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South Africa Military Plane Crash Kills 11

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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A South African military plane has crashed in the eastern part of the country, killing all 11 people on board. The South African defense ministry says the plane went down in the Drakensberg mountains after taking off late Wednesday from Pretoria. The plane was carrying six crew members and five passengers en route to Mthatha, […]

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Congo Plane Crash Kills 30 Near Brazzaville

Posted December 1st, 2012 at 11:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Emergency workers in the Republic of Congo say a cargo plane slammed into homes near Brazzaville’s airport Friday, killing at least 30 people. The victims include all six crew members of the Soviet-era cargo plane, as well as local people killed when the plane skidded off the runway and plowed into a residential area. Armenia’s […]

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Congo Plane Crash Kills 30 Near Brazzaville

Posted December 1st, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Emergency workers in the Republic of Congo say at least 30 people were killed when a cargo plane slammed into homes near Brazzaville’s airport on Friday. The victims included all six crew members of the Soviet-era cargo plane, as well as local people who were killed when the plane skidded off the runway and ploughed […]

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Congo Plane Crash Kills 30 Near Brazzaville

Posted December 1st, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Emergency workers in the Republic of Congo say at least 30 people were killed when a cargo plane slammed into homes near Brazzaville’s airport on Friday. Rescuers said Saturday that the victims included all six crew members of the Soviet-era plane, a four-engine jet freighter . It went down while trying to land at the […]

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Plane Crashes Near Comoros Islands, Passengers Survive

Posted November 27th, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A passenger jet plunged into the Indian Ocean off the Comoros Islands on Tuesday but officials say everyone on board survived. Comoros officials say rescuers pulled at least 27 passengers and crew members from the sea, after the Inter-Iles jet crashed shortly after takeoff from the capital, Moroni. Initial reports indicate the pilot was having […]

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Train, Bus Collision in Egypt Kills Scores of School Children

Posted November 17th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Egyptian officials say a speeding train has collided with a school bus, killing at least 49 people. Almost all of them were young children. Officials say the accident occurred Saturday about 300 kilometers south of Cairo near the village of Manfalut in Egypt’s southern Assiut province. The bus was filled with more than 60 children […]

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Train, Bus Collision in Egypt Kills Scores of School Children

Posted November 17th, 2012 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Egyptian officials say a train has collided with a school bus, killing scores of young children. Officials say the accident occurred Saturday about 300 kilometers south of Cairo near the village of Manfalut in Egypt’s southern Assiut province. The bus was filled with about 60 children between the ages of four and six when it […]

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Train, Bus Collision in Egypt Kills 40 School Children

Posted November 17th, 2012 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Egyptian officials say a train has collided with a school bus, killing some 40 young children. Officials say the accident occurred Saturday about 300 kilometers south of Cairo near the village of Manfalut in Egypt’s southern Assiut province. The bus was filled with about 50 children between the ages of four and six when it […]

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Turkish Helicopter Crash Kills 17 Soldiers

Posted November 10th, 2012 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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Local officials in southeastern Turkey say a military helicopter has crashed, killing 17 soldiers. Provincial governor Ahmet Aydin said the Sikorsky helicopter crashed Saturday in the district of Pervari in Siirt province. He said the aircrafh went down in a mountainous region in bad weather. No one survived the crash. Aydin said an investigation has […]

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Sudanese Military Plane Crash Kills 13

Posted October 7th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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The Sudanese army says a military plane crashed Sunday outside the capital, Khartoum, killing 13 people and injuring nine others. A military spokesman told state media the crew of the Antonov 12 transport plane reported engine trouble before it went down in a rural area. He says the plane was carrying military equipment and personnel […]

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