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10 die in Russian plane crash


September 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS) Ten people were killed Wednesday when their plane crashed in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, officials said.The twin-engine Antonov An-28 was carrying 12 passengers and two ... Read more...

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One held for China bomb hoax


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) A 29-year-old man has been detained in China for a hoax bomb warning that forced the diversion of a domestic flight, Xinhua reported.Xiong Yi, a resident ... Read more...

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10 injured as plane makes emergency landing in Lahore


August 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Pakistan's Lahore city Friday, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Baby Boy Born in Emirates Airplane Toilet to Be Named Ek


August 30th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dubai, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Vietnam when a woman went in to labor. The woman whose name is Filipina gave birth to ... Read more...

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Jet Airways makes unscheduled landing, but child dies


August 29th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 29 (IANS) A desperate bid by a Jet Airways flight, which made an unscheduled landing here Wednesday morning, to save the life of a three-year-old girl went in ... Read more...

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Philippines interior secretary untraceable


August 19th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 19 (IANS) The interior secretary of the Philippines, who went missing after a plane crash Saturday, remained untraceable Sunday, Xinhua reported.The five-seater plane carrying Interior and Local Government ... Read more...

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British Airways steward jailed for hoax bomb threat


August 18th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A British Airways steward who wrote a bomb threat on a plane's toilet door so that he could "save the day", become a hero and get ... Read more...

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Top Philippine official missing after plane crash


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) A light aircraft carrying the interior secretary of the Philippines crashed Saturday in the country. While an aide was rescued, the secretary and two pilots were ... Read more...

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Two Ugandan military helicopters crash-land in Kenya


August 13th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- Two Ugandan military helicopters crash-landed in Kenya on Sunday, officials said on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities. A third Ugandan helicopter made an ... Read more...

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Colombia’s rebel group releases two pilots


July 30th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 30 (IANS) The rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Sunday released two civilian helicopter pilots kidnapped 20 days ago, said the International Committee of the Red Cross ... Read more...

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Air India turbulence injures passengers, probe ordered (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's aviation regulator has ordered a probe after several people on an Air India Delhi-Shanghai flight were injured in air turbulence and the commander declined to ... Read more...

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Air India flight turbulence leaves passengers injured, probe ordered


July 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has ordered a probe after several passengers and crew of an Air India New Delhi-Shanghai flight were ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘deep state’ will remain abiding challenge for India (Comment)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
The manner in which the Pakistan government dealt with an Air India plane en route from Abu Dhabi to Delhi that had to make an emergency landing on Monday in ... Read more...

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Krishna thanks Pakistan for help to Indian passengers


July 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Thanking Pakistan for its help to passengers of an Indian plane that made an emergency landing at Nawabshah airport in Sindh, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s help but passengers miffed (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Air India passengers relieved to get home, some miffed with Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Back home after a 12-hour ordeal, some passengers of the Air India flight that made an emergency landing in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s cooperation (Evening Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Special plane with stranded passengers reaches Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A special plane sent by India to ferry the 122 passengers and six crew members of the Air India Abu Dhabi-New Delhi flight, which made ... Read more...

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Stranded Air India passengers to land in Delhi by 3 p.m. (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The 122 Air India passengers and six crew members stuck in Pakistan after an emergency landing early Monday of their Abu Dhabi-Delhi flight are now ... Read more...

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Emergency landing: India in touch with mission in Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai is in touch with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad over an emergency landing by an Air India flight in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Air India flight makes emergency landing in Pakistan (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) An Air India flight bound for New Delhi from Abu Dhabi with 122 passengers and six crew members made an emergency landing in Pakistan early Monday ... Read more...

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Death at Guwahati airport raises questions on facilities


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The death of a passenger at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati Saturday raised serious questions about the facilities available at the airport.Narendra ... Read more...

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Indigo flight makes emergency landing at Jammu


June 13th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu , June 13 (IANS) More than 130 passengers and crew of an Indigo flight had a providential escape when their aircraft made an emergency landing at Jammu airport Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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Chinese female astronaut candidate was a hero pilot


June 11th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) One of China's two female astronaut candidates was once a hero pilot who successfully dealt with a mid-air emergency.Liu Yang was taking part in a routine ... Read more...

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Plane crash kills five skydivers in Ukraine (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 10 (IANS) At least five skydivers were killed and 13 injured after their plane crashlanded amid strong winds and heavy rain outside the Ukrainian capital Sunday, an official ... Read more...

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Air India flight develops snag, passengers safe


June 10th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) At least 48 passengers on board an Air India plane had a close shave Sunday morning after the aircraft developed a technical snag mid-air after take ... Read more...

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Minor fire in Mumbai-bound flight, no casualties


May 28th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in an engine of a Riyadh-Mumbai Jet Airways flight shortly after landing early Monday, necessitating an emergency situation at the Chhatrapati ... Read more...

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Passenger dies mid-air during Mexico-Belgium flight


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANNON, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Jetairfly passenger plane flying from Mexico to Belgium made an emergency landing in Ireland on Wednesday morning after one of its passengers became unwell in mid-air, ... Read more...

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Mock drill conducted at Agartala airport


May 18th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Agartala airport authorities Friday conducted a mock drill to test its preparedness for crises like crash, emergency landing and hijacking, officials said.Unaware about the exercise, passengers ... Read more...

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Injured Munda to convene cabinet meeting May 17


May 14th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating in a Ranchi hospital from injuries sustained when his helicopter crash-landed here last week, has convened a cabinet meeting May ... Read more...

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Munda: I am fine, will soon get back to work


May 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) A couple of days after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Saturday said he would soon get back to ... Read more...

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Munda recovering in hospital after chopper crash


May 10th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda was recovering well but continued to be in hospital, his aides said Thursday, a day after he survived a helicopter ... Read more...

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Jharkhand CM survives nasty chopper crash (Evening Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered multiple injuries Wednesday when the helicopter in which he was travelling with his wife developed a technical snag and ... Read more...

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Pilot wisdom saved Munda and others


May 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) It was the wisdom of Captain B.K. Singh, piloting the helicopter which had to crash land after it developed a technical snag, that saved the ... Read more...

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Munda injured after chopper crash lands (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered multiple injuries Wednesday when the chopper in which he was travelling with his wife developed a technical snag and ... Read more...

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