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Russian military aircraft crashes in flames moments after takeoff

BREAKING: Russian military aircraft crashes in flames moments after takeoff

The Russian Ministry of Defence has confirmed a military plane crashed moments after it took off from an air base in western Russia. It is reported the incident occurred due to an engine fire during take off. 15 people - eight crew members and seven passengers - were onboard the aircraft when it ...

Nepal: Rescuers recover 14 bodies from plane wreck

By Zubaidah Abdul Jalil BBC News Rescuers in Nepal have so far recovered 14 bodies from the crash site of a small plane carrying 22 people, an airport official said on Monday. The wreckage of the plane, operated by Nepali carrier Tara Air, was recovered in Mustang district in northe...

Plane carrying 132 passengers crashes in southern China

By Samuel Osborne, skynews. A China Eastern Airlines plane carrying 132 passengers has crashed and caused a fire in the mountains in Guangxi. The crash involved a Boeing 737 travelling from Kunming to Guangzhou, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said. Broadcaster CCTV said t...

Plane crash deaths rise in 2020 despite Covid pandemic

Plane crash deaths rise in 2020 despite Covid pandemic

By BBC More people died in commercial plane crashes in 2020, an industry group has said, despite the number of flights plummeting due to the pandemic. Dutch aviation consultancy To70 found that 299 people were killed in commercial crashes worldwide last year, rising from 257 in 2...

Boeing Statement On Lion Air Flight 610 Investigation Final Report

Boeing Statement On Lion Air Flight 610 Investigation Final Report

Boeing (NYSE: BA) issued the following statement regarding the release today of the final investigation report of Lion Air Flight 610 by Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT): "On behalf of everyone at Boeing, I want to convey our heartfelt condolences to the families and l...

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