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  • 520 evacuated safely from plane after engine blowout

    A team of investigators and engineers was headed to Canada yesterday to inspect an Airbus A380 superjumbo operated by Air France, which was forced to make an emergency landing after an engine explosion

    Oct 02, 2017, 11:42 IST

  • 'Radioactive substance' leaks in Delhi airport

    Fire tenders rushed to the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here on Sunday after "radioactive substance" leaked from a medical shipment flown from France, officials said

    Oct 09, 2016, 14:26 IST

  • India and France ink deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets

    India and France today signed the Euro 7.87-billion deal for Rafale fighter jets, equipped with latest missiles and weapon system besides multiple India-specific modifications that will give the IAF cutting edge capability over arch rival Pakistan

    Sep 24, 2016, 08:32 IST

  • Laser light flash distracts Air France pilot while landing at Mumbai airport

    An Air France pilot faced a harrowing time on Tuesday night while landing at Mumbai airport, when a laser light was flashed in the aircraft's direction, which put the safety of the passengers onboard at risk

    Jun 02, 2016, 10:16 IST

  • In pictures: Fighter planes take to the skies at an air show in France

    In pictures: Fighter planes take to the skies at an air show in France

    May 23, 2016, 15:20 IST

  • UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

    The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world.

    Jan 08, 2016, 21:18 IST

  • Retired cop, wife held over Air France bomb hoax

    The couple was on the plane that was diverted to Kenya; Air France also filed a reckless endangerment lawsuit

    Dec 22, 2015, 08:34 IST

  • Suspicious device on flight AF463 false alarm

    A suspicious device found on an Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris that caused it to make an emergency landing was harmless and the incident was a false alarm.

    Dec 21, 2015, 12:33 IST

  • 'Suspicious package' in loo forces Air France flight to land in Nairobi

    The flight, with 473 on board, requested an emergency landing after a device suspected to be a bomb was found on board

    Dec 21, 2015, 10:49 IST

  • France responds to Paris attacks, launches air strikes on ISIS stronghold

    Two days after Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the deadly Paris attacks... France sends in its response. French warplanes pounded Islamic State position in Syria, targeting their stronghold, Raqqa -- their biggest raids against the militants to date.

    Nov 16, 2015, 11:38 IST

  • France launches air strikes against Islamic State in Syria

    The French military released footage showing its first air strikes in Syria, which it says destroyed an Islamic State training camp in the east of the country to prevent the group from carrying out attacks against the France's interests and to protect Syrian civilians.

    Sep 28, 2015, 11:11 IST

  • France attack suspect admits killing, police make link to Syria

    The suspected Islamist who attempted to blow up a French chemical plant on Friday was transferred to the French security services in Paris. Reportedly, Yassin Salhi, 35, has admitted killing his manager before the attempted attack as police linked the suspect to a militant in Syria.

    Jun 29, 2015, 12:15 IST

  • Report: France jet audio shows pilot locked out of cockpit

    The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was chilling in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, climbing up over the Mediterranean and turning over France

    Mar 26, 2015, 09:00 IST

  • Airbus A320 crashes in France, 148 passengers on board feared killed

    An Airbus A320 plane operated by Germanwings carrying 142 passengers and six crew members crashed on Tuesday in the southern French Alps according to security sources

    Mar 24, 2015, 16:34 IST

  • Some interesting facts about the Concorde turbojet

    Concorde made its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in record-breaking time today September 26th in 1973. The aircraft is regarded by many as an aviation icon and an engineering marvel. On the occasion, we look at some interesting trivia about the aircraft...

    Sep 26, 2014, 08:00 IST

  • Air France nightmare

    36 passengers were stranded for 30 hours at Paris airport when their flight to Mumbai was cancelled indefinitely; shocked at the indifference displayed by staff members, a few vow never to fly the airline agin. Story & Video By Vinod Kumar Menon, MiD Day.

    Oct 30, 2013, 11:48 IST

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