Ukrainian airplane with 180 aboard crashes in Iran
Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 10:00 AM
A Ukrainian airliner with at least 180 people on board crashed on Wednesday due to technical problems soon after taking off from Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport, Iran's official news agency reported. Rescue teams have been sent to an area near the airport where the Boeing 737 belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed, Reza Jafarzadeh, a spokesman for Iran's Civil Aviation Organization, told state television.
"System Not Broken" After Boeing 737 MAX Crashes: Report
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 7:51 AM
The U.S. Federal-Aviation-Administration process for certifying new airplanes is not broken but needs to be improved, the chair of an-international-panel of air-safety regulators, tasked to review Boeing Co's 737 Max, said. Speaking on the sidelines of an event at a New-York City college, Christopher Hart, chair of the multi-agency panel, said there was no need to question the agency's overall way of certifying airplanes.