Indonesia recovers cockpit voice recorder of crashed jet

JAKARTA: Indonesia has recovered the cockpit voice recorder from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in January, and the air accident investigator said on Wednesday it could take up to a week to be able to

Iran’s report on downed Ukrainian jet absolves armed forces

TEHRAN: Iran released its final report on the Ukrainian passenger jet it shot down last year killing 176 people, devoting two paragraphs to causes and absolving the armed forces. Iran’s civil aviation body blamed a misaligned radar and an error

Indonesia uses unmanned undersea vehicle to search air crash victims, black boxes

JAKARTA: Indonesia has deployed a remotely operated underwater vehicle to help divers search for the remains of victims and recover the flight recorders from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea three days ago soon after takeoff. The

PAF jet crashes while on training mission near Shorkot

JHANG: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesperson on Friday has said that a trainer aircraft crashed near Shorkot, in Jhang district Punjab, the pilot was safe in the incident. The PAF spokesperson said, the Mirage plane was on a training exercise

US military plane crashes in Afghanistan

KABUL: A plane which US officials described as a small military aircraft crashed in a Taliban-controlled area of central Afghanistan on Monday. The Aghan Taliban claimed to have brought it down but US officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity

World’s first twin-engine jet completes maiden flight

EVERETT: Boeing’s 777X, a new generation of the wide-body aircraft, finished its test flight on Saturday marking a landmark for the company struggling through the growing failure from two fatal crashes of its best-selling 737 Max. The first flight, which

Iran’s airliner accident

Iran has admitted that it accidentally shot a Ukrainian passenger plane on the same day it fired ballistic missiles at US bases in Iraq as retaliation for the assassination of its commander. The tragic incident gives a glimpse on the

PAF jet crashes while on training mission near Mianwali

MIANWALI: PAF spokesman said on a training mission on Tuesday that two pilots embraced martyrdom as a plane from Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed near Mianwali. “Pakistan Air Force regrets that a PAF FT7, aircraft crashed near Mianwali while on