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By Rachel Arnaiz
The mayor of the town of San Roque in Northern Samar fractured his skull but his two companions suffered only minor injuries when they jumped off a helicopter that developed engine trouble while taking off from the beach house of a congressman in the municipality of Laoang, 50 kilometers east of here, on Tuesday.
All 20 people on board a domestic flight in Kazakhstan operated by the SCAT airline died Tuesday when their Bombardier jet crashed on approach to Almaty airport in thick fog, the airline said.
A helicopter has crashed during rush hour in central London after apparently hitting a construction crane on top of a building, police said.
A smoky fire broke out aboard an empty Japan Airlines 787 Dreamliner in Boston on Monday, officials said, in the latest trouble to hit the fuel-efficient Boeing passenger aircraft.
Russian medics began Sunday identifying the bodies of four crew killed when a passenger jet careened off the runway of a Moscow international airport and smashed into a highway.
A plane carrying the wife of Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney made an emergency landing Friday in Colorado after the cabin filled with smoke, but no one was hurt, a spokesman said.
By TJ Burgonio
The powerful and the lowly came in droves Saturday to pay homage to Jesse Robredo in Malacañang before his remains are flown back Sunday to Naga City for Tuesday’s state funeral.
By Cris Evert Lato
It was a bittersweet moment for Margarita Bahinting, widow of Captain Jessup Bahinting, when she received a posthumous Lifesaver’s Award on behalf of her husband.
Searchers were hunting Saturday for a small plane missing on Borneo island with an Australian and three other people on board, Indonesian officials said.
By Inquirer Southern Luzon
, Jonas Cabiles Soltes
, Michael Lim Ubac
Fishermen on Thursday retrieved the body of Nepali student pilot Kshitiz Chand as police began an investigation into the plane crash that killed Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, the Nepali and the aircraft’s owner.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
Margarita Bahinting, the wife of Captain Jessup Bahinting, chairman and executive officer of Aviatour Air, expressed dismay at the reports that her husband was found on the right side of the cockpit, saying this was erroneous.
By Cris Evert B. Lato
On Wednesday, Capt. Jessup Bahinting was asked if he could lend one of his planes to the city government to pick up four vials of antidote for snake bite on Camiguin Island.
By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr.
Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo was intent on staying in office for the full term of President Aquino despite nagging demands for his resignation, said Harvey Keh, lead convenor of Kaya Natin Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership.