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Malaysia Flight MH370 plunges into the Indian Ocean

Malaysia Flight MH370 plunges into the Indian Ocean

Malaysia's prime minister has announced on the basis of new analysis it must be concluded that missing flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean. Najib Razak said Malaysia Airlines had informed the families of the 239 passengers and crew. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing after taking off from Kuala Lumpur on 8 March. […]

Air Joy MA60 crash lands at Zhengzhou Airport

Air Joy MA60 crash lands at Zhengzhou Airport

China’s troubled MA-60 turboprop aircraft suffered another mishap this week, when the plane’s landing gear failed at Zhengzhou’s Xinzheng International Airport. According to a Xinhua report, the aircraft, which belonged to Xi’an-based Joy Air, had just landed with 37 passengers and seven crew members onboard when its front landing gear failed, causing the plane to […]

Real Tonga denies fluid leak claim

Real Tonga denies fluid leak claim

Real Tonga has denied claims that its controversial MA60 aircraft leaked hydraulic fluid during a flight from Tongatapu to Vava’u last Friday. Real Tonga director Tevita Palu told a local newspaper hydraulic fluid was spilled on the aircraft during regular maintenance the day before. He said engineers were unable to clean it all off. He […]