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Man dies in light aircraft crash in Clarendon

A man died when a small aircraft crashed in a field in Wiltshire, police have said. Accident happened at about 16:20 BST on Wednesday afternoon in the Clarendon area, near Salisbury, Wiltshire police said. The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person on board the aircraft, police confirmed. Next of kin have […]

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Small plane crashes near St. Petersburg

Three people were killed on late Monday evening when a small plane crashed near the Russian city of St. Petersburg, officials said on Tuesday. The accident happened at around 11.10 p.m. local time when the four-seat aircraft crashed into a river near the town of Kuksino, which is located in Leningrad Oblast, about 100 kilometers […]

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Asiana 747 cargo plane crashes after reporting fire

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 747 cargo plane crashed yesterday morning after reporting a fire onboard. The two pilots are missing and likely dead, authorities said. The airplane, bound for Pudong, China, from Incheon International Airport, turned back toward Jeju International Airport after reporting the fire about an hour into the flight, but it crashed before […]

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Businessman is killed in Cornwall air crash

An Eyewitness has told of seeing a helicopter plunge from the sky into a North Cornwall field, killing the pilot. Investigators are examining the wreckage at Week Orchard, between Week St Mary and Marhamchurch, near Bude, for clues about Sunday’s crash. Businessman and farmer Chris Watts died when the Robinson R44 Raven crashed, narrowly missing a house […]

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Plane crashes into Lake Winnebago, 2 die

The National Transportation Safety Board has started to investigate a plane crash in Lake Winnebago that killed a man and a woman. Authorities said a yellow 1940 Piper Cub was apparently trying to make an emergency landing when it went down. It happened just before noon yesterday about a quarter-mile off the western shore of […]

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Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco

A plane crash in southern Morocco killed 78 people Tuesday, the state news agency reported. The Moroccan C-130 military plane crashed in the southern part of the country, state-run Agence Maghreb Arabe Presse reported. The aircraft, belonging to Morocco’s Royal Armed Forces, crashed into a mountain as it attempted to land at a military airport […]

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Three die in chopper crash

The Bell 212 transport helicopter crashed in the morning while on its way to pick up the bodies of the nine victims in the Black Hawk helicopter crash on Tuesday. The Black Hawk crashed in a Burmese forest opposite the Kaeng Krachan National Park during an operation to retrieve the bodies of five soldiers who […]

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Private plane crashes at Middleton Airport

A private plane with two people on board crashed after takeoff from the Middleton Airport Saturday, although neither person was injured, according to the Middleton Police Department. The pilot, Robert Burow, 73, of Oklahoma City, Okla., told police the plane was a total loss. Burow had landed at the airport to wait out severe weather […]

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Plane crashes north of Calgary

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a plane crash north of Calgary late Thursday morning. The plane crashed approximately 1 kilometre south of Big Hill Springs Road on Panorama Road just after 11:00a.m. The pilots were attempting to take off in an ultra light plane when they were unable to gain enough altitude. […]

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Dirty oil caused Russian plane crash

Metal shavings in the engine oil were the likely cause of the Antonov An-24 plane crash in Russia’s Ob River that killed six and injured more than 20 people on July 11, according to Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee. The plane, which was en route from Tomsk to Surgut and carrying 36 people, attempted an emergency […]