Syria accidentally shot down a Russian military aircraft, killing all 15 crew members, when its air defences swung into action against an Israeli missile strike.
More than 250 people were killed when a military plane crashed in a field outside Algeria’s capital on Wednesday, in the country’s worst air disaster.
YANGOON: A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source. "Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm (07:05 GMT) when it reached about 20 miles west of Dawei town," the commander-in-chief's office said in a statement. Ships and planes have been scrambled to search for the plane, which was flying over the Andaman Sea when it went missing, the statement added. An airport source…
WASHINGTON/BEIJING: Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, drawing a rebuke from Beijing, which demanded that Washington end surveillance near China.