Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in chopper crash

World Feb 28, 2019

Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in chopper crash

Nepal's tourism minister, Rabindra Adhikari, was among seven people killed Wednesday when a helicopter crashed in the country's hilly east, officials said. Rescue workers retrieved the bodies of Adhikari, 49, the pilot and five other passengers from a hillside in Taplejung district where the Air ...

U.S. aviation agency details impact of drone sightings on Newark airport

World Jan 24, 2019

U.S. aviation agency details impact of drone sightings on Newark airport

The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that 43 flights into New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport were required to hold after drone sightings at a nearby airport on Tuesday, while nine flights were diverted. The incident comes as major U.S. airports are assessing the ...

Pentagon IDs remains of Tuskegee Airman missing in WWII

World Nov 30, 2018

Pentagon IDs remains of Tuskegee Airman missing in WWII

More than two dozen of the storied Tuskegee Airmen of World War II fame are listed as missing in action. The Pentagon announced Thursday that the remains of a New York pilot killed in a crash in Europe 74 years ago next month are ...

American Airlines pilots seek more 737 Max training after Lion Air crash

World Nov 30, 2018

American Airlines pilots seek more 737 Max training after Lion Air crash

American Airlines Group Inc. pilots want the carrier to offer more training on Boeing Co.'s 737 Max to better understand new anti-stall software, after a preliminary report on an Indonesia plane crash suggested that aircraft malfunctions left aviators overwhelmed. The Allied Pilots Association made the ...