Tuesday Jun 28, 2022

Searchers find second black box in China Eastern plane crash

The second black box has been recovered from the crash of a China Eastern Boeing 737-800 that killed all 132 people on board last week, Chinese state media said Sunday. Firefighters taking part in the search found the recorder, an orange cylinder, on a mountain slope about 1.5 metres underground, state broadcaster CCTV said. Experts confirmed […]

Deadly crash of China Eastern plane into remote mountainside a mystery

Mud-stained wallets. Bank cards. Official identity cards. Poignant reminders of 132 lives presumed lost were lined up by rescue workers scouring a remote Chinese mountainside Tuesday for the wreckage of a China Eastern flight that one day earlier inexplicably fell from the sky and burst into a huge fireball. No survivors have been found among […]

Search and rescue under way after China’s first plane crash since 2010

BEIJING — Rescuers on Tuesday kept up with their search in the heavily forested mountains of China’s southern Guangxi region for survivors of the China Eastern Airlines jet crash, with Chinese state media describing the situation as “grim.” Parts of the Boeing 737-800 jet were found on Monday strewn across mountain slopes charred by fire […]

Antonov AN-225: World’s largest plane destroyed in Ukraine

The world’s largest aircraft, the Antonov AN-225, has been destroyed during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to Ukrainian officials, generating alarm and sadness among the aviation world in which it occupies almost cult status. The enormous aircraft, named “Mriya,” or “dream” in Ukrainian, was parked at an airfield near Kyiv when it […]

Russia attacks Ukraine: Russian plane allegedly enters Canadian airspace

Transport Canada says it’s launching a review of a Russian airline after one of its planes allegedly violated a ban on entering Canadian airspace just hours after it was imposed. “We are aware that Aeroflot flight 111 violated the prohibition put in place earlier today on Russian flights using Canadian airspace,” Transport Canada wrote in […]

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