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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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Teenage solo sailor rescued in Indian Ocean

June 12th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 11 (DPA) A French fishing boat picked up solo sailor Abby Sunderland and was expected to return with the 16-year-old American to Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, Australian officials ... Read more...

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Round-the-world teen sailor rescued

June 12th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 12 (ANI): The American teenager, who set out on a solo sail round the world, has been rescued from her battered yacht Wild Eyes.American Abby Sunderland, 16, was taken aboard ... Read more...

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23 killed as boat sinks in Indian Ocean

November 2nd, 2009 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 2 (DPA) About 23 people were feared drowned Monday after a boat carrying 40 passengers sank in remote waters of the Indian Ocean. A search plane was launched from western Australia ... Read more...

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