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In Ethiopia, a Day of Mourning With Empty Coffins for Plane Crash Victims

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, echoed with the wailing screams of the bereaved Sunday morning. Mourners dressed in black had streamed into the vast churchyard, waving pictures [...]

America last: How Trump followed the world in grounding Boeing’s plane

The decision to ground Boeing’s 737 MAX airliners resulted in criticism by Democratic lawmakers as days overdue, but which some in the aviation industry called abrupt and haphazard. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images transportation The [...]

What We Know About the Ethiopian Plane Crash, and What We Don’t

Any airline disaster demands explanation, but the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday — the second in less than five months by the same new model of plane — raises more than the usual questions and fears. Shortly after the Boeing [...]

19 U.N. Workers Were Among the Victims in Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash

Among those killed were members of nonprofit and humanitarian groups. Tamirat Mulu Demessie, a child protection specialist from Ethiopia who worked for the nonprofit Save the Children, was killed, according to a statement from the organization. [...]

Body Is Recovered From Wreckage of Soccer Star Emiliano Sala’s Plane

A body has been recovered from the plane carrying the Argentine soccer striker Emiliano Sala, which crashed into the English Channel last month, the British authorities said late Wednesday. The British Air Accidents Investigation Branch [...]

Oklahoma governor wants to sell state plane to save money

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma’s new governor is ordering the sale of his office’s state airplane and demanding agencies stop hiring contract lobbyists as part of a cost-saving effort for state government. Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt [...]

Cargo Plane Crashes in Iran, Killing at Least 15

TEHRAN — A 39-year-old cargo plane operated by the Iranian Army crashed into a residential area near the capital, Tehran, on Monday, killing 15 of the people onboard, state news media reported. One crew member survived and was hospitalized. State [...]

Cockpit Voice Recorder of Crashed Lion Air Plane Is Found

HONG KONG — Indonesia has found the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air plane that crashed off the country’s coast last year, Indonesian officials said Monday, raising hopes that recordings could help explain how the pilots battled [...]

Indonesia Plane Crash Inquiry Focuses on Possible Aircraft Problems

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian investigators on Wednesday broadened the possibilities of what may have contributed to the fatal crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 last week, suggesting there were aircraft problems that may have played a [...]

Divers Zero in on Black Boxes From Indonesia Plane Crash

BANGKOK — Enticed by faint pings from the seafloor, Indonesian investigators have determined the general location of the data recorders that will be crucial in discovering what caused the crash of Lion Air Flight 610, one of the deadliest [...]