air disasters

Iran to manufacture passenger planes

August 6th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran will manufacture passenger planes, as the country requires 600 such planes in about a decade, an Iranian official has said.According to President of Tehran's Amir ... Read more...

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Iran strengthens national fleet with 25 planes

December 19th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 19 (IANS) Iran has enhanced its national fleet with 25 passenger planes since June and plans to purchase 20 more in future, the Tehran Times has reported.The country ... Read more...

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Stay on Rs.75 lakh compensation to Mangalore crash victims

August 25th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 25 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Thursday stayed a single bench verdict ordering national carrier Air India to pay Rs.75 lakh ($168,000) each to ... Read more...

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Mangalore air crash: Rs.75 lakh for each victim’s kin (Second Lead)

July 20th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, July 20 (IANS) National carrier Air India is set to pay Rs.75 lakh ($168,000) each to the families of 158 passengers killed in the Mangalore crash last year, ... Read more...

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72 killed in Iran plane crash (Third Lead)

January 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 10 (IANS) Seventy-two people, including 12 crew members, were killed when a plane with 105 people on board crashed in northwest Iran.The remaining 33 people were seriously injured in the ... Read more...

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Air India Flight Crashes Liquidating More Than 150 Individuals

May 22nd, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Only seven individuals have continued to exist after an Air India Express plane from Dubai with 166 individuals aboard the Boeing aircraft crashed ... Read more...

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India joins Montreal Convention on compensating air passengers

May 11th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India has become the 91st member of the Montreal Convention on Civil Aviation that imposes strict penalties on carriers for the death of passengers due to negligence ... Read more...

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18 killed in Nepal helicopter crash (Lead)

October 8th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) A helicopter carrying 19 people Wednesday crashed in Nepal's remote mountainous north killing all but the pilot, turning the celebration of the country's biggest festival Dashain into mourning.The ... Read more...

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