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Two Dead in London Helicopter Crash

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a commercial helicopter crashed into a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Reports say the helicopter pilot was one of those killed. Medical authorities say nine other people were injured. One of the injured was in critical condition. Local […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a helicopter crashed onto a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Local news reports say the aircraft hit a crane atop an apartment building before hurtling to the ground, igniting a fireball that sent plumes of smoke into the […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a helicopter crashed into a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Local news reports say the aircraft hit a crane before hurtling to the ground, igniting a fireball that sent plumes of smoke into the sky. The helicopter is […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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London’s fire brigade says it is attending to a helicopter crash near the Thames river in the central part of the city. News reports say the aircraft crashed into a crane before hurtling to the ground, sending plumes of smoke into the sky. The helicopter is believed to have hit two cars, jamming traffic in […]

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29 Killed in Nepal Bus Accident

Posted January 12th, 2013 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Nepal say a bus in the western part of the country has veered off a mountain road, killing at least 29 people. Authorities say several people were injured Saturday when the bus drove off the road near Chatiwan village. Officials say at the time of the accident, the crash area was dark and […]

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4 Killed in Plane Crash in Moscow

Posted December 29th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A Russian passenger plane slid off a runway and and crashed onto a highway outside a Moscow airport Saturday, killing four of the eight crew members on board. The Russian-made TU-204 aircraft was flying back from the Czech Republic as it tried to land at Vnukovo Airport. After sliding off the runway, the plane broke […]

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2 Killed in Plane Crash in Moscow

Posted December 29th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Russian officials say two people have been killed in a plane crash at an airport in Moscow. The passenger plane broke apart Saturday after sliding off a runway and into a highway outside Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport. The Emergency Ministry says 12 people, including crew, were on board the plane at the time of the crash. […]

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Plane with Kazakh Border Service Chief Crashes

Posted December 25th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Kazakhstan says its acting border security chief is dead after his plane crashed near the Uzbekistan border. A statement from Kazakhstan’s security agency said the Russian-made plane disappeared from radar as it prepared to land in the southern city of Shymkent. It said Colonel Turganbek Stambekov was killed along seven crew members and 19 other […]

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Deadly Passenger Jet Crash in Burma

Posted December 25th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Two people are dead after a Burmese passenger jet crash landed Tuesday morning in eastern Shan state. The Air Bagan plane, carrying 65 passengers and six crew members on a flight from Rangoon, landed on a road about three kilometers from Heho airport. Shan state is home to Inle Lake, a popular tourist destination. The […]

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Deadly Passenger Jet Crash in Burma

Posted December 25th, 2012 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Two people are dead after a Burmese passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday morning in eastern Shan state. The Air Bagan plane, carrying 65 passengers and six crew members on a flight from Rangoon, landed on a road about three kilometers from Heho airport. Shan state is home to Inle Lake, […]

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