On a routine passenger flight contact to the aircraft has been lost eleven minutes after departure from Masamba. A search and rescue mission is underway.
The vintage Curtiss C-46 cargo plane was badly damaged in an emergency landing near Deline, NWT. All on board remained unhurt.
Qatar Airways flight 778 just got airborne from runway 09 when its undercarriage struck approach masts of the opposite runway resulting in serious damage.
The Twin Otter regional aircraft was found crashed about 7 km northwest of its destination asirport, leaving at least three people dead among them both pilots.
INVESTIGATION UPDATE: 2013-07-12 ET-AOP, Boeing 787-800, Ethiopian Airlines at London-Heathrow Airport, UK Final Report of Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) out
The cargo crashed in wooded terrain north of Vancounver with two pilots on board.