Eleven people have been rescued alive from a plane crash that claimed at least another 32 lives in Siberia on Monday, emergency services officials said. The UTair flight was flying from Tyumen to Surgut with 39 passengers and four crew.
Colonel Mikolaj Przybyl, a prosecutor investigating military corruption and media leaks in connection with a 2010 air crash in which the Polish president and other officials died, apparently shot himself Monday during a break at a news conference.
Eight people were killed on Friday when a helicopter went down in southern Mexico City, including the Mexican government's No. 2, Interior Secretary Francisco Blake Mora (pictured), and Interior Undersecretary Felipe Zamora.
All 18 passengers aboard a plane that crashed Thursday in the mountains of western Indonesia were found dead Saturday, an official said. The incident is Indonesia's fourth fatal air crash in the past month.
A Buddha Air turboprop plane taking tourists to view the peaks of Mount Everest crashed while trying to land in dense fog in Nepal's Bisankunarayan village on Sunday, officials said, killing all 19 people on board.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday said he had ordered an investigation into the airplane crash near Yaroslavl that killed 43 people, including top international ice hockey layers, in the latest of a string of aviation disasters.
Members of the Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv, including Czech and Latvian nationals, were among at least 43 people killed when a passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff Wednesday near Yaroslavl, 240 kilometres northeast of Moscow.
A Lithuanian military jet has crashed after colliding midair with a French NATO plane, which managed to make an emergency landing, Lithuanian officials say. The two pilots in the Lithuanian aircraft ejected before the crash.
The Red Cross reported Saturday that dozens more bodies were discovered in the wreckage of Friday's air crash in northeast Democratic of Congo. The Boeing 727 operated by Hewa Bora crashed at Kisangani airport while attempting to land in heavy rain.
At least 51 people survived a plane crash at Kisangani airport in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, Hewa Bora airlines said. The plane was en route from Kinshasa to Kisangani and Goma, with 178 passengers and crew on board.