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Afghanistan passenger plane crashes in Taliban-held Ghazni province; no reports of casualties yet, cause of accident unclear
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Afghanistan passenger plane crashes in Taliban-held Ghazni province; no reports of casualties yet, cause of accident unclear

Arif Noori, spokesman for provincial governor, said the plane went down around 1.10 pm local time in Deh Yak district

MiG-27 crashes in Rajasthan: Losing jets so frequently is just not acceptable, where is it all going wrong?
India

MiG-27 crashes in Rajasthan: Losing jets so frequently is just not acceptable, where is it all going wrong?

While it is heartening that the pilot bailed out safely, the loss of a MiG-27 over Sirohi in Rajasthan on Sunday is disturbing and does underscore a rather dismal record of air force safety and maintenance

Who is to blame for spread of fake news: Policies, trolls or consumers?
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Who is to blame for spread of fake news: Policies, trolls or consumers?

Even as a Pakistan minister dismissed reports of Masood Azhar’s death, the risk of fake news and its perpetuation on social media is increasing.

One pilot dead after two IAF Surya Kiran jets crash mid air during rehearsal for Aero India show; one civilian injured
India

One pilot dead after two IAF Surya Kiran jets crash mid air during rehearsal for Aero India show; one civilian injured

A day before the much-awaited Aero India 2019 is set to begin in Bengaluru, two Indian Air Force (IAF) Surya Kiran jets crashed mid air on Tuesday during a practice run for the air show. Both pilots ejected safely, and no casualties have been reported.

Indonesia aviation under scrutiny after Lion Air crash; transport ministry pushes airlines for safety, service improvements
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Indonesia aviation under scrutiny after Lion Air crash; transport ministry pushes airlines for safety, service improvements

Indonesia is one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets, but it has come under fresh scrutiny since a fatal Lion Air crash last month as the sector struggles to keep up with its breakneck expansion, putting safety at risk, analysts warn.

Lion Air pilots struggled to regain control of Boeing Jet, investigation into Indonesia plane crash reveals
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Lion Air pilots struggled to regain control of Boeing Jet, investigation into Indonesia plane crash reveals

The investigators are focusing on whether faulty information from sensors led the plane's system to force the nose down. The new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plunged into the Java Sea on 29 October, killing all 189 people on board, including an Indian pilot. Information from the Lion Air jet's flight data recorder was included in a briefing for the Indonesian Parliament.

Indonesia expected to release preliminary Lion Air crash report today; findings to shed light on why Boeing 737 MAX fell from sky
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Indonesia expected to release preliminary Lion Air crash report today; findings to shed light on why Boeing 737 MAX fell from sky

Indonesian investigators are expected on Wednesday to release a preliminary report into the Lion Air plane crash last month that saw all 189 on board killed when the nearly new jet slammed into the sea. The Boeing 737 MAX vanished from radar about 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta on 29 October, crashing into waters off Indonesia's northern coast moments after it had asked to return to

Indonesia plane crash: Body of Indian Lion Air pilot Bhavye Suneja identified, family to get remains today
India

Indonesia plane crash: Body of Indian Lion Air pilot Bhavye Suneja identified, family to get remains today

Indonesian authorities have identified the body of Indian pilot Bhavye Suneja who captained the ill-fated Indonesian plane that crashed into the sea on 29 October. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, in a tweet, announced about the identification of Suneja's body.

32 killed after Russian transport plane crashes at Syria's Hmeimim airbase, probe ordered
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32 killed after Russian transport plane crashes at Syria's Hmeimim airbase, probe ordered

A Russian transport plane crashed on landing at Russia's Hmeimim airbase in Syria, killing all 32 on board, the defence ministry said in a statement

Myanmar military plane crash: 59 bodies recovered from Andaman Sea; Cause still unclear
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Myanmar military plane crash: 59 bodies recovered from Andaman Sea; Cause still unclear

Search crews in Myanmar have now recovered the bodies of nearly half of those who died in last week's military plane crash, the army said on Sunday.

Nepal aircraft crashes near Mount Everest, death toll rises to two after co-pilot dies
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Nepal aircraft crashes near Mount Everest, death toll rises to two after co-pilot dies

The death toll in the Nepalese cargo aircraft crash in the Mount Everest region has risen to two after the co-pilot of the plane succumbed to his injuries.

Russia plane crash: Another fight recorder recovered from site
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Russia plane crash: Another fight recorder recovered from site

Search teams on Wednesday recovered another flight recorder from a military plane that crashed in the Black Sea, killing all 92 aboard, the Defense Ministry said.

Russian military aircraft carrying 39 passengers crashes; 16 seriously injured, say reports
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Russian military aircraft carrying 39 passengers crashes; 16 seriously injured, say reports

A IL-18 military aircraft carrying 39 people on board, including seven crew members, reportedly crashed in Russia"s Far East on Monday.

Debris of ill-fated PIA aircraft located; popular evangelist among 47 feared dead
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Debris of ill-fated PIA aircraft located; popular evangelist among 47 feared dead

An Islamabad bound Pakistan international Airlines carrying 47 passengers crashed near Havelian in Abbotabad on Wednesday.

EgyptAir: Smoke was detected inside cabin before crash, says report
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EgyptAir: Smoke was detected inside cabin before crash, says report

Smoke alerts were triggered inside the cabin of the ill-fated EgyptAir jet minutes before it plunged into the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people on board..

Tragedy in Rostov-on-Don: All 62 aboard FlyDubai flight killed in crash in southern Russia
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Tragedy in Rostov-on-Don: All 62 aboard FlyDubai flight killed in crash in southern Russia

A FlyDubai flight carrying 62 people from Dubai crashed early Saturday while landing in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don in strong winds, killing all aboard, Russian officials said

PM Modi declassifies 100 files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
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PM Modi declassifies 100 files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday made public digital copies of 100 secret files relating to Subhash Chandra Bose on his 119th birth anniversary, which could throw some light on the controversy over his death.

UK police officers quit after they were found taking selfies at air crash site that killed 11
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UK police officers quit after they were found taking selfies at air crash site that killed 11

Two young British police officers who took selfies at the scene of a horrific air crash that killed 11 people have quit after a probe found the duo failed to show understanding and compassion for the victims and their families.

Bodies of all 54 victims of Indonesia plane crash recovered from jungle
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Bodies of all 54 victims of Indonesia plane crash recovered from jungle

The bodies of all 54 people killed in a plane crash in eastern Indonesia have been recovered from a remote jungle site and flown to hospital, an official said Thursday

Malaysia declares MH370 disappearance an accident, to pay compensation to families
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Malaysia declares MH370 disappearance an accident, to pay compensation to families

Malaysia declared on Thursday the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims' relatives while the search for the plane goes on.