Plane carrying expelled Russian diplomats leaves US

Plane carrying expelled Russian diplomats leaves US

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats expelled from the United States over Moscow’s alleged interference in the presidential election took off from Washington on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported. “The plane has taken off, everyone is on board,” said the Russian embassy in Washington, quoted by the state-owned RIA Novosti agency. Relatives of the diplomats […]

Plane carrying Brazil team ran out of fuel before crash, Colombia says

Plane carrying Brazil team ran out of fuel before crash, Colombia says

Colombian aviation authorities said Monday that an airliner that crashed with a Brazilian soccer team aboard had run out of fuel before it could land. The plane, operated by Bolivia-based charter company LaMia, crashed on a wooded hillside near Medellin because the pilot failed to refuel en route and did not report engine failures caused […]

Libyan plane hijackers surrender in Malta

Libyan plane hijackers surrender in Malta

A hostage drama at the Malta International Airport ended Friday when hijackers, who diverted a Libyan passenger plane with 118 people on board, surrendered after releasing all passengers and crew. The hijackers had been searched and taken into custody, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Twitter hours after an Afriqiyah Airways plane landed in […]

Crashed plane carrying Brazilian football team ‘ran out of fuel’

Crashed plane carrying Brazilian football team ‘ran out of fuel’

The plane that crashed in Colombia virtually wiping out an entire Brazilian soccer team was running out of fuel, had no electrical power, and was preparing for an emergency landing, according to the pilot’s final words. The disaster on Monday night killed 71 people and sent shock waves round the global soccer world. Only six […]

Trump’s running mate Pence unharmed after plane skids off runway

Trump’s running mate Pence unharmed after plane skids off runway

A plane carrying U.S. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence skidded off the runway after landing in the rain at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, halting flights for at least an hour, officials said. No one was injured in the incident which occurred less than two weeks before the U.S. presidential election, crucial […]

Egyptian investigators start analysing flight recorders from crashed EgyptAir plane

Egyptian investigators start analysing flight recorders from crashed EgyptAir plane

Investigators have begun examining the black box flight recorders of an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, hoping to establish the cause of the disaster, authorities said Sunday. The Airbus A320 operating Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar screens between the Greek island of Crete and the north coast […]

Search vessel identifies wreckage of EgyptAir plane that crashed into Mediterranean

Search vessel identifies wreckage of EgyptAir plane that crashed into Mediterranean

  A deep ocean search vessel hunting for the remains of an EgyptAir jet that crashed in the eastern Mediterranean last month has identified several main locations of its wreckage, the Egyptian investigation committee said on Wednesday. The John Lethbridge, a search boat contracted by the Egyptian government, is working against the clock to locate […]