Teams trying to locate the Boeing Co. 777 that vanished over the sea three days ago will scour data for radar signatures while seeking to detect pinging from black boxes as the search for visible wreckage proves elusive.
An Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise aircraft flying to Rome was hijacked by the co-pilot and made a forced landing in Geneva, where police arrested the man before freeing all passengers and remaining crew.
A British Airways jumbo jet carrying 202 passengers and crew sliced into an office building at Johannesburg’s main airport after following the wrong taxiway prior to takeoff for London, injuring four people on the ground.
The pilot who safely crash landed a Boeing Co. 767 on its belly at Warsaw’s main airport rejected being labeled a hero as Poland’s national carrier said flights from the capital may resume later today.
The Sundance Resources Ltd. managers who died when their aircraft crashed into dense jungle in the Republic of Congo flew a Spanish-built turboprop “bush plane” used routinely on military and law-enforcement missions.
Airline insurance claims for plane accidents will drop below $1 billion this year for the first time since 1991 as passenger fatalities and aircraft destroyed hit record lows, advisory firm Ascend estimates.
Wreckage and bodies from the 2009 Air France crash were located at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, stoking optimism that investigators may be able to determine the cause of the disaster that killed 228 people.