Keyword: airliner

Retired police officer held over Air France Mauritius-Paris bomb hoax

The 58-year-old from Réunion was detained by police on arrival in Paris over planting of fake bomb that forced jet into emergency landing in Kenya.

France fears Islamist 'missile strike on airliner' or 9/11-style attack

British newspaper claims French army is preparing for civil unrest as Islamist threat grows amid fears of missile strike on passenger jet.

Pilot error and faulty equipment caused 2009 Air France crash, investigators say

A combination of mistakes by inadequately trained pilots and faulty equipment caused an Air France jet to plunge into the Atlantic in 2009.