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Indian air chief in Brazil to deepen defence ties


August 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, who heads the Indian Air Force, Tuesday left for Brazil on a bilateral visit when he will inspect the ... Read more...

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Brazilian cadet dies in ejection from plane


June 6th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 6 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian air force cadet died when he was ejected from a training plane when the aircraft was still on the ground, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Brazil says loss of station won’t stop Antarctica research


February 28th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) Brazil will accept the help offered by other South American nations with bases in Antarctica so that it can continue with the scientific studies ... Read more...

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Two die in fire at Brazil’s Antarctic base


February 26th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Brazilian navy personnel were killed and one injured in a fire that broke out at the country's Antarctic research base Saturday, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Brazil Antarctic base fire kills two


February 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Brazilian navy personnel were killed in a fire at the country's Antarctic research base Saturday.The fire first broke out in a room housing ... Read more...

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Four die in Brazil plane crash


February 17th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Four people were killed when their small aircraft crashed Thursday in the northern state of Para, authorities said.The plane, a Beechcraft Baron operated by Norte ... Read more...

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Eight die in Brazil plane crash


August 3rd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Aug 3 (IANS) A Brazilian Air Force plane crashed in the country's southern state Santa Catarina, killing all eight passengers aboard, the Brazilian military said.The plane took ... Read more...

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Five dead in Brazil air force plane crash


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 3 (IANS) A Brazilian Air Force plane crashed in the country's southern region, killing at least five people on board, Xinhua reported.The plane - a C-98A ... Read more...

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Aerial stunts by Brazil air force suspended after accident


April 4th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 4 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian air force has announced the provisional suspension of aerobatic shows by its Aerial Demonstrations Squadron after one of its planes crashed, killing the pilot. Shows ... Read more...

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Brazil: Four soldiers still missing after Haiti quake


January 15th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by BNO News
BRASILIA, BRAZIL (BNO NEWS) -- Four Brazilian soldiers remain missing after last Tuesday's devastating earthquake in Haiti, officials said on Friday.Earlier this morning, around 5.55 GMT, a Brazilian Air Force plane ... Read more...

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Missing Brazilian air force plane located, nine survivors found


October 31st, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 (EFE) Brazilian military sources have said that at least nine of the 11 people on board the Brazilian air force plane that disappeared over the Amazon Thursday ... Read more...

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Sweden vies with US, France to sell warplanes to Brazil


September 18th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 18 (EFE) Sweden is ready to sell fighter jets to Brazil for half the price of French- or US-made aircraft and will give the South American country the capability to ... Read more...

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2009 Vectren Dayton Air Show


July 18th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
The 2009 Vectren Dayton Air Show in Vandalia is going to be held over this weekend, on July 18(Saturday) and July 19 (Sunday) from 9 a.m to 6 p.m at the Dayton ... Read more...

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Brazil ends search for victims of Air France flight


June 28th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 27 (DPA) The Brazilian air force and navy have ended their search for survivors of Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic nearly four weeks ago, officials ... Read more...

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Air France jet may have ‘disintegrated in mid-air’


June 11th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Two pieces of new evidence have suggested that the Air France jet broke up mid-air in minutes, rather than in one catastrophic incident.Searchers in the Atlantic fear ocean ... Read more...

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13 more bodies found at Air France crash site


June 10th, 2009 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (Xinhua) Thirteen more bodies have been recovered from an area in the Atlantic Ocean where a France jet crashed last week, bringing the total number of bodies ... Read more...

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Three more Air France AF447 bodies recovered


June 8th, 2009 - 2:23 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian rescue teams have pulled the bodies of three more Air France AF447 passengers from the Atlantic Ocean and more are expected to be recovered before nightfall. The bodies of two males ... Read more...

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Three more bodies recovered in Air France crash (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/Sao Paulo, June 7 (DPA) The Brazilian Air Force said Sunday that three more bodies from the Air France Airbus plane crash had been recovered from the Atlantic Ocean. An air force spokesman ... Read more...

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Bodies of Air France plane crash victims’ found


June 7th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
San Paulo (Brazil)/Paris, June 7 (ANI): The bodies of two men from the Air France plane that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil have been found by search teams."We confirm the ... Read more...

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Bodies from missing Air France plane found


June 7th, 2009 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo/Paris, June 7 (DPA) The Brazilian Air Force has found the first bodies and wreckage from the Air France plane that crashed into the Atlantic Monday, a spokesman said Saturday in ... Read more...

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Brazil confirms Air France AF447 Bodies found


June 7th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The bodies of two men, a suitcase and an aircraft seat have been found by Brazilian naval vessels searching for wreckage from Air France flight AF447. Brazilian Air Force spokesman Colonel Jorge ... Read more...

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Bodies Found from downed Air France flight AF447


June 7th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian authorities say they have finally located debris and bodies from Air France flight AF447, went missing over the Atlantic last Monday. Brazilian Air force spokesman Colonel Jorge Amaral said two bodies ... Read more...

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Mystery deepens over whereabouts of Air France plane


June 6th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo/Paris, June 6 (DPA) The mystery surrounding the fate of the Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic earlier this week deepened after Brazilian officials admitted that no trace of ... Read more...

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Search for plane and cause of Air France crash intensify (Lead)


June 5th, 2009 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo/Paris, June 4 (DPA) As search intensified Thursday for an explanation of why an Air France jetliner with 228 people aboard plunged into the Atlantic Ocean, searchers began plucking fragments of ... Read more...

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No trace of Air France passengers in chill Atlantic waters


June 4th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo/Paris, June 4 (DPA) Despite intensive search, Brazil's Air Force and Navy have found no trace of the 228 people on board the Air France carrier that vanished in a mysterious ... Read more...

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Mourning begins for Air France crash victims (Lead)


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy came to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Wednesday for a multi-denominational service commemorating the 228 victims of Monday's crash of an Air France jetliner. Sarkozy ... Read more...

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Debris is from missing Air France jet


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Brasilia, June 3 (ANI): Plane wreckage spotted by Brazilian jets is from the Air France airliner that vanished over the Atlantic Ocean, it has been confirmed.Brazil's defence minister Nelson Jobim said the ... Read more...

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Brazil confirms finding missing plane’s debris


June 3rd, 2009 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (DPA) Brazilian Defence Minister Nelson Jobim said Tuesday that the authorities are certain they found the debris of the missing Air France passenger plane around midday in ... Read more...

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Brazil confirms missing plane debris found


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (DPA) Brazilian Defence Minister Nelson Jobim said Tuesday that the authorities are certain they found the remains of the missing Air France passenger plane around midday in ... Read more...

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Downed Air France AF447 debris found


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian military aircraft have sighted debris from missing Air France flight AF447 650 km (400 miles) north of the islands of Fernando de Noronha off Brazil's northern coast. The debris, comprising metal ... Read more...

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Wreckage found in search area for missing Air France plane (Third Lead)


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo/Paris, June 2 (DPA) Wreckage has been found in the Atlantic Ocean possibly from the Air France plane that disappeared Monday with 228 people on board, a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Possible Air France AF447 2009 crash debris sighted


June 2nd, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The crew of a French freighter have spotted debris floating on the Atlantic Ocean in an area where missing Air France flight AF447 is suspected of crashing. The sighting by the crew ... Read more...

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Search continues for missing Air France jet with 228 aboard (Lead)


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro/Paris, June 2 (DPA) Search efforts were renewed early Tuesday as 228 people were feared dead in the crash of an Air France jet in the Atlantic Ocean en route ... Read more...

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Brazilian pilot says he thinks he’ seen missing Air France jet in Atlantic Ocean


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): The pilot of a Brazilian plane has said that he thinks he has seen the damaged parts of the Air France aircraft that reportedly crashed into the Atlantic ... Read more...

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Brazilian pilot reports possible sighting of disappeared French plane’s wreckage


June 2nd, 2009 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 2 (DPA) A pilot from Brazil's airline TAM possibly spotted a burning piece of wreckage on the Atlantic Ocean while he was crossing the Atlantic early Monday morning. The ... Read more...

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