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Lion Air: Some are looking where to place the blame, others wonder if their pilot can fly their plane

The pilot and co-pilot of the 737 MAX 8 were more than experienced, with around 11,000 flying hours between them. The weather conditions were not an issue and the flight was routine. So what caused that plane to crash into ...

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Boeing: Lion Air, US pilots say firm withheld info on plane model that crashed

A top Lion Air official told CNN that the manual for Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 — the model that crashed into the Java Sea last month, killing all 189 on board — did not include a warning about a critical ...

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1 pilot dead, 1 injured in Air Force plane crash

An Air Force T-38C Talon crashed Tuesday night at the Laughlin Air Force Base, according to a statement from the base. The plane is considered a training aircraft. The names of the pilots are being withheld pending family notification, the ...

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Hijack scare on Kandahar-bound plane at Delhi airport, pilot says ‘mistake’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Memories of the December 1999 Kandahar hijack came alive at Delhi Airport on Saturday afternoon when the captain of an Afghan airliner taxiing to fly to that city was briefing his co-pilot what to do in the event ...

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Guyana plane crash: Six injured on Air Jamaica flight

Image copyright AFP Image caption The plane was carrying 126 people when it crashed Six passengers suffered non-life threatening injuries after a Canada-bound plane crashed shortly after take-off in Guyana’s capital. The Fly Jamaica flight made an emergency landing at ...

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Ryanair plane seized by French authorities in cash row

Image copyright Reuters A Ryanair plane has been seized by French authorities in a row over money in the latest problem for the airline. The French civil aviation authority grounded the Boeing 737 on Thursday at Bordeaux airport, before it ...

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Lion Air plane crash: At doomed flight’s helm, pilots may have been overwhelmed in seconds

JAKARTA, Indonesia: The final moments of Lion Air Flight 610 + as it hurtled soon after dawn from a calm Indonesian sky into the waters of the Java Sea would have been terrifying but swift. The single-aisle Boeing aircraft, assembled ...

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Indonesian plane grounded after passengers complain about stinky durian

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The durian has been called the world’s stinkiest fruit An Indonesian plane was temporarily grounded after passengers complained about an overwhelming smell of durian in the cabin. Around two tonnes of durian, the world’s ...

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US Navy plane intercepted by Russian jet over Black Sea

The US Navy has posted a video showing one of its planes being intercepted by a Russian jet in international airspace over the Black Sea. It called the Russian SU-27 aircraft’s interaction with its EP-3 Aries “irresponsible” and “unsafe” due ...

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Russian fighter jet intercepts US Navy plane

During an encounter that lasted a total of 25 minutes, the Russian SU-27 jet passed directly in front of the US EP-3 aircraft at a high speed, the officials said. The US crew reported turbulence following that initial interaction in ...

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