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Russian Plane Crash Kills 43

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A Russian jet carrying a top local ice hockey team has crashed in the western part of the country, killing at least 43 people. The Emergency Situations Ministry says the Yak-42 passenger plane crashed immediately after take-off Wednesday from the city of Yaroslavl, about 240 kilometers northeast of Moscow. The ministry says the plane was […]

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Bomb Threat Forces Pakistani Plane to Land in Turkey

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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A bomb threat has forced a Pakistan International Airlines plane to land in Turkey. Turkey’s state-run Anatolia news agency says the jet carrying 378 passengers was on its way to Britain Wednesday, when it made an emergency landing at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. The plane was evacuated and security officials with sniffer dogs searched the aircraft. […]

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Bomb Threat Forces Plane to Land in Turkey

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 11:41 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish news agencies say a bomb threat has forced a plane bound for the United Kingdom from Pakistan to make an emergency landing in Istanbul. The Anatolia news agency reports the Pakistan International Airlines plane was carrying 378 passengers to Manchester when it was forced to land Wednesday at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport. The agency says […]

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Russian Plane Crash Kills 43

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 10:46 am (UTC-5)
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A Russian jet carrying a local ice hockey team has crashed in the western part of the country, killing at least 43 people. The Emergency Situations Ministry says the Yak-42 passenger plane crashed immediately after take-off Wednesday from the city of Yaroslavl, about 240 kilometers northeast of Moscow. The ministry says the plane was carrying […]

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Russian Plane Crash Kills 36

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 9:46 am (UTC-5)
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A Russian jet carrying a local ice hockey team has crashed in the western part of the country, killing 36 of the 37 people on board. The Emergency Situations Ministry says the Yak-42 passenger plane crashed immediately after take-off Wednesday from the city of Yaroslavl, about 240 kilometers northeast of Moscow. The ministry says one […]

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Airliner Skids Off Canadian Runway

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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A United Express regional passenger jet has skidded off a runway at Ottawa International Airport. Authorities said the 44 passengers and crew on the plane were not apparently injured, but the Sunday incident did result in a fuel spill. Ottawa fire services sprayed foam on the spilled fuel and around the disabled aircraft. Ottawa police […]

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Chilean Govt. Says All 21 Aboard Air Force Plane Killed in Crash

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Chilean officials say all 21 people aboard a Chilean air force plane that crashed in the Pacific Ocean are dead. The CASA 212 went down Friday after two failed attempts to land in difficult weather on the Juan Fernandez islands, about 700 kilometers from the Chilean mainland. Fishermen and rescue teams combing the waters have […]

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Recovery Effort Begins in Chilean Plane Crash

Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Chilean rescue teams have begun recovering bodies from the crash of a Chilean air force plane that went down in the Pacific Ocean with 21 aboard. The CASA 212 crashed Friday after two failed attempts to land in difficult weather on the Juan Fernandez islands, about 700 kilometers from the Chilean mainland. Officials believe there […]

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Chile Air Force Plane Crashes

Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Chile say a Chilean air force plane with 21 people on board, including a popular TV host, is presumed to have crashed near a remote Chilean Island. Media sources says debris from the plane was found Friday near the Juan Fernandez islands, where the plane was heading when it disappeared. The Associated Press […]

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Turkish Airlines Plane Skids Off Mumbai Runway

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A Turkish Airlines plane has skidded off the runway in India’s western city of Mumbai, the second such incident so far this week. The plane was carrying 104 passengers when it lost control shortly after landing early Friday. Turkish Airlines said all passengers and crew were evacuated safely and there were no injuries. The airline […]

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