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At least 11 people die in Mpumalanga crash

At least 11 people were killed and 14 others were injured this morning when a bus and a truck collided on the Badplaas Road outside Machadodorp in Mpumalanga. ER24’s Russel Meiring says the vehicles were severely damaged in the crash. “Upon closer inspection, paramedics found several passengers trapped in a[…]

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EgyptAir crash: Second black box retrieved

A second flight recorder has been retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, containing data from aircraft systems which could shed light on what brought the plane down last month, Egyptian investigators said on Friday. An Egyptian committee investigating the crash into the eastern Mediterranean Sea made the announcement a[…]

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Flydubai Pilots ‘worked to death’

An accident involving a Flydubai plane was inevitable, a former Flydubai captain told RT on condition of anonymity. He revealed that pilots are forced to work while exhausted, while saying he had been “worked to death” despite complaints. Speaking to RT in Doha, the former pilot said Flydubai’s top management[…]

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‘Last words’ of Flydubai pilots revealed

The pilots of the Flydubai plane that crashed in Russia on Saturday, killing 62 people, had expressed concerns over weather conditions, an air traffic control recording has allegedly revealed. One of the pilots in the seven-minute recording can be heard asking whether the “weather is better?” as they approached Rostov-on-Don[…]

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Civil Aviation Authority to investigate aircraft crash

The South African Civil Aviation Authority said it was investigating the crash of a light aircraft on Monday. The crash resulted in the death of the pilot, who was the only person on board. In a statement, the aviation authority said the incident occurred just before 11:00, between Swellendam and[…]

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