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Relieved travellers land in Singapore after deadly turbulence

Rattled travellers and crew landed in Singapore Wednesday after a terrifying high-altitude plunge on a flight from London during which an elderly passenger died and more than 80 were injured.

Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 hit "sudden extreme turbulence" over Myanmar 10 hours into its journey on Tuesday, abruptly rising and plunging several times.

Boeing CEO to step down as safety concerns mount

Boeing announced Monday a leadership shakeup headlined by the departure of CEO Dave Calhoun as the aviation giant faces heavy scrutiny following safety incidents and manufacturing issues.

Besides Calhoun, who will stay in his post through the end of 2024, Boeing announced two other major changes to company management.

Drama in the sky: A plane full of passengers started to collapse, numerous injured

Several of them were transported to the hospital after landing.
The incident happened around 16:00 local time, and numerous emergency teams waited for the passengers on the runway after landing in Auckland.
According to officials, at least one person is in serious condition.
It is a flight of LATAM Airlines Group.

Japan Airlines pilots had no 'visual contact' before collision

Pilots on a Japan Airlines plane that burst into flames just after all 379 passengers and crew escaped had no "visual contact" with the other aircraft in the collision, the airline said Thursday.

The three pilots were also unable to see the fire from the cockpit when it first broke out and were informed of it by cabin crew, a JAL spokesman told AFP.