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Five Plane Crashes With Big Casualties In Recent History

Five Plane Crashes With Big Casualties In Recent History

A China Eastern Airlines plane crashed in the southern Chinese province of Guangxi on Monday. The aircraft in the accident was a Boeing 737, a variant of which has been involved in multiple major accidents in recent years. Here are the five major aircraft...

21 March 2022
A Look At The Major Plane Crashes Of This Decade

A Look At The Major Plane Crashes Of This Decade

The plane crash in Pakistan's Karachi is second such major mishap since January. Here is a list of the major plane crashes that have occurred in recent past.

22 May 2020

Boeing CEO Says They Made 'Mistake' In Handling 737 Max Fatal Crashes

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than a year that a safety indicator in the Max cockpit didn't...

All 737 MAX Test Flights For Software Update Complete: Boeing

All 737 MAX Test Flights For Software Update Complete: Boeing

Boeing is providing additional information to the Federal Aviation Administration in anticipation of a certification test flight, a key step in winning...

17 May 2019

Boeing Was Aware Of 737 MAX Problems Before Indonesia Air Crash

Boeing previously acknowledged that an alert system that was supposed to be a standard feature in the fleet 'was not operable on all airplanes'.

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26 April 2019
US Aviation Agency To Hold Meeting Of Global Regulators On Boeing 737 MAX

US Aviation Agency To Hold Meeting Of Global Regulators On Boeing 737 MAX

The forum, scheduled for May 23, aims to outline for civilian aviation regulators the US agency's process for returning the 737 MAX to service after the...


15 April 2019
American Airlines To Cancel 737 MAX Flights Till August

American Airlines To Cancel 737 MAX Flights Till August

American Airlines said it would scrap some 115 flights per day in the coming months because its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX planes is being grounded until August...


12 April 2019
SpiceJet To Induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG Aircraft On Dry Lease

SpiceJet To Induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG Aircraft On Dry Lease

SpiceJet made an announcement on Friday that it will induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease to bring down flight cancellations and expand the...


26 March 2019
Airbus Announces Deal With China Amid Boeing Crisis

Airbus Announces Deal With China Amid Boeing Crisis

As the US-based Boeing struggles with an ongoing crisis involving its best-selling jetliner 737 MAX, the company's European rival Airbus announced that it has...


22 March 2019
After Two Crashes, Boeing Rolls Out Safety Feature Earlier Sold As Optional

After Two Crashes, Boeing Rolls Out Safety Feature Earlier Sold As Optional

The development comes as the manufacturer struggles to cope with the fallout from both the Indonesia crash and another in Ethiopia this month.


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21 March 2019
Boeing 737 MAX To Face Congressional Hearing In US Over Two Plane Crashes

Boeing 737 MAX To Face Congressional Hearing In US Over Two Plane Crashes

More than 300 people perished in the two crashes of 737 MAX 8s that occurred shortly after takeoff in Indonesia in October and in Ethiopia earlier this month.


20 March 2019
US Transport Authority To Audit Boeing 737 Max Certification

US Transport Authority To Audit Boeing 737 Max Certification

In a Tuesday memo to Transportation Inspector General Calvin Scovel, Chao said Boeing had requested an 'amended type certification' for the 737 MAX 8 in...


15 March 2019
UN Instructs Its Personnel To Stop Flying On Boeing 737 Max 8

UN Instructs Its Personnel To Stop Flying On Boeing 737 Max 8

According to the US Federal Aviation Administration, there are 387 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in operation at 59 airlines worldwide, 74 of which are registered in...


14 March 2019
Black Boxes Of Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 'Flown' To Paris

Black Boxes Of Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 'Flown' To Paris

US Federal Aviation Administration acting chief Daniel Elwell said the black box flight data recorders had been damaged.


14 March 2019
Donald Trump Orders Emergency Grounding Of All Boeing 737 Max Jets

Donald Trump Orders Emergency Grounding Of All Boeing 737 Max Jets

The United States is one of the major last countries to have taken a decision to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft. These planes would be grounded till...


13 March 2019
Boeing 737 Max Grounding: Aviation Min Calls Meeting With Airlines Today As Many Flights Cancelled

Boeing 737 Max Grounding: Aviation Min Calls Meeting With Airlines Today As Many Flights Cancelled

The decision came days after a 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by the Ethiopian Airlines crashed near Addis Ababa killing 157 people, including four Indians.


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13 March 2019
'No Basis' To Ground Boeing 737 MAX Planes: US Aviation

'No Basis' To Ground Boeing 737 MAX Planes: US Aviation

The statement came amid mounting safety concerns following two crashes involving Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes in a short span of five months.


13 March 2019
All Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft In India To Be Grounded By 4 PM Today: DGCA

All Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft In India To Be Grounded By 4 PM Today: DGCA

SpiceJet has around 12 '737 Max 8' planes in its fleet, while Jet Airways has five.


12 March 2019
Ethiopian Airlines Crash: 'Trip Of A Lifetime' Turns Into A Nightmare For Indian Family In Canada

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: 'Trip Of A Lifetime' Turns Into A Nightmare For Indian Family In Canada

The Indian family who were living in Canada, heading for a safari vacation, were about to experience "the trip of a lifetime" in Kenya when the tragic incident...


12 March 2019
US FAA To Take Immediate Action On Boeing 737 Aircraft If Needed

US FAA To Take Immediate Action On Boeing 737 Aircraft If Needed

The FAA has notified other global civil aviation authorities that it may soon share safety information concerning Boeing's 737 MAX 8 and that if they identify...


12 March 2019
Pilot Should Have Minimum Experience Of 1,000 Hours To Fly Boeing 737: DGCA

Pilot Should Have Minimum Experience Of 1,000 Hours To Fly Boeing 737: DGCA

Aviation watchdog DGCA Monday issued strict safety instructions for flying Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes by SpiceJet and Jet Airways, including that the...


11 March 2019
'My Lucky Day', Says Greek Man Saved From Ethiopia Plane Crash By Being Late

'My Lucky Day', Says Greek Man Saved From Ethiopia Plane Crash By Being Late

A Greek man said on Sunday he would have been the 150th passenger on the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Boeing plane that crashed killing all on board,...


11 March 2019
Ethiopian Airlines Grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 After Crash

Ethiopian Airlines Grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 After Crash

Ethiopian Airlines has grounded its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet after a crash that killed 149 passengers, including four Indians, and eight crew members.


11 March 2019
Sushma Swaraj Asks For Help To Contact Family Of Shikha Garg- Indian Woman Killed In Ethiopian Plane Crash

Sushma Swaraj Asks For Help To Contact Family Of Shikha Garg- Indian Woman Killed In Ethiopian Plane Crash

Shikha Garg was a Consultant with the Ministry of Environment and Forests. She was travelling to attend the UNEP meeting in Nairobi.


11 March 2019
China Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8s Aircraft After Ethiopian Plane Crash

China Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8s Aircraft After Ethiopian Plane Crash

China on Monday grounded all Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets, after an Ethiopian Airlines plane of the same model crashed shortly after take-off killing everyone on...


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