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Plane Crash

Boeing 737 crash in Kazan, Russia kills all 50 on board

A Boeing 737 jetliner crashed and burst into flames Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people aboard in the latest in a string of deadly crashes across the country.

Monday, 18 November, 2013, 6:22pm 1 comment

Crash course for Chinese planes in Indonesia and Myanmar

Chinese-made Xian MA60 twin turboprop planes were involved in two landing mishaps yesterday.

There were no deaths or serious injuries in either crash.

11 Jun 2013 - 2:24am

Lion Air jet crashes into the sea off Bali, but all aboard survive

Passengers last night told of their chaos and terror as an Indonesian airliner missed the runway in Bali, landed in the sea and broke in two.

None of the more than 100 passengers on board the jet, operated by Indonesian airline Lion Air, was killed, but 45 were treated for injuries.

14 Apr 2013 - 8:30am 4 comments

Embarrassment for PLA as photos of fatal military air crash emerge on Weibo

The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) said a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter plane crashed on mudflats in Rongcheng city, Shandong province, during a drill, on Sunday afternoon, according to Xinhua.

1 Apr 2013 - 3:52pm 7 comments

Briefs, January 29, 2013

Radio show that staged royal hoax scrapped

29 Jan 2013 - 7:05am

Briefs, January 27, 2013

Unidentified attackers blew up Yemen's main oil pipeline, forcing the country to shut down one of its most lucrative sources of income. A government source said production was halted after a device placed under the pipeline exploded. 

27 Jan 2013 - 5:09am

No survivors in plane crash in Antarctica

Search helicopters have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in Antarctica carrying three Canadians.

Search crews said they were not able to land at the site but that nobody could have survived the crash.

26 Jan 2013 - 4:59pm

Four dead as Russian plane crashes into motorway

Four crew were killed on Saturday when a Russian airliner crashed into a motorway and broke up into three pieces after overshooting the runway at an international Moscow airport.

30 Dec 2012 - 12:16am

Christmas Day plane crash in Myanmar kills 2, but 70 survive

Survivors of a crash landing in Myanmar on Christmas Day recounted fleeing the burning plane as smoke filled the cabin after the airliner came down in a field short of the runway.

27 Dec 2012 - 2:58am

Kazakhstan military plane crash kills all 27 on board

All 27 people on board a Kazakh military jet that crashed while carrying the Central Asian state's top border guard officials have died, the state security service said yesterday.

The victims included the acting head of the Kazakh federal border service Turganbek Stambekov and his wife.

27 Dec 2012 - 3:57am