Patrol planes are resuming the hunt for Malaysia’s missing jetliner in the Indian Ocean off Australia after an initial foray failed to find objects seen in satellite images that kindled hopes for a breakthrough.
As the search for a Boeing aircraft carrying 239 people risks becoming the longest hunt in modern civil aviation, Malaysia broadened its appeal for international help while the area being combed through grows larger every day.
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.
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.
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 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.