Two Pilots Killed in Fighter Jet Crashes In Iran

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Two Iranian pilots were killed on Tuesday after their F-7 training jet fighter crashed in the east of Isfahan province in southern Iran. Deputy Governor of Isfahan for Political, Security and Social Affairs, Mohammad Reza Jan-Nesari said that the incident …

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FAA Deems Youtube Plane Jump Crash Intentional

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The Federal Aviation Administration has revoked the pilot certificate of YouTuber creator and former Olympic snowboarder Trevor Jacob, saying he operated his 1940 Taylorcraft in a “careless and reckless manner” during a highly viewed stunt that led to the loss …

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Yemen’s Sanaa Airport to Reopen With First Flight to Jordan After Six-Year Suspension

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Yemen’s National Airline Yemenia on Thursday announced the first weekly commercial flights to and from the Jordanian capital Amman set to resume at Sanaa International Airport on April 24. Yemenia’s April 24 trip be the first commercial flight from the …

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Chinese Jets enter Taiwanese Airspace for the 5th Time in April

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The Ministry of National Defense (MND) in Taiwan has identified a Chinese military plane flying into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday, citing that this was the fifth day of Chinese military plane intrusions this month. According to …

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China Plane Crash: Search Teams Find Flight’s Black Box

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Search teams have found a black box from the China Eastern flight, which nosedived into mountains in southern China this week carrying 132 passengers.  The Chinese aviation officials announced the finding at a press conference on Wednesday, after two days …

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Passenger Jet Carrying 133 Passengers and 9 Crew Crashes in Guanxi

Fourth EstateA China Eastern Airlines flight carrying 133 passengers and 9 crew members crashed in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. | Chinese State Media

A China Eastern Airlines flight carrying 133 passengers and 9 crew members crashed in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Flight MU5735, a Boeing 737-800 took off from Kunming and headed Guangzhou when it crashed in Tengxian County in the …

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Geomagnetic Storm Knocks Out 40 Starlink Satellites

SpaceX has reportedly lost at least 40 Starlink satellites after they were hit by a geomagnetic storm a day after launch. According to SpaceX, the geomagnetic storm caused “up to 50 percent higher drag than during previous launches,” causing the …

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UN Extends Investigation into Belarus Flight Rerouting due to Inconsistencies

The UN aviation agency said there were gaps and inconsistencies in Belarus’s account of its rerouting the aircraft as the investigation into a bomb warning aboard a Ryanair flight last May continues. The Montreal-based agency International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) …

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Taiwanese F-16 Goes Missing During Training Flight

Taiwanese authorities have launched a search and rescue operation after an F-16V went missing during a routine training flight from a base in the southern city of Chiayi. The F-16V, with the serial number 6650 and piloted by Flight Officer …

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