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Indonesia intensifies search of crashed passenger jet’s black boxes

Indonesian Navy have released footage of divers looking through the wreckage of a passenger plane that crashed into the sea during the weekend as the hunt for its black boxes resumes. ‘No Survivors’ Indonesian plane Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 disappeared shortly after take off from capital Jakarta on Saturday. The Boeing 737-500 had 62 people on […]

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One cat and three people died after a small plane crashed into Michigan home

A small plane crashed into a house outside Detroit leaving three people dead. The three fatalities are believed to be the pilot and two passengers, the sheriff’s office said. The family of five who lives in the home made it out alive, but the house was engulfed in flames, the office said. The home is […]

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Georgia Plane Crash: Pilot, Family Of 4 Heading To Funeral Killed

A small plane crashed Friday in rural Georgia, killing all five on board, including four members of a Florida family who were traveling to a funeral in Indiana. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told local news outlets no one survived the afternoon crash about 100 miles (161 kilometers) southeast of Atlanta. Sills identified the victims […]

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Crashed Pakistan plane pilot ignored three warnings to lower altitude: Report

The pilot of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)’s crashed plane ignored three warnings from the air traffic controllers about the aircraft’s altitude and speed before the landing, saying he was satisfied and would handle the situation, according to a report on Monday. The national flag carrier’s PK-8303 tragedy on Friday, in which 97 people were […]

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PIA plane jolted thrice before crashing in Karachi: Survivor recounts horror

The PIA plane was flying very “smoothly” but while attempting to land, it “jolted” thrice and then the pilot “adroitly lifted” the aircraft off the ground, only to crash moments later, recounts Muhammad Zubair, one of just two passengers who miraculously survived the fiery crash. Zubair was among 99 passengers on board the Pakistan International […]

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Crashed PIA flight was fit for flights till Nov 5

The engineering and maintenance department of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Saturday released a brief on the technical history of the Airbus A-320 that crashed into a residential area near Karachi airport a day ago, killing 97 people on board. Two passengers survived the crash and are receiving treatment at hospitals. According to the […]

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Black box recovered from Karachi plane crash site

The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder have been recovered from the site of a plane crash which killed at least 97 passengers and crew members in the Pakistani city of Karachi. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303 was flying from Lahore to Karachi when it went down around 09:45 GMT on Friday. The […]

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CCTV footage captures Pakistan International Airlines plane crashing in Karachi

An Airbus A320 of the Pakistan International Airlines descends dangerously close to the houses in a densely populated residential area of Karachi, less than a kilometer from the airport where it was trying to land, and hits one of the buildings, tail first. There is an explosion and within a fraction of a second, thick […]

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‘Sir, Mayday, Mayday, Mayday, Pakistan 8303’: Flight audio reveals terrifying last moments

The final moments of the conversation between one of the pilots of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane which crashed while making an attempt to land in Karachi and the Air Traffic Controller have been recorded on a flight-tracking website. In the audio clip posted by liveatc.net – a well-known website used by aviation watchers […]