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Russia probes pilot error after deadly plane blaze

Sources says the Aeroflot pilots made a number of errors including flying into a thunderstorm and landing with a full tank rather than circling to use up fuel.

Meet the Pakistani popcorn seller who built his own plane

Fayyaz dreams of joining the air force as a child, but his father died when he was young, forcing him to quit school and provide for the family.

41 dead in Russian plane blaze disaster

There are 78 people on the airplane including crew members, 37 people survived and 41 are confirmed dead.

Sala plane did not have commercial licence, say investigators

The aircraft was not fitted with black box data and voice recorders and was not required to be.

Army: Suspected Bangladesh plane hijacker shot dead

The suspect, described by officials as a 25-year-old Bangladeshi man, has been shot as special forces rushed the plane after it landed safely in Chittagong.

Biman Bangladesh flight makes emergency landing after passenger acts suspiciously

The airline's general manager says all 142 passengers have come out from the aircraft safely.

Cardiff lead Premier League tributes to Sala

Saturday's early kick-off, in a scene that will be repeated across English football this weekend, sees players from Fulham and Manchester United wearing black armbands as a mark of respect for Sala.

Family tries to revive search for Sala plane pilot

The campaign has raised around £25,000 by Saturday morning, a fraction of its stated goal of £300,000.

Nantes coach targets French Cup final as Sala tribute

Nantes coach Vahid Halilhodzic says it would be a gift to pay tribute to Sala if they make the finals.

UK rescuers launch bid to recover body from Sala’s plane

AAIB warns strong tides to mean they can only use the remotely operated vehicle for limited periods each day.

US authorities probe California plane crash that killed 5

Pilot Antonio Pastini is the only victim of the crash who has been identified.

Body found in wreckage of footballer Sala’s plane

From the video footage, one occupant is visible amidst the wreckage.

Investigators: Footballer Sala’s missing plane found

Spokeswoman for Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch confirms the missing plane has been found and will issue a statement on Monday.

Plane cushions found in search for missing football player Sala

Investigators plan to launch an underwater seabed search for aircraft wreckage.

‘Emi is out there’, family and friends hope for Sala miracle...

In Emiliano Sala's hometown, Progresso, many still have hope for the Cardiff striker who went missing last Monday.

Hopes fade for Cardiff’s Sala as rescuers suspend search

Rescuers' hopes rest in the possibility that the passengers are in a life raft, which has so far evaded detection.

Plane carrying Cardiff City’s Sala goes missing over English Channel

Sala had scored 12 league goals in 19 appearances for Nantes in France's Ligue 1 this season before switching this week to Cardiff.

AirAsia denies fire delayed flight to Phnom Penh

Budget carrier says flight was postponed due to technical issue.

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after ‘serious’ plane malfunction

German media reports said the plane suffered a complete breakdown of the on-board communication system, a problem described as extremely rare.

Boeing 757 Crash Lands, Skids off Runway at Guyana Airport

The aircraft, a Boeing 757 according Flightradar 24, was bound for Toronto when it suffered a hydraulic issue after take-off

Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet

The decision was based on an evaluation and observations of the crash site.

Diver dies in search for Indonesia jet crash dead

Syachrul Anto, 48, who died on Friday, was part of the team searching for body parts and debris from the jet in the Java Sea.

A Chinese farmer couldn’t fly a plane, so he built one

The full-scale replica of the Airbus A320 built by farmer Zhu Yue is now nearly finished, permanently taxied on a short piece of tarmac surrounded by wheat fields in northeast China.

Three killed as light aircraft hits onlookers in Germany

The accident happened at around 1345 GMT, in clear weather conditions, when the machine aborted a landing manoeuvre and sought to gain elevation again.

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