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File photo dated March 11, 2019, rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.(AP File Photo)

Major commercial plane crash deaths fell by over 50% in 2019: Report

By Reuters | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2020 06:42 AM IST
In 2017, aviation had its safest year on record worldwide with only two fatal accidents involving regional turboprops that resulted in 13 deaths and no fatal crashes of passenger jets.
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The unusual arrival of a Russian passenger plane in Caracas has set social media abuzz with rumors about its mission HT photo by Vijayanand Gupta (Representative Image)(HT Photo)
The unusual arrival of a Russian passenger plane in Caracas has set social media abuzz with rumors about its mission HT photo by Vijayanand Gupta (Representative Image)(HT Photo)

Arrival of Russian passenger jet fires up Venezuela’s rumour mill

By Reuters | Caracus
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 05:22 PM IST
The Boeing 777, with space for some 400 passengers and belonging to Russia’s Nordwind Airlines, was parked by a private corner of the airport after flying direct from Moscow, according to flight tracking data and Reuters photos.
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22-year-old Nishal Sankat was charged on Thursday with trying to steal a passenger jet at an Orlando airport, where he jumped a fence and boarded the aircraft but was quickly detained, officials said.(Nishal Sankat /Facebook Photo)
22-year-old Nishal Sankat was charged on Thursday with trying to steal a passenger jet at an Orlando airport, where he jumped a fence and boarded the aircraft but was quickly detained, officials said.(Nishal Sankat /Facebook Photo)

22-yr-old tries to steal passenger jet at Orlando airport, fails to get it moving

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 12:44 PM IST
The man’s motive was unknown, Gillespie said, after police searched his home and vehicle and found no weapons or explosives. He did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol.
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