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Sudanese Military Plane Crash Involves Casualties

Posted October 7th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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A Sudanese official says a military plane crashed Sunday outside the capital, Khartoum, causing several casualties. A military spokesman says information is being gathered on the number of victims and extent of their injuries. Reuters news agency reports some on board were killed. The Sudanese spokesman said the Antonov 12 plane traveling from Khartoum to […]

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Everest-bound Plane Crashes in Nepal, Killing 19

Posted September 28th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Nepal say a plane crashed shortly after taking off Friday from the capital Kathmandu, killing all 19 people on board. An airport official said the pilot notified air traffic controllers the small, twin-propeller plane had hit a large bird moments before it went down. Aviation authorities say the Sita Air flight crashed on […]

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Plane Carrying 19 Crashes in Nepal

Posted September 28th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Nepal say a plane has crashed shortly after taking off from the capital Kathmandu, killing all 19 people aboard. An airport official said the pilot notified air traffic controllers the plane had hit a bird moments before it went down. Aviation authorities say the Sita Air flight crashed on the banks of the […]

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Plane Carrying 19 Crashes in Nepal

Posted September 28th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Nepal say an airplane has crashed on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, killing all 19 people aboard. They say the plane crashed Friday morning shortly after taking off from Kathmandu airport. Authorities say the aircraft was engulfed in flames near the Manohara river. Police officials say seven British, five Chinese and […]

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Plane Carrying 19 Crashes in Nepal

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Nepal say an airplane carrying 19 people has crashed. They say the plane crashed Friday morning shortly after taking off from Kathmandu airport. Police officials say the 16 passengers and three crew members are feared dead. The Sita Air plane was headed to Lukla in the Mount Everest region, small town in Nepal […]

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Divers Recover Philippine Interior Secretary’s Body

Posted August 20th, 2012 at 11:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Divers have recovered the body of Philippine Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, three days after his small plane crashed into the sea near the coast of a central island. Officials said Robredo’s body was pulled from the wreckage early Tuesday and that the remains of two pilots were also being removed. The plane was submerged about […]

Minister Among 32 Killed in Sudan Plane Crash

Posted August 19th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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A Sudanese cabinet minister is among 32 people who were killed when a plane carrying a government delegation to an Islamic festival crashed in South Kordofan state. Authorities say their Russian-made Antonov plane crashed in a mountainous area near the town of Talodi on Sunday, where a celebration was taking place to mark the end […]

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Philippine Interior Secretary Missing

Posted August 18th, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Philippine interior minister is one of three people missing after their small plane crashed into the sea while trying to make an emergency landing in the island nation. Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, an ally of President Benigno Aquino, was traveling Saturday in a small propeller plane from the city of Cebu to his hometown, […]

Truck Crash Kills 13 in South Texas

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Texas say at least 13 people are dead and 12 others injured after a crowded pickup truck slammed into a tree along a rural highway. Authorities investigating Sunday’s crash near Berclair, about 130 kilometers south of San Antonio, said they believe most of the victims were illegal immigrants. Border Patrol officials are assisting […]

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Truck Crash Kills 11 in South Texas

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Texas say 11 people are dead and 12 others injured after a crowded pickup truck slammed into a tree along a rural highway. Authorities investigating Sunday’s crash near Berclair, about 130 kilometers south of San Antonio, said they did not yet know if the victims were illegal immigrants, but that it is “possible.” […]

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