World Dec 10, 2019

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard

A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard "lost radio communication" Monday after taking off from the south of the country for a base in Antarctica, Chile's Air Force said. It said 17 of those aboard were crew and the other 21 were passengers. A "dismayed" ...

Asia Pacific Nov 28, 2019

New Zealand apologizes for 1979 Antarctic plane disaster

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern apologized on Thursday for the then-government's handling of a plane crash in Antarctica 40 years ago that took the lives of 257 people in the country's worst peacetime disaster. On Nov. 28, 1979, Air New Zealand Flight 901 was ...