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06 January 2019 12:09 PM Boeing stuck in Iran creates headaches for Norwegian airline

Oslo - Norwegian Air Shuttle said Friday one of its Boeing 737s has been stuck in Iran for three weeks after an unscheduled landing due to engine problems, as US restrictions reportedly create headaches for the airline and possibly passengers. The aircraft was en route from Dubai to Oslo with 192 passengers and crew members on board when it carried out a "safety 224

06 December 2018 3:36 PM 2 US warplanes crash off Japan; 1 rescued, 6 missing

Two American warplanes crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after a midair collision early on Thursday, and rescuers found one of the seven crew members in stable condition while searching for the others, officials said. The US Marine Corps said that the 02:00 crash involved an F/A-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 refueling aircraft 119

25 November 2018 5:33 AM Newly-acquired Zim Boeing 'sold to US firm for spare parts': report

One of the Boeing aircraft recently bought by Zimbabwe for a new state airline has been sold to a US firm for spare parts, a newspaper has claimed. Zimbabwe is reported to have acquired four Boeing 777s from Malaysia Airlines, though only two were paid for. Now one of the planes has been sold to Kansas-based Jet Midwest, claims the private Daily News. "Jet Midwest 79

04 November 2018 7:39 PM 1 killed as two planes crash mid-air

Ottawa — Canadian paramedics said one person was killed on Sunday after two small planes crashed mid-air in the capital of Ottawa. Ottawa police said the accident occurred over the west end of the city just after 10:00 local time. Staff sergeant Jamie Harper said one plane crashed into a field and the other managed to land at the Ottawa International 119

31 October 2018 5:22 AM Air Namibia resumes flights to Zim after briefly pulling out

Air Namibia has reportedly confirmed the resumption of flights to Zimbabwe "after briefly pulling out of the country following an attempted seizure of its aircraft". The airline cancelled flights to Zimbabwe a few weeks ago after one of its aircraft was impounded by authorities in Harare. But New reported on Tuesday that a Zimbabwe High Court 65

16 October 2018 8:16 PM Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash

Ukraine's general staff said on Tuesday that two pilots died when a Sukhoi fighter jet crashed during military exercises with the United States and other NATO countries. "A Sukhoi-27 plane crashed at around 17:00 local time (1400 GMT) during a training flight," the general staff said on its Facebook page, adding that "the bodies of the two pilots have been found" 143

12 October 2018 6:12 AM Air Namibia 'cancels all flights to Zim' after aircraft impounded in Harare – report

Air Namibia has reportedly cancelled flights to Zimbabwe after one of its aircraft was impounded by authorities in Harare last week. According to The Namibian, in a statement this week, the airline's spokesperson, Paul Nakawa, said flights to Zimbabwe would be cancelled pending the finalisation of the matter. "The airline has resolved to divert the current 104

08 October 2018 4:00 AM Air Namibia plane impounded as Zim man sues for $1m

A Zimbabwean man is trying to sue Air Namibia for $1m after airline officials allegedly barred him and his family from travelling to Turkey. The pending court action saw an Air Namibia plane impounded in Harare on Friday, disrupting travel plans for dozens of Windhoek-bound passengers. Harare High Court Judge Tawanda Chitapi authorised the sheriff of the court 71

07 October 2018 3:50 PM 700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

Over 700 firefighters battled a wildfire on Sunday in a national park west of Lisbon that forced Portuguese authorities to evacuate about 350 people. The fire that broke out overnight has already injured 17 firefighters and one civilian, Andre Fernandes of Portugal's civil protection agency said on Sunday, adding that 300 people were evacuated from a campsite 116

03 October 2018 7:00 AM Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake

A volcano erupted on Wednesday on the same central Indonesian island as an earlier earthquake and authorities warned planes about volcanic ash in the air. Mount Soputan in North Sulawesi province spewed ash 6 000m into the sky on Wednesday morning. The eruption status was raised from an alert to standby 4km from the summit and up to 6.5km to the west-southwest 81