(CNN)An accident at a Russian military test site that claimed the lives of five nuclear agency workers and sent radiation levels spiking is likely to remain shrouded in mystery, after Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov on Friday said information around the incident would stay "strictly classified." The explosion, which happened during the summer near the village of Nyonoksa, about 30 miles west of the port city of Severodvinsk, prompted widespread international speculation that the accident involved a nuclear-powered cruise missile, known as the Burevestnik or Skyfall. Although Russia is developing such a missile, Peskov has repeatedly declined to say what weapons were specifically tested. "Tests of new weapon systems were involved. For this reason it is only natural that the investigation being carried out in this connection cannot be public," Peskov said, according to Russian state-run news agency Tass. JUST WATCHED Russian missile accident: monitoring … [Read more...] about Russian nuclear scientists killed in accident were working on ‘cutting-edge’ military technologies, Putin claims
The Bombay high court (HC) has held that registered owner of the vehicle is liable to pay accident claim compensation to the victim even after selling the vehicle, if the registration is not transferred to the buyer’s name.Justice RD Dhanuka recently dismissed an appeal filed by Bandra resident Hufriz Adi Sonawala, challenging the October 2012 order passed by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT), holding him liable to pay compensation to an accident victim.The accident claim liability had arisen out of an accident caused by a vehicle which Sonawala had sold to Kalpesh Panchal on February 6, 2008, but it continued to be on Sonawala’s name in the Regional Transport Office’s (RTO) records at the time of the mishap. Sonawala claimed he had sold the vehicle on February 6, 2008, and on the same day he handed over the vehicle along with a delivery note and requisite documents.On March 8, 2008, the vehicle, with Panchal behind the … [Read more...] about ‘Seller liable to claims if vehicle ownership not transferred’
Saban Vatan has been searching for the truth for more than a year now — since the death of Rabia Naz. He wants to finally shed light on what happened to his 11-year-old daughter on April 12, 2018. That was the day he found her at the front door of his house, severely injured, in the small Black Sea town of Eynesil. It is a day he will never forget. Rabia died from her injuries shortly thereafter in the hospital. At first, family members and state prosecutors assumed the child had been injured in a traffic accident. But police said Rabia Naz's death was the result of her attempting to kill herself by jumping from the family's fifth floor apartment. Read more: Erdogan's AKP basks in glow of think tank financed by influential family, DW finds The father claims police and prosecutors are covering up the true cause of his daughter's death. His skepticism was fueled by the fact the original autopsy listed an automobile accident as the cause of death. That autopsy was, however, quickly … [Read more...] about Suicide or car-accident —what happened to 11-year-old Rabia?
Washington — French aviation experts on Friday began work on the heavily damaged black boxes from Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines disaster. The crash site is also providing new clues into what may have claimed 157 lives. Sources told CBS News that investigators at the crash scene recovered the Boeing 737 Max's jackscrew, which helps raise or lower the nose. It was set to dive. Investigators are getting a clearer picture of how Flight 302 was in trouble almost from the beginning of its brief final flight. The pilots were locked in a battle for control of the aircraft as it climbed and dropped by hundreds of feet. The oscillating flight track is similar to the Lion Air crash in October. "The similarity is in both accidents, you do have this pitching up and down of the nose. It's just in the Ethiopian case, it occurred right after takeoff and continued," said Jeff Guzzetti, former National Transportation Safety Board investigator. Air traffic controllers were aware of the plane's flight … [Read more...] about Boeing 737 jackscrew could hold clues to deadly plane crash in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Ethiopia's capital Sunday morning, killing all 157 on board, authorities said, as grieving families rushed to airports in Addis Ababa and the destination, Nairobi. More than 30 nationalities are among the dead, including at least eight Americans. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX plane, which was new and had been delivered to the airline in November. The pilot of Flight ET 302 sent out a distress call and was given clearance to return, the airline's CEO told reporters. The crash shattered more than two years of relative calm in African skies, where travel had long been chaotic. It also was a serious blow to state-owned Ethiopian Airlines, which has expanded to become the continent's largest and best-managed carrier and turned Addis Ababa into the gateway to Africa. "Ethiopian Airlines is one of the safest airlines in the world. At this stage we … [Read more...] about Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes minutes after takeoff, killing all 157 onboard