A civil aviation report finds that the pilot of a plane that swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before crashing at Kathmandu airport last year, killing 51 people, was smoking in the cockpit during the flight.
If undamaged, the data on the recovered device could provide valuable new information to investigators who continue examining the causes of the crash that killed all 189 people aboard.
Airport says it has stopped departures to investigate as a precautionary measure.
All flights from London's Heathrow Airport are halted for about an hour after reported sightings of a drone near Europe's busiest air hub.
Sussex police are examining a damaged drone near Gatwick but say it is possible witnesses who reported drone sightings after the first one aroused alarm were mistaken.
Search and rescue police say the plane's sole occupant, the pilot, could not have survived the crash. The wreckage has been located in Tasmania's remote south-west.
An inquest examining a fatal skydiving accident in far north Queensland of three people — including a mother of eight — is shown GoPro vision that captured the faces of the victims before a mid-air collision that saw them fall to their deaths.
A passenger onboard a Regional Express flight that made an emergency landing in Mount Gambier faces case of deja vu after his involvement in another air drama in July, where he pulled a pilot from the wreckage from a light aircraft crash.
Lion Air says there is no reason for the public to be scared of flying with the airline, as the company tries to work out why one of its planes crashed on Monday, killing all 198 passengers on board.
Indonesia's Transport Ministry orders an inspection of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes in the country as accounts emerge of problems with the Lion Air plane's previous flights, including rapid descents that left travellers vomiting "like in a roller coaster".