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Safer to sit in the back of the plane: Crash test


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A passenger jet deliberately smashed into the ground has led experts to believe that passengers sitting at the back would have the best chance of survival, ... Read more...

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Kombarov to replace Zhirkov: Capello


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow left-back Dmitry Kombarov is to start for Russia at home against Northern Ireland Friday as a replacement for ex-Chelsea wing-back Yuri Zhirkov, Russia ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brolin in talks for ‘Crazy for the Storm’


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Actor Josh Brolin is in talks to act in Sean Penn directed "Crazy for the Storm".The film is an adaptation of Norman Ollestad's memoir, ... 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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31 killed in Sudanese plane crash


August 19th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS) A total of 31 passengers were killed Sunday when a Sudanese civil plane carrying a ministerial delegation crashed in the country's South Kordofan state, Xinhua reported.The ... 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...

Posted in Politics |

Survivor’s video shows horrific plane crash


August 10th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Idaho, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A plane crash that took place on June 30 was brutal in a way that surviving was as a result of luck. However, there were four survivors ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nine killed in Indonesian Air Force plane crash (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 35 injured Thursday when an Indonesian Air Force Fokker F27 transport aircraft crashed into a residential area while approaching ... Read more...

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Three dead in Indonesian Air Force plane crash


June 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian Air Force Fokker 27 plane crashed at the air force compound in Jakarta Thursday, killing at least three people on board, including the pilot ... Read more...

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Pilot dies in Czech plane crash


June 11th, 2012 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A training aircraft's pilot died and a passenger was seriously injured after the machine crashed in Czechia, according to Czech news agency CTK.The former military ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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Five killed in Ukraine plane crash


June 10th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least five people were killed and 13 injured after a plane carrying parachute-jumpers crashlanded outside the Ukrainian capital Sunday, officials said.The L-410 aircraft, belonging to ... Read more...

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Two Kenyan ministers among six killed in chopper crash (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) Kenya's internal security minister and his deputy were among six government officials killed in a police helicopter crash Sunday near the capital Nairobi, Kenyan media reported.George ... Read more...

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Hundreds feared dead after Nigerian jet crashes in Lagos


June 4th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
LAGOS, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in a densely populated area of Nigeria's economic capital Lagos on Sunday, killing everyone on board and many more ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

10 killed in Ghana plane crash (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 3 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed into a minibus near the international airport in Accra Saturday, killing at least 10 people, authorities said.The accident occurred around 7.00 p.m. ... Read more...

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Raveena turns singer for ‘Ginn Liya Aasmaan’


May 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon is set to join the short list of female stars who have sung in films. She will make her singing debut with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘The Grey’ - spellbinding tale of spirit’s survival (IANS Movie Review)


May 26th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Grey"; Actors: Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney; Director: Joe Carnahan; Rating: ***1/2The world is inhabited by people who seem alive, but are really like zombies, merely existing than ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Have few flight paths over populated areas: Pakistani daily


May 19th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Few flight paths should go over densely populated areas, said a leading Pakistani daily Saturday following the death of four pilots in a mid-air collision of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Paa’ child artist Taruni Sachdev cremated


May 17th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The last rites of child artist Taruni Sachdev, who died in a plane crash in Nepal, were performed here Wednesday evening.Her body was brought to ... Read more...

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Two killed in Croatian plane crash


May 17th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, May 16 (IANS) Two people were killed Wednesday after their plane crashed in Croatia.The accident occurred as the plane crashed into a field near the southern Croatian city of ... Read more...

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Austrian to circumnavigate world in small plane


May 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 12 (IANS) In a daredevil effort with a single-engine small aircraft, a 44-year-old Austrian recreational pilot has set off on a 48,000-km-long trip to circumnavigate the world.Helmuth Lehner, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aerial crashes: many leaders died, others survived


May 9th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda's chopper accident Wednesday has put the spotlight back on aerial crashes in India, where helicopters are frequently used to ferry ... Read more...

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Six killed in Swiss plane crash


April 30th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 30 (IANS) As many as six people, including two women, were killed in a small plane crash in Switzerland, police said.The single-engine aircraft plunged into a field around ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani daily rues political rift over crash probe


April 24th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has described as "agonising" the political rift over the probe into an aircrash here that left 127 people dead.The Bhoja Air 737, on ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan has learnt little from previous air crash’


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan has learnt little from a horrific aircrash that took place two years back, said a daily after 127 people were killed in a plane crash ... Read more...

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Gilani orders plane crash probe, official hints at blunder (Roundup)


April 21st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday ordered a judicial probe into Friday's airliner crash near here in which all 127 people on board were ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani plane shouldn’t have been allowed to land’ (Second Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) With Pakistani authorities confirming that 127 people perished in Friday's plane crash, a top official of the country's meteorological department has said the Bhoja Airlines ... Read more...

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Pakistan to probe plane crash that killed 127 (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday announced a judicial probe into the air-crash near here that killed 127 people. Several staff of the airline ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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...

Posted in World |

All on board dead in Pakistan plane crash


April 21st, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) All 127 people on board the Bhoja Airlines flight that crashed near here have died and their bodies have been shifted to a hospital for ... Read more...

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118 killed in Pakistan plane crash (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) At least 118 people were killed in Pakistan when an airliner with a 127-strong complement on board crashed near Islamabad city Friday evening in inclement weather, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Plane crash kills four in Russia


April 7th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people died when an SM 2000 turboprop plane crashed during a training flight in Russia, an official said.The plane crashed in central ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four Americans killed in Bahamas plane crash


March 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by BNO News
TREASURE CAY, Bahamas (BNO NEWS) -- Four Americans were killed on Sunday afternoon when a small plane crashed at a small airport in the Abaco Islands in the northern Bahamas, local police ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Three die in Colombian plane crash


March 19th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 19 (IANS/EFE) Three people were killed when a small plane hit power lines and crashed in Colombia's Santander province, police said.The Cessna 182 took off Saturday from the ... Read more...

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Five killed, three missing in Chilean plane crash


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 3 (IANS) Five people were confirmed dead while the other three onboard remained missing Friday after a light plane crashed Thursday in Chile, said authorities.Chilean Defense Minister ... Read more...

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