Tag: Military Aircraft

Libyan Commander Backed by Russia Says He’s Ready for Talks to End War

CAIRO — The Libyan commander backed by Russia, whose forces suffered a string of battlefield losses in recent days, declared on Saturday that he was ready to stop fighting and enter talks to end his oil-rich country’s grinding civil war. The announcement was unlikely to bring an immediate end to the fighting. But it offered […]

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Canadian Snowbirds Jet Crashes During Tribute to Coronavirus Workers

A Canadian Air Force jet crashed on Sunday in Kamloops, British Columbia, during a flyover that was intended as a tribute to Canadians, especially those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, the authorities said. It appeared that two people ejected from the plane in a plume of dark smoke before the aircraft nose-dived […]

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Navy Reports Describe Encounters With Unexplained Flying Objects

Navy fighter pilots reported close encounters with unidentified aerial vehicles, including several dangerously close, in eight incidents between June 27, 2013, and Feb. 13, 2019, according to documents recently released by the Navy. Two happened on one day, according to one of eight unclassified Navy safety reports released in response to requests filed under the […]

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Officials Recover Remains at U.S. Military Plane Crash Site in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Two sets of remains have been recovered at the site where an American military plane crashed in Taliban-controlled territory outside Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, American military officials said, after a day in which United States forces struggled to get to the site. American officials had indicated on Monday that they thought the two-person […]

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