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Death toll in Russian plane crash climbs to 41

It caught fire while making an emergency landing in Moscow

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May 6, 2019

 
 

Singapore bans use of Boeing 737 MAX in its airspace

It comes as airlines around the world remove the model from their schedules

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March 12, 2019

 

No survivors as Ethiopian plane crashes with 157 people on board

Ethiopia’s prime minister offered condolences to victims’ families

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March 10, 2019

 

Body recovered from wreckage of footballer Sala’s aircraft

The body will be sent to coroners for the identification process

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February 7, 2019

 

PAF pilot martyred as aircraft crashes near Mastung

An inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause

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January 23, 2019

 

‘Maintenance lapse’ could have caused Havelian plane crash in 2016

48 people lost their lives in the crash

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January 11, 2019

 

WWII vintage plane crashes into Swiss mountainside, 20 dead

Twenty people died after a vintage World War II aircraft crashed into a Swiss mountainside at the weekend, police said Sunday. “The police have the sad certainty that the 20 people aboard perished,” police spokeswoman Anita Senti told a news conference. There were 11 men and nine women aboard, including an Austrian couple and their…

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August 5, 2018

 

Australia shelves MH370 memorial after relatives protest

Plans to erect a memorial honouring the passengers and crew of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 were shelved by Australia on Sunday after protests by relatives of the victims. The final resting place of the Boeing 777, which had 239 people on board when it disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March…

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July 1, 2018

 

Mumbai light plane crash kills five

A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated area of India’s financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said. “Five people have succumbed to their injuries after the chartered plane crashed, including one pilot, three co-passengers and a pedestrian,” Mumbai police spokesperson Deepak Deoraj…

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June 28, 2018

 

Training plane crashes in Lahore, all aboard remain unhurt

A training plane crashed in Lahore on Tuesday but miraculously all three aboard–two passengers and a pilot–survived the crash and remained unhurt.  According to details, the fokker plane crash into the external boundary of a house in Lahore’s Garden Town. The aircraft was immediately consumed by fire as soon as it crashed. No one other…

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May 8, 2018

 

More than 250 killed in Algerian military plane crash

ALGIERS – More than 250 people were killed when a military plane crashed in a field outside Algeria’s capital on Wednesday, state media said, in the country’s worst air disaster. Television footage showed crowds and emergency vehicles massing around the smoking and flaming wreckage near Boufarik airport southwest of Algiers. A line of white body…

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April 11, 2018

 

Military plane crashes near Algiers, scores feared dead: media, witness

ALGIERS: An Algerian military plane crashed near an airport outside the capital Algiers, killing several people on Wednesday, local media and a witness said, reported Reuters. More than 100 military personnel were on board the plane when it came down near Boufarik airport, local channel Ennahar TV reported. There was no immediate confirmation from authorities….

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April 11, 2018

 

Turkish plane crashes in Iran

Tehran: A private Turkish plane flying from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul crashed Sunday in the south of Iran with 11 people on board, Iranian state television reported. The plane had left from the emirate of Sharjah and went down near the city of Shahr-e Kord, about 400 kilometres (250 miles) south of Tehran,…

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March 11, 2018

 

Hazardous effort to recover bodies from plane crash in Iran mountains

Tehran: Iranian rescue teams struggled to recover bodies on Tuesday from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in hazardous terrain near a mountain peak two days earlier with 66 people on board. “Deep and dangerous crevices in the area of the crash have made it impossible for helicopters to land,” Ghafoor Rastinrooz, director of…

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February 20, 2018

 

Video: Moments before plane crashes in Iran

TEHRAN: A commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of Iran, killing all 66 people on board, the state news media reported. The Iran Aseman Airlines plane went down near its destination, the city of Yasuj, about 485 miles south of the capital, Tehran. Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai, a spokesman for Aseman Airlines,…

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February 18, 2018

 

Israeli PM sends condolences over Iran plane crash

MUNICH: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday offered his condolences over the 66 people killed in an Iranian plane crash, just moments after he launched a blistering attack on Tehran’s government. “I take this opportunity to send condolences to the families of the 66 civilians that lost their lives in the plane accident today,”…

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February 18, 2018

 

Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead, says airline

NEWS DESK: Sixty-six people have been killed in a passenger plane crash in Iran, airline company officials say, reported BBC. The Aseman Airlines plane, en route from Tehran to the south-western city of Yasuj, came down in the Zagros mountains of central Iran. The Red Crescent has deployed a search and rescue team to the…

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February 18, 2018

 

Five points that may catch your interest in Berlin Film Festival

BERLIN: The Berlin film festival, Europe’s first major cinema showcase since the Harvey Weinstein sex abuse scandal roiled the industry, starts Thursday with 400 new movies slated and a controversy of its own brewing. US filmmaker Wes Anderson will kick off the race for the Golden Bear top prize with the animated feature “Isle of…

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February 12, 2018

 

10 foreigners killed in Costa Rica plane crash: ministry

A small passenger plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday, killing all 12 people on board, most of whom were foreign tourists, a spokesman for the public security ministry said. The aircraft, a single-propellor Cessna 208 Caravan belonging to the Nature Air domestic airline, came down in a mountainous area near the Pacific coastal beach…

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January 1, 2018

 

Father, daughters among five dead in US plane crash

MIAMI: An American family’s holiday reunion ended in tragedy Sunday when their light plane crashed in Florida, killing all five people aboard, the local sheriff’s office said. The crash killed the pilot John Shannon, 70, his two adult daughters, his son-in-law and a family friend, the Polk County Sheriff said. “This is a tragedy any…

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December 25, 2017

 
 
 
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