Articles tagged “crash”

Air France May Face Trial Over 2009 Crash That Killed 228

Air France May Face Trial Over 2009 Crash That Killed 228

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press

Air France may stand trial in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard. The airline has maintained that the flight crew was properly trained and that the aircraft systems were functioning according to the standard at the time.

2 months ago

Report Finds Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Manually Steered Off Course

Report Finds Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Manually Steered Off Course

Angus Whitley and Chong Pooi Koon, Bloomberg

It remains a mystery why this flight plunged into the ocean. But new regulations worldwide that begin in November will require a tighter tracking of all commercial aircraft. That will reduce the risk of a similar tragedy.

1 year ago

After Asiana crash, passengers switch allegiance to Korean Air

After Asiana crash, passengers switch allegiance to Korean Air

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

The Asiana crash came at a bad time strategically for the company, just as it was expanding. But despite immediate losses in business, many experts project that the disaster's business impact won't be permanent.

6 years ago

Alaskan air taxi crash kills all 10 passengers, NTSB investigation pending

Alaskan air taxi crash kills all 10 passengers, NTSB investigation pending

Associated Press

Air taxis are a common form of transportation in Alaska and the pending investigation will provide insight into whether the cause of the crash could impact similar flights.

6 years ago