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Small plane crashes on major road in Haitian capital Port-au-Prince killing at least six

A small plane has crashed on to a major road in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, killing at least six people. The aircraft was on its way from the capital to the south-eastern port town of Jacmel when it came down in the suburb of Carrefour. It injured several people on the ground. The pilot was […]

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Small airplane crashes 16 miles east of San Diego, no survivors found: California officials

An airplane crashed in the El Cajon area of Southern California on Monday, leaving no survivors, authorities said. The plane was scheduled to land at a local airfield when it went down just after 7:00pm, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Firefighters found no survivors at the scene, authorities said in a news […]

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At least three people killed in plane crash in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

At least three people have died in a plane crash in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) South Kivu province, says the provincial transport minister while another local official says the death toll could be as high as five. The small passenger plane went down in the village of Keisha, about 15km from […]

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Glen de Vries: Blue Origin’s astronaut who rode to space in October dies in plane crash

One of Blue Origin’s astronauts, 49-year-old Glen de Vries, who rode to space in October alongside actor William Shatner died in a small plane crash on Thursday in New Jersey. “Our thoughts and support go out to Glen’s family,” said a spokesperson for Dassault Systèmes, where de Vries was the vice chairman of life sciences […]

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More than 20 people safely escape after plane ‘rolls through the fence and catches fire’ at Houston Airport

A Boston-bound plane carrying more than 20 people struck a fence and erupted in flames while taking off at Houston Executive Airport on Tuesday morning, officials said.No major injuries were reported.The passengers and crew managed to leave the plane before firefighters extinguished the flames engulfing the McDonnell Douglas MD-87 on a field outside the airport, […]

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At least 16 killed after plane crashes in Russia’s Tatarstan region

At least 16 people were killed and six injured after a plane crashed in Russia’s Tatarstan region on Sunday. The aircraft, which came down near the city of Menzelinsk, was carrying 20 parachutists and two crew members. Six people were in a serious condition, the health ministry said. The crash took place at about 9:23am […]

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Afghan military plane crashes in Uzbekistan, cause disputed: Report

An Afghan military plane crashed in Uzbekistan over the weekend, and Uzbek authorities on Monday issued conflicting reports on the cause. The wreckage came as dozens of Afghan military aircraft carrying hundreds of servicemen reportedly reached Uzbekistan, among the thousands fleeing the country after the Taliban recaptured the Afghan capital of Kabul. The plane crash […]

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‘Slip of tongue’ by air traffic controller saw two planes come within 300 feet of crashing into each other

A “slip of the tongue” by an air traffic controller at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport saw two planes come within 300 feet of crashing into each other last July, according to a report released Tuesday. The incident on July 20, 2020, involved a United Airlines Boeing 787 arriving from Newark, New Jersey, and an […]

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Russian passenger plane crash lands in Serbia, all on board miraculously survive

The pilots of a Russian passenger plane have been hailed as heroes after they saved all 19 people on board after they were forced to crash land in Siberia. The Antonov An-28 aircraft with four children on board had disappeared from radars on a one hour 20 minute flight in the Tomsk region in western […]

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Russian passenger plane crashes into ‘sea cliff’ in remote region, 28 dead

A passenger plane carrying 28 people crashed in Russia’s far east on Tuesday, leaving everyone on board feared dead. The plane was en route from regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana, a town in northwestern Kamchatka, when it lost contact with air traffic control shortly before 3:00pm local time. There were 22 passengers and six crew […]

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Plane carrying parachutists crashes in Siberia; 4 dead, 15 injured

Four people were killed and fifteen others were seriously wounded after a plane carrying parachutists crashed in Siberia. Four people were killed and fifteen others were seriously wounded after a plane carrying parachutists crashed in Siberia, authorities said. The L-410 plane carrying 19 people crashed around 10:00am local time during a training flight at the […]

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Myanmar military plane crashes in Mandalay, 12 killed

A military plane has crashed near Myanmar’s second-biggest city of Mandalay, killing at least 12 people. The plane was flying from the capital, Naypyidaw, to the town of Pyin Oo Lwin on Thursday and was coming in to land when it crashed about 300 metres from a steel plant, the military-owned Myawaddy television station reported. […]