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ID-card may reveal mystery of crashed AN-12 aircraft


August 1st, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 1 (IANS) A frayed identity card bearing the name Arjun Singh of Pune may reveal the 45-year-old mystery crash of an AN-12 aircraft of the Indian ... Read more...

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Plane with 127 on board crashes in Pakistan, no survivors (Night Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A Pakistani passenger plane carrying at least 127 people crashed in stormy weather and burst into flames while approaching Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were ... Read more...

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Small passenger plane crashes in eastern Canada, killing 4


January 12th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
WINNIPEG, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were killed on late Tuesday morning when a small passenger plane crashed in eastern Canada, officials said on Wednesday. One person survived the crash.The accident ... Read more...

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Snow hampers MiG-29 wreckage search


November 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 12 (IANS) Snowfall in the Himalayan peaks once again hampered the search for the remaining wreckage of an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-29 combat jet that crashed over ... Read more...

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New tool can ensure better safety on planes


September 13th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed an instrument for fine tuning an airplane's digital flight-data recorder or "black box" so that it can pre-empt crashes and ensure greater safety ... Read more...

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Poor quality fuel cause of Russian plane crash?


September 8th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poor quality of aviation fuel could be one of the possible reasons why the Yak-42 plane crashed in Russia Wednesday, killing at least 43 people, ... Read more...

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Body recovered from 2009 Air France flight


May 5th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Search teams were able to recover a body of one of the 228 victims that died during Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in ... Read more...

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Investigators find black box from crashed Air France flight


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- French investigators on Sunday announced they have found and recovered the black box of Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 during a ... Read more...

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NTSB investigating wing clipping incident at New York’s JFK airport


April 13th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday informed that it is investigating the wing clipping incident between an Air France jet and a smaller aircraft at ... Read more...

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Serb pilots blame ‘pressures’ of working in India for Dubai-Mangalore AI plane crash


November 20th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Belgrade, Nov 20 (ANI): Denying media reports that a sleepy captain was responsible for an Air India plane crash in May that killed 158 passengers, the Serbian Pilots Association has said that ... Read more...

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Two pilots killed in cargo plane crash in Dubai


September 4th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Two pilots were killed Friday when a Boeing 747 cargo plane crashed on a road just two minutes after it took off from Dubai airport, police said. The plane ... Read more...

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‘Black box’ of Islamabad crash plane found


July 31st, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 31(ANI): The black box of the Air Blue plane, which crashed into Margalla Hills near Islamabad on Wednesday, has been recovered.The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Director General, Junaid Amin, said ... Read more...

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Black box of crashed Pakistan plane found


July 31st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Saturday said they had retrieved the flight recorder of a plane that crashed three days ago near Islamabad, killing 152 people on board. "Yes, we have found ... Read more...

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Oz inventor of Black Box dies at 85


July 21st, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): An Australian scientist who invented the black box flight data recorder, has died, at the age of 85.David Warren came up with the idea for the cockpit ... Read more...

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Black box inventor dies


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 21 (DPA) David Warren, the Australian who invented the black box flight-data recorder 54 years ago, has died at the age of 85, Defence Force officials said Wednesday. He started working ... Read more...

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Flight data recorder from crashed Air India plane recovered (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Another part of the black box, the digital flight data recorder (DFDR) of the Air India Express plane that crashed in Mangalore killing 158 people, was found ... Read more...

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Flight data recorder of crashed Air India flight found


May 25th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 25 (IANS) The digital flight data recorder, a part of the black box, of the Air India Express plane that crashed killing 158 people was found Tuesday after three ... Read more...

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Search for plane’s flight data recorder to resume Tuesday (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 24 (IANS) Two days of search for the digital flight data recorder, a part of the black box, of the Air India Express plane that crashed here Saturday have ... Read more...

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Search continues for plane’s digital flight data recorder


May 24th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 24 (IANS) Teams of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and police Monday resumed their search for the digital flight data recorder, a part of the black box, ... Read more...

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DGCA begins crash probe, finds voice recorder, data unit (Lead)


May 23rd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 23 (IANS) The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) late Sunday began investigating the crash of the Air India Express Boeing 737-800 (VT-AXV) after the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and ... Read more...

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India Air crash kills 158 people, cockpit voice recorder & flight data recorder recovered


May 23rd, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mangalore, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent unfortunate Air India crash killed around 160 people. Only eight people were lucky enough to escape from the devastation alive. The crash happened when ... Read more...

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Crashed plane’s black box found


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 23 (IANS) The black box of the crashed Air India Express plane has been found, police and airport sources said Sunday. The black box - the digital cockpit voice ... Read more...

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‘Black box’ is generally orange and far from cockpit


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Usually painted bright orange to help easy retrieval, a black box is a combination of two devices mounted at the rear of an aircraft not the cockpit, ... Read more...

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Mangalore air crash: Black Box found


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, May 23 (ANI): The investigators have found the Black Box of the Air India plane that crashed on landing in Mangalore on Saturday.The Black Box was found at the crash ... Read more...

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Hunt still on for black box of crashed aircraft: Air India (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Over 30 hours after the Mangalore air accident, the black box of the ill-fated Boeing 737-800 aircraft was yet to be recovered from its charred debris, delaying the ... Read more...

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Mangalore air crash: All bodies of victims recovered


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, May 23 (ANI): Air India (AI) on Sunday said that all the 158 bodies have been recovered from the crash site and 87 bodies have already been handed over to relatives."All ... Read more...

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Mangalore air crash: DNA experts arrives as 26 bodies still unidentified


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, May 23 (ANI): A team of experts from Hyderabad arrived here today to conduct DNA tests to help in identification of bodies charred beyond recognition in the Air India Express plane ... Read more...

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Search still on for Air India aircraft’s black box


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 23 (IANS) The search for the digital cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder of the ill-fated Air India aircraft that crashed here Saturday was still on, more ... Read more...

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Antony, Pallam Raju not to attend LCH maiden flight function in Bengaluru


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru May 22 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony and his deputy M.Pallam Raju have cancelled their Sunday visit to Bengaluru, where they were supposed to participate in the inaugural flight launch ... Read more...

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150 bodies recovered from Mangalore crash site


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, May 22 (ANI): Rescue officials on Saturday said that they had recovered and retrieved 150 of the 158 bodies from the Air India Express air crash site, and added that efforts ... Read more...

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Antony not to attend LCH’s maiden flight function in Bengaluru


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru May 22 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony has cancelled his Sunday's visit to Bengaluru, where he was supposed to participate in the inaugural flight launch ceremony of the Advanced Light ... Read more...

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BA test flight shows no impact of ash cloud on engine


April 19th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (DPA) A British Airways (BA) test flight through prohibited airspace has revealed "no variations in the aircraft's normal operational performance", the airline said Monday. The Boeing 747, which had BA ... Read more...

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NASA’s Ares I-X rocket successfully completes flight test


October 29th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): NASA's Ares I-X test rocket has successfully completed its flight test, by lifting off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on October 28th.The test flight lasted about ... Read more...

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Air France crash plane not destroyed in flight: Official


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 2 (DPA) The Air France Airbus A330-200 that crashed into the Atlantic one month ago was not destroyed in flight, an official with the French Office of Accident Investigation (BEA) ... Read more...

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Air France crash: ‘black box signals located’


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 23(ANI): Signals from the flight data recorder, or the black boxes of the Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic ocean killing all 228 passengers onboard, has been located. "A ... Read more...

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