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Boy survives, eight die in Indonesian plane crash

Boy survives, eight die in Indonesian plane crash

A 12-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed eight people in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said Sunday. The Swiss-made Pilatus aircraft lost contact with air traffic control Saturday during what was supposed to be a flight of around 40 minutes in remote Papua province. READ ALSO: Participation of youths in politics, […] …

Plane carrying nine people missing in eastern Indonesia

Plane carrying nine people missing in eastern Indonesia

A small plane carrying nine people went missing Saturday during a short flight in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said, with a search and rescue mission underway. The Swiss-made Pilatus aircraft lost contact with air traffic control during what was supposed to be a flight of around 40 minutes in remote Papua province, police said. “Villagers in Okatem […] …

‘Suicidal’ airline worker steals, crashes empty plane

‘Suicidal’ airline worker steals, crashes empty plane

Two military F-15 jets were scrambled late Friday after a “suicidal” airline worker stole and later crashed an empty passenger plane from the Seattle-Tacoma airport, local officials said. Local authorities quickly ruled out terrorism as a motive for the incident, and said the F-15s “were not involved in the crash.” READ ALSO: Nyako accuses Bindow of […] …

Father, twin daughters die in light plane crash

Father, twin daughters die in light plane crash

A father and his twin teenage daughters died on Monday when their light aircraft crashed in central France in an unexplained circumstances. “The accident occurred at 12:30 pm (1030 GMT). The plane crashed and broke up without catching fire. READ ALSO: Thousands of guns, swords, bullets found buried at elementary school “The weather conditions were actually […] …

Five die in DR Congo plane crash

Five die in DR Congo plane crash

Five people were burnt to death on Friday, after a small passenger aircraft crashed in southern Democratic Republic of Congo near the border with Angola, a local official said, giving a provisional toll. The piston-engined Antonov 2, operated by local airline Air Kasai, burst into flames, just after takeoff from Kamako for a flight to […] …

BREAKING: Plane crashes outside South Africa’s Pretoria, at least 19 injured

BREAKING: Plane crashes outside South Africa’s Pretoria, at least 19 injured

Nineteen people were injured when a plane crashed on Tuesday in a grassy area of the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said, giving a preliminary toll. “Medics from ER24 and other services are at the scene of a plane crash at Wonderboom in Pretoria,” Russell Meiring, spokesman for the ER24 medical service said. “We […] …

Mumbai light plane crash kills five

Mumbai light plane crash kills five

A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated area of India’s financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said. “Five people have succumbed to their injuries after the chartered plane crashed, including one pilot, three co-passengers and a pedestrian,” Mumbai police spokesman Deepak Deoraj […] …

World Cup 2018: Peru fans escape plane crash

A Russian passenger plane carrying Peruvian football fans from the World Cup city of Ekaterinburg landed safely on Friday after an engine fault caused the cabin to fill with smoke. According to a statement by the Russia’s air transport regulator, Rosaviatsiya, on Saturday, the plane was heading to Tyumen in Siberia when the failure occurred. […]
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