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Pilot was poisoned by fumes in 2017 crash that killed ex-Compass CEO Angus Whitley

July 03, 2020 11:17 AM

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - The pilot of a Sydney seaplane that crashed and killed the former head of UK catering firm Compass Group Plc in December 2017 was poisoned by a carbon monoxide leak in the cabin and was unable to fully control the aircraft, investigators said.

Probe finds procedure violations in Pakistan airliner crash, minister says

June 24, 2020 3:59 PM

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - An investigation into the Pakistan airliner that killed 97 last month has found that its pilots and air traffic control officials did not follow set procedures, the aviation minister said on Wednesday (June 24).

Cockpit voice recorder found in debris of Pakistan plane crash

May 28, 2020 8:17 PM

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - Search teams on Thursday (May 28) recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a Pakistani airliner that crashed into a city neighbourhood last week killing 97 people on board, a spokesman for the airline said.

Pakistan jet grazed runway at more than 300kph without landing gear

May 28, 2020 1:27 PM

KARACHI (BLOOMBERG) - A deadly plane crash in Pakistan is prompting questions about how the crew could touch down without landing gear when their sophisticated jetliner was bristling with equipment to prevent pilots from doing just that.

Pakistan plane crash leaves grim task: Identifying victims from DNA

May 24, 2020 2:10 AM

KARACHI, PAKISTAN (NYTIMES) - The bodies were pulled one by one from the ruins of damaged buildings and the smoldering wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines plane that had crashed a day earlier into a crowded neighborhood of Karachi: 97 of them by Saturday (May 23).

97 dead, 2 survivors from Pakistan plane crash: Health ministry

May 23, 2020 10:41 AM

KARACHI (AFP) - Ninety-seven people were killed and two survived when a passenger plane crashed into homes in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, health officials said on Saturday (May 23).

India finds wreckage of plane missing with 13 on board

June 11, 2019 8:17 PM

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Indian authorities on Tuesday (June 11) spotted the wreckage of a plane missing with 13 air force personnel aboard after days of searching a remote mountainous region close to China.

Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash

June 10, 2019 2:34 PM

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japan's air force said on Monday (June 10) "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100kph.

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