Family in Simplon Pass plane crash identified as British musicians

Family in Simplon Pass plane crash identified as British musicians

Aug. 27, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
The family that died in a plane crash over the Simplon Pass has been identified as British.
Crashed helicopter built by pilot

Crashed helicopter built by pilot

Aug. 27, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The helicopter pilot who died in a crash over the weekend had built the machine himself.  
Two aircraft accidents kill four over weekend

Two aircraft accidents kill four over weekend

Aug. 26, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
A total of four people died over the weekend and one seriously injured in separate air accidents.
Pilot accuses passengers of giving incorrect weight in 2016 crash

Pilot accuses passengers of giving incorrect weight in 2016 crash

July 24, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
A light aircraft pilot is blaming his passengers for not giving their correct weight for a crash in canton Schaffhaus...
Patrol Swiss lead pilot escapes disciplinary action

Patrol Swiss lead pilot escapes disciplinary action

July 15, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The lead pilot of the aerobatic team the Patrol Swiss, will not face any disciplinary action after the team performed...
Gland aircraft crash causes death of 75-year-old

Gland aircraft crash causes death of 75-year-old

May 31, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
One person is dead and two others seriously injured after a light aircraft crashed in Gland in canton Vaud.
University lecturer under fire for commuting by aircraft

University lecturer under fire for commuting by aircraft

March 29, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
A lecturer at the University of Applied Science in Chur is under fire for commuting to work by light aircraft. 
Drone pilots will need to register from next year

Drone pilots will need to register from next year

March 18, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
All drone users will soon have to register their machines. Switzerland will follow new EU regulations which means any...
Air traffic controller in court for near-miss aircraft collision

Air traffic controller in court for near-miss aircraft collision

Nov. 28, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
A former Zurich air traffic controller is in court for giving two aircraft permission to take off despite the fact th...
Drone caught 20 metres from aircraft to be investigated

Drone caught 20 metres from aircraft to be investigated

Nov. 15, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Transport accident investigators are looking at an incident at Zurich airport when a drone came as close as 20 meters...
Vintage plane crash site reopened after recovery work is completed

Vintage plane crash site reopened after recovery work is completed

Aug. 8, 2018, 10:01 a.m.
Wreckage has now been cleared and the bodies of the dead have been recovered following a vintage plane crash in Piz S...
Dead passengers in light aircraft crash identified

Dead passengers in light aircraft crash identified

July 30, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
Valais police have identified the four victims who were killed in a light aircraft crash on Friday evening.
Two die in light aircraft crash in Graub√ľnden

Two die in light aircraft crash in Graub√ľnden

March 26, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
Two people died when their light aircraft failed to take off near Arosa in canton Graubünden on Saturday evening.
Drone crashes near Zug

Drone crashes near Zug

March 21, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A Swiss army drone has crashed near Zug. The accident happened yesterday afternoon. The drone crashed into a mountain...
New anti-drone gun unveiled

New anti-drone gun unveiled

Feb. 9, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A new invention has been unveiled in Chur in canton Graubünden. It’s an anti-drone gun and it was deployed...
Horse bolts after being spooked by drone

Horse bolts after being spooked by drone

Jan. 4, 2018, 9:36 a.m.
A woman has been hospitalised after her horse was spooked by a drone in Sankt Gallen on Monday.
More drones in Switzerland

More drones in Switzerland

June 28, 2017, 6:44 a.m.
Drone use is growing in Switzerland and the expected warm weather this summer is expected to lead to more use.
Two men killed in glider crash in Swiss Jura

Two men killed in glider crash in Swiss Jura

Sept. 15, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
Two people have been killed after their glider crashed in woods in the Swiss Jura on Wednesday Vaud cantonal police ...
Swiss zero-fuel plane, Solar Impulse 2 begins final flight

Swiss zero-fuel plane, Solar Impulse 2 begins final flight

July 24, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
The Swiss solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, has left Cairo on the last leg of its journey to become the first pla...
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