Bitter battle between hunts and antihunt lobby (Daily Telegraph)Assaults and even a death have brought the bitter battle between huntsmen and the antihunt lobby into sharp focus.

‘Operation Volcano’ Erupts at Al Ain Airport (Zawya)Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 March 2009: Emergency services across Al Ain sprang into action as they responded to an emergency call as part of a full scale aircraft crash simulation exercise entitled ‘Operation Volcano’ at Al Ain International Airport.

Man dies in West Coast plane crash (Otago Daily Times)A man is dead after the light plane he was flying crashed near Inangahua, on the West Coast, about 11am today. Inspector Rick Jury said emergency services rushed to the scene but the man was already dead.

A man is dead after the light plane he was flying crashed near Inangahua, on the West Coast, about 11am today. Inspector Rick Jury said emergency services rushed to the scene but the man was already dead. The Civil Aviation…Man dies in West Coast plane crash (The New Zealand Herald)

A man is dead after the light plane he was flying crashed near Inangahua, on the West Coast, about 11am today.Pilot killed in light plane crash (NZPA via Yahoo!Xtra News)

Air NZ’s $76m crash cash (The New Zealand Herald)Air New Zealand has received a $76 million payout after the Airbus tragedy in France – but families of the New Zealand victims are likely to wait much longer to find out how much compensation they will receive.

A Red Arrows display team avoided a crash with a packed passenger jet as they performed in poor weather conditions, according to an official report.Red arrows avoided crash with packed passenger jet (icWales)

Pilot Error Led to Wings Plane Crash, Says Report (This Day)Investigations done by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) indicated that the Beechcraft 1900D belonging to Wings Aviation which crashed on March 15, 2008 on its way to Bebi Airstrip in Cross River State was caused by pilot error.

Air New Zealand has received a $76 million payout after the Airbus tragedy in France – but families of the New Zealand victims are likely to wait much longer to find out how much compensation they will receive. Whatever the amount,…Air NZ’s $76m crash cash (The New Zealand Herald)