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AIR ACCIDENTS

Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 23, 2022
China searches for victims from plane crash with cause still unclear
About 600 soldiers, firefighters and police have been dispatched to the crash site, a patch of about 1 square kilometer in a location hemmed in by mountains on three sides.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Mar 23, 2022
China Eastern crash could set back Boeing's China recovery and return of MAX
A 737 MAX built for a China Eastern subsidiary took off from Seattle bound for Boeing's completion plant in Zhoushan last week, in a sign the model's return to service in China was close.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 22, 2022
Fatal nosedive by China Eastern jet baffles crash specialists
Few past incidents fit the extreme profile of the jet's descent Monday, in which it pointed steeply toward the ground before impact.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 12, 2021
Kin remember JAL crash victims on 36th anniversary
A memorial ceremony will be held, with a moment of silence to be observed at 6:56 p.m., the time of the crash.
WORLD
Jul 6, 2021
Russian plane with 28 on board crashed into Sea of Okhotsk, report says
Russian emergency services have located where a missing An-26 plane crashed into the sea, RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, after the plane with 28 people on board went missing while preparing to land in Russia's Far East.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 23, 2021
Metal fatigue seen as trigger of engine failure near Denver
A similar incident in Japan had already drawn scrutiny from U.S. regulators, but they had not yet reached a conclusion on the matter when the Denver engine failure occurred.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 23, 2021
Jet engine explosion over Denver rings alarms about shielding
The incident is the latest in a string of failures that has raised alarm among regulators about debris evading shielding that's supposed to keep broken parts from hitting aircraft.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 22, 2021
Japan orders airlines to ground Boeing 777 jets after U.S. incident
The move comes after after a United Airlines 777 landed safely at Denver International Airport on Saturday after its right engine failed, spraying debris over a wide area.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 21, 2021
ASDF member dies after U.S. Air Force plane crashes near Alabama
The ministry said the Air Self-Defense Force officer, a first lieutenant in his 20s, was aboard a U.S. Air Force T-38 aircraft on a training flight when it crashed.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 21, 2021
United Airlines plane showers debris near Denver after engine failure
A Boeing 777-200 operated by United Airlines made an emergency return to Denver International Airport on Saturday following an engine failure that rained debris on a city suburb. The airline said nobody aboard was injured.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 10, 2021
U.S. safety board cites poor pilot decisions as likely cause of Kobe Bryant fatal crash
The board said the weather conditions were inconsistent with adverse weather training and resulted in the pilot's 'spatial disorientation and loss of control.'
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 23, 2021
Grim tasks and heartache for divers at Indonesia plane wreck
Divers say the wreckage of flight SJ182 has yielded only small fragments of human remains.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 12, 2021
‘I’m still shocked’: Indonesian airline crash shakes small fishing village
The recent accident marks the third passenger plane in just over six years to crash into the Java Sea after departing from airports on Java island.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 11, 2021
Jet crash adds to long list of aviation disasters in Indonesia
Statistics show the nation is the worst place in Asia to take an airplane, with with 104 accidents and 2,353 related fatalities since 1945.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 10, 2021
Indonesia rescue teams scour sea for crashed plane amid poor weather
Indonesian ships with rescue divers and equipment to detect signals from a flight recorder resumed the search on Sunday for a Sriwijaya Air jet believed to have crashed into the sea minutes after takeoff from the Indonesian capital Jakarta.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 19, 2020
Boeing Max cleared to fly in U.S. as FAA lifts longest grounding
The U.S. actions set the stage for other regulators to clear the Max, which would allow airlines worldwide to resume passenger service with the plane.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Nov 1, 2020
‘We’re going to ground the fleet’: How Boeing’s 737 Max was parked
For days after the second fatal crash of a Boeing Co. 737 Max last year, one nation after another halted flights on the beleaguered jetliner.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 12, 2020
35 years after horror of JAL 123 crash, some still wait for answers
A team consisting of scientists, members from among the bereaved and independent experts is campaigning for full information disclosure.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 12, 2020
Japan Airlines crash that killed 520 marked in Gunma, 35 years on
The annual trek to the crash site was spread over a few days this year, with participation restricted mostly to kin to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 8, 2020
India ignored warnings on 'table-top' runways before fatal crash
Indian authorities ignored at least two recommendations in the past decade to install a safety system on so-called table top runways, one of which an Air India Express jet overshot Friday, killing at least 18 people.

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