Biplane suffering power failure crash lands (Otago Daily Times)The experience of a Dunedin pilot paid off when his home-built microlite lost power near Brighton Rd just after 6pm yesterday, forcing him to land in swampy farmland just short of his private landing strip.

Navy divers called in to search for pilot (NZPA via Yahoo!Xtra News)The family of a helicopter pilot presumed dead after crashing into Lake Wanaka at the weekend say they are thankful for the support they have received.

Nigeria: Dana Air Trains Country Pilots to Commence Operations (AllAfrica.com)As part of preparation to commence commercial flight operations, Dana Airlines Limited, last Saturday sent two of its four Nigerian ‘First Officers’ to the United States of America for a 5 week training course with the other two to join in November.

Divers to begin search for Saxton’s body (Stuff)Navy divers will begin searching Lake Wanaka for missing helicopter pilot Morgan Saxton this morning after they flew in by air force Hercules last night.

TORONTO, ONTARIO– – U3O8 Corp. , a Canadian uranium exploration company, regrets to report that an aircraft that was undertaking a geophysical survey for Prometheus Resources Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of U3O8 Corp., has been reported missing with three people on board in Guyana.Search and Rescue in Process for Missing Plane Conducting Geophysics Survey for U3O8 Corp. (CCNMatthews via Yahoo! Finance)