Boeing 737 Max Flies Again, but Crash Victims’ Kin Say Risks Remain

Families are working with industry insiders to press for new safety precautions and a review of production practices for the aircraft.

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Military Clears Crew of Plane That Took Flight as Afghans Fell to Their Deaths

Crowds of people had surged onto the runway at the airport in Kabul during the final days of the U.S. evacuation of Afghanistan.

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Five Marines Dead in Military Plane Crash in California

All aboard the plane, an MV-22B Osprey that belonged to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, crashed in a remote area east of San Diego, the U.S. Marine Corps said.

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Chinese Pilots Sent a Message. American Allies Said They Went Too Far.

Australia and Canada said Chinese jets harassed their military planes, though Beijing says it was defending its security. A mishap over Pacific waters could have ominous repercussions.

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In This Small Thai Village, American History Runs Deep

In 1944, a U.S. military plane crashed in a spot the locals named “Deadman’s Torso Flat.” A team has found remains that it hopes are those of the airman.

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One Ukrainian War Casualty: The World’s Largest Airplane

Mriya, the world’s largest aircraft, was destroyed in a pivotal battle at the start of the war. It was a beloved symbol for all of Ukraine but perhaps no one misses it more than its first pilot.

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Plane Carrying Army Parachutists Briefly Alarms Capitol

After the Capitol was evacuated, Nancy Pelosi lashed out at the F.A.A. for its “apparent failure to notify Capitol Police of the preplanned flyover.”

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‘Snarge’ Happens and Studying It Makes Your Plane Trip Safer

When a bird collides with an airplane, determining its species can help prevent future collisions. To do that, scientists need snarge.

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A DHL Cargo Plane Breaks in Two Landing at a Costa Rica Airport

No one on board was injured, a spokesman for the delivery company said, adding that it was working with the authorities to remove the plane.

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A Flight Over China in Clear Skies, Followed by a Nosedive

Investigators face a formidable challenge in figuring out why China Eastern Flight 5735 crashed on March 21.

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Delta Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Windshield Shatters Mid-Flight

The Washington-bound flight was diverted to Denver after its crew “declared an emergency due to a cracked windshield,” according to the F.A.A.

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Navy Plane Crashes Along Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Killing One Crew Member

The five-seat plane crashed on Wednesday evening with three crew members on board, the Navy said. Two were rescued.

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China Plane Crash: Second ‘Black Box’ Is Found, Officials Say

The cause of the crash of China Eastern Flight 5735, which killed 132 people on Monday, remains unknown.

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China Eastern Crash Killed All 132 on Flight

Investigators were still looking for wreckage, remains and the second black box in an effort to determine what caused the crash.

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China Eastern Pilots Were Experienced, Adding to Mystery of Crash

Two industry veterans were at the controls of Flight 5735, which took a sudden dive in good weather. At the crash site in southern China, search crews found wing and engine parts on Thursday.

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Jury Finds Former Boeing Pilot Not Guilty of Fraud in 737 Max Case

The pilot, Mark Forkner, was the only person to face criminal charges for flaws that resulted in two fatal crashes of one of Boeing’s most important planes.

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China Finds 1 Black Box From Plane Crash as Rain Hinders Search

Officials have revealed few details about the China Eastern Airlines flight that went down Monday, with the government moving quickly to control the information flow and emphasize the positive.

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What We Know About the Crash of China Eastern Airlines Flight 5735

The crash of the Boeing plane, with more than 130 people on board, is China’s worst air disaster in more than a decade.

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China Eastern Jet’s Steep Plunge Suggests Little Chance of Survival

Search workers recovered identity cards, cellphones and purses from the crash of the Boeing plane that carried more than 130 people. But no survivors have been found.

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Boeing Faces New Upheaval After Crash of Chinese Airliner

No fault has been found, but the company, which has been trying to overcome a recent legacy of design and production troubles, is likely to get scrutinized.

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After Boeing Plane Crash in China, a Desperate Hunt for Survivors

The plane that crashed in a mountainous area of southern China was carrying 132 people, and rescuers who went to the crash site faced harsh conditions.

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Flight MU-5735 Descended More Than 20,000 Feet in Just Over a Minute

An hour after it took off, the flight turned horribly wrong, according to data from Flightradar24.

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China Eastern Airlines Plane Crashes

More than 130 people were on board, according to Chinese state media reports. There was no immediate information on casualties or why the plane went down.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #china, #eastern-airlines-inc

4 U.S. Marines Killed in Osprey Crash in Norway

The police said that the tilt-rotor aircraft, which was taking part in a NATO training exercise, crashed on Friday evening, killing all crew members aboard.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #gahr-store-jonas, #military-aircraft, #north-atlantic-treaty-organization, #norway, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-marine-corps

Alec Baldwin Seeks to Avoid Liability in Fatal ‘Rust’ Shooting

In an arbitration demand against his fellow producers on the film, he denied culpability in the killing of a cinematographer and said he should not be held financially responsible.

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Navy Recovers Stealthy Jet From Deep in the South China Sea

The warplane was pulled from a depth of approximately 12,400 feet more than a month after it crashed while trying to land on an aircraft carrier.

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Four Dead in Helicopter Crash at U.S. Naval Facility in Hawaii

The helicopter was participating in a training operation when it “just went down,” killing everyone on board.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #helicopters, #kauai-hawaii, #pacific-missile-range-facility, #united-states-navy

Being a Flight Attendant Was a Dream Job. Now It’s a Nightmare.

How defiant Covid-era customers turned a dream job — flight attendant — into a total nightmare.

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Coast Guard Searches for 8 People After Plane Crash Off North Carolina

A small plane crashed into the water at about 2 p.m. on Sunday, prompting search and rescue efforts that continued into Monday, officials said.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #beaufort-nc, #federal-aviation-administration, #north-carolina, #rescues, #united-states-coast-guard

What Happens When a Stealth Jet Ends Up on the Ocean Floor?

Here’s how the Navy might recover a $94 million F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that crashed in China’s backyard.

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Iceland Plane Crash Kills 4 People, Including Celebrated Aviator

Josh Neuman, 22, an American skateboarder, and Haraldur Diego, 50, an Icelandic pilot, were among those said to have died in the crash of a small aircraft.

#adventure-travel, #airlines-and-airplanes, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #europe, #glaciers, #iceland, #photography, #pilots, #united-states

SpaceX Rocket Part to Crash Into Moon 7 Years After Launch

The four-ton piece of the rocket hasn’t been heard from since it launched an American satellite called DSCOVR. It could make a 65-foot crater on the far side of the moon.

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Two Years After Kobe’s Death, Jerry West About the ‘Shock and Sadness’

West, the former Lakers icon and general manager, said the losses of Bryant and Elgin Baylor, who died last year, have made him more introspective.

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U.S. Navy Fighter Jet Accident in South China Sea Injures 7

The military said it was investigating the cause of a “landing mishap” during routine operations.

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A YouTuber’s Plane Crash Draws Doubts From Aviation Experts

The video from December shows Trevor Jacob cursing in panic before leaping with a parachute out of a small plane. Some experts wonder if the crash was a publicity stunt.

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How 5G Clashed With an Aviation Device Invented in the 1920s

The potential for interference between 5G signals and the radio altimeters long used by pilots has divided the telecom and aviation industries.

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Infant Among 4 Injured in Medical Helicopter Crash Near Philadelphia

The authorities said it was a “miracle” that the injuries were not life-threatening. The helicopter was carrying an infant patient to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Crashed Pilot Is Pulled to Safety Seconds Before Train Plows Through

Los Angeles police officers pulled the pilot of a small plane away from the tracks moments before a train smashed into it at high speed.

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Plane Passengers Partying Without Masks Draw Outrage

A group of Canadian social medial influencers and others flouted Covid-19 rules on a flight to Cancún, Mexico, resulting in airlines shunning and stranding many of them.

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Families of Boeing Crash Victims Say U.S. Failed to Consult Them

Families of people killed in two 737 Max crashes said in a court filing that the Department of Justice’s settlement with Boeing violated a federal law meant to protect victims.

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Santo Domingo Plane Crash Kills All 9 Aboard

A prominent Puerto Rican music producer known as Flow La Movie was reported to be among the dead.

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Helicopter Crashes With India’s Top Military General Aboard

The fate of Gen. Bipin Rawat, the chief of the country’s defense staff, wasn’t immediately clear.

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New Filings Suggest Kobe Bryant Crash Photos Spread Widely Among Workers

Lawyers for Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, who is suing Los Angeles County over the photos, charted how emergency workers shared the images on cellphones. The county has denied wrongdoing.

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The Crash of Two Airplanes and the Crisis at Boeing

Peter Robison’s “Flying Blind” tells the full story of two air disasters and Boeing’s role in the crashes.

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Boeing agrees to accept responsibility for crash of its 737 Max jet in Ethiopia.

The company will pay out successful compensation suits and allow victims’ families to file those suits in Illinois. Families agreed not to sue for punitive damages.

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Marília Mendonça, Brazilian Pop Singer, Dies in Plane Crash at 26

Ms. Mendonça, who was a social media sensation with millions of followers, was iconic in a type of Brazilian country music called sertanejo.

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Officials Disclose a ‘Working Theory’ About Jetpack Mystery Over Los Angeles

Though the F.B.I. said it was still investigating several pilot reports of seeing someone using a jetpack, it said this week “that pilots might have seen balloons.”

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Attack Left Flight Attendant With Concussion and Facial Injury, Authorities Say

The chief executive of American Airlines called the violent encounter on a California-bound flight from New York last week “one of the worst displays of unruly behavior we’ve ever witnessed.”

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8 Companies That Changed Their Names to Signal a Strategy Shift

Facebook said on Thursday that it was rebranding as Meta, taking a step to distance itself from the controversies it faces. How has this corporate strategy worked for other companies?

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What’s the Best Way to Stop Tragic Accidents?

The engineer Nancy Leveson has an answer.

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