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  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    ISLAMABAD: Five long years after the Bhoja Air crash claimed the lives of 125 people, the capital’s police have registered a case against the owners of the airline, as well as others held responsible for the accident by a judicial commission...

    An Islamabad district and sessions court had twice ordered the police to register a case against those responsible for the crash, and on Saturday, Lohi Bher police finally registered an FIR... ...

  • Govt told to implement Bhoja Air crash probe recommendations

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court ordered the federal government on Thursday to implement in letter and spirit within three months recommendations of the judicial commission constituted to investigate the 2012 Bhoja Air crash...

    Also read: CAA challenges commission’s report on air crashThe airline which started its operation in 1993 had to suspend it in 2000 because of the crash and financial constraints...

  • Bhoja Air committed series of violations leading to 2012 crash, govt tells SC

    The defunct Bhoja Air, whose Boeing 737–236 aircraft had crashed in Islamabad in 2012, had asked the Civil Association Authority (CAA) to grant the doomed aircraft permission to fly without an Airworthiness Certificate, stated a report submitted in the Supreme Court of Pakistan by the federal government on Monday...

    The report was submitted in the apex court during a hearing conducted on the nonpayment of compensation to the families...

  • CAA refuses to hand over Bhoja Air’s file to investigators, officials say

    ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) refused to cooperate with a special investigation team looking into the 2012 Bhoja Air crash, Dawn has learnt from officials close to the investigation...

    Team members recently returned to Islamabad from Karachi, where they met with senior officials from the CAA’s Directorate Flight Standard, they said, who denied the investigators’ request for a file containing details of Bhoja Air... ...

  • Artists launch Dil Sey Pakistan song

    ISLAMABAD: Various artists launched a new song, complete with a video, titled Dil Sey Pakistan on Wednesday at the National Press Club to celebrate 70 years of independence...

    The video starts with a scene from a mela where artists are singing the song and features a student of Army Public School Peshawar, Aakif Azeem...

  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan: my role model, father of Pakistan Air Force, and the protégé of Jinnah

    I have many reasons to write in memory of the venerated Air Marshal Asghar Khan — a protégé of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, he was my role model from the age of 19 when I joined the Royal Pakistan Air Force (RPAF) in 1952...

    I first heard about Asghar Khan, who was at the time a wing commander, from my instructor at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy in Risalpur, who narrated to me the historic event of Jinnah’s visit to...

  • 10 injured as Shaheen Air flight crash lands

    LAHORE: At least 10 passengers were injured as the tyre of a domestic Shaheen Air International flight burst during an emergency landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday...

    Director of Engineering at Shaheen Air International, Syed Samin Uddin Naqvi, told Dawn...

  • Shaheen Air crash: Police submits challan against pilot to ATC

    LAHORE: Sarwar Road police on Saturday submitted challan to an anti-terrorism court against the pilot of Shaheen Airline facing charges of crash landing under the influence of liquor...

    Police declared pilot Asmat Mahmood guilty of putting the lives of passengers at risk by crash landing the plane while being drunk...

  • Shaheen Air crash landing: Pilot was under the influence of alcohol, report finds

    KARACHI: The Shaheen Air International pilot commandeering flight NL-142 which crash-landed at Lahore airport earlier this month was intoxicated and fatigued at the time of landing, a medical report reveals...

    At least 10 passengers were injured as the Karachi-Lahore flight carrying over a hundred people crash landed at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport, skidding off the runway when faulty landing gear caused a tyre to...

  • PIA memorial park in Nepal honours 1992 air crash victims

    KATHMANDU: Even though Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) airplanes were last seen in Kathmandu in mid-December 2014, a memorial monument known as the PIA memorial park still attracts some local and international tourists...

    "Some Nepalis also visit the park on holidays but a majority of foreigners — who are relatives of the dead from the plane crash — come to commemorate their loved ones," he adds...

  • Military helicopter crash kills three Afghan air crew

    KABUL: An Afghan Mi-17 military helicopter crashed on Sunday after a technical failure during a training exercise, killing three air crew and wounding another in Logar province, south of the capital Kabul, the Defence Ministry said...

    The Mi-17, a transport and attack helicopter, is the mainstay of the fledgling Afghan air force, which has around 50 of the Russian-made machines...

  • At least 16 feared dead in fiery Texas hot air balloon crash

    AUSTIN: At least 16 people were feared dead when a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in a pasture near the central Texas city of Lockhart on Saturday, according to federal and local authorities...

    “It does not appear at this time that there were any survivors of the crash,” Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law said in a statement, according to his office...

  • Hot-air balloon crash in Texas leaves 16 dead

    WASHINGTON: Up to 16 people are feared dead after a large hot-air balloon caught fire and crashed in central Texas on Saturday, officials said...

    “It does not appear at this time that there were any survivors of the crash,” the Caldwell County sheriff’s office said, which received an emergency call about a possible accident...

  • Chitral's accomplished paraglider lost in Dec 7 air crash

    PESHAWAR: Shahzada Farhad Aziz, who died in the Dec 7 crash of Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 near Havelian, was himself a flight enthusiast and accomplished paraglider...

    In Aziz’s word, the Austrian paraglider wanted to open a paragliding institute in Pakistan; however, his premature death left his plans unfulfilled...

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