MOSCOW, Aug 16: A Russian pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled plane in a corn field after birds hit both engines said Friday that a quick landing was his only chance and he was not afraid of handling it.
MEXICO CITY, May 26: A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday.
ADDIS ABABA, April 4: The pilots of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet followed all of Boeing’s recommended procedures when the plane started to nose-dive but still couldn’t save it, according to a preliminary report released Thursday by the Ethiopian government.
The aviation world was rocked by Ethiopian Airline’s (ET) recent crash involving a B737Max8 that happened less than five months after Lion Air (JT) crash in Indonesia. Normally, the period is not crucial, but the common narratives seem to show very identical circumstances with both crashing within few minutes after takeoff.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The main opposition Nepali Congress has expressed deep sorrow over the chopper crash at Taplejung that claimed seven lives including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari among others.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: All seven passengers onboard confirmed dead in helicopter crash in Taplejung district on Wednesday afternoon. According to local resident Suraj Bhattarai, authorities retrieved all dead bodies.
KABUL, Oct 31: There have been no survivors in the deadly crash of a military helicopter that had at least 20 people on board in Anar Dara district of Afghanistan's Farah province, TOLOnews reported on Wednesday, citing local officials.
JAKARTA, Oct 29: An aircraft with 189 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia’s island of Java on Monday, shortly after takeoff from the capital on its way to the country’s tin-mining hub, officials said.
LEICESTER, Oct 28: A helicopter belonging to Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in a ball of flames in the club’s car park on Saturday after a Premier League match, British media said.
CALIFORNIA, Oct 12: Internet users around the world may experience network connection failures on Thursday as the main domain servers and related infrastructure controlling the web will be powered down for some time.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The phone rang. The receiver was greeted with a frantic message from the other end. “Call your sister Dolma immediately! Looks like something really bad has happened.”It was around 9 am last Saturday.
DHADING/ NUWAKOT, Sept 9: Six people died while one was injured after an Altitude Air helicopter crashed into the dense forest of Mailungpakha in Meghan Rural Municipality-1, Basurgchet of Nuwakot district on Saturday morning.
HANOI, July 30: Thirteen people were killed and four injured when a minibus carrying guests on the way to a wedding in central Vietnam collided head-on with a large container truck on Monday, the government said in a statement.
HAVANA, July 28: Mailen Diaz Almaguer, 19, was initially one of three female survivors of the accident in which a Boeing 737 crashed shortly after take-off from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.The sole survivor of the air crash that killed 112 people in Cuba in May remains in "critical condition" and is being constantly monitored, doctors report.
ROLPA, July 11: Dhanapuri Rokamagar, 61, of Thabang-5 in Rolpa district silently watched the cremation of her two sons on the bank of the Lungri River. Another son and a daughter were being cremated at the same time on the bank of Rapti in Dang district. She lost all four of her children in the tipper truck accident in Mustang Friday. Altogether 20 people were killed in the accident.
June 24: South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington, who ousted incumbent U.S. Representative Mark Sanford in a primary this month, was seriously injured in a car crash that killed the driver of a second vehicle, her campaign said on Saturday.
HAVANA, May 20: Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 of the 113 on board, making it the Caribbean island’s deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years.
KATHMANDU, May 17: A Cessna 208B aircraft of Makalu Air flying to Simikot airport of Humla district from Surkhet airport crashed on Wednesday, killing the pilot and co-pilot. The cargo flight of the light aircraft with call sign 9N AUJ went out of radar contact at 6:45 am.
JAPAN, May 8: A car driven by a Nepali national got into severe accident at Sapporo City, Hokkaido, Japan however no casualties have been reported. According to sources, it is informed that the driver was drunk and driving the car at midnight.
US-Bangla Airlines yesterday raised questions over the primary investigation report of the Nepalese authorities on the March 12 crash of its plane at Kathmandu airport that left 51 dead, 27 of them Bangladeshis.
KATHMANDU, April 14: A preliminary report of last month’s US Bangla air crash has claimed that there has been no lapse on part of the rescue operators after the crash, and that the airport’s rescue team had reached the accident site within two minutes after the aircraft hit fire.
ALGIERS, April 11: More than 250 people including members of Western Sahara’s Polisario independence movement were killed when a military plane crashed in a field outside Algeria’s capital on Wednesday, officials said.
KATHMANDU, March 18: The government of Bangladesh has assigned a 5-member accredited representative team to Nepal to assist the investigations of last week’s US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu. According to the Aviation Management Department of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA), the team will land in Kathmandu on Monday.
POKHARA, March 16: Turkish Airway's airliner had an accident at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) about three years ago. All the passengers in the aircraft were unharmed. However, as the plane remained grounded at TIA for a few days, larger aircraft could not approach the runway, which affected the tourism sector greatly as the tourist season in Nepal was approaching.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Victims of US-Bangla air crash are likely to receive less amount in compensation than they are supposed to receive, as both Nepal and Bangladesh have delayed adopting the Montreal Convention 1999.
KATHMANDU, March 17: A meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday endorsed a special condolence motion and observed a minute of silence over the demise of 49 people in the US-Bangla aircraft crash in Kathmandu on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 14: Visiting Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism of Bangladesh, AKM Shahjahan Kamal, today called on Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa to discuss the US-Bangla passenger airplane fatal crash took place at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has dismissed an allegation that the Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) did not guide the US-Bangla aircraft properly when it was trying to land at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Following yesterday’s ill-fated US-Bangla airplane crash, a high level team led by Bangladesh’s Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism, AKM Sahajahan Kamal is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu today.
KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Province 3 Governor Anuradha Koirala has expressed sorrow over the death of passengers in the crash involving a US-Bangla airlines aircraft at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday.
KAHMANDU, March 12: Of the total 71 people including four crew members on the board the ill-fated Bombardier Dash Q-400 aircraft with Call Sign BS-211, 32 people were Bangladeshi nationals, 33 were Nepalis, one Chinese and one Maldivian.