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.

AirAsia plane veers off runway upon landing in Brunei

An AirAsia flight from Malaysia to neighbouring Brunei veered off the runway upon landing Monday but all 109 people aboard were safe, the Malaysian budget carrier said.

Boeing outpaces Airbus in plane orders: Data

US aerospace group Boeing left European rival Airbus in its slipstream when booking new plane orders in the first half of the year, figures released today by Airbus showed.

UN complains to S Sudan after staff blocked

The United Nations has complained to South Sudan and demanded an explanation after four local UN staff were prevented from taking a plane and had their passports confiscated.

Amy Adams gives first class seat to soldier

Actress Amy Adams reportedly gave her first class seat on a flight to a US soldier and travelled back here in the economy cabin of her Delta flight from Detroit.

2 killed in Czech small plane crash

A rescue service official says an ultralight plane has crashed in southern Czech Republic, killing both men on board.

Gunmen planned to blow up plane in Pakistan by hitting fuel tank

Holed up deep inside a Taliban-friendly neighbourhood, gunmen waited patiently for the passenger plane to approach the airport before raising their guns into the night sky and unleashing a hail of bullets to shoot it down.

Mass arrests in Pakistan after gunmen shoot at plane

Pakistani police Wednesday arrested hundreds of people after gunmen opened fire on a passenger plane during its landing approach, as fighter jets hit militant targets in the latest round of an anti-Taliban offensive.

Vietnam suspends crew after jet lands at wrong airport

Vietnam`s aviation authority has suspended the crew of a plane operated by budget airline VietJet Air after a flight bound for the tourist hub of Da Lat landed at another airport more than 100 kilometres away.

Ukraine vows firm response after rebels shoot down military plane

Ukraine`s president promised a tough response on Saturday to pro-Russian separatists who shot down an army transport plane, killing 49 servicemen and dealing a blow to a military campaign to crush their uprising.

US plane makes emergency landing after dog poops thrice

In a bizarre incident, a Philadelphia-bound US flight was forced to make an emergency landing after a dog defecated thrice in the centre aisle making the smelly ordeal unbearable for passengers on board.

Plane leaving US air force base catches fire

Authorities say a small plane leaving an air field at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts has caught fire and emergency crews are responding.