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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... ...

  • 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 airline's flight 213 had crashed during landing at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, killing all 146...

  • 29,000 unverifiable votes again included in electoral lists: Yasmin

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf candidate Dr Yasmin Rashid alleges that 29,000 unverifiable votes have again been included in the electoral lists for NA-125 (Lahore-III) despite the fact that she had pursued her petition against these fake votes in the Lahore High Court after the by-election in the constituency (previously NA-120)...

    “My petition was declared infructuous after the National Assembly under the former PML-N rule...

  • PIA plane skids off runway during landing at Gilgit airport

    A passenger airc­raft of the Pakistan Int­erna­tional Airlines (PIA) escaped accident after it skidded off the runway while landing at Gilgit airport on Saturday...

    He said the pilot skillfully regained control of the plane after the ATR-42 aircraft "slid off to the unpaved [area] to a minor extent during landing"...

  • Crash-landing

    Sighs of relief went up around the country when no fatalities or major injuries were reported after a Shaheen Airways aircraft carrying almost 200 passengers crash-landed in Lahore on Tuesday...

    Also read: 10 injured as Shaheen Air flight crash landsFor instance, how was the aircraft deemed airworthy in the first place if its landing gear was defective? An aircraft undergoes multiple checks before taking off, and responsibility must...

  • Court seeks flight data in crash landing case

    LAHORE: Hearing bail petition of Shaheen Airline’s pilot facing charges of crash landing under the influence, a Lahore High Court division bench on Tuesday directed the prosecution to submit flight data and safety investigation report...

    However, it said, no decision regarding bail could be made without going through the flight data and report of safety investigation done by Civil Aviation Authority after the crash landing...

  • 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...

  • ‘Element of terrorism’ being explored in plane’s crash-landing, ATC told

    LAHORE: The Civil Aviation Authority told an anti-terrorism court here on Tuesday that the ‘element of terrorism’ was also being explored during the investigation into the crash-landing of a private airline’s plane at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Nov 3...

    Advocate Usman Arif, the authority’s counsel, said Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act was rightly inserted in the FIR because everyone on board had been terrorised by...

  • World’s biggest aircraft damaged in crash landing

    LONDON: The world’s largest aircraft suffered cockpit damage on Wednesday after nosediving while landing on its second test flight, but there were no injuries, according to the craft’s manufacturer...

    “Airlander sustained damage on landing during today’s flight,” said Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV)...

  • Nepal plane crash caused by apparent confusion over landing instructions

    A plane crash at Nepal’s main airport killed 49 of the 71 people on board, police said on Tuesday, as an investigation was ordered into the cause of an accident that occurred after apparent confusion over landing instructions...

    A separate conversation between the tower and a Nepali pilot added to the sense of miscommunication between the controllers and the pilot of the Bangladeshi plane before the crash...

  • All 47 on board survive plane’s crash landing in Pacific lagoon

    Local boats helped rescue all 47 passengers and crew after the plane hit the water while trying to land at the Chuuk Island airport in the Micronesia archipelago...

    The striking images of people being rescued from the half-submerged plane were reminiscent of the 2009 crash landing in New York City known as the “Miracle on the Hudson...

  • Chaos at Heathrow airport as BA scrambles to recover from IT crash

    LONDON: Thousands of travellers faced further chaos on Sunday as British Airways cancelled around 60 flights from London’s Heathrow Airport following an IT system failure...

    British Airways said it was hoping to operate a near-normal schedule of flights from Gatwick, London’s other major airport, and the majority of its Heathrow services...

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