Airlines have also cancelling flights and adjusting schedules as a growing number of countries raise travel warnings to not just Hubei province where the new coronavirus broke out, but also to the rest of mainland China.
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Video footage and images posted on social media showed part of the Dubai airport's runway area submerged under water.
Western officials say that the flight was brought down by a missile fired by the Iranians while Tehran insists that the likely cause was a mechanical failure.
Iran rules out a missile strike as the cause of a Ukrainian passenger plane crash, saying such a scenario made "no sense," as US media citing officials report the plane was mistakenly downed by Iran during confrontation with US.
The Ukraine International Airlines plane, which crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran, killing 176 people on board, had turned back after experiencing a problem, Iranian authorities said.
A Boeing 737-800 plane that crashed outside Tehran was carrying 82 Iranian, 63 Canadian nationals and 11 Ukrainians, a Ukrainian minister said.
A project initially slated for completion in 2011, work at Berlin-Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport is still ongoing in 2020 with costs ballooning from $2.8bn to $8bn.
The Federal Aviation Administration recently asked Boeing to review all possible ramifications of the changes it is making on the plane.
New generation Russian Su-57 stealth fighter jet crashes during test flight in the country's far east.
As part of a series, TRT World explores stories of fascinating personalities of African descent whose historical contribution have been largely ignored, which includes the story of a World War I-era fighter pilot.
Though the jets have been grounded worldwide since March following deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, Boeing had continued to produce 40 of the planes per month
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