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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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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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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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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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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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