Air France Flight 447 News

Update: Investigators Expected to Quickly Unravel Mystery of Russian Plane Crash

Investigators probing the crash of an Airbus Group SE jetliner in Egypt will focus on how a plane built to withstand extreme turbulence and equipped with devices meant to prevent flight maneuvers that might break it apart could have been …

UPDATE: Divers Hunt AirAsia Jet in Larger Area Amid Bad Weather

Indonesian Navy divers hunted for more wreckage and recorders from the crashed AirAsia Bhd. jetliner as inclement weather and mud at the bottom of the sea hampered their efforts. Three more bodies were recovered today, taking the total to 37, …

France Sends Expert Search Team to Air Asia Jet Crash Scene

France’s BEA crash investigation agency said a specialist black box search team and equipment arrived on Friday at the search area for the Indonesia AirAsia flight which crashed on Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore. The agency said a …

Cyber Attacks, Drones Pose Threat to Plane Safety: Allianz

Cyber attacks and commercial drones pose a growing risk of commercial airplane crashes, a major insurer said, running counter to a long-term decline in fatal accidents and insurance premiums. Technical advances in aircraft design and navigation systems have reduced the …