Kildare plane crash investigation shows aircraft rapidly lost height and hit the ground 30 seconds later

A preliminary investigation into a plane crash, that resulted in the deaths of two men in Kildare, shows it rapidly lost height and hit the ground 30 seconds later.

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Dallas plane crew spoke of engine trouble just before fatal crash – officials

The information came from a recovered cockpit recorder.

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Father-of-three who died in light aircraft crash remembered as 'talented' and 'fun-loving'

Funeral arrangements for a father-of-three who died when the light aircraft he was piloting crashed into electricity cables are being finalised.

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New software glitch found in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet

It is likely to delay the plane’s return to flying.

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11 confirmed dead after aircraft crashes in Hawaii

Eleven people on board a twin-engine aircraft died after a crash on Oahu's North Shore, officials in Hawaii said.

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Boeing vice president apologises over deadly air crashes

Randy Tinseth addressed recent tragedies in Indonesia and Ethiopia ahead of the Paris Air Show.

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Preliminary report into Kildare air crash expected within 30 days

Preliminary report into Kildare air crash expected within 30 days

A preliminary report into the cause of an air crash in Kildare which took the lives of two men is expected within the next 30 days.

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Four dead after plane crash near Dubai airport

Four people have died after a UK-registered light aircraft crashed in Dubai, authorities said.

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Three killed after sightseeing planes collide in Alaska

It is not immediately known what caused the crash.

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Russia plane crash survivor recalls lightning

Investigators are still working to understand what happened to cause the plane to ignite in a fireball upon landing.

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‘Miracle’ as 143 survive after plane crashes into Florida river

Authorities said everyone on board emerged without critical injuries, climbing on to the wings to be rescued.

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Florida crash jet owned by Irish company and visited Shannon in March

The passenger jet that crashed into a river in the US last night is leased from an Irish company and visited Shannon earlier this year.

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Boeing working to ensure no repeat of deadly crashes, says chief

Dennis Muilenburg said the company is close to completing an upgrade to flight software on the 737 Max airliner.

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Photos of Emiliano Sala in mortuary prompt police investigation - reports

Detectives are investigating complaints photographs of tragic footballer Emiliano Sala's lifeless body have been posted on the internet, it has been reported.

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Norwegian reveals €52m cost of grounding Boeing 737 Max fleet

The airline is rebooking passengers on to other flights and renting alternative planes.

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Boeing says it will cost $1bn to fix 737 Max plane

Boeing estimates that it will spend $1bn to fix the 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the jetliner, which remains grounded after two deadly crashes.

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Boeing 737 MAX: How much could the grounded fleet cost the company?

Boeing’s 737 MAX fleet has been grounded by airlines around the world for the last three weeks.

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Boeing acknowledges sensor issue in Ethiopian jet crash

CEO Dennis Muilenburg said a software update would prevent future incidents.

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Ethiopian Airlines crew followed all procedures from Boeing – crash report

The Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crashed on March 10 shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa.

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Cardiff ‘shocked’ amid reports Sala’s pilot was not qualified to fly at night

Emiliano Sala died when the Piper Malibu aircraft he was travelling in came down in the English Channel on January 21.

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Boeing jets: Safety is not optional

Even in a world where consumer protection is not always a priority, the news that the Boeing jets that crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia this year — 346 lives lost — did not have two important safety features because the manufacturer

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Third pilot on board Lion Air jet during troubled flight day before crash

Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee is continuing to investigate the crash of the Boeing 737 Max 8 on October 29.

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Investigators begin studying crashed Ethiopian jet’s voice recorder

The BEA also said work resumed on the flight’s data recorders.

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‘Panicky’ pilot requested airport return before Ethiopia crash

French authorities have the plane’s flight data and voice recorders for analysis.

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French investigators to examine black boxes from Ethiopia crash plane

More than 40 countries, including the US and Britain, have now grounded the planes or refused to let them into their airspace.

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Airlines rethink 737 Max orders after crashes

Norwegian Air International, which flies Boeing’s 737 Max to the US east coast from Irish airports, has no plans to abandon orders of the aircraft, even as the Ethiopian Airlines crash looks

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Ethiopia to send crash plane’s black box abroad for analysis

The announcement came as much of the world grounded the plane model and grieving families arrived at the disaster site.

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Latest: EASA suspends all Boeing 737 Max 8 flights in Europe

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has issued a temporary suspension of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into and out of Irish airspace.

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Ethiopia Airlines crash: Which countries have grounded the 737 Max 8?

Some countries have decided to ground the aircraft.

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No plans for Ireland to ground 737 Max aircraft

The type of plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes in the past five months has carried thousands of passengers to and from Ireland — and aviation authorities have no plans to ground 737 Max aircraft.

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Mick Ryan, aid worker: A life given in a noble cause

The loss of a young, active life is always tragic, especially if that person is a parent of young children.

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Ethiopian Airlines crash shakes belief in safety of Boeing Max 737s

When Lion Air Flight 610 plunged into the Java Sea off Indonesia shortly after takeoff last October, killing 189 people, analysts and passengers alike were cautiously satisfied in the aftermath with Boeing's explanation that its state-of-the-art 737 Max aircraft is safe.

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Michael 'saved hundreds' of lives: Tributes to 'amazing' Irish aid worker

Latest: Michael Ryan saved hundreds of lives arising out of his extraordinary intellect and his relentless work ethic, a friend who knew him through the Save Cork City Campaign in Cork has stated.

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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Black box recovered from crashed plane

All 149 passengers and eight crew members on board were killed.

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Chinese carriers ordered to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 after Ethiopia crash

The plane came down shortly after take off on Sunday.

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Ethiopian Airlines crash: What do we know about those killed?

Scientists, doctors, aid workers and three members of a Slovakian MP’s family are among the dead.

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Tributes paid to Irish aid worker killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Married father-of-two Michael (Mick) Ryan was formerly from Lahinch in Co Clare in Ireland’s west.

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Irishman who died on the Ethiopian Airlines crash named

The Irish person who was among the 157 people on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight has been named as Michael Ryan from Lahinch Co Clare.

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No survivors after Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes with 157 people on board

All passengers on the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa are dead, according to a spokesperson for the airline.

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Plane crashes into bay in Texas

A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston in Texas with three people on board has crashed into a bay just east of the city.

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Funeral for footballer Emiliano Sala due to be held in his home town

The footballer had just signed for Cardiff City in a record transfer deal.

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Emiliano Sala funeral to be held in home town Progreso on Saturday

The 28-year-old died last month just two days after completing a Cardiff club-record £15million move from Nantes.

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We will never give up hope of finding him, says family of missing pilot

David Ibbotson is still missing after the plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala crashed in the English Channel on January 21.

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Post-mortem confirms Emiliano Sala died from 'head and trunk' injuries

A post-mortem examination has confirmed Emiliano Sala died from head injuries.

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Cardiff trade in training break for family time after Sala tragedy

Manager Neil Warnock has cancelled plans for a team trip to Tenerife.

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We can’t leave him out there on his own, say family of missing pilot

A fundraising page has been set up to help resume the search for David Ibbotson.

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Football pays its respects to Emiliano Sala

The body of the 28-year-old Argentinian was recovered from the English Channel this week.

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Fellow players among those to pay tribute to footballer Emiliano Sala

The body of the Cardiff City player was identified on Thursday.

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Body recovered from plane wreckage identified as Emiliano Sala

A body recovered from a plane which crashed in the English Channel has been formally identified as professional footballer Emiliano Sala, Dorset Police said.

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Body recovered from Emiliano Sala plane wreckage

The body is being taken to Portland to be passed over to the Dorset coroner for examination.

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Investigators attempt to recover body in wreckage of Emiliano Sala plane crash

Investigators are attempting to recover the body located in the wreckage of the plane carrying Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson.

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No timeframe on bid to lift wreck of plane carrying Emiliano Sala

A timeframe has yet to be set to lift the wreck of the plane carrying Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson, investigators have said.

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Missing plane carrying Emiliano Sala found

Wreckage from the plane which disappeared with Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson on board has been found in the English Channel.

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Passengers injured as jet overshoots runway in Guyana

The Fly Jamaica plane was on its way to Toronto.

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Lion Air jet’s problems before crash highlighted as new details emerge

A brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane plunged into the Java Sea early on Monday.

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Divers recover Lion Air jet’s flight data recorder on Indonesia sea floor

The plane crashed after take-off from Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board.

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Airport worker dies after plane’s crash landing in Russia

The Utair-operated Boeing 737 from Moscow, carrying 164 passengers and six crew members, careered off the end of the runway.

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Only three survivors from Cuba plane crash which killed 107 ‘in critical state’

The Cuban Council of Churches also announced that 20 clergy members were among the dead.

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