• Divers Find Cockpit Recorder From Doomed Lion Air Flight 610

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    Investigators may now be able to learn more about why Lion Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea last October, killing all 189 people on board, after Indonesian Navy divers recovered the Boeing plane's cockpit flight recorder.
    The flight's second black box was found buried under 26 feet of mud, not far from the crash site. It should reveal the conversations that took place in the cockpit as the new Boeing 737 Max 8 went down.
    Preliminary findings showed the pilots repeatedly tried to override the automated stall prevention system that is supposed to stop the aircraft's nose from being...
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  • A military cargo plane full of meat crashed in Iran, killing everyone but a flight engineer on board, army says

    A military cargo plane full of meat crashed in Iran, killing everyone but a flight engineer on board, army says

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    A military plane carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan to Iran crashed on Monday.
    Fifteen out of the 16 people on board died, Iran's army said.
    While attempting an emergency landing, the Boeing 707 cargo plane skidded off the runway and caught fire after hitting a wall at Fath Airport, state media said.
    Photos of the aftermath show the plane charred remains, a dislodged wheel, and animal carcasses at the crash site.
    It's not clear who owns the plane. Iran said it belonged to Kyrgyzstan, while Kyrgyzstan said it belonged to an Iranian airline.
    A military plane crashed in Iran on Monday, killing...
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