Plane crashes

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Boeing 737 Max disaster casts long shadow as planemaker tries to rebuild fortunes
Planemaker’s leadership team must restore its reputation and its balance sheet amid an uncertain future for the aviation industry

Jasper Jolly in Seattle

25, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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China air crash that killed 132 may have been deliberate, says US report
WSJ sources suggest black box recorders from Boeing 737-800 indicate intentional input from cockpit

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

17, May, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Rescuers search for light aircraft with two onboard missing in Channel
P-28 plane took off from airfield in Warwickshire and was bound for Le Touquet in northern France

Nadeem Badshah

02, Apr, 2022 @10:14 PM

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China plane crash: cockpit voice recorder analysed for clues as first victims found
Human remains found at the remote crash site as work continues to discover why the China Eastern Boeing 737 crashed, killing 132 people

Helen Davidson in Taipei

24, Mar, 2022 @4:57 AM

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China Eastern Airlines crash: families await grim news as rescuers sift through wreckage
State media report no survivors after a Boeing 737-800 flight crashed into mountainous terrain with 132 on board

Helen Davidson in Taipei

22, Mar, 2022 @5:28 AM

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Australia and the Netherlands launch legal action against Russia over MH17 disaster
The two countries will allege Russia breached international aviation law for its role in 2014 downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

14, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Race to salvage US F-35C fighter jet that crashed in hostile South China Sea
Fears that subs from China, which claims the area, could be first to reach wreckage that plunged from deck of aircraft carrier

Julian Borger in Washington

28, Jan, 2022 @4:56 AM

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Boeing admits full responsibility for 737 Max plane crash in Ethiopia
‘Significant milestone’ paves way for families of 157 victims of 2019 crash to seek compensation, say lawyers

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

11, Nov, 2021 @3:49 PM

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‘We lost joy in living’: grief of MH17 victims’ relatives laid bare in court
At trial of four men charged with murder over the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in 2014, families gave testimony of lives cut short

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

24, Sep, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Experience: I survived a plane crash that killed 151 people
I was fighting with my brother over the window seat. After that, I don’t remember anything, except waking up next morning

Michelle Dussan

30, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Death toll from military plane crash in Philippines rises to 50
The passenger death toll from the crash was 47, officials said, and three civilians on the ground were also killed

Guardian staff and agencies

05, Jul, 2021 @12:02 AM

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From the archive: surviving the Andes plane crash, 1974
A memorably told story of human endurance, sheer courage and cannibalism. By Chris Hall

Chris Hall

23, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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