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Boeing grounds entire crash aircraft fleet

[ad_1] Image copyright Joe Raedle Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash.The US plane-maker said it would suspend all 371 of the aircraft.The Federal Aviation Administration said fresh evidence as well as newly refined satellite data prompted the decision to temporarily ban the jets.The FAA had previously held out while many countries

Ethiopian Airlines crash: FAA says Boeing 737 Max 8 is airworthy

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Emmanuel Igunza, at the scene, said there was a huge crater at the site of the crashThe US Federal Aviation Administration has told airlines it believes Boeing's 737 Max 8 model to be airworthy, after two fatal crashes inside six months.An Ethiopian Airlines plane en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi crashed six minutes after take-off on Sunday, killing
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Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing faces questions after crash

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Emmanuel Igunza, at the scene, said there was a huge hole at the point of impactUS plane maker Boeing is facing questions after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash on Sunday killed all 157 people on board. It was the second crash in five months involving a 737 Max 8, and comparisons are being drawn with a Lion Air accident
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Emiliano Sala plane crash: Footballer was ‘let down’ by Cardiff, says Willie McKay

[ad_1] Cardiff could have done more - Willie McKayEmiliano Sala was "abandoned" by Cardiff City and had to arrange his own travel in a £15m transfer from Nantes, says ex-football agent Willie McKay.McKay's son Mark was Nantes' acting agent in the deal for the footballer, who died in a plane crash last month.Willie McKay arranged the flight that crashed in the English Channel, killing Sala, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson.Cardiff

Ricardo Boechat: Brazil news anchor dies in helicopter crash

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ricardo Boechat was described as "a journalist's journalist" Ricardo Boechat, one of Brazil's best-known journalists, has been killed in a helicopter crash in São Paulo.The aircraft carrying the 66-year-old news anchor hit a lorry on a ring road on Monday morning. The pilot and the co-pilot are also thought to have died.Tributes have been paid to Boechat, who was an award-winning radio and
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Pilot killed in light aircraft crash in Belchamp Walter

[ad_1] Image caption Police said the victim's next-of-kin had been informed A pilot died when his light aircraft crashed in Essex.The man, aged in his 50s, was the only person on board and was pronounced dead at the scene in Belchamp Walter, police said.Essex Police said they were called to reports of a "light aircraft in distress" at 11:50 GMT.Eight fire crews from Essex and Suffolk were also sent to
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Prince Philip A149 crash road speed limit ‘to be reduced’

[ad_1] Image copyright Mega Agency Image caption The Duke of Edinburgh's Land Rover overturned following the crash on Thursday The speed limit on the stretch of road where the Duke of Edinburgh was involved in a car crash is expected to be reduced at a council meeting later.Prince Philip, 97, was not injured in the crash on the A149 near the Queen's Sandringham estate on Thursday.Witnesses said the duke's Land
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Waltham Forest stabbing: Moped crash boy, 14, killed

[ad_1] Image copyright Facebook Image caption Jayden Moodie lived in the area with his mother, police said. A 14-year-old boy has been stabbed to death by attackers who knocked him off a moped, in what police believe was a targeted attack.Jayden Moodie was found wounded in Bickley Road, Waltham Forest, at 18:30 GMT on Tuesday. Detectives believe the moped had been involved in a crash with a car, after which
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Inquiries continue into fatal minibus crash in Borders

[ad_1] Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption Ross Jones Barker of Port Seton, East Lothian, was pronounced dead at the scene A man who died when a minibus overturned in the Scottish Borders has been named by police. Ross Jones Barker, 59, was travelling to Kelso Races with a group from Newtonbridge, Midlothian, when the accident happened. The driver of the bus and 22 passengers were taken to hospital after
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Three Britons killed in Iceland crash

[ad_1] Three British tourists, including a child, have died after their vehicle crashed while crossing a bridge in Iceland.The vehicle - a 4x4 - was carrying seven British people when the accident happened at around 9:30 GMT on Thursday, Icelandic Police said.The other passengers in the car have been critically injured.The Toyota Land Cruiser crashed through a railing on a one-lane bridge in southern Iceland.It then fell around eight metres