Witnesses say the small plane appeared to catch fire before entering a vertical dive and crashing into a cornfield near Budapest, Hungary. Just before the crash, the plane was flying at low altitude. Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the crash. The plane was semi-aerobatic, but it is unclear if the pilot was performing a maneuver at the time.
Auckland Airport has reached a key construction milestone with the formal completion of the international terminal’s Pier B extension. The project’s completion is a key milestone in the implementation of the airport’s 30-year vision to build the airport of the future.
At the Farnborough International Airshow in the UK, Boeing announced a total of $98.4 billion in orders and commitments for commercial aircraft at list prices and $2.1 billion in commercial and defence services orders and agreements.
Airbus has cut the ribbon on a new A320 family aircraft production line at its Hamburg, Germany facility. Hamburg joins existing A320 final assembly lines at Toulouse, France; Tianjin, China; and Mobile, United States.