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UK and Chinese nationals among 19 killed in Nepal plane crash


September 29th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven British and five Chinese tourists were among nineteen people who were killed Friday when a small passenger plane crashed in the Nepali capital, local authorities said. ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... 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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Spanish plane hijacking report denied


August 30th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 29 (IANS) The Netherland police Wednesday denied that a passenger plane of Spanish airline Vueling landing at Amsterdam Schiphol airport had been hijacked. It stated the ... Read more...

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Airbus says China poised to become large aircraft market


July 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) China is sure to become the single largest market for aircraft in the world, said John Leahy, chief operating officer-customers at Airbus, at the Farnborough International ... 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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Pakistan grounds all private jets for checks


April 24th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) In the wake of last week's deadly plane crash near here, Pakistan's aviation authorities Monday grounded all passenger aircraft run by private companies in the ... Read more...

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Plane with 127 on board crashes in Pakistan, no survivors (Night Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A Pakistani passenger plane carrying at least 127 people crashed in stormy weather and burst into flames while approaching Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were ... Read more...

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Pakistani plane with 127 on board crashes, no survivors (Third Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A passenger plane carrying 127 people crashed in stormy weather and burst into flames while approaching Pakistan's Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were no reports ... Read more...

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Plane with 127 on board crashes in Pakistan (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A passenger plane carrying 127 people crashed into a residential area and burst into flames as it was approaching Pakistan's Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes near Pakistani capital of Islamabad, many killed (Updated)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Bhoja Air passenger plane carrying 127 passengers and crew members crashed early Friday evening while attempting to land at an airport near the country's capital of ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes into Pakistani neighborhood, casualties feared


April 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Bhoja Air passenger plane carrying more than 120 people crashed Friday in a neighborhood of the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, killing an unknown number of people, ... Read more...

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UTair passenger plane crashes in Siberia, killing 31


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by BNO News
TYUMEN, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger plane operated by UTair Aviation crashed shortly after takeoff from an airport in Siberia on early Monday morning, killing at least 31 of the people ... Read more...

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31 die, 12 survive in Russian plane crash (Second Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 12 injured when a Russian passenger plane crashed Monday while trying to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off ... Read more...

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China gets over 200 orders for homemade plane


March 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's homemade passenger plane C919 -- scheduled to be launched in 2014 -- has received 235 orders, including from the US, an official said.Wu Guanghui, the ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in southern Iran, killing 2


January 27th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BUSHEHR, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on early Thursday morning when a fighter jet crashed in the southern region of Iran, state-run media reported on Friday. There were no ... Read more...

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Small passenger plane crashes in eastern Canada, killing 4


January 12th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
WINNIPEG, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were killed on late Tuesday morning when a small passenger plane crashed in eastern Canada, officials said on Wednesday. One person survived the crash.The accident ... Read more...

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Plane crashes in eastern China, casualties unknown


November 8th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by BNO News
LISHUI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A plane crashed near a city in eastern China on early Monday evening, state-run media reported on Tuesday, but only few details were released. It is unknown ... Read more...

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Vietnamese man opens plane’s emergency exit on runway


November 7th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by BNO News
HO CHI MINH CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A Vietnamese Airlines passenger plane was delayed for more than two hours during the weekend when a passenger accidentally opened one of the emergency exits, ... Read more...

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Russian airline to buy four Airbus A380s


October 28th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Transaero, one of the country's largest airlines, has signed a deal with the European Airbus consortium to buy four A-380 airliners worth around $1.5 ... Read more...

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Chinese plane flies on biofuel


October 28th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) Air China Friday conducted the first trial flight of a passenger plane powered by a mix of biofuel and traditional aviation fuel.The Boeing 747 landed safely ... Read more...

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Military plane crashes in western Nepal, killing 6


October 18th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by BNO News
DHORPATAN, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- A military plane carrying six people, including a patient, crashed in the western region of Nepal on early Tuesday evening, officials said. There were no survivors. The accident ... Read more...

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Underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleads guilty


October 12th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab has changed his plea to guilty. The Nigerian, popularly called the “underwear bomber”, is standing trial for trying to blow up a passenger plane ... Read more...

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Sudanair plane makes emergency landing


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Oct 3 (IANS) Over 45 passengers survived after a Sudanair passenger plane made an emergency landing here at Khartoum airport Sunday following a technical snag.The Fokker 50 plane was ... Read more...

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Small passenger plane crashes during bad weather in Nepal, killing 16


September 25th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen people were killed on early Sunday morning when a small Buddha Air passenger plane carrying tourists on a sightseeing trip crashed near the Nepali ... Read more...

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Fighter jets intercept Detroit-bound plane after passengers ‘make out’ in bathroom


September 12th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by BNO News
DETROIT (BNO NEWS) -- Two fighter jets intercepted a Detroit-bound passenger plane on Sunday after two or three passengers were observed behaving suspiciously, officials said. It is believed some sort of sexual ... Read more...

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Russian jet makes emergency landing


September 9th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A passenger plane was forced to return to an airport in northern Russia Friday after the aircraft lost cabin pressure.The incident took place in the ... Read more...

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Passenger plane carrying ice hockey team crashes in western Russia, killing 43


September 7th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Forty-three people, including several foreigners, were killed on Wednesday when a passenger plane carrying an ice hockey team crashed in western Russia, officials said. Two people survived the ... Read more...

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Gulf Air passenger plane skids off runway in southwest India


August 29th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by BNO News
KOCHI (BNO NEWS) -- Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus 320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline ... Read more...

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Caribbean Airlines passenger plane crashes at Guyana airport


July 30th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by BNO News
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA (BNO NEWS) -- A Caribbean Airlines passenger plane carrying more than 100 people crashed at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana on early Saturday morning, the airline said, causing some ... Read more...

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Plane catches fire at Cairo airport


July 29th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 29 (IANS) The cockpit of a passenger plane caught fire Friday at the Cairo airport, state media reported.As passengers boarded the flight bound for Jeddah in Saudi Arabia ... Read more...

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Angara passenger plane crashes in Siberia, killing 5


July 11th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- At least five people were killed and 20 others were injured when an Angara Airlines passenger plane crashed into a river in Siberia on Monday morning, the regional ... Read more...

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Plane carrying more than 100 people crashes in DR Congo, casualties unknown


July 8th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by BNO News
KISANGANI (BNO NEWS) -- A Hewa Bora Airways passenger plane carrying more than 100 people crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday afternoon, the airline said, but few details were ... Read more...

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RusLine passenger plane crashes in northwest Russia, 44 killed


June 21st, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- A RusLine passenger plane carrying more than 50 people crashed near a city in northwest Russia on late Monday evening, officials said, killing everyone on board except eight ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes in northwest Russia, some killed


June 21st, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger plane carrying nearly 50 people crashed near a city in northwest Russia on late Monday evening, officials said, killing an unknown number of people.The Tupolev Tu-134 ... Read more...

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