Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 catches fire; lands safely in Dakar

Daily Newsletter | October 9, 2019
Ten years after the initial request for tender, the Indian Minister of Defense, Shri Rajnath Singh, received the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets ordered from Dassault Aviation and destined to equip the Indian Air Force.
Presented at the Paris Air Show in 2019, the ATR42-600S has been officially launched by the Franco-Italian regional aircraft manufacturer. ATR says it has already received 20 commitments for its new Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) plane.
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300ER registered ET-AMG, has encountered a serious problem on Flight ET908 when the right-hand engine of the aircraft caught fire, forcing the flight crew to declare an emergency.
The U.S. based manufacturer has announced its deliveries for Q3 2019. The results showcase that Boeing, which is still battling the aftermath of the two deadly 737 MAX crashes, has not yet recovered, as commercial aircraft deliveries have fallen further. In total, Boeing delivered 63 commercial aircraft to customers – compared to Q3 2018 result of 190 deliveries, the latest numbers show a drop of 66.8%.
An F-16C fighter jet belonging to the United States Air Force crashed near Zemmer, close to the German border with Luxembourg, on October 8, 2019. The aircraft was on a training flight involving several other F-16s at the time of the incident.
One of the two largest commercial passenger aircraft builders, Boeing, is taking a step to conquer commercial passenger space flights as well. On October 8, 2019, the company announced its planned $20 million investment into Virgin Galactic, to this day the only company which has put humans into space in a vehicle built for commercial service, according to Boeing.
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