BEIJING, May 15: An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, making China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the Red Planet.
MOSCOW, June 27: Two people were killed and seven injured when an Antonov An-24 passenger plane made an emergency landing at a regional airport in Russia’s Buryatia republic, in Siberia, on Thursday, the area’s emergency situations ministry said.
KATHMANDU, March 31: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Airbus 320 bound for Kathmandu from Dubai had to be diverted from its course and make an emergency landing at Indira Ghandi International Airport on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: An aircraft of Sita Air, a private airline, made a safe landing at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Tuesday after one of its engines had to be turned off. The plane had taken off for Lukla from TIA at 10:30 am, with 12 passengers on board.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: A masked man landed at Tribhuvan International Airport at 10:30 am from an Air India aircraft on Monday. Curiosity grew within the people in general at the sight of the masked man having a sturdy body. Speculations were being made that he was from a criminal background when the media persons were gathering around and firing questions at him. A huge crowd had already gathered around him.
MIAMI, March 31: SpaceX chief Elon Musk hailed a “revolution in spaceflight” after blasting off a recycled rocket for the first time Thursday, using a booster that had previously flown cargo to the International Space Station.
MUGU, Jan 11: An aircraft of Goma Air that had flown from Nepalgunj with 15 passengers on board averted an accident at the Rara-based Talcha Airport on Wednesday though one of its tires flattened while landing.
HETAUDA, Dec 6: Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Indra Bahadur Baniya has said that a technicians' team would be mobilised to carry out feasibility study for the construction of an emergency landing airport in Makwanpur.
ISTANBUL, Aug 18: A Qatar Airways passenger jet made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport shortly after takeoff Thursday following a fire in one of its engines, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.