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Indonesia brings debris of lion air plane back to Jakarta

The plane plunged into the sea with all 189 aboard feared dead. Indonesia is deploying underwater beacons to trace its black box recorders and uncover why an almost-new plane crashed minutes after take-off. In a statement, Lion Air said human remains were collected in 24 body bags after sweeps of …

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19 killed in South Sudan plane crash

There were 22 people on board the flight that departed Juba International Airport in the morning, said State information Minister Taban Abel. “The number (of dead) has reached 19,” he said, adding that a Ugandan and Ethiopian national were among the victims. Abel had earlier said two people were missing. …

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About 85 injured in Aeromexico plane crash but no fatalities

The mid-sized jet was almost full, with 97 passengers and four crew members aboard, when it came down at around 4 p.m. local time (2100 GMT), Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s minister for communications and transportation, wrote on Twitter. TV images showed the severely damaged body of the plane after it came …

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Passenger plane with 104 on board crashes in Cuba

It was not immediately known if there were any casualties on the plane, which was destined for Holguin and operated by national airline Cubana, state-run TV reported. “It crashed between the locality of Boyeros and the village of Santiago de La Vegas,” state-run TV said in its midday news broadcast, referring …

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