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Panic at 38,000 ft as escape slide inflates inside US jetliner

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 17:58

US plane carrying 101 people dropped from 38,000 feet to 11,000 feet in 12 minutes when its emergency evacuation slide opened mid-air but the pilot managed to make an emergency landing, averting a tragedy.

2 pilots presumed dead in German mid-air crash

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:43

German police say two civilian pilots whose military-chartered jet crashed after colliding with a fighter plane are presumed dead.

Technology to lower risk of midair collisions

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:44

Here is a new technology that has successfully lowered the risk of midair collisions in small aircraft.

New tech to lower risk of midair aircraft collisions

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:30

Scientists have developed a new technology that helps pilots of small aircraft avoid midair collisions by significantly improving pilot response times in making decisions to avert crashes.

Malaysian Airlines flight: Passengers recount mid air scare

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 21:13

A Bangalore-bound Malaysian Airlines plane with 166 people on board, which turned back shortly after take-off last night due to problem in its landing gear, flew into the international airport here on Monday with the passengers recounting the harrowing mid-air scare.

Mid-air Holi dance costs SpiceJet heavily; two pilots suspended

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 08:51

The cabin crew of SpiceJet performed a small dance sequence on a song as part of Holi celebrations, with some passengers also joining in.

Airbus extends tender validity in Rs 6,000cr aircraft deal

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 16:21

Government has asked the European Airbus Defence company to extend the validity of its tender bid for supplying six mid-air refuelling aircraft expected to be worth over Rs 6,000 crore up to July 31 in the next fiscal.

AI flight delayed due to tiff between pilot, passenger

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 23:23

Air India flight from Patna to New Delhi was delayed by about 30 minutes on Friday night due to the pilot`s refusal to take off after a tiff with a passenger midair.

Man tried to break into cockpit: Australia police

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 17:29

Australian police said on Friday they had restrained a man as he tried to break into the cockpit of a commercial Qantas flight en route to the Philippines.

Aamir Khan to do mid-air stunts in ‘Dhoom 3’?

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 13:19

Aamir Khan – who will be seen sporting a leaner and fitter look in ‘Dhoom 3’ – will be indulging in trapeze and mid-air acts for the movie.

Possible mid-air collision averted over Guwahati

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 22:01

Mid-air collision involving IndiGo aircraft bound for Guwahati from Dibrugarh with 179 passengers onboard was averted due to alert by air traffic control that there was an "intruder" aircraft.

IAF to now have midair refueling capacity

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 12:35

In a major step to increase its range and operational capabilities, the IAF has decided that all its aircraft and helicopters will have the capability for midair refueling.