism had a leap in 2017 and large boom in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 02:20

Speaking at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation on Monday, Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat praised the country's tourism sector as one of the fastest ... Read More

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 23:50

According to Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, a light aircraft crashed in Great Rift Valley region of Kenya on Wednesday. Kenyan pilot and four foreigners, including three Americans, died in the ... Read More

555 airline passengers died in 2018: Is this good news?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 00:51

Last year 555 airline passengers died in plane accidents. This is the worst year according to a report by BBC. The good news is with 4.5 billion airline passengers traveling ... Read More

6 people killed in Democratic Republic of Congo plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 15:35

A Russian-made plane with 23 people were onboard crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gomair’s An-26 plane, which had been chartered by the Independent National Electoral Commission of the ... Read More

CEO Ahmed of Emirates calls Lions Air B737 MAX crash a snag

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 23:14

Fly Dubai is awaiting delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX, the same aircraft that just had a deadly crash when a Lion Air B737 MAX crashed in Indonesia recently. The ... Read More

Nepal Airlines plane with tourists crashes near Kathmandu

editor editor- May 17, 2013 09:45

A plane carrying tourists has crashed during landing at a mountain strip in northern Nepal. Read More

National Airlines B747-400 cargo plane crashes in Afghanistan

editor editor- April 30, 2013 08:48

ORLANDO, Fla. - A National Airlines B747-400 cargo plane was involved in an accident at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan today. Read More

Investigators trying to determine cause of Lion Air crash

editor editor- April 16, 2013 09:19

BALI, Indonesia - Investigators were working to determine what caused a new Lion Air passenger jet to miss the runway and crash into the sea off the Indonesian resort island ... Read More

Lion Air Boeing 737-800 with 101 passengers crashes into the sea in Bali

editor editor- April 13, 2013 16:19

More than 100 airline assengers escaped with their lives on Saturday when a plane crashed into the sea as it tried to land on the Far Eastern holiday island of ... Read More

Another plane crash in Goma shakes Congo travelers

editor editor- March 5, 2013 03:02

(eTN) – A Fokker 50 aircraft, owned and operated by Congolese private airline CAA, Compagnie Africaine d’Aviation, crashed this afternoon while attempting to land in Goma after failing to make ... Read More

Georgia plane crash leaves 5 dead

editor editor- February 21, 2013 23:43

A light jet aircraft that had landed at Thomson-McDuffie Regional Airport in Thomson, Georgia, ran off the end of the runway and crashed, leaving 5 people deade and 2 injured. Read More

F50 crash in Aweil, South Sudan

editor editor- November 18, 2012 04:18

(eTN) - A Kenya-registered Fokker 50, used for flights inside Sudan by the International Organization for Migration IOM, crashed yesterday late afternoon while attempting to land in Aweil, South Sudan Read More

19 dead in plane crash near Kathmandu

editor editor- September 28, 2012 09:46

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Sita Air Dornier aircraft, which was carrying 16 passengers and three crew members, caught fire and crashed on Friday morning near Kathmandu airport. Read More

Foreigners sue Nigerian Dana Air for negligence

editor editor- September 12, 2012 07:21

LAGOS, Nigeria - Over 20 relatives of foreigners involved in the Dana Air ill-fated flight on June 3rd 2012 that killed all 153 passengers on board and 10 on the ... Read More

German tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

editor editor- August 23, 2012 03:46

MOMBASA, Kenya (eTN) - Four people died when a small passenger plane crashed on the runway in Kenya’s renowned Masai Mara national park. Read More

Yambia plane crash injures passengers and crew

editor editor- May 3, 2012 06:58

(eTN) - Several passengers and the pilot sustained injuries when an aircraft contracted by the UN World Food Program crashed during landing attempt in the Southern Sudanese town of Yambio, ... Read More

UTair passenger plane crashes in Siberia

editor editor- April 3, 2012 01:07

Thirty-two people died and 11 others are in intensive care after Russian airline UTair’s passenger jet crashed on Monday morning, April 2, at around 7:33 am local time. Read More

Report on plane crash used as pretext for genocide in Rwanda released

editor editor- January 11, 2012 05:33

KIGALI, Rwanda - The Government of Rwanda today welcomed the report of the experts appointed by French Judges Marc Trevidic and Nathalie Poux that identified Kanombe Military Barracks as the ... Read More