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Passenger opens plane emergency exit, walks on wing in US

A 57-year-old United Airlines passenger has been taken into custody after he opened the emergency exit of the aircraft and walked out onto the wing of the plane while it was taxiing at Chicago's......

China plane with 132 on board crashes; no sign of survivors

Hopes to find the survivors among the 132 people travelling by the crashed Chinese aircraft in the thick forests in the southern Guangxi province on Monday receded as the night fell making efforts......

Rawat chopper crash: Tri-service probe finds no sabotage or snag

No technical snag or sabotage and bad weather leading to a phenomenon called Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) is believed to have been identified as the prime reason for the crash of the IAF......

Despite Jammu attack India set to relax drone policy

While there were concerns about the security aspect of drones, top government officials were of the view that restricting the drone industry would stifle a sunrise sector which holds significant......

In Space, On a Joyride

Will space tourism with a niche market of serving only the uber-rich ever be profitable, asks Kumar Abishek. IMAGE: Sir Richard Branson poses on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of......

US aviation watchdog likely to maintain highest safety rating for India

A continuation of the highest standard by the FAA will be a relief for Indian airlines especially the Tata group which intends to increase Air India flights on India-US routes. Photograph: Max......

5G scare: Air India cancels 14 US flights

Air India cancelled 14 flights on India-US routes from Wednesday onwards due to deployment of 5G internet in North America which could interfere with aircraft's navigation systems. Meanwhile, DGCA......

Why Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Akasa Air could prove the sceptics wrong

At the recently concluded Dubai airshow, Akasa, Rakesh Radheyshyam Jhunjhunwala’s new airline, signed a $9 billion deal with American aircraft maker Boeing to buy its 737 MAX planes and a $4......

What does 5G spectrum auction delay mean for India?

For India 5G will mean a lot for healthcare, robotics and unleashing a new chapter in Digital India perhaps. A delay in 5G auctions would, in fact, imply keeping many telecom-linked reforms on......

How India's 5G rollout could compromise the safety of aircraft in flight

A US FAA bulletin says 5G airwaves could interfere with the functioning of an aircraft's radar altimeter, a critical piece of equipment that measures the height of the plane from the ground below.......

Revealed! Final moments of Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimated Bryant's luxury passenger helicopter hit the ground at a speed of more than 2,000 feet (610 m) per minute. IMAGE: NBA......

Kobe Bryant crash: Investigators requests public's help

The dense fog, and its role in the crash, came under scrutiny on Monday IMAGE: Graffiti and a mural memorialize former NBA star Kobe Bryant, who was killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas,......

What caused the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant?

The weather situation did not meet our minimum standards for flying: Los Angeles police spokesman IMAGE: Pictures of NBA star Kobe Bryant are shown on screens around LA Live following his death in......

Kobe Bryant and daughter among 9 killed in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant rocketed to fame as an 18-year-old rookie and played 20 years for the Los Angeles Lakers - 18 of them as an all-star - winning five NBA championships. IMAGE: Kobe Bryant with his......

All India Football Federation set for BCCI-style overhaul

'We can appoint an eminent footballer as ombudsman along with the former Chief Election Commissioner.' IMAGE: AIFF president Praful Patel, right, with FIFA president Gianni Infantino. Photograph:......

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