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US Bangla airline plane crash Kathmandu airport

US-Bangla airline crashes at Kathmandu airport

A US-Bangla airline plane landed and caught fire in the Tribhuvan International Airport here on Monday.Nepal police official says at least 38 killed, 23 injured in Kathmandu plane crash and 10 people still unaccounted. According to The Himalayan Times, rescue operations have begun and passengers were being taken out from the burning plane.Emergency respondents and ambulances were seen rushing

Bird hits Jet Airways flight, travellers safe

Bird hits Jet Airways flight, travellers safe

A Jet Airways flight suffered bird hit, few minutes before the landing at the runway at the Jodhpur Airport, on Friday. The Jet Airways 9W 412 flight travelling from Mumbai to Jodhpur was impinged by a bird during the landing at the airport, due to which the aircraft captain aborted the landing.A statement was immediately issued

Indonesian police plane missing with 13 on board

Jakarta:An Indonesian police plane with 13 people on board lost contact during a flight today to the island of Batam near Singapore, authorities said. The plane, with five crew members and eight passengers, dropped out of contact midmorning about 50 minutes after taking off from Bangka island off the southeast coast of Sumatra island, a

Bodies of Colombia plane crash victims flown home

Medellin: The bodies of the 71 victims killed in a plane crash in Colombia that wiped out a Brazilian football team returned home, as mourners prepared a massive funeral. Along the road to the airport, hundreds of people brandished flowers, white balloons and Colombian flags to pay a final farewell to the victims of Monday’s

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Mamata flight incident: IndiGo says plane had adequate fuel

New Delhi: Amid allegations that its aircraftcarrying Mamata Banerjee was made to hover over Kolkata airport putting at risk passengers’ safety, IndiGo today said the plane was delayed due to congestion before making a normal landing yesterday and had adequate fuel. In a detailed statement, IndiGo said the flight 6E 342 with 174 passengers onboard

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Mamata’s plane faces technical issues, Trinamool alleges conspiracy

Kolkata: An aircraft with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on board hovered in the night sky for about 40 minutes on Wednesday due to a technical issue, sources said. The Trinamool Congress smelt in the incident a conspiracy to “kill” Banerjee for protesting strongly against the Central government’s demonetisation initiative. The plane operated by

Air India Express plane lands under emergency conditions

Kochi: A Dammam-bound Air India Expressplane from Mangaluru with 131 passengers and crew onboard landed under emergency conditions at Kochi after sparks were seen by the Air Traffic Control as the aircraft got airborne. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft landed safely and there was no harm to any passenger or crew, an Air India Express spokesperson

Four killed in Hungary plane collision

Budapest: Four persons were killed on Sunday when two small planes collided mid-air, authorities said. The planes, a four-seat Cessna-182 and a six-seat Piper-28, collided in mid-air and crashed near the town of Godollo, about 30 km northeast of Budapest, Pest County Directorate for Disaster Management said on its website. Three persons, including one child,

Clinton flies with media on campaign plane

Washington: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton today flew for the first time this election cycle on a campaign plane, that has press accommodations, for addressing rallies in some of the key battleground states, amid criticism that she is avoiding the media. “I am so happy to have all of you with me,” 68-year-old Clinton, who

Pilot killed in acrobatic plane crash in China

Beijing: The pilot of an acrobatic plane waskilled today after it plummeted to the ground during a flight show in northwest China’s Gansu Province, the event organizer said. The plane crashed at the 1st Silk Road International General Aviation Convention in the city of Zhangye caused, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. No casualties were caused

6 killed in plane crash in US

Washington: At least six persons died when a small private aircraft crashed into trees while trying to abort landing at Shannon Airport in the US state of Virginia. The plane crashed into trees yesterday in Fredericksburg near the end of the airport’s runway when it was attempting to land before pulling back up again, NBC

Hoshiarpur boy on board missing AN-32 plane

Hoshiarpur: Family members of 20-year-old Navjot Singh, who was on board of missing Air force plane AN- 32, were praying for him to see him alive. The family members were getting the updates of every minutes from the news agencies with alive hope to see him again.  Narita, mother of Navjot Singh said that he was

Missing aircraft:No debris or survivors found till now,says CG

Chennai: As the intensive search for themissing IAF’s AN-32 transport plane with 29 people onboard entered the fourth day today, a top Coast Guard official said no debris or survivors have been located yet. “As of now no debris or survivors have been found… 13 Naval vessels, 2 Coast Guard ships besides assets from Andaman

AN-32 search still on, ISRO satellite imagery sought

Chennai/New Delhi: The Indian Navy, which has pressed a flotilla of vessels, including a submarine, to locate a missing an Indian Air Force transport aircraft, on Sunday said it has sought the satellite imagery of the area from ISRO. Until Sunday, there was no trace of any debris or signal from the AN-32 transporter which

Missing IAF plane: Parrikar in Chennai to monitor ops

Chennai: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he will monitor the search operations of the AN-32 aircraft that went missing with 29 people on board. “Reached Tambaram to monitor operations on IAF AN-32 aircraft,” Parrikar tweeted upon his arrival at the suburban airforce here. The aircraft of the Indian Air Force went missing yesterday over

North Korean plane makes forced landing in China

Beijing: An Air Koryo (North Korea’s flag carrier) passenger plane on Friday made a forced landing in China’ Shenyang city after catching fire, officials said. A passenger told Xinhua news agency that smoke appeared in the cabin about 30 minutes after taking off from Pyongyang. The passengers were told not to panic. Oxygen masks dropped

Facebook’s solar-powered plane completes first full-scale test flight

New York: After revealing that it wants to use unmanned drone airships to beam the internet down to the estimated four billion people worldwide without it two years ago, social media giant Facebook on Thursday announced the first full-scale test flight of its solar-powered craft Aquila. “After two years of engineering, I’m proud to announce

Big Breaking: Unclaimed bag found at Amritsar international airport

Amritsar: An unclaimed bag was today found at the international airport here, triggering panic. The bag was found unclaimed soon after SpiceJet’s Dubai-Amritsar flight landed here this morning. A bomb disposal squad was called to check the bag and nothing was found, officials said. After all the passengers of the flight claimed their luggage at the

Kandahar plane hijack: Rehman admits link with terrorists

Bhubaneswar: Al-Qaeda Indian sub-continent(AQIS) operative Mohammed Abdur Rehman has admitted his links with the terrorists involved in the 1999 Kandahar plane hijack and 2002 American Centre blast incident in Kolkata, a senior police official said on Thursday. Rehman had provided safe shelter in Cuttack to a Pakistani terrorist involved in Kandahar plane hijack. The said

Hawaii plane crash kills 5

Los Angeles:  All five people abroad a small plane were killed in a crash in Hawaii on Monday. The skydiving tour plane got burned while taking off in Hanapepe of Kauai island. County officials said four people were pronounced dead at the scene and one man died in hospital. The single-engine Cessna 182H, which can