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Air India Dreamliner engine failure during pre-delivery test


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) US federal aviation authorities are investigating an engine failure on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane built for Air India during a pre-delivery taxi test in Charleston, ... Read more...

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Boeing offers to assist Pakistan in crash probe


April 21st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) US aircraft company Boeing has offered technical assistance to Pakistan in the investigation into the plane crash near here that killed 127 people Friday.In a ... Read more...

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Business jet crashes at airport in North Carolina, three feared killed


March 16th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKLIN, North Carolina (BNO NEWS) -- A small business jet carrying three people crashed at an airport in western North Carolina on early Thursday afternoon, local and federal officials said. The conditions ... Read more...

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Indian American banker dies in US plane crash (Third Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) An Indian American investment banker was among five people, including two children, killed when a small plane crashed into the middle of one of New Jersey's ... Read more...

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Indian-American banker killed in New Jersey plane crash (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) An Indian American investment banker was among five people, including two children, killed when a small plane crashed into the middle of one of ... Read more...

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Osbourne supports Anti Text and Drive ban


December 16th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Reality TV star Sharon Osbourne is supporting a ban against texting and driving after causing a severe road accident while using her phone.America's National Transportation Safety ... Read more...

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Ban cell phone use while driving: US safety panel


December 14th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) The US transportation safety board has unanimously recommended that people be banned from using cell phones and other electronic gadgets while driving, save in an emergency. The ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes after take-off in South Dakota, killing 4


December 10th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were killed on Friday afternoon when a small plane crashed near an airport in the U.S. state of South Dakota, federal officials said ... Read more...

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Hoover dam helicopter crash kills 5


December 8th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tourist helicopter has crashed in Las Vegas. Officials fear that all five people on board the chopper have died. The plane came down on ... Read more...

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Six feared dead after small plane crashes into the Arizona mountains


November 24th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane carrying six people crashed into the Superstition Mountains near Phoenix on early Wednesday evening, officials said on Thursday. There are no signs of survivors.The ... Read more...

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Asiana Airlines pilot took out life insurance policies month before crash


August 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- One of the two pilots aboard an Asiana Airlines cargo plane which crashed in the sea off a South Korean island last week had taken out seven life ... Read more...

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Three killed in US plane crash


July 25th, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) At least three people were killed in a plane crash in the US Sunday, a media report said.According to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), ... Read more...

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Indian-American doctor couple killed in Ohio plane crash


June 20th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) An Indian American doctor couple from New Jersey were killed when their single-engine plane crashed into an Ohio cornfield and burst into flames shortly after takeoff ... Read more...

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Large military plane crashes at California naval base, no fatalities


May 19th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by BNO News
POINT MUGU, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A large military aircraft crashed at Naval Air Station Point Mugu in California on late Wednesday afternoon, officials said, but all crew members survived the accident.Base ... Read more...

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Security procedures for Michelle Obama tightened after aborted plane landing


April 21st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21(ANI): The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced new procedures following the aborted landing of a presidential plane carrying First Lady Michelle Obama.The plane carrying Michelle had to abort ... Read more...

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NTSB launches investigation into incident involving Michelle Obama’s plane


April 21st, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday launched an investigation after an aircraft carrying First Lady Michelle Obama was forced to abort a landing attempt ... Read more...

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NTSB investigating wing clipping incident at New York’s JFK airport


April 13th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday informed that it is investigating the wing clipping incident between an Air France jet and a smaller aircraft at ... Read more...

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Southwest Airlines grounds dozens of planes after in-flight fuselage rupture


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by BNO News
DALLAS (BNO NEWS) -- Southwest Airlines on early Saturday morning grounded more than 80 aircraft after one of its planes experienced an in-flight fuselage rupture on Friday, the airline said.The incident happened ... Read more...

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Air traffic controller falls asleep at D.C. airport as jets attempt to land


March 25th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has opened an investigation after the sole air traffic controller at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) near Washington, D.C. ... Read more...

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Five die in Los Angeles-area plane crash


March 17th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by BNO News
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were killed on late Wednesday morning when a small plane crashed at Long Beach Airport, officials said. A sixth person was critically injured.Federal Aviation ... Read more...

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Report blames pilot error for Air India Express crash that killed 158


November 17th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The May 22 Air India Express plane crash at Mangalore airport that killed 158 people was caused by pilot error, according to the final report, which ... Read more...

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Pilot Manages To Land Safely After Plane Hits A Deer


October 20th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre development a single engine plane made a safe landing after the pilot ended up clashing with a deer on the runway during take ... Read more...

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Small plane crash on New York’s Long Island kills 1, injures 3


October 18th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by BNO News
FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- One person was killed on Sunday and several others were seriously injured when a small plane crashed in the village of Farmingdale on Long Island, not ... Read more...

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Two pilots killed in cargo plane crash in Dubai


September 4th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Two pilots were killed Friday when a Boeing 747 cargo plane crashed on a road just two minutes after it took off from Dubai airport, police said. The plane ... Read more...

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Ex-Senator Ted Stevens confirmed dead in Alaska plane crash


August 11th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.11 (ANI): Former Alaska Republican Senator Ted Stevens has confirmed dead in a plane crash in southwest Alaska.According to Politico, the small plane crashed near a small fishing town on Alaska's ... Read more...

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Multiple fatalities after large plane crashes in Alaska


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by BNO News
DENALI NATIONAL PARK, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- An unknown number of people were killed after a large cargo plane crashed in Denali National Park in Alaska on Sunday afternoon, federal and local ... Read more...

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3 Dead In Tucson Plane Crash


July 29th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Tucson, July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday at around 1:45 p.m. (local time), the AS350 B3 Eurocopter, a medical helicopter, crashed on a Tucson street claiming the lives of all ... Read more...

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NASCAR Owner Jack Roush Survives Plane Crash


July 28th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The founder and CEO of Roush Fenway Racing company, Jack Roush was taken to Thada Clark Medical Center last evening following a frightful plane crash at ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes in southern California, kills one


July 28th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by BNO News
OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane crashed near a local airport in California on late Tuesday morning, federal officials said, killing the pilot. Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation ... Read more...

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Small medical plane carrying five people crashes in Lake Michigan


July 24th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by BNO News
LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- A small medical plane carrying four people and a patient crashed in Lake Michigan on Friday morning, federal and local officials said. Four people remain missing.The Cessna ... Read more...

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Small plane carrying five people crashes in Lake Michigan


July 24th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by BNO News
LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane carrying five people crashed in Lake Michigan on Friday morning, federal and local officials said.The Cessna 206 aircraft crashed about eight miles (12.8 kilometers) ... Read more...

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Two Indian brothers killed in US plane crash


July 16th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) US federal investigators are trying to find the cause of a plane crash in Texas that killed two brothers from Bangalore, India and a friend.The single-engine ... Read more...

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One dead after small plane crashes in western Colorado


June 6th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
MARBLE, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- At least one person was killed after a small plane crashed in western Colorado on early Sunday, federal authorities said.The Beechcraft Bonanza G35 aircraft went down about ... Read more...

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Boeing, US aviation officials to assist Air India crash probe (Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Officials from Boeing and the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will visit India to provide technical assistance to investigators after an Air India Express Boeing 737 ... Read more...

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Two dead after small plane crashes in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida


May 16th, 2010 - 6:02 am ICT by BNO News
NETTLE ISLAND, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on late Saturday morning when their small plane crashed in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida, authorities said.St. Lucie County emergency operators received ... Read more...

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