Russia Claims Turkish President And Family Are Involved In ISIS Oil Trade
Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane Turkey said had strayed into its territory last week. Russia denied the plane entered Syrian territory. One pilot was shot dead in the air by Syrian rebel groups, but a second was rescued and returned to base. On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin alleged Turkey had oil routes with ISIS, and the jet was shot down to protect them.
Turkish Jets Shoot Down Russian Warplane Near Syria Border
Turkish military officials reportedly said the jet was shot down after violating the country's airspace. BuzzFeed News has exclusively obtained a photo from a Syrian activist with the rebels purporting to show one of the dead Russian pilots. WARNING: Photo is extremely graphic.
TransAsia Pilot Shut Off Wrong Engine Moments Before Crash
Taiwan aviation officials on Tuesday released a detailed report of how the pilot mistakenly shut off the plane's only working engine after the other lost power. "Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle," the captain said shortly before crashing.
The Germanwings Crash Could Be The Second-Biggest Murder-Suicide By Pilot On Record
The revelation from a French prosecutor that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed a Germanwings flight into the French Alps would make the disaster the aviation murder-suicide with the second-biggest number of fatalities.