Gulf Times - Plane-crash
Plane that crashed in Cuba 'had maintenance problems'

Plane that crashed in Cuba 'had maintenance problems'

The crash of Damojh's Boeing 737 passenger jet near Havana airport killed 110 people on Friday. The three survivors are in critical condition.

Cuba mourns after 107 people killed in airliner crash

Cuba mourns after 107 people killed in airliner crash

Cuba begins two days of national mourning on Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but three of its 110 passengers and crew.

Bodies of Bangladeshi victims of plane crash arrive home

Bodies of Bangladeshi victims of plane crash arrive home

A special flight operated by state-owned Biman Bangladesh Airlines carried the coffins of 23 of the 26 Bangladeshi nationals killed in last week's crash to Dhaka, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Nepal begins plane crash probe; airline defends pilot

Nepal begins plane crash probe; airline defends pilot

The airline and airport authorities have blamed each other in the aftermath of Monday's aviation disaster, the worst suffered by the Himalayan country since a 1992 Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) crash that claimed 167 lives.

11 women killed as Turkish plane crashes in Iran

11 women killed as Turkish plane crashes in Iran

The Bombardier Challenger 604, carrying Mina Basaran and seven of her friends back from the United Arab Emirates, went down in southwestern Iran on Sunday en route from Sharjah to Istanbul.

Bangladeshi plane crashes in nepal, killing at least 49

Bangladeshi plane crashes in nepal, killing at least 49

At least 49 people were killed on Monday when a Bangladeshi airliner crashed in cloudy weather as it came in to land at the Nepalese capital's hill-ringed airport, officials said. The chief executive officer of US-Bangla Airlines, Imran Asif, accused Kathmandu's air traffic control for giving wrong

Iran teams carry plane crash dead down from mountain

Iran teams carry plane crash dead down from mountain

No survivors have been found from Aseman Airlines flight EP3704, which disappeared from radar on Sunday morning, around 45 minutes after taking off from Tehran on a domestic flight.

66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains

66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains

Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 for the city of Yasuj, some 500 kilometres to the south, the airline's public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

Russian plane crash may have been caused by iced speed probes

Russian plane crash may have been caused by iced speed probes

Russian experts probing the weekend plane crash outside Moscow which killed 71 people said the accident may have been caused by ice on speed probes which led to faulty information on the craft's airspeed.

Investigators brave snow in hunt for clues over Russian plane crash

Investigators brave snow in hunt for clues over Russian plane crash

Investigators scoured the scene Monday after a passenger plane crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off, killing all 71 people on board, in one of Russia's worst-ever plane crashes.

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow.

US Navy halts search for sailors lost in Philippine Sea air crash

US Navy halts search for sailors lost in Philippine Sea air crash

Eight other people on a C-2 Greyhound were rescued shortly after the aircraft crashed and transferred to USS Ronald Reagan.