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Russian fighter jet crashes into mountain range, killing two


September 6th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian fighter jet crashed in the central region of the country, killing both pilots on board, officials said on Tuesday.The Mikoyan MiG-31 fighter jet belonging to ... Read more...

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MiG-21 crashes in Punjab, pilot safe


September 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rajpura (Punjab), Sep 6 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost another MiG-21 combat aircraft in a crash near Rajpura town in Punjab's Patiala district. The young pilot, who ... Read more...

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Eight missing after military helicopter crashes into sea off Venezuela


August 19th, 2011 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- A Venezuelan military helicopter carrying 10 people crashed into the sea on Wednesday afternoon, officials said on Thursday. One person has been confirmed dead.The accident happened at ... Read more...

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Fighter plane crashes in Pakistan, one killed


August 15th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) One civilian was killed and two pilots, including a woman pilot, were injured when a Pakistan Air Force plane crashed Monday, media reports said.An air force ... Read more...

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Pilot training blamed for 2009 Air France crash


July 29th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 29 (IANS) The training of the pilots on an Air France plane, which crashed in 2009 killing 228 people, was partially blamed Friday by a French investigation agency ... Read more...

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At least 8 killed in northern China minibus crash


July 29th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by BNO News
HOHHOT, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed in northern China when a small minibus collided with another vehicle, officials said Friday.The accident occurred at around 3 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Not resuming helicopter service in northeast: Minister


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 26 (IANS) Nearly two months after Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu died in a chopper crash, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi said Sunday there were no plans ... Read more...

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44 die in Russia plane crash (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty four people were killed and eight injured after a Tu-134 passenger aircraft crash landed in Russia's northern republic of Karelia, a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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44 killed in Russia plane crash


June 21st, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 44 people were killed when a passenger aircraft crash landed in northern Russia late Monday night, officials said Tuesday.Eight other people were injured ... Read more...

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Of stories of bravery and courage at the crash site


May 26th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) Sitting outside the burns ward of B.K. Hospital here, 25-year-old Mithlesh Devi just shakes her head in disbelief at her husband's brave act in saving victims ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles remember late Arunachal chief minister


May 26th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 26 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Thursday described late Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu as a "faithful friend and supporter of the Dalai Lama and Tibet's struggle for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama saddened over Khandu’s death


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday expressed grief over the death of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash last week.In a ... Read more...

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Rights group demands Arunachal governor’s recall


May 6th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 6 (IANS) The Arunachal Citizens' Rights (ACR) group Friday urged the central government to recall Governor Gen (Retd) J.J. Singh for airing a wrong statement that the helicopter ... Read more...

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Committed to Khandu’s dream of developed Arunachal: PM (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday pledged his government's full support in completing the "unfinished task and dream of all round development" of Arunachal Pradesh chief ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia to pay last respects to Khandu in Itanagar


May 6th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are arriving in Itanagar Friday to pay their last respects to Dorjee Khandu, the Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Gamlin sworn in as Arunachal chief minister (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Arunachal Pradesh Power Minister Jarbom Gamlin was sworn-in as the new chief minister by Governor J.J. Singh at a hurriedly convened ... Read more...

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Dorjee Khandu’s body arrives in Itanagar


May 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) The body of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu, who died in a helicopter crash along with four others, arrived in state capital Itanagar Thursday.All ... Read more...

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Operation on to retrieve Arunachal chief minister’s body


May 5th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) Hundreds of soldiers accompanied by local villagers early Thursday undertook an arduous uphill trek from a remote mountain terrain to carry the bodies of Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Indian state minister killed in helicopter crash


May 4th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Local search teams on Wednesday found the wreckage of an aircraft that went missing on Saturday morning confirming the death of the chief minister of India's ... Read more...

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Loss of Arunachal’s ‘Laughing Buddha’ irreparable: Takam Sanjoy


May 4th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tawang, May 4 (ANI): The untimely demise of popular Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Dorjee Khandu, who was also known as 'Laughing Buddha' for bringing smiles on the faces of people ... Read more...

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Tribals find crashed chopper, Khandu’s mutilated body (Night Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) After four days of search by over 3,000 security forces and choppers, it was finally a group of tribals who Wednesday found the wreckage of ... Read more...

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IAF to transfer remains of Khandu Thursday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday said helicopter sorties are planned Thursday morning to transfer the remains of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Dorjee Khandu and others killed ... Read more...

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Villagers found Khandu chopper wreckage: ITBP official


May 4th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 4 (IANS) While the aerial survey and satellite imagery data failed to pinpoint the exact location, it was a team of local people, untrained and with no ... Read more...

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Crash site found, Khandu body identified (Afternoon Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Family members Wednesday reached the site of the helicopter crash and identified the body of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu but the other four bodies ... Read more...

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Army team trekking to wreckage site in Arunachal: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) An army team in Arunachal Pradesh was trekking its way to the site of the wreckage of a helicopter believed to be that of ... Read more...

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Three bodies seen at crash site in Lobothang: Chidamabaram


May 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said rescue teams have located three bodies in Lobothang near Tawang District, but it could not be confirmed whether the ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s helicopter crash site located: Chidambaram


May 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The wreckage of the chopper carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has been found and some bodies sighted, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Helicopter with 23 aboard crashes in Arunachal Pradesh (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) A commercial helicopter carrying 23 people, including five crew members, crashed into a hill and went up in flames Tuesday while landing at one of India's ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in Turkish helicopter crash


April 7th, 2011 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 7 (IANS) One pilot was killed and two were injured in a helicopter crash in northwestern Turkey, officials said.The Euro copter EC-155 model aircraft crashed near Bursa city ... Read more...

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Plane crash in western Indonesia kills five


February 12th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were killed on Saturday when a small passenger plane belonging to local airline Sabang Merauke Raya Air Charter (SMAC) crashed in western Indonesia, authorities said.Transportation Ministry ... Read more...

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IAF’s MiG fighter crashes, pilot safe (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Feb 4 (IANS) A Soviet-era MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed Friday in a forest area near a Madhya Pradesh village due to an engine problem, but there ... Read more...

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Army loses two pilots in Nashik chopper crash (Second lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik/New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Indian Army Wednesday lost two of its experienced pilots when their helicopter crashed into a residential area in Maharashtra's Nashik city. The pilots, Major Atul Garje ... Read more...

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Two army pilots killed as chopper crashes in Nashik locality (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 2 (IANS) Two army majors were killed when the chopper they were flying crashed in a residential area here, minutes after take off from an army base Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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Building collapses in Bangalore, 5 dead


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 5 labourers, including a woman, were killed when an under-construction building collapsed here Wednesday, police said. Around 15 labourers are feared trapped under the debris.Police and ... Read more...

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Oklahoma Plane Crash Victims Remembered


January 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thursday is going to be a dark anniversary for the students and staffs of the Oklahoma State University. It was 10 years back that an aircraft ... Read more...

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