aviation accidents

Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes near Pakistani capital of Islamabad, many killed (Updated)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Bhoja Air passenger plane carrying 127 passengers and crew members crashed early Friday evening while attempting to land at an airport near the country's capital of ... Read more...

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Helicopter crash in south-central Indonesia kills 2


September 26th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by BNO News
SUMBAWA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on early Sunday afternoon when a helicopter chartered by a mining company crashed in south-central Indonesia, officials said on Monday.The helicopter, operated by ... Read more...

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Asiana Airlines pilot took out life insurance policies month before crash


August 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- One of the two pilots aboard an Asiana Airlines cargo plane which crashed in the sea off a South Korean island last week had taken out seven life ... Read more...

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Angara passenger plane crashes in Siberia, killing 5


July 11th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- At least five people were killed and 20 others were injured when an Angara Airlines passenger plane crashed into a river in Siberia on Monday morning, the regional ... Read more...

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RusLine passenger plane crashes in northwest Russia, 44 killed


June 21st, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- A RusLine passenger plane carrying more than 50 people crashed near a city in northwest Russia on late Monday evening, officials said, killing everyone on board except eight ... Read more...

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Six dead in southern Russia plane crash


March 6th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Six crew members were killed Saturday in a plane crash in the village of Garbuzovo in southern Russia's Belgorod region, Russian Ministry for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster ... Read more...

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India has poor aviation safety standards, says expert


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India has poor aviation safety standards and accidents like Saturday's crash near Mangalore are bound to occur if these are not improved, said Captain M.R. Wadia, founder ... Read more...

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Scientists developing systems to help pilots overcome disorientation in space


November 14th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): American researchers at the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) are working on a system that will help astronaut pilots in real time to overcome the effects ... Read more...

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New control techniques to reduce risk of aircraft crashes


November 17th, 2007 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 17 (ANI): A University in Netherlands has developed new control techniques that would be able to reduce the risk of aircraft crashes. The new techniques were developed as a ... Read more...

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