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No survivors in China Eastern Boeing 737 crash

Chinese authorities have said there is unlikely to be any survivors from China Eastern flight MU5735 which crashed in the Southern region of China. The Boeing 737-800 B1791 was operating a flight from Kunming to Guanghzou when according to flight data, it entered a sudden steep dive and crashed into [read more]

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 PK-CLC (Image: Ikko Haidar Farozy/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA2.0)
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No sign of survivors in Indonesian plane crash

Indonesian Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto has said there are no signs of survivors in the crash of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 which happened on Saturday. The aircraft crashed just minutes after take-off from Jakarta airport after falling from 10,000ft in less than a minute. Search and Rescue teams have [read more]

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 PK-CLC (Image: Ikko Haidar Farozy/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA2.0)
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Indonesia Plane Crash: All know so far

An Indonesian airliner belonging to local budget airline Sriwijaya Air has crashed off the coast of Indonesia en-route from Jakarta to Pontianak. According to flight data, the aircraft suddenly dropped out of the sky from 10,000ft to sea level in about 60 seconds. The aircraft departed Jakarta at 14:36 local [read more]

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Search for missing Boeing 737 in Indonesia

A search is underway for a Boeing 737 that has gone missing after leaving Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 reportedly dropped 10,000ft in 60 seconds before disappearing from radar according to data from Flight tracking apps. Flight SJ182 was flying from Jakarta to Pontianak City with around 50 passengers [read more]

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Snowbirds team member killed in tragic crash

A member of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Snowbirds has been tragically killed following a crash shortly after take-off yesterday from Kamloops airport. A video of the accident shows a pair of Canadair CT114 Tutors, the type used by the Snowbirds take off before one pitches up before appearing [read more]