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AIR ACCIDENTS

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.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 25, 2020
Kin of JAL123 victims pray ahead of 35th anniversary of deadly 747 crash next month
This year's trek was limited by typhoon damage from last year and the coronavirus, causing multiple dates to be set for family members to make the climb.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 11, 2020
Lack of qualified personnel caused 2018 U.S. military aircraft crash off Japan
A lack of qualified personnel contributed to a fatal crash off the Japanese coast in 2018 involving U.S. military aircraft stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, a military report has said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 15, 2020
Pilot missing after U.S. fighter plane crashes off English coast
A U.S. fighter plane crashed off the coast of northeast England on Monday, sparking a search and rescue operation for the pilot in the North Sea.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 10, 2020
Dutch prosecutors accuse Russia of trying to 'thwart' MH17 investigation
Dutch prosecutors accused Russia on Tuesday of trying to sabotage the investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine in 2014, saying this cast "a dark shadow" over the impending trial of four suspects in the crash.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 27, 2020
Pilot's vertigo caused deadly 2018 helicopter crash in Gunma, government report says
Transportation authorities concluded Thursday that pilot vertigo caused an August 2018 helicopter crash in a mountainous area that killed all nine crew members.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Feb 25, 2020
'He was my everything': NBA's Kobe Bryant mourned at emotional Los Angeles arena tribute
A gallery of basketball legends joined thousands of Kobe Bryant fans in Los Angeles on Monday to pay tribute to the transcendent NBA star, his daughter and seven others who died in a helicopter crash last month that shocked the world of sports and beyond.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 20, 2020
Boeing heads to court to oppose release of 737 Max documents
Boeing Co. heads to court on Wednesday to dispute a request from lawyers representing victims of a 737 Max crash for documents related to the aircraft's design, development and two fatal disasters involving the now-grounded plane.
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 19, 2020
Malaysia never ruled out 'murder-suicide plot' by MH370 pilot, says former PM Najib
Malaysia has never ruled out the possibility that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could have been downed by a suicidal pilot, the country's former prime minister Najib Razak said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 12, 2020
Boeing scores no January orders for first time since 1962
Boeing Co. booked no new orders for airplanes last month, the first time it has come up empty-handed in January since 1962, as the U.S. plane-maker's once best-selling jet, the 737 Max, remained grounded following two fatal crashes.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 7, 2020
FAA chief Steve Dickson says regulators seem set to agree on 737 Max design fix
U.S. Federal Aviation Administrator Steve Dickson said on Thursday international air safety regulators were likely to agree on the design fixes needed to return the Boeing 737 Max aircraft to service.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 1, 2020
Police helicopter carrying heart for transplant crashes in Fukushima, injuring seven
A Fukushima Prefectural Police helicopter crash-landed Saturday in the city of Koriyama in the prefecture, injuring all seven people on board, including four seriously, authorities said.

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