Afghan passenger plane crashes in Taliban-held eastern area

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A passenger plane from Afghanistan's Ariana Airlines crashed Monday in a Taliban-held area of Ghazni province, local officials said. Arif Noori, spokesman f...

Downing of jet in Iran reveals Islamic Republic's wider woes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Ukrainian jetliner stood ready for takeoff at Iran's main international airport bound for Kyiv, packed with passengers and so many bags on one of the cheapest ro...

3 US firefighters who died in Australia crash identified

SYDNEY (AP) — The three American firefighters who were killed when the aerial water tanker they were in crashed while battling wildfires in Australia have been identified by their employer. ...

AP Analysis: New questions rise as Iran says it downed plane

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's acknowledgement that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing 176 people, raised new questions Saturday about transparency in the Islamic Republic and what ...

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Report: Global air crash deaths fall more than half in 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The number of deaths in major air crashes around the globe fell by more than half in 2019, according to a report by an aviation consulting firm. The To70 co...

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and a new leader who won the Nobel P...

Boeing ousts its CEO after two deadly 737 Max crashes

NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing ousted CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Monday with no end in sight to the crisis that has engulfed the vaunted American aircraft manufacturer since the crash of two of its 737 Max airl...

Chapecoense air crash survivor Neto retires from soccer

SAO PAULO (AP) — One of the six survivors of the air crash that killed almost all of the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense in 2016 announced his playing retirement on Friday. Neto, a...

France pays homage to 13 soldiers killed in Mali air crash

PARIS (AP) — In its biggest military funeral in decades, France is honoring 13 soldiers killed when their helicopters collided over Mali while on a mission fighting extremists affiliated with the Isla...

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Lion Air crash report points to Boeing, pilots, maintenance

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian investigation found a Lion Air flight that crashed and killed 189 people a year ago was doomed by a combination of aircraft design flaws, inadequate training an...

Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post-crash drought

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing says it's discussing possible sales of the 737 Max with several customers as it tries to rebuild trust after two deadly crashes. The plane remains gr...

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing

The president of the pilots' union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. ...

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