Air Algerie plane latest to crash; 110 feared dead

Jul 25, 2014

Air Algerie plane latest to crash; 110 feared dead

An Air Algerie flight crashed Thursday while en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said. There were few clear indications of what might have happened to the aircraft, or whether there were casualties, ...

Case against U.S. pilots killed in '09 crash proceeds

Jun 10, 2014

Case against U.S. pilots killed in '09 crash proceeds

Police officials say they plan to send a case to prosecutors alleging professional negligence against two U.S. pilots who were killed when their FedEx cargo plane crashed at Narita International Airport in March 2009. Kevin Kyle Mosley, the 54-year-old pilot of the MD-11, and ...

Video showing Russian jetliner's vertical crash emerges

Nov 18, 2013

Video showing Russian jetliner's vertical crash emerges

Video broadcast by Russian television stations on Monday showed a Russian plane going down at a near-vertical angle and exploding on the tarmac in Kazan in a giant fireball. Sunday’s crash in the central Russian city of Kazan killed all 50 people on board. ...

Victims mourned on 28th anniversary of JAL jet crash

Aug 12, 2013

Victims mourned on 28th anniversary of JAL jet crash

About 350 relatives of the victims of the 1985 crash of a Japan Airlines Boeing 747 climbed near the crash site on Mount Osutaka in Gunma Prefecture Monday to mark the 28th anniversary of the nation’s worst air disaster, which claimed 520 lives. Bound ...

Five Japanese among injured in nonfatal Nepal plane crash

May 17, 2013

Five Japanese among injured in nonfatal Nepal plane crash

A twin-engined Nepal Airlines propeller plane with 22 people on board overshot a runway Thursday and crashed in river in western Nepal, leaving its three-member crew and five Japanese tourists injured, a district official said. The Twin Otter plunged into the Kaligandaki River at ...