Vintage biplane with 6 onboard goes missing in Australia

October 2nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A search-and-rescue operation continued Tuesday for a vintage 1930s biplane carrying six people which went missing in a huge stretch of bushland in the southeastern region of ... Read more...

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Boat with 200 asylum seekers capsizes off Australia

June 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) A boat carrying around 200 asylum seekers capsized Thursday in Indonesian waters off Australia's Christmas Island, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.The boat capsized about ... Read more...

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246 survive Papua New Guinea ferry accident

February 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) A total of 246 people have been rescued after a ferry accident off the coast of Papua New Guinea, authorities here said Friday. The vessel was ... Read more...

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200 rescued in Papua New Guinea ferry disaster (Second Lead)

February 2nd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Over 200 people were rescued from the sea after a ferry carrying 350 people sank off the east coast of Papua New Guinea early Thursday.The MV ... Read more...

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