A Nigerian jet has been downed in the northwest of the country. The pilot safely ejected and avoided capture.
A US military plane takes off for India from Travis Air Force Base in California with 440 oxygen cylinders and regulators, one million N-95 masks and one million Covid-19 rapid diagnostics kits donated by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). On Thursday India reported 3,645 deaths over the past 24 hours, while confirming new cases hit a new global record with more than 379,000. The official numbers are widely believed to be far below the reality.
Brazilian Pilot Antonio Sena is rescued from the middle of the Amazon jungle, where he spent 38 days stranded after he crashed his plane, until he stumbled across a family of nut pickers who gave him shelter and delivered him to the police. "I was emotionally devastated... I thought that I might not get out of there, that I might die there," he says back home in the capital Brasilia.
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29 Jan 2020
The first Japanese nationals evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak, arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday aboard a plane. of plane.
28 Dec 2019
A plane carrying 93 passengers and five crew members has crashed near Almaty in southeastern Kazakhstan. Dozens of people have survived the crash with injuries.
27 Dec 2019
A passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Almaty airport in Kazakhstan, the government says. The Central Asian country's emergencies committee said that 100 people were on board the Bek Air plane, including five staff.
12 Dec 2019
The head of the US Federal Aviation Administration has admitted that mistakes were made in approving Boeing's 737 Max plane for flight, before two deadly crashes involving the aircraft. Steve Dickson told US lawmakers that the FAA would not approve the plane's return to the skies before the end of year. Also today, we look at the latest moves on the currency markets as UK voters go to the polls.
7 Aug 2019
Migrants using traditional routes from Africa to Europe often fail to reach their destinations. Smugglers now offer new options, such as taking migrants to faraway countries by plane.
28 Jul 2019
South Korean fighter jets have fired warning shots at a Russian reconnaissance plane when it entered the country's airspace. The incident led to mutual recriminations from Moscow and Seoul.