Articles by Voice of America

Doctors at San Francisco General Hospital say a third person has died from injuries sustained in the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet at the city’s airport. Hospital officials say the victim was a child who had been in critical condition since last Saturday’s crash.  They have not released her…

U.S. investigators say the Korean jetliner that crashed Saturday at San Francisco airport was flying “significantly below” its target speed as it approached the runway, and that the pilot tried to abort the landing. National Transportation Safety Board chair Deborah Hersman spoke to reporters Sunday afternoon. She said the verbal…

Voice of America For the third day in a row, there are new problems in the operation of the world’s latest long-range jet aircraft, Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. Japan’s All Nippon Airways cancelled a Dreamliner flight Wednesday from the western Yamaguchi prefecture to Tokyo because of a brake problem. The airline…

A United Airlines flight traveling between Washington’s Dulles International Airport and Cancun, Mexico was diverted to Havana, Cuba after a strange odor was detected on board. The Airbus 320, carrying 135 passengers and five crew members, landed in Havana Sunday after the crew noticed a burning smell in the cockpit….