100 feared dead as Algerian military plane crashes

 An Algerian military aircraft, carrying over 100 personnel, crashed on Wednesday near Boufarik airport near the capital Algiers, local media reported. Algerian military plane crashes Several people are feared dead in the mishap. The Algerie Presse service agency said the Iliouchine-type plane was headed for Bechar in south-western Algeria. Emergency More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Student pilot forces aircraft to land

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) training aircraft was on Monday forced to land in Kauran Dawa in Saminaka Local Area of Kaduna State by the student pilot. Super Mushshak aircraft Authorities confirmed the student pilot More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Emergency landing fallout: Arik Air opens up on ‘Smoking’ plane

Nigerian airline, Arik Air has explained why one of its airplanes travelling from Lagos to Accra, Ghana, made an emergency landing on Tuesday. The aircraft made the emergency landing after the pilot detected a More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Air mishaps: Senate summons Aviation minister

The Senate has summoned the Minister of State Aviation, Hadi Sirika, to appear before lawmakers at Plenary and explain the reason for the recent air mishaps and near fatalities in the country. A federal lawmaker, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, March 4th, 2018
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Med-view incident : No injuries recorded, says CPC

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) on Sunday said no passenger sustained injury in the incident involving Med-view aircraft in Abuja. The Director-General, CPC, Mr Babatunde Irukera in a statement urged members More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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“Miss Aviation African Beauty Pageant” debuts in Nigeria

The aviation industry is set to witness a re-branding with the introduction of “Miss Aviation African Beauty Pageant”. African Air hostesses looking forward to the pageant Organiser of the pageant Mr Ossai Ilome, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Dana Air overshot the runway in Port Harcourt

A plane belonging to Dana Air overshot the runway in Port Harcourt on Tuesday after landing at the Port Harcourt Airport. The plane had flown to Port Harcourt from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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66 people feared dead in Iran’s plane crash

All the 66 people on board Iran’s Aseman Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday during a flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj are believed to have died. Aseman Airlines plane crashes killing all the 66 people More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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World War II bomb forces closure of London City Airport

London City Airport was closed on Monday as military experts worked to remove a World War II bomb found in the neighbouring dock. The unexploded ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, during planned works More...