Flight Safety Foundation

Fire fighters and rescuers work at the crash site of a Russian passenger airliner near Kazan, the capital of the Tatarstan republic, about 720 kilometers (450 miles) east of Moscow, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Russian Emergency Situations Ministry)

Russian crash investigators find voice recorder

MOSCOW (AP) — The last word the pilot of the Boeing 737 uttered was “circle.” Moments later the jetliner slammed into the ground, investigators said Wednesday, killing all 50 people on board. The Moscow-based Interstate […]

11/20/2013

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Safety advances boost plane crash survival odds

Passengers in plane crashes today, such as the one in San Francisco involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, are more likely to survive than in past disasters. Saturday’s crash was the latest where a big commercial […]

07/07/2013

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