Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile dies at 25
Tolulope Arotile, the first female combat helicopter pilot in the Nigerian Air Force, died on Tuesday as a result of head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna.
Turkey detains pilots in Carlos Ghosn case
Turkish investigators are questioning seven people in relation to ex-Nissan CEO Ghosn reportedly landing in Istanbul before heading to Lebanon. His presence was not registered to the proper authorities.
Pilot dies after Eurofighters collide in northern Germany
A pilot has died after two German military jets crashed in the northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The planes were flying on a mission out of a major training center for the German air force.
Manhattan helicopter crash pilot breached certification: FAA
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into a New York City skyscraper breached flying conditions, according to the FAA. Investigators are still trying to determine why the helicopter was flying over midtown Manhattan.
Second-to-last flight of doomed Lion Air Jet saved by hitchiking pilot
The penultimate flight of the doomed Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed October 2018 was saved by an extra, off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That pilot successfully diagnosed and disabled the flight-control system that was forcing the jet to descend. T
Countries ground 737 Max 8
Sundays crash of an Ethiopian Airline MAX 8 plane that killed all passengers and crew member has drawn attention to the safety of the MAX 8. Many countries including UK, Australia, Nigeria, South Africa, China have suspended the operation of the Max 8 pending when civil aviation authorities give it clearance to take flight again.
Kashmir conflict: Pakistan returns captured pilot to India
In a gesture of peace, Pakistan has returned a captured Indian pilot to his home country. Tensions between India and Pakistan have escalated since a suicide car bombing carried out by Pakistan-based militants in Kashmir.