EU found "issues" with German aviation regulator

A European regulator found "issues" with Germany`s aviation authority in a regular review of air safety enforcement, the European Commission said on Saturday.

EU `aware of German air safety lapses` before deadly Alps crash

The European Aviation Safety Agency had voiced concerns over Germany`s "non-conformity" with air safety rules before the Germanwings air crash which killed 150 people, especially on air crew health monitoring, a spokesman told AFP Saturday.

Report of plane passenger video overshadows executives' visit to crash site

A video of the final seconds aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in France last week has been discovered, reports said on Wednesday, just hours before executives visiting the crash site dodged questions about the mental health of the pilot.

Medicine for psychological illness found at co-pilot's home: Report

German police have found medical treatments for psychological illness at the home of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a jet into the French Alps, killing 149 people and himself, a German newspaper said on Saturday.

Germany to hold national memorial for crash victims

Germany will hold a national memorial ceremony and service for victims of a Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, on April 17, regional authorities said on Saturday.

German town mourns 16 teens killed in France air crash

 A German town mourned 16 teenagers who were among the 150 people killed in a plane crash in the French Alps Tuesday as they returned from a school exchange in Spain.

Germany to honour air crash victims before friendly
Germany to honour air crash victims before friendly

World champions Germany will wear black armbands and there will be a minute`s silence before Wednesday`s friendly against Australia to honour the victims of the French Alps air crash.

Turkish plane crash landing: India sends team to Nepal

India has rushed a team of IAF officials along with recovery kit by a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to Kathmandu to help in operations to clear the runway after a Turkish plane had a crash landing there.

Rapidly-growing Asian airlines race to find qualified pilots

The deadly crash of a TransAsia plane into a river in Taiwan is again focusing the world's attention on the safety challenges facing fast-growing Asian airlines.

Effort fails to raise AirAsia plane fuselage

A fresh attempt to raise the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed into the Java Sea last month killing all 162 on board, failed Sunday after it was considered to be too fragile to be lifted, a media report said.

Indonesia says no evidence so far of terrorism in AirAsia crash

Indonesian investigators said on Monday they had found no evidence so far that terrorism played a part in the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet last month that killed all 162 people on board.

Small passenger plane crashes in Colombia killing seven: Report


Bogota: A small passenger plane crashed in northern Colombia on Wednesday, killing all six passengers and the pilot, who had warned air traffic control of a mechanical fault moments before, the website of the El Tiempo newspaper reported.

42 people killed in 32 air accidents in last three years, Lok Sabha told

As many as 42 people were killed in 32 air accidents in the country in the last three years, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

PAF aircraft crashes, pilot killed

A Mirage aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force crashed tonight on the outskirts of Karachi, killing the pilot.

Scandinavian jet 'nearly crashed into Russian warplane'

A Scandinavian airliner carrying 132 passengers nearly crashed earlier this year into a Russian warplane that was flying covertly, a study of Russia-West military incidents said on Monday.

Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton taken to hospital
Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton taken to hospital

Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton was taken to hospital on Thursday after complaining of stomach pains.

Malaysia Airlines loss nearly doubles on MH370 impact

Crisis-stricken Malaysia Airlines said Thursday its second-quarter loss nearly doubled as the loss of flight MH370 spurred a decline in bookings, warning the red ink would accelerate as the year wears on.

Light aircrafts collide in Switzerland, 6 injured: Reports

Two light aircrafts collided mid-air on Sunday leaving six people with serious injuries, reports said.

Bodies of two pilots found after fighter jets crash in Italy

Italian authorities on Wednesday said that they had found the bodies of two pilots after a pair of Tornado fighter jets crashed following a mid-air collision, while two other crew members were still missing.

Experts to begin `difficult` probe into Air Algerie crash

Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali Saturday to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.