Tag Archives: Transportation accidents

Indonesia expands effort to recover crashed plane, victims

More searchers and rescuers have joined the search for wreckage and victims from an Indonesian plane that crashed last weekend in the Java Sea By EDNA TARIGAN and FADLAN SYAM Associated Press January 15, 2021, 3:44 AM • 2 min read JAKARTA, Indonesia — More searchers and rescuers joined the search Friday for wreckage and […]

Sudanese military helicopter crashes near Ethiopian border

Officials say a Sudanese military helicopter loaded with weapons and ammunition has crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in an eastern province that borders Ethiopia By SAMY MAGDY Associated Press January 13, 2021, 9:01 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAIRO — A Sudanese military helicopter loaded […]

Indonesian searchers hunt for crashed plane’s voice recorder

Divers looking for a crashed plane’s cockpit voice recorder were searching in mud and plane debris on the seabed between Indonesian islands By NINIEK KARMINI and ACHMAD IBRAHIM Associated Press January 13, 2021, 2:25 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JAKARTA, Indonesia — Divers looking for a crashed plane’s […]

EXPLAINER: Why Indonesia’s plane safety record is a concern

The crash of a Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people once again turns a microscope on the safety of Indonesia’s aviation industry By VICTORIA MILKO Associated Press January 11, 2021, 5:46 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JAKARTA, Indonesia — Saturday’s plane crash in Indonesia, in which a Sriwijaya […]

Bobi Wine says bodyguard killed in Uganda polls violence

A bodyguard for Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine was killed and two journalists injured on Sunday amid violent confrontations between security forces and followers of the singer and lawmaker who is challenging the country’s long-time leader By RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press December 27, 2020, 3:47 PM • 3 min read KAMPALA, Uganda — A bodyguard […]

Military chopper crashes in north Pakistan, killing all 4

The Pakistani military says an army helicopter on a rescue mission has crashed, killing all four aboard ByThe Associated Press December 27, 2020, 5:09 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MULTAN, Pakistan — A Pakistani army helicopter on a rescue mission crashed overnight, killing all four aboard, the military […]

4 Arrested in Mexico Crash that killed the current ex-governor

Authorities said four people were arrested in connection with the 2018 helicopter crash that killed a central Mexico governor and her husband, who preceded her as governor ByThe Associated Press December 26, 2020, 1:18 a.m. • • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSend this article via email MEXICO CITY – Four people were […]

‘External source’ causes oil tanker to explode off Saudi Arabia

One shipping company says an explosion on a tanker in front of the Saudi Arabian port of Jiddah was due to the ship being “hit by an external source.” By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press December 14, 2020, 8:51 a.m. • • 4 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSend this article via email DUBAI, United […]