Boeing regrets not grounding 737 Max after first crash
The commercial plane manufacturer, Boeing, has expressed regret over not grounding its 737 Max planes after the first deadly crash a year ago. The embattled Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg, said the company would more readily ground planes in the event of future problems.
FRSC cautions motorists as crash kills 22 in Bauchi
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned drivers plying highways to always obey traffic rules and prioritise the lives of passengers. The corps, which spoke against the backdrop of the weekend’s loss of 22 lives to an auto crash in Darazo Local Council of Bauchi State
Boeing to give $100 mn to 737 MAX crash victims' families, communities
Boeing announced Wednesday it would give $100 million to communities and families affected by two crashes on its 737 MAX planes that claimed 346 lives. Describing the sum as an "initial investment" over multiple years, the company said it would work with local governments and non-profit organizations to provide "hardship and living expenses" and boost…
10 die in Lagos-Ibadan highway crash
Ten people were confirmed dead in a ghastly motor accident around Alapako/Ogunmakin by the Foursquare Camp ground, Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Tuesday night. The fatal crash occurred around 9:00p.m. immediately after the diversion by a construction firm working on highway, RCC, to enable repairs of the weakened bridges around the segments of the expressway. …
EgyptAir 804: Cause of crash still a mystery
Though tonnes of debris might have been found, rather than help in detecting the cause, they have in fact help in casting doubts on initial theory suspecting act terrorism.
Cathedral service to mourn victims from Germanwings crash
Germany will hold a memorial service Friday to mourn the victims of last month's Germanwings crash, blamed on a depressed co-pilot believed to have deliberately steered the plane into a mountain.
Jordan military plane crash kills pilot, trainee
A Jordanian pilot and an Iraqi trainee were killed when a light training aircraft crashed during a routine military excercise on Monday, the Jordanian army said.
Second black box found from French Alps plane crash: prosecutor
The second black box from the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps last week has been found after a nine-day search, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Insurers set aside $300 mn in provisions for Germanwings crash: Lufthansa
Insurers are setting aside $300 million (279 million euros) in provisions for the air crash in the French Alps that killed 150 people, German airline Lufthansa said on Tuesday.