Black Boxes Show Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air Disasters Were Similar, Says Ethiopia

Article 0 Comments The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had “clear similarities” with October’s Lion Air crash, Ethiopia said on Sunday, shown by initial analysis of the black boxes recovered from the wreckage of the March 10 disaster. The crash has generated one of the […]

Plane Crashes into Ohio Home, Killing Pilot, Fire Chief Says

Article 0 Comments A small plane crashed into a suburban Cincinnati house Tuesday afternoon, killing the pilot and sending dark smoke billowing from the backyard. Emergency responders said no one was in the home at the time of the crash, and first responders got two dogs inside out safely in […]

Norwegian Air to Seek Compensation from Boeing for Costs of MAX Groundings

Article 0 Comments Norwegian Air said on Wednesday it will seek compensation from plane maker Boeing for costs and lost revenue after grounding its fleet of 737 MAX 8 aircraft in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash. “We expect Boeing to take this bill,” Norwegian said in an emailed […]

UK’s Global Aerospace Is Boeing’s Lead Insurer

Article 0 Comments Britain’s Global Aerospace is the lead insurer for the world’s biggest plane maker Boeing Co, the insurer’s top boss said on Monday. “I can confirm that Global Aerospace leads Boeing, and also Lion Air,” Chief Executive Officer Nick Brown said in an email. He did not give […]

Officials Say Plane Had Fuel Tank Issues Before Fatal Massachusetts Crash

Article 0 Comments The National Transportation Safety Board says a plane crashed into an apartment building in Massachusetts, killing a former mayor, had fuel tank issues months before the fatal crash. The Eagle-Tribune reports that investigators did not say exactly what caused the February 2017 crash in Methuen. But in […]

3 Killed in Amazon Cargo Plane Crash Near Houston

Article 0 Comments A widebody cargo plane hauling packages for Amazon abruptly plunged out of the sky and slammed into a bay on Saturday as it was preparing to land in Houston. All three people on board were killed. The Boeing Co. 767-300, operated by Atlas Air on a flight […]

Lion Air Plane’s Cockpit Voice Recorder Recovered in Java Sea

Article 0 Comments Indonesia found the cockpit voice recorder from the Lion Air plane that crashed in October, giving investigators a real chance at solving the mystery of what brought down a modern jet. The CVR of the Boeing Co. 737 Max aircraft was intact when it was recovered in […]

One Man Killed, Another Injured in North Georgia Plane Crash

Article 0 Comments A plane crash in north Georgia left one man dead and another injured. Gainesville police say 68-year-old Robert Carlisle Alberhasky of Cumming, who was believed to have been the pilot of the small plane, was killed in the Saturday night crash. Gainesville police spokesman Sgt. Kevin Holbrook […]

Data Recorder Shows Crashed Boeing 737 Max Had Airspeed Issues on Last 4 Flights

Article 0 Comments The Lion Air plane that crashed in the Java Sea last week had faulty airspeed readings during its last four flights and Indonesian investigators called on planemaker Boeing Co. and U.S. authorities to ensure there aren’t fleet-wide issues. The Southeast Asian country’s National Transportation Safety Committee, which […]

Search Team May Have Located Main Wreckage of Lion Air’s Crashed Jet

Article 0 Comments Indonesia may be close to finding the main wreckage of the Lion Air plane that crashed earlier this week, as the hunt for clues to what caused the country’s worst air disaster since 1997 continued into a third day. The search team stumbled on “quite a large” […]