Three UK nationals and one South African confirmed killed after crash involving small aircraft temporarily halts operations at Dubai International Airport
The Sukhoi SSJ-100 regional jet had 73 passengers and five crew on board when it was forced to turn back to the airport due to a ‘technical fault’, more than half were killed in the ensuing fire.
Because the crash bore similarities to the crash of a Lion Air flight five months ago, a number of airlines and national aviation regulators have grounded the Boeing 737 Max model.
While the investigation into the crash is still in its early stages, the accident is the latest incident involving a 737 Max 8 aircraft within the last five months
A video has been circulating on social media reporting to be an eye-witness account of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occured on Sunday, but the video has been debunked as an insensitive fake.
A Beoing 737 Max-8 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew, crashed killing all aboard, leading some airlines to ground their own planes of the same model.
The Boeing 707 aircraft, carrying meat products from the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, was attempting to land at Fath airport in Karaj, 40km (25 miles) west of Tehran.
There were four major aviation incidents in 2018.
Mike Lomberg, 60, a former South African Air Force pilot passed through Dubai World Central last month to great fanfare and made international headlines with his record-breaking flight.
Flight 278 was landing at Burbank from Oakland and overshot the runway and crashed into the EMAS at the end of the tarmac.
Turk Heavy Transport were contracted to remove an American F-18 jet plane from Bahrain International Airport after it crashed landed this week.
In what is perhaps the most underwhelming aircraft crash ever caught on camera, the Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, has been damaged on a test flight.
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