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18 killed as Pakistan army plane crashes into residential area

Rawalpindi - Eighteen people were killed when a small military plane crashed into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi early Tuesday, officials told AFP.

15 killed as Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area

Rawalpindi - Fifteen people were killed when a small military plane crashed early Tuesday into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi near the capital Islamabad, a rescue official told AFP."A small plane crashed into a residential area.

Two planes overshoot runways in India

New Delhi - Two incidents of dangerous landings by commercial planes carrying more than 200 passengers were being investigated, Indian officials said Monday.

Plane crash in Texas kills 10: officials

Washington - A small twin-engine plane crashed on takeoff Sunday into a hangar at a Texas airport, officials said, killing all 10 aboard.

Plane crash in Texas kills 10 people: officials

Washington - A small twin-engine passenger plane crashed in Texas in the United States on Sunday, killing 10 people, officials said.

Paris court to hear case over 2007 Thai plane crash

Paris - The former head of a budget Thai airline goes on trial in Paris on Monday over a deadly 2007 plane crash that killed 90 people, nearly two-thirds of them foreigners.

Superjet flights cancelled following Russian plane disaster

Moscow - Russian national carrier Aeroflot cancelled four flights that normally use the Sukhoi Superjet aircraft Wednesday, days after a deadly crash-landing in Moscow where 41 people died in a fire.

Man killed by plane taking off from Russia's main airport

Moscow - A man was killed on the runway at Moscow's largest airport when he was hit by a plane that was taking off, Russian investigators said Wednesday.

Lion Air jet in another accident, a week after deadly crash

Jakarta - A Lion Air passenger jet has been involved in another accident -- just a week after a plane from the Indonesian airline crashed with the loss of all 189 people on board.

NATO probing reports nine Afghan police killed in US air strike

Tarin Kowt - NATO is investigating reports that at least nine Afghan police officers were killed in a US air strike during heavy fighting with the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, its mission said Tuesday.

Five dead as plane plunges into Mumbai building site

Mumbai - A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated part of India's financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said.

Mumbai light plane crash kills five

Mumbai - A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated area of India's financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said.

Zero bidders for debt-stricken Air India as deadline closes

Mumbai - India's government announced Thursday that its auction for a majority stake in its debt-stricken airline Air India had received no bids.

Cuba plane crash: What we know

Havana - This is what we know about the Boeing passenger plane crash that happened in Cuba on Friday, as the aircraft was taking off from Havana to a city on the east of the island nation:- Among the 110 people killed were 99 Cubans, the six-person Mexican crew...

Latin America's worst plane crashes

Havana - A Cuban airliner with more than 100 people on board crashed Friday after takeoff from Havana with many feared dead.

Cuba mourns after 107 killed in airliner crash

Havana - Cuba began two days of national mourning Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but three of its 110 passengers and crew.

Many feared dead as Cuba airliner crashes on takeoff

Havana - A Cuban state airways plane with 104 passengers on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana Friday, leaving a wreck of smoldering fuselage, as the country's president warned many people were feared dead.

Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air: WHO

Geneva - More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually.

Air passengers grounded in strike-hit Germany, France

Frankfurt Am Main - Tens of thousands of air passengers were stranded Tuesday as workers at airlines Lufthansa and Air France staged strikes that crippled traffic at several major European airports.

Air passengers grounded in strike-hit Germany, France

Frankfurt Am Main - Tens of thousands of air passengers were stranded Tuesday as aviation giants Lufthansa and Air France were hit by strikes that crippled traffic at several major European airports.

Air France cancels 30 percent of flights due to strikes

Paris - Air France said Saturday that hundreds of its flights have been cancelled as pilots, cabin crew and ground staff pursued a fifth day of strikes aimed at securing higher pay.

Australia warplane catches fire during US training: military

Washington - A Royal Australian Air Force electronic warfare plane caught fire on takeoff during an exercise in the United States Saturday but there were no serious injuries, the military said.

Four killed in German helicopter, plane collision

Berlin - Four people were killed on Tuesday when a small plane and a helicopter collided in southwestern Germany, police said.

Norway aims for all short-haul flights 100% electric by 2040

Oslo - All of Norway's short-haul airliners should be entirely electric by 2040, the country's airport operator said on Wednesday, cementing the Nordic nation's role as a pioneer in the field of electric transport.

At least four dead in Indian chopper crash: navy

New Delhi - India's navy said four bodies had been recovered on Saturday after search teams located the wreckage of a helicopter that went missing earlier in the day.

Prominent British CEO among those dead in Sydney seaplane crash

Sydney - A high-profile British CEO and his family were among six people killed in a New Year's Eve seaplane crash in Australia, police said on Monday.

Six dead after Sydney seaplane crash

Sydney - Six people were killed when a seaplane crashed into a river in Australia on Sunday, police said, with the cause of the accident still under investigation.

Debris found in sea after Myanmar military plane goes missing

Tamwe - Debris has been found in the sea near where a Myanmar military plane went missing with more than 100 soldiers and their families on board on Wednesday, a local official and air force source said.

Helicopter with nine aboard crashes in Japan

Tokyo - A helicopter conducting a mountain rescue exercise crashed with nine local officials aboard in Japan on Sunday and at least three people are feared dead, officials and media reports said.

Brazilian crash survivor goalie takes first new steps

S - When Brazilian goalkeeper Jakson Follmann took his first steps since surviving a plane crash that wiped out his football club, he called it a win -- with his hardest ever season just starting.
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