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Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Boeing Reduces 737 Production

Boeing is temporarily cutting production of its best-selling 737 airliner in the continuing fall-out from crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia. Production will drop from 52 of the planes a month to 42 from mid-April Boeing has said in a statement. The decision is a response…

5th April 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Pilots ‘Could Not Stop Nosedive’

The Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month nosedived several times before it hit the ground, a preliminary report has said. Pilots “repeatedly” followed procedures recommended by Boeing before the crash, according to the first official report into the disaster. Despite their efforts, pilots “were…

4th April 2019
Debris from Ethiopian Airlines flight 302

BOEING: Ethiopia Crash Probe ‘Finds Anti-Stall Device Activated’

Debris from Ethiopian Airlines flight 302   Officials probing the crash in Ethiopia of a Boeing 737 Max have preliminarily concluded that a flight-control feature automatically activated before it crashed, the Wall Street Journal says. The newspaper, citing unnamed sources, says the findings were…

29th March 2019
Piper Malibu aircraft, N264DB, at Nantes before the fatal flight

Emiliano Sala Plane Crash: The Story Behind The Transfer Flights

Piper Malibu aircraft, N264DB, at Nantes before the fatal flight   The body representing air charter companies has called on aviation regulators to investigate the series of flights leading up to the plane crash which killed footballer Emiliano Sala. The Air Charter Association (Baca)…

20th March 2019
American Airlines Boeing 727 Max 8

Boeing Grounds Entire Crash Aircraft Fleet

Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash. The US plane-maker said it would suspend all 371 of the aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration said fresh evidence…

14th March 2019
Passenger Ahmed Khalid who missed his Ethiopian Airlines Flight pictured with his father

Ethiopian Airlines: The Two Men Who Missed Crashed Flight

A Greek man says he missed the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed in Addis Ababa after arriving two minutes late at the boarding gate. “I was mad because nobody helped me to reach the gate on time,” said Antonis Mavropoulos as he recalled his…

11th March 2019
The Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft that crashed on Sunday

Ethiopian Airlines: ‘No Survivors’ On Crashed Boeing 737

An Ethiopian Airlines jet has crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya. It said 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, eight…

10th March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Crashes On Way To Kenya

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet has crashed on a flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi in Kenya. The flight is believed to have had 149 passengers and eight crew members on board, the airline says. A spokesman said the crash happened at…

10th March 2019

Emiliano Sala Search Team Recover Body From Plane Wreckage

A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane which crashed with Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson on board. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said specialist contractors joined the operation in “challenging conditions”. It was carried out in…

7th February 2019
Emiliano Sala and David Ibbotson

Emiliano Sala Search: Body Found in Plane Wreckage

One body has been seen in the underwater wreckage of the plane that was carrying footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. A search on Sunday found the Piper Malibu plane on the seabed off Guernsey, almost two weeks after it went missing. The…

4th February 2019

Five Dead As Plane Crashes Into California House

A small plane crashed into a home in California on Sunday, killing the pilot and four others, US officials say. The twin-engine plane came apart and caught fire mid-flight, witnesses told local media, before crashing in Yorba Linda, a suburb of Los Angeles. The…

4th February 2019

Sosoliso Plane Crash Survivor Kechi Okwuchi Undergoes Surgery

Kechi Okwuchi, the young Nigerian lady who made it to the finals of America’s Got Talent years after she survived a fatal plane crash in Nigeria, has undergone another surgery. The 28-year-old singer had the surgery yesterday but said it is a non-invasive surgery.…

8th August 2018

Plane Crash in South Africa Leaves 20 People Injured [Photos]

At least one person is in a critical condition and 20 people have been injured after a plane crash in South Africa today. Crowds have been pictured gathering around the scene which shows the nose and tail of of the plane destroyed in the…

11th July 2018