Afghan Military Plane Crashes Near Border with Uzbekistan

August 16, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

An Afghan Air Force plane crashed in Uzbekistan's Surkhandarya region bordering the war-torn country on Sunday. "Indeed, an Afghan Air Force plane crashed the other day in the Surkhandarya region of Uzbekistan

Russian Be-200 firefighting aircraft crashes in Turkey

August 14, 2021 @ 02:23 PM

A Be-200 amphibious fire-fighting aircraft with eight onboard, operated by the Russian defense ministry crashed while landing in Turkey, on Saturday. "On August 14, 2021, at about 15

An-28 with 19 Persons Missing in Russia, Second Incident Involving Antonov Plane...

July 16, 2021 @ 02:23 PM

The Antonov An-28 aircraft belonging to Siberian Light Aviation airline which disappeared earlier today made a hard landing in Tomsk region. It is the second mishap involving an Antonov light transport plane in 10 days

Contact Lost with Russia’s Passenger Aircraft with 28 Onboard

July 6, 2021 @ 07:10 AM

A Russian An-26 airplane with 28 people onboard went missing in the Far Eastern peninsula of Kamchatka on Tuesday. The countrys emergencies ministry said the aircraft, en route from regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana town, lost contact with the air traffic control during the flight

Boeing Asks Customers to Ground 737 MAX Jets over Electrical Issues

April 9, 2021 @ 12:38 PM

The Albatross around Boeings neck, the 737 MAX airplane, has run into yet another problem. On Friday, Boeing urged 16 of its customers to address a “potential electrical issue in a specific group of 737 MAX airplanes prior to further operations

Indonesian Boeing 737-500 crashes; 62 Passengers, Crew Feared Killed

January 9, 2021 @ 02:26 PM

A Boeing 737-500 airplane belonging to Indonesian airline, Sriwijaya Air is suspected to have crashed in waters off Laki Island after losing radio contact this afternoon. "Management is still communicating and investigating this matter, and will immediately issue an official statement after obtaining factual information," Sriwijaya Air's Senior Manager Corporate Communication, Theodora Erika, said in a statement Saturday

Pock Marked-Fuselage Shows Impact of Bird Hit on Turkish Cargo Flight

January 4, 2021 @ 08:41 AM

The front fuselage of a Turkish Airlines cargo flight endured deep pock marks as it hit a flock of birds soon after take-off in Istanbul on Sunday. A Turkish Airlines (THY) cargo plane flying from Istanbul to Kazakhstan's Almaty city Sunday made an emergency landing in Istanbul as it encountered a flock of birds shortly after taking off from Ataturk Airport

FAA, Boeing Accused of Manipulating 737 MAX Tests During Recertification

December 22, 2020 @ 10:09 AM

A recent Senate report has claimed that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing manipulated 737 MAX recertification tests following two fatal crashes that led to the worldwide grounding of these jets. This comes a month after the FAA and State of Design for Boeing aircraft published their final approval of the modified 737 MAX in the Federal Register

Ruselectronics Launches Compact ATC Radars for Small Airports

December 5, 2020 @ 04:49 AM

Russias Ruselectronics Holding, subsidiary of state-owned Rostec, has developed Miass mobile air traffic control (ATC) radars to improve safety of air traffic at small airports. Tests of the radar will begin in the second quarter of 2021, Rostec announced today

Iran May Pay $200M from Sovereign Fund for Downed Ukrainian Airliner

November 26, 2020 @ 10:17 AM

Iran may draw $200 million from its sovereign wealth fund to pay compensation for the Ukrainian airliner that it shot down accidently in January. The semi-official ISNA news agency reported that Iranian authorities had proposed to tap the National Development Fund of Iran (NDFI) to utilize for compensation

EASA Lays out Condition for Boeing 737 MAX Return to Skies

November 24, 2020 @ 12:47 PM

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a Proposed Airworthiness Directive (PAD) concerning the Boeing 737 MAX return to skies for public consultation. The EASA Proposed Airworthiness Directive is now open for a 28-day consultation period

14 Dead, Including Pilot as Dubai-Calicut Air India Plane Overshoots Runway, Breaks...

August 7, 2020 @ 05:48 PM

An Air India Express Boeing 737 from Dubai overshot the runway, crashed through a wall, plunged 30 feet down and split in two while landing at Kozhikode (Calicut) Airport in Indias Kerala state at 1940 hours IST on Friday. Till reports last came in 14 people were killed including one of the two pilots as the aircraft of Flight IX-1344 with 191 on board skidded off the runway amid heavy rain, police and emergency services officials told the media