Tag Archives: Plane

5 Things to Know About Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight and Air Safety

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, with 239 people aboard, lost contact early Saturday with the airline shortly into the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. A Vietnamese search aircraft located fragments Sunday floating in waters off southern Vietnam that are suspected of coming from the aircraft. Government and airline officials said they weren’t ready to speculate about what caused the Boeing 777-200 to disappear from radar. Here are five things to know about the flight and air safety...

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Co-Pilot Hijacks Ethiopian Plane And Requests Asylum In Geneva

An Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot hijacked a plane bound for Rome on Monday and flew it to Geneva, where he wanted to seek asylum, officials said.

The Boeing 767-300 plane with 202 passengers and crew aboard had taken off from the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, and landed in the Swiss city at about 6 a.m. (0500 GMT). Officials said no one on the flight was injured...

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