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Blue Origin space tourist dies in plane crash

WASHINGTON: US businessman Glen de Vries, who flew into space with “Star Trek” actor William Shatner on last month’s Blue Origin flight, has died in a plane crash. The small aircraft came down in Hampton Township, New Jersey, about 60

Woman suffers cardiac arrest on board PIA aircraft

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane flying from Paris to Islamabad made an emergency landing in Bulgaria after a woman passenger suffered a heart attack during the flight. The passenger fell unconscious after the heart attack and the pilot

Plane makes emergency landing in Lahore after bird strike

LAHORE: A Karachi-bound passenger plane made an emergency landing on Monday after facing a bird strike soon after taking off from Lahore. The flight PA-401 was on its way from Lahore to Karachi when the incident occurred.  The plane suffered

PAF plane carrying first batch of COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A special plane of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has reached Islamabad on Monday morning with the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses. The plane carrying 500,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine, gifted from China to Pakistan landed at

PIA plane to airlift 0.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Beijing

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will fly a plane to Beijing to bring more than 500,000 doses of a coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan. A spokesperson for the national flag carrier said a Boeing 777 plane will be used to transport

22 dead in Ukraine military plane crash

KYIV: At least 22 people including military cadets were killed and two others were seriously injured when a Ukrainian air force plane crashed near Kharkiv in the east of the country. Deputy Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko confirmed the death toll,

PIA flights to Saudi Arabia will resume today

ISLAMABAD: National airline Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will start its flights to Saudi Arabia today. PIA spokesman Abdullah Khan said 777 and Airbus 320 aircraft would be used for Saudi Arabia. A PIA spokesman said that the national airline’s flights

Pakistan Air Force aircraft crashes near Attock

ATTOCK: A Pakistan Air Force plane has crashed near Pindigheb in district Attaock but no casualties have been reported. A spokesman for the Pakistan Air Force said the plane was on a training flight when it crashed. The pilot of the

Malaysia temporarily suspends Pakistani pilots over fake licences

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has temporarily suspended pilots holding licenses from Pakistan after it emerged that many hold dubious licenses and continued to operate flights. The Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) after an evaluation of all foreign pilots in Malaysia

21 victims killed in PIA plane crash identified: PIA spokesperson

KARACHI: A passenger plane belonging to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) crashed near the Jinnah airport on Friday The Airbus A320  aircraft crashed near a residential area of Jinnah Garden in Model Colony area near Malir Cantt. The aircraft was traveling

PIA crash: 97 bodies recovered as relief, rescue work underway

KARACHI: The relief and rescue work at the site of a plane crash near Karachi airport is underway and 97 dead bodies have been recovered from the debris while the two survivors of the crash are under treatment in the

Rouhani urges army to apologize for downing Ukrainian plane

TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani called for solidarity on Wednesday and highlighted the need for changes in the way Iran is operating, citing a series of furious demonstrations over the tragic shooting down of a Ukrainian airline. One week after the

Spray plane crashes during anti-locust operations in Sadiqabad

SADIQABAD: An airplane on an aerial spray crashed on Sunday in Bandhi district of Sadiqabad, leaving two people dead on board. The plane crashed near Sadiqabad at Chak No 215, due to a technical failure resulting in the death of

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

NASA reveals its first all-electric airplane ‘Maxwell’

CALIFORNIA: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has revealed an early version of its all-electric airplane, the X-57 ‘Maxwell’. Adapted from an Italian-made Tecnam P2006T twin-engine propeller plane, the X-57 ‘Maxwell’ has been under development since 2015 and remains

Bird bumps into flying plane travelling to Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A bird on Sunday bumped into a flying plane mid-flight leaving the pilot struggling to get his wits about and guide the pilot to safety. According to details, the plane was heading from Sharjah to Peshawar, the pilot succeeded