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#Plane Crash

# plane-crash - Thursday 17 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your Thursday…

Dozens feared dead as plane crashes in Laos

44 passengers and five crew were on board when the plane came down after hitting bad weather.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Leaving Certificate results, Ireland winning a gold medal in Moscow and Europe’s recession coming to an end.

UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew

Debris could be spread as far as a half a mile, authorities say and the Mayor of Birmingham says there have been a number of small explosions

# plane-crash - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them

Two teenage Chinese girls were killed and more than 180 people injured when the flight skidded out of control and went on fire.

# plane-crash - Monday 8 July, 2013

Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash Crash This post contains images

Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash

See their initial pictures.

At least 2 paralysed in San Francisco plane crash

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the crash of Flight 214 that killed two passengers Saturday at San Francisco International Airport over the weekend.

# plane-crash - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Two teenage girls confirmed dead in San Francisco plane crash

Two teenage girls, aged 16 and 17, on their way to summer camp in the US were killed after a passenger jet crashed at San Francisco airport yesterday.

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In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182

The FBI said there was no indication that terrorism was to blame for the crash.

# plane-crash - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash

Eight adults and two children have been confirmed as being critically injured into today’s crash landing at San Francisco International Airport.

# plane-crash - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Inexperienced pilots major factor in Shannon plane crash

An air accident investigation highlighted a lack of understanding among pilots of aircraft controls in severe weather conditions.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

VIDEO: Last moments of US cargo plane before devastating crash Tragedy This post contains videos

VIDEO: Last moments of US cargo plane before devastating crash

An amateur camera man filmed the crash and subsequent explosion in Afghanistan.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Four dead as plane makes emergency landing in Ukraine

At least four people died after a plane carrying dozens of football fans made an emergency landing in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk.

# plane-crash - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Five killed in plane crash at Belgium's Charleroi Airport

A small passenger plane crashed at the airport this morning killing five people, including three children.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

20 people killed in Kazakhstan plane crash

The plane crashed about five kilometres short of the financial centre’s main airport.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Kazakhstan military plane crashes, killing 27

Kazakhstan’s acting border chief was among 27 people killed in a military plane crash, just months after he was appointed to deal with the aftermath of a mass killing involving a conscript.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Plane crashes on Burma road, killing three

It’s reported that the pilot mistook the road for a runway in bad weather.

# plane-crash - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Around 30 people killed in Congo plane crash

The plane skidded off the runway and crashed into houses and a bar in the Congolese capital before crashing into a ravine.

# plane-crash - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Why was a Boeing 727 deliberately crashed in desert? Air Safety This post contains images

Why was a Boeing 727 deliberately crashed in desert?

Experiment for Discovery Channel aims to understand what it takes to survive an air crash.

# plane-crash - Friday 31 August, 2012

Diplomatic mailbag discovered after four decades on ice

Undelivered post thought to have come from an Air India plane crash in 1966.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Four dead after tourist plane crashes in Kenya

Both pilots and two German tourists were killed in the crash at Kenya’s Masai Mara national park.

# plane-crash - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Air accident investigators to probe Wicklow plane crash

Two people on board the plane escaped unharmed after it crashed near a private airfield yesterday evening.

# plane-crash - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Final report into doomed Air France flight expected today

The plane crashed into the sea while travelling from Rio to Paris in 2009. Three young Irish doctors were killed, along with 225 other passengers and crew.

# plane-crash - Monday 4 June, 2012

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash Days Of Mourning This post contains images

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash

The airliner crashed into a densely-populated area of Lagos yesterday.

# plane-crash - Monday 14 May, 2012

Plane crash kills 15 in Nepal mountains, 6 survive

A plane carrying Nepalese, Indian and Western passengers crashed into a mountain in the Himalayas today, killing 15 people and critically injuring six.

# plane-crash - Monday 2 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

32 killed as passenger flight crashes after take-off

Eleven survivors were hospitalised with burns after the accident in Siberia.

# plane-crash - Monday 13 February, 2012

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Fairytale ending as Zambia win emotional AFCON shootout

WATCH: Zambia celebrate their first Africa Cup of Nations win in Libreville, site of the plane crash which killed 18 of the national team in 1993.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# plane-crash - Monday 9 January, 2012

Polish military prosecutor survives after shooting himself at press conference Poland This post contains videos

Polish military prosecutor survives after shooting himself at press conference

Mikolaj Przybyl had been defending leaks from an official investigation into the death of former president Lech Kaczynski.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Video: Devastation on US highway after plane crash kills five Tragedy This post contains videos

Video: Devastation on US highway after plane crash kills five

A mother, father and two children were aboard the light aircraft that crashed near New York, as well as another man.

# plane-crash - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Six feared dead in Arizona plane crash

Six people, including three young siblings, are feared dead following the crash of a small aircraft in an Arizona mountain range.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Eight die in Botswana plane crash

The light aircraft was carrying a number of tourists from France, Sweden and Britain. The pilot and seven of his passengers died in the crash.

# plane-crash - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Search for Sumatra plane crash site as 18 feared dead

The small plane sent a distress signal halfway into its 30-minute flight and is believed to have crashed.

# plane-crash - Sunday 25 September, 2011

19 killed in Nepal plane crash

The plane hit the roof of a house and disintegrated into several pieces just south of the capital. Kathmandu.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Italian government fined €100m over 1980 plane crash mystery

Damages awarded for relatives of 81 people killed in crash which may have been caused by a bomb, missile, or military crossfire, according to a range of theories.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Russian ice hockey team on board fatal crash Russia This post contains videos

Russian ice hockey team on board fatal crash

At least 43 people were killed when the plane crashed into a river during take off, about 240km from Moscow.

# plane-crash - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

'Lucky escape' for men injured in Tipperary light plane crash

The pair are understood to have been on a training flight when their aircraft crashed in Co Tipperary yesterday morning.

# plane-crash - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Man in critical condition after light plane crashes in Tipperary

A man in his 40s is in a serious condition after a two-passenger plane crashed near Mullinahone in Co Tipperary.

11 feared dead in Siberian plane crash

Russian officials launch investigation into today’s crash, but say rescuers have not been able to reach the plane due to its remote location and poor weather conditions.