Air Accident

Big disaster averted: Close shave for Jet Airways flight after ATC spots tractor on Mangaluru runway

The tractor - used for cutting grass beside the runway, was parked at the end of the runway without anyone inside.

Jan 11, 2018, 13:34 PM IST

Four dead in Slovakia rescue helicopter crash

A rescue helicopter crashed in Slovakia Friday, killing four people on board, a health ministry spokesperson said.

Jul 18, 2015, 06:55 AM IST

DNA from 78 Germanwings crash victims found: Prosecutor

Forensic teams have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands from body parts recovered from the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday.

Mar 29, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Air Canada jet skids off Halifax runway, at least 23 injured

An Air Canada jet came off the runway after landing at the Halifax airport in Nova Scotia on Sunday, sending at least 23 people to hospital, officials said.

Mar 29, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Chinese MH370 relatives criticise Malaysia Airlines

Grieving Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers blasted Malaysia Airlines on Friday, detailing a long list of complaints and traumas they said were suffered as a result of the flight`s mysterious disappearance 11 months ago.

Feb 20, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

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.

Feb 12, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Ecuador probes string of Indian helicopter mishaps

Ecuador has restricted operations of three Indian-made Dhruv military helicopters after a string of accidents, Security Minister Cesar Navas said in an interview published on Thursday.

Jan 30, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

Stong currents stop divers reaching AirAsia jet main body

Indonesian divers on Friday again failed to reach the main body of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea last month with 162 people on board, as strong underwater currents hampered efforts.

Jan 16, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

Major mishap averted at Kolkata Airport, Dibrugarh-Kolkata Air India flight's tyre deflates while taxiing

133 passenger onboard an Air India flight had a close shave on Saturday when the rear tyre of Dibrugarh-Kolkata flight deflated at the NSC Bose International Airport.

Nov 29, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

Light aircrafts collide in Switzerland, 6 injured: Reports

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

Aug 25, 2014, 08:29 AM IST

Three dead in Spanish police rescue helicopter crash

Madrid: A police helicopter flying to rescue a mountain climber with a broken ankle crashed in Spain on Sunday, killing all three crew members on board, emergency services said.

Aug 25, 2014, 06:26 AM IST

IAF officials discuss measures to enhance flight safety

With a view to enhance flight safety, senior Indian Air Force (IAF) officials met in Chandigarh to discuss measures to be adopted to reduce the rate of air accidents.

Nov 24, 2012, 18:24 PM IST