Flying—and crashing—a Boeing 737 simulator
An untrained pilot tries to land a jet. What could possibly go wrong?
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.
SAS pilot strike continues, canceling hundreds of flights
SAS pilot strike continues, canceling hundreds of flights.
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.
Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes on takeoff
An Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Nairobi crashed shortly after takeoff, with the airline confirming that there were no survivors. The pilot had reported difficulties and asked for permission to turn back.
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.
Two killed in Florida single-engine plane crash
A pilot and passenger are killed when their single-engine plane plummets into a residential area near Daytona Beach, Florida, narrowly missing several houses.