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Prosecutors seek Air France trial over fatal 2009 Rio-to-Paris crash

French investigators found the crew of AF447 mishandled the loss of speed readings and pushed it into a stall.

Embattled Boeing to give US$100 mil to 737 MAX crash victims’...

Boeing, under scrutiny after two crashes that claimed 346 lives, announces it would give US$100 million to communities and families affected by the 737 MAX disasters.

Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

The company has not indicated when it first became aware of the problem, and whether it informed regulators.

Boeing sees me as its ‘piggy bank’, Lion Air co-founder says

Lion Air has spent tens of billions of dollars on plane orders with Boeing to become one of Asia's largest budget carriers.

Boeing shares slump as 737 earnings hit is weighed

Boeing's decision to cut production of its 727 planes had resulted in share drops.

Boeing adopts ‘business as usual’ posture at 737 media tour

The visit is part of Boeing's strategy for trying to influence the narrative on the 737 MAX situation, which has badly bruised its reputation and standing.

‘Clear similarities’ between Boeing crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia

As investigators continue their work, preliminary findings in the Lion crash have focused on a possible malfunction of an anti-stall system known as the MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System).

Ethiopian Airlines flight reported trouble soon after takeoff

The investigation of the crash is still in its early stages and black boxes with details of the flight's final moments arrived in France on Thursday for analysis.

298 roses and empty chairs in silent MH17 protest

Outside Russian embassy, relatives remember those who died when Malaysia Airlines flight was struck by a missile and broke apart in Ukraine.

Munich air crash haunts former United player McGuinness 60 years on

Former Manchester United player Wilf McGuinness has many memories of his former teammates who died in a Munich air crash.

Chopper crashes in Sabah, 4 escape unhurt

Helicopter belonging to aviation operator dropped suddenly shortly after take off from Kota Kinabalu International Airport during an attempted test flight.

Sabah parties urge full report on plane crash that killed first...

It urges government to declassify Official Secrets Act report on what caused the 'human error' that led to the 1976 plane crash.

The day Sabah was robbed of ‘great leaders’

Former Sabah politician remembers leaders who perished in the Double-Six tragedy, including then chief minister, Fuad Stephens, and state minister, Peter Mojuntin.

Australia wants resolution to MH17, MH370 compensation issue

Foreign minister Julie Bishop urges Malaysia to act after concerns of a delay over compensation due to restructuring of airline by Malaysian government.

RMAF: Report of pilot avoiding ammo warehouse false

RMAF Air Support Unit chief says Utusan Malaysia report based on 'mere assumptions' and calls for end to such speculation.

Deceased pilot willing to die for nation, says friend

Childhood buddy of RMAF pilot describes the late Kayamboo as being a patriotic Malaysian, who had a lot of respect for the armed forces.

More MH370 debris test results in three months

The four pieces were found along the coasts of South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius and Tanzania earlier this year.

Ukraine envoy gives priority to finding MH17 culprits

Using all possible means, we will bring them to justice even if it takes months, years and even decades, says Ukraine's new ambassador.

KL expert suggests new MH370 search area

If glide-down theory is correct, the plane might be mostly intact, says Prof Harridon Suffian.

Zaharie is innocent, insists sister of MH370 captain

He's a simple village boy of humble beginnings who would never have willingly thrown his life away just a few years short of retirement, she tells BBC.

Indian Ocean flight path found on Zaharie’s PC, claims writer

But he says "it’s not entirely clear that the recovered data is conclusive. The differences between the simulated and actual flights are significant, most notably in the final direction in which they were heading".

Happy memories heal the pain of MH17 steward’s family

Parents of MH17 steward still cannot accept the fact that their son had died in the shooting down of the MAS airliner.

Najib pledges all efforts to find the truth about MH17

Prime Minister marks second anniversary of the MAS tragedy in Ukraine with a pledge to strive for justice through international law

Another Aidilfitri without Ali and his special sambal

MH17 victim's mother recalls the son who was always the one bustling about the house and kitchen getting things ready for Hari Raya so as not to bother the rest of the family.