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Fake licences scandal: UAE writes to Pakistan for verification of more than...

07 July, 2020 2:25 pm 2:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday wrote a letter to Pakistani authorities for verification of licences of more than 50 pilots. According to the letter, UAE Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) sent a letter to the CAA director general (DG) for verification of licences of more than 50 pilots and 4 flight … Read More

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Boeing 737 MAX certification flight tests to begin on Monday

06 June, 2020 5:17 pm 5:17 pm

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Pilots and test crew members from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co are slated to begin a three-day certification test campaign for the 737 MAX on Monday, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The test is a pivotal moment in Boeing’s worst-ever corporate crisis, long since compounded by the … Read More

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PALPA bars pilots from operating special flights over coronaviurs pandemic

04 April, 2020 7:20 pm 7:20 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Airline Pilots’ Association (PALPA) on Sunday stopped pilots from operating special flights over safety issues regarding the coronavirus pandemic. According to a statement, the PALPA said that the COVID-19 related SOPs have been ignored. “It has come to our notice that on recently operated humanitarian flights safety has been … Read More

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Army Aviation pilots conferred medals on rescuing French mountaineer

02 February, 2020 8:17 pm 8:17 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Special Award Ceremony was held in Rawalpindi on Wednesday to confer medals to the Pakistan Army Aviation pilots, who rescued a French mountaineer from Nanga Parbat in 2018. According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Commander of French Joint Force in Indian Ocean Rear Admiral Didier Malterre … Read More

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Two pilots died in aircraft crash during anti-locust spraying in Sadiqabad

01 January, 2020 1:12 pm 1:12 pm

SADIQABAD (92 News) – Two pilots were died in aircraft crash during the anti-locust sprying at Bandhi area of Sadiqabad fields on Sunday. According to the details garnered, an aircraft engaged in an aerial insecticide spray to get rid of swarms of locust and was crashed purportedly due to a technical fault. It was also … Read More

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Martyred PAF pilots in plane crash laid to rest

01 January, 2020 6:43 pm 6:43 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Martyrs Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilots Ibadur Rehman and Haris Bin Khalid laid to rest on Wednesday. Funeral prayers of PAF martyrs pilot Ibadur Rehman and Haris Bin Khalid offered in PAF Base Lahore. The high level officials from PAF and other personnel attended the funeral ceremony. The martyred pilots were … Read More

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US grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting

12 December, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon announced on Tuesday it was halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida. The decision will have far-reaching impacts on visiting Saudi personnel, including … Read More

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Indian Navy fighter aircraft crashes in Goa, pilots safe

11 November, 2019 1:14 pm 1:14 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – An Indian Navy fighter aircraft –MiG-29K – crashed soon after it took off for a training mission on Saturday. According to media reports, both the pilots have managed to eject safely. Navy Spokesperson Commander Vivek Madhwal said, “The MiG-29K trainer aircraft suffered an engine fire. The pilots Captain M Sheokhand … Read More


1,700 flights grounded as British Airways pilots hold historic strike

09 September, 2019 1:32 am 1:32 am

LONDON (Reuters) –  Thousands of passengers stranded at home and airports after nearly all British Airways (BA) flights were grounded by its first ever pilots strike on Monday following a dispute over pay. The action by British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) members forced BA, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), to cancel 1,700 flights to … Read More

Martyred of army plane crash laid to rest

07 July, 2019 12:58 pm 12:58 pm

The funeral prayers of martyred pilots and crew members who embraced martyrdom in a plane crash near Mora Kalu were offered at Chaklala Garrison. Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, serving and retired military personnel and relatives of martyred attended the funeral. The Pakistan Army martyred personnel has been laid to … Read More

Fighter jet crashes in India’s Bengaluru, two pilots dead

02 February, 2019 1:57 pm 1:57 pm

BENGALURU (Reuters) – An Indian Air Force Fighter jet Mirage-2000 trainer aircraft crashed in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru on Friday immediately after taking off, killing both pilots. The plane crashed at the edge of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) airport compound, which is surrounded by several office and residential buildings. The plane burst into … Read More

Two PAF pilots martyred as training jet crashes at Peshawar Air Base

06 June, 2018 11:51 am 11:51 am

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Two pilots were martyred when a Pakistan Air Force pilot crashed during landing at Peshawar Air Base on Monday. The Air Headquarters has formed an investigation board to know the reasons of the accident. Sources said that the aircraft crashed around 11:40am near the customs landing runway. It is believed that … Read More