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Plane Carrying 32 Crashes in Papua New Guinea

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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A passenger plane with 32 people on board crashed Thursday in a remote northern area of the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea. There were early witness reports of four survivors. Aviation officials say the Airlines PNG twin propeller plane was flying from the mountain gateway city of Lae to coastal Madang when it […]

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Small Passenger Plane Crashes in Papua New Guinea, Some Fatalities

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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A small passenger plane has crashed in Papua New Guinea, killing some of the 32 people on board. The Airlines PNG Dash 8 aircraft crashed Thursday on a domestic flight from Lae to Madang on the island nation’s northern coast. Papua New Guinea’s Accident Investigation Commission said some people were killed, but it was not […]

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Bus Crash Kills 38 in Nepal

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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At least 43 people were killed in eastern Nepal after their bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a river. The accident occurred Thursday in Sindhuli district located east of the capital, Kathmandu. Reports say that so far the bodies of 43 people have been recovered with more feared swept in the river. […]

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Bus Crash Kills 38 in Nepal

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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At least 38 people were killed in eastern Nepal after their bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a river. The accident occurred Thursday in Sindhuli district located east of the capital, Kathmandu. Reports say that so far the bodies of 38 people have been recovered with more feared swept in the river. […]

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Interim Air France Crash Report Details Pilot Errors

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Before its 2009 crash into the Atlantic, the crew of Air France Flight 447 reacted with confusion and misread data from faulty sensors, according to an interim report from France’s accident investigation agency. The flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris crashed on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 people aboard. Ice-blocked speed sensors caused […]

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Helicopter Crashes in NYC’s East River; 1 Dead

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A helicopter carrying five people has crashed into New York City’s East River, killing one woman. The other people on board, including the pilot, were rescued. Two of the survivors were reported to be in critical condition. Authorities say the Bell 206 helicopter went into the river off 34th Street in Manhattan shortly after takeoff […]

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Bus Crash in China’s Hubei Province Kills 16

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A bus has crashed in China’s Hubei province, killing at least 16 people with one person missing. Chinese state media said Saturday’s crash occurred when the bus carrying 34 people plunged off the road into a river. The Renmin Hospital in Xingshan said many of the survivors were severely injured.

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All 18 in Indonesia Plane Crash Dead

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian rescuers say all 18 people aboard a plane that crashed in Sumatra are dead. The Spanish-designed CASA 221 turboprop was traveling from Medan city for the nearby province of Aceh on Sumatra island Thursday, when it sent out a distress signal and then disappeared from radar. Hopes were raised that there might be survivors […]

Plane Flies Into Ferris Wheel in Australia

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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Australian authorities say a small plane crashed into a ferris wheel at a town fair on Saturday. The plane was left dangling from the ride with its pilot and passenger trapped inside until rescuers got to them. New South Wales police in the town of Taree, about 250 kilometers northeast of Sydney, said no one […]

Search Crews Head For Indonesian Crash Site

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 2:33 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Indonesia say a small aircraft carrying 18 people has crashed in a mountainous area on Sumatra island. The Spanish-built CASA 212 plane took off Thursday on a short flight from North Sumatra to the nearby province of Aceh when it lost contact with air traffic controllers. Officials say the aircraft sent out an […]

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