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Four kg gold, hidden in plane's toilet seized at Vizag

 The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Saturday said it had seized about 4 kg of gold worth about Rs 1.2 crore from an aircraft after it landed at the Visakhapatnam airport.

Taiwan recovers last missing victim of TransAsia crash

Taiwanese rescuers on Thursday recovered the remains of the last missing passenger in last week`s TransAsia plane crash, bringing the death toll to 43 in the airline`s second fatal accident in seven months.

Plane carrying Saudi national, pilot goes missing in Iran

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says a private plane carrying a Saudi national and an Iranian pilot has gone missing in northern Iran.

Light plane crashes in Kazakhstan, killing six on board

A light passenger plane belonging to Kazakh copper miner Kazakhmys crashed in southern Kazakhstan on Tuesday, killing six of seven people on board, a corporate spokesman and the country`s emergencies committee said. 

Overheated Brazil passengers open plan emergency exits

Brazilian news media say passengers trapped in a plane without air conditioning in the brutal heat of the southern hemisphere summer opened the emergency exit doors.

'Flying doughnuts' may be the future of air travel
'Flying doughnuts' may be the future of air travel

The "flying doughnuts" plane concept could soon become the future of air travel, it has been reported.

Watch: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un fly and land a plane
Watch: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un fly and land a plane

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is back with a bang - as a pilot!

Venezuelan fined $89,000 in US for bomb hoax on plane

A US court Tuesday fined a Venezuelan traveller $89,000 for joking that he was carrying explosives in his luggage, for which the authorities declared a security alert at two terminals at Miami international airport in October.

Top secret mission to N. Korea hit by plane hitch

A secret mission by America`s spy chief to free two US citizens held by North Korea hit an embarrassing snag when his plane broke down while refueling, a US official said Monday.

Virgin Australia flight turns back due to leaks

A Virgin Australia plane bound for Sydney was forced back to Los Angeles due to leaking sinks, the airline said Tuesday, but denied passenger claims that human waste reached the aisles.

John Kerry's plane grounded ... Again

Globe-trotting top US diplomat John Kerry was left hoofing it back on a commercial flight from Vienna today, after his ageing Air Force plane broke down for the fourth time this year.

Nigerian Air Force plane missing in far northeast: Military

 A Nigerian Air Force jet has been missing for two days after disappearing in the country`s far northeast, where troops are fighting Boko Haram insurgents, the military said on Sunday.

Glider plane crashes in Kanpur

A glider plane crashes in a house in Kanpur and the lady pilot is injured.

IndiGo flight catches fire at Delhi IGI airport, all 147 passengers safe

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 147 passengers on board caught fire while landing at the Indira Gandhi International airport Terminal 1-D here.

One dead, another critical in air crash in Scotland

A 63-year-old man who was on board a light aircraft which crashed on the Isle of Bute in Scotland died in a hospital today while a second person aboard the plane was in a critical condition.

Rat on board grounds Air India plane

A rodent forced the grounding of an Air India aircraft that arrived here from Kolkata as the plane was taken to a remote bay for fumigation.

US girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said today.

Five BJD MPs used plane of tainted mining contractor: BJP

Five ruling BJD MPs had used the private plane of a "tainted" mining contractor, opposition BJP Monday alleged and demanded clarification from Odisha government over the issue.

Boeing in deal to provide plane parts to Iran

Boeing has struck a deal with Iran Air to provide plane parts, the first time the US firm will be doing business with Iran since the US embargo of 1979.

IAF scrambles fighter jets as Turkish plane sparks alert

The Indian Air Force today scrambled fighter planes from air base here after two commercial passenger aircraft sought to enter Indian territory from Pakistan side using similar identification codes, sparking a security alert.