MOSCOW, Aug 15: Russians hailed a miracle on Thursday after a passenger plane carrying 233 people made an emergency landing in a corn field on the outskirts of Moscow after striking a flock of birds shortly after take-off.

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.

WASHINGTON, June 21: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions.

YANGON, May 9: Some 18 people including five crew members were injured after a passenger plane of the Biman Bangladesh airlines skidded off the runway at Myanmar's Yangon International Airport (YIA) on Wednesday, said the Department of Civil Aviation Myanmar.

The engine is from a road cutter, the wings are burlap, the wheels are borrowed from a rickshaw: a popcorn seller has caught the attention of the Pakistan Air Force by building his own plane.

FLORIDA, May 4: A chartered Boeing 737 jetliner with 143 people on board slid off a runway and into the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base in a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.

FLORIDA, May 4: A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St. John’s River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said.

PARIS, April 8: Boeing’s decision to cut production of its 737 aircraft hit the shares of its suppliers on Monday, while its own shares were lower in U.S. pre-market trading.

CHICAGO/SEATTLE, April 6: Boeing Co said on Friday it plans to cut its monthly 737 aircraft production by nearly 20 percent in the wake of two deadly crashes, signaling it does not expect aviation authorities to allow the plane back in the air anytime soon.

March 13: India is grounding U.S. planemaker Boeing Co’s 737 MAX aircraft immediately, the ministry of civil aviation said late on Tuesday, following the fatal crash of a plane of the same type in Ethiopia on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has formed a five-member committee to probe into a plane carrying Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, which was kept on hold during its landing attempt at Tribhuvan International Airport on March 5.

YORBA LINDA, Feb 4: Two people died and two others were injured after a small plane apparently came apart, dropping parts that scattered across a Southern California neighborhood and ignited a house fire before landing in a backyard, witnesses and authorities said Sunday.

BERLIN, Aug 6: Determining why a vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps will be challenging since the 79-year-old aircraft did not have black boxes and was traveling in an area without frequent radar readings when it plunged into a mountain, killing all 20 of the people on board, investigators said Sunday.

MEXICO, Aug 1: Dozens of people were injured when a packed Aeromexico-operated Embraer jet crashed right after takeoff in Mexico's state of Durango on Tuesday, but authorities said most were not seriously hurt and there were no fatalities.

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.

LOS ANGELES, July 11: A plane carrying 11 people crashed Tuesday (Jul 10) on a mountainside in Alaska, officials and rescuers said, but there were no deaths.

PRETORIA, July 10: According to local emergency services, a plane crashed outside South Africa's city of Pretoria in the Gauteng province.

MUMBAI, June 28: A small chartered plane crashed Thursday in a busy area of Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, killing at least six people including two on the ground, police said.

SINGAPORE, June 10 : A cargo plane which accompanied North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on his recent visit to China has departed Pyongyang and was likely headed for Singapore on Sunday, ahead of Kim’s summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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.

HAVANA, May 19: More than 100 people were killed when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster in nearly 30 years, and there were only three survivors, officials and state media said on Friday.

2 die in Makalu Air plane crash

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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.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Stratolaunch Systems, the space launch venture backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is planning to conduct the maiden flight of its giant carrier aircraft within the next few months.

April 12: At least 257 people were killed on Wednesday when a military plane crashed near the Algerian capital, Algiers, state media reported.

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 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.

PARBAT, March 19: An aircraft of the Tara Air landed at Balewa Airport for the first time in 16 years.

March 19: The bodies of 23 of the US-Bangla plane crash victims will be taken back home from Nepal today as their identification process was completed yesterday.

A Canadian aviation expert has joined the probe body in Nepal to investigate into the plane crash of US-Bangla Airlines.

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, March 14: A neurosurgeon and 12 to-be-doctors lost their lives in the US-Bangla aircraft crash on Monday, while two seriously injured medical students have been struggling to survive.

TEHRAN, March 13: A Turkish private jet flying a group of young women from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul crashed Sunday in heavy rain in a mountainous region of Iran, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: The grass on the land beside the runway of the airport was reduced to ashes.

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.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has stated that 33 among those on board the US Bangladesh Airlines aircraft that crashed while landing at Tribhuvan International Airport are Nepalis.

In pictures: US-Bangla plane crash

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 3: A Malaysian official said Saturday that the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 by a U.S. company will likely end in June, as families of passengers marked the fourth anniversary of the plane’s disappearance with renewed hope that the world’s biggest aviation mystery will be solved.

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.

DUBAI, Feb 18: All 66 passengers and crew aboard a plane that crashed in central Iran on Sunday were believed to have been killed, state media reported.

MOSCOW, Feb 11: Russia’s Emergencies Ministry says a passenger plane has crashed near Moscow and fragments of it have been found.

COSTA RICA, Jan 1: A plane carrying 10 U.S. citizens and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area, killing all aboard Sunday, Costa Rica’s government said.

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Jan 1: Costa Rican investigators are looking into what caused a charter aircraft to crash in woods in the country’s northwest soon after takeoff, killing the 10 U.S. citizens and two local crewmembers on board.

Sharma charters plane after assured win

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RUKUM, Dec 8: After election win almost assured, Janardan Sharma of CPN-Maoist (center) chartered a Tara air’s plane to travel to West Rukum.

HUMLA, Nov 29: A Twin Otter aircraft belonging to Tara Air crashed on the runway at Simikot Airport of Humla district during a failed takeoff Tuesday morning. Seven passengers sustained minor injuries in the accident.

KATHMANDU, August 10: A political and historical documentary titled 'hijacking for democracy' has been screened here at Nepal Tourism Board Hall today.

TOKYO, July 19: Japanese airport police have found 30 bullets in an American Airlines crewmember's carry-on bag and said Wednesday that the flight attendant apparently carried them through his security checks at U.S. airports.

ITTA BENA, Miss., July 11: A U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard in a fiery wreckage and spreading debris for miles, officials said.

KATHMANDU, June 23: An emergency mock drill on a plane crash rescue operation was conducted at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Friday.

YANGON, June 7: A military transport plane with more than 100 people on board went missing Wednesday on a flight from southern Myanmar to Yangon, a military spokesman said.