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One dead as small plane crashes in China lake


August 19th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The pilot of a small aircraft died and and two people were injured when their plane crashed into a lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region.The ... Read more...

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Mumbai pins hopes on ‘artificial’ rains


August 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Worried by the deficient rains this year, Mumbai's civic body has decided to resort to 'artificial rains' at a cost of Rs.65 million, an official said ... Read more...

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Fighter jets intercept two small planes in Obama’s airspace


August 7th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Two F-15 fighter jets intercepted two small airplanes that strayed into President Barack Obama's airspace during a campaign visit to Connecticut and New York on Monday, military ... Read more...

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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...

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13 Indians die as plane crashes into Nepal cliff (Fourth Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) Thirteen Indians were among the 15 people killed when their small aircraft dashed into a cliff in western Nepal Monday, less than seven months after 10 ... 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...

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US woman, 80, with no training, lands plane


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) An 80-year-old woman in the US who had never flown before managed to land a small aircraft after her pilot husband passed out at the controls.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No-fly zone imposed over Beijing


March 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Small aircraft will be banned from flying over the Chinese capital for the next two weeks when parliament and the country's top political advisory body meet.Planes, ... Read more...

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Four die in Brazil plane crash


February 17th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Four people were killed when their small aircraft crashed Thursday in the northern state of Para, authorities said.The plane, a Beechcraft Baron operated by Norte ... Read more...

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Woman pilot hurt in Pakistan Air Force plane crash (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) A woman pilot and her flight coordinator were injured when a Pakistan Air Force training aircraft crashed Wednesday in Punjab province, a media report said.The small ... 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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Bad weather forces Mulayam to skip Azamgarh rally


January 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Inclement weather Sunday prevented Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav from reaching Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town, where he was to address a rally.While some of ... Read more...

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Two die as planes collide in Argentina


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) Two people were killed Monday when their small aircraft collided with an Argentine air force plane over the city of Mercedes, a military spokesperson said. ... Read more...

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Plane hits Ferris wheel in Australia


October 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) A small aircraft crashed into a Ferris wheel in Australia, it was reported here.Four people, including two children, on board the aircraft were trapped in the ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s Hubli airport on high alert against terror attack


September 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) Hubli airport in north Karnataka has been put on high alert after a tip-off by intelligence agencies that a small aircraft may be hijacked and crashed ... Read more...

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U.S. pilot among three killed in small plane crash in Indonesia


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small aircraft crashed in a remote area in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Thursday afternoon, killing three people, including a U.S. national, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Plane skids off runway at Kochi airport, two injured


August 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 29 (IANS) Two people were injured when a Gulf Air flight from Bahrain with 137 passengers on board skidded off the runway just after landing at the Kochi ... Read more...

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Five Colombian cops die in plane crash


July 29th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 29 (IANS/EFE) Five Colombian police personnel were killed and a sixth officer was injured Thursday when their small aircraft crashed in a mountainous area of the northwestern province ... Read more...

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Air services to Kargil set to take off


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has approved a proposal for operating flights between Srinagar and Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir -- a move that will help the ... Read more...

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Pilot dies after mid air collision in UK


July 5th, 2011 - 6:44 am ICT by BNO News
WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The pilot of a small aircraft died after colliding in mid air with another plane in the United Kingdom, local media reported Monday.The incident occurred at ... Read more...

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Aircraft crashes in Argentina


May 19th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 19 (IANS) A small aircraft crashed in Argentina's southern Rio Negro province Wednesday night, an official said. The plane operated by the regional SOL airline was flying ... Read more...

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Two small planes crash in Orange County, New York


May 10th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Two small planes crashed in a wooded area of Orange County, New York on Monday afternoon, state police said, but few details were immediately available.A ... Read more...

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UN chief mourns death of staff in Bolivia plane crash


May 9th, 2011 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 9 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was deeply saddened at the news that four UN anti-drug workers and two pilots were killed in a ... Read more...

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Small aircraft overshoots Mizoram airport


May 4th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 4 (IANS) A small private aircraft, belonging to North East Shuttle Service (NESS), Wednesday overshot the table-top runway at Lengpui airport in Mizoram injuring all nine passengers.A Cessna ... Read more...

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Plane’s tyre bursts on landing at Hyderabad airport


March 28th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) Passengers of a chartered aircraft had a narrow escape when one of the tyres of the plane deflated while landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport ... Read more...

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Three killed in California crash (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) Three people were killed when a small aircraft crashed in the US state of California, authorities said."According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, three ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes in California


March 21st, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) A small aircraft crashed Sunday in the US state of California, but there was no report of casualties, authorities said.The plane was believed to be ... Read more...

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Australian writes sky-high apology to wife


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) A piece of sky-writing here left many people puzzled, as some commuters thought it might be a marriage proposal by someone deeply in love. In fact, it urned ... Read more...

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Two killed as army plane crashes in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) An army trainer plane crashed in the hilly area of southwest Pakistan's Balochistan province Wednesday killing both pilots on board, Xinhua reported.The small aircraft came down during a ... Read more...

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Nepal pledges probe as plane crash kills all 22 on board (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) As search helicopters confirmed that all 22 people on board a small aircraft missing since Wednesday had perished in a dense forest in eastern Nepal, the ... Read more...

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Missing Nepal plane wreck found, all 22 feared killed


December 16th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Helicopters scouring eastern Nepal for a small aircraft that went missing minutes after taking off a day ago located its wreck in a deep forest over 9,200 ft ... Read more...

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Plane with 22 on board missing in Nepal


December 15th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) A small aircraft with 22 people flown by domestic airline Tara Air went missing in eastern Nepal Wednesday afternoon minutes after taking off, aviation authorities said.The aircraft was ... Read more...

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Cargo plane crashes in Karachi, eight dead (Second Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed near Pakistan's Karachi airport early Sunday, killing all eight crew members on board, Geo TV reported.The Russian-made plane IL-76 crashed around 1:45 a.m. and ... Read more...

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20 killed in Karachi plane crash (Fourth Lead)


November 5th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Around 20 people on board a small aircraft, most of them employees of a US oil company, were killed Friday when the private plane crashed near Karachi airport ... Read more...

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12 killed in Karachi plane crash (Third Lead)


November 5th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed Friday when a private aircraft with 21 on board, most of them employees of a US oil company, crashed a few minutes ... Read more...

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