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Lack of fuel caused 2016 Brazil football team plane crash

Apo - The 2016 plane crash that nearly wiped out an entire Brazilian football team was caused by a lack of fuel, Colombia's civil aviation authority said Friday, following an extensive investigation into the disaster.

Lack of fuel caused 2016 Brazil football team plane crash

Apo - The 2016 plane crash that wiped out a Brazilian football team was caused by a lack of fuel, Colombia's aviation authority said Friday following an extensive investigation into the disaster.

Cool under pressure: Games debutant, 79, who foiled plane hijack

Brisbane - Being the oldest Commonwealth Games competitor in history at age 79 would be life-defining for most people, but not Bob Pitcairn: as a commercial airline pilot he foiled a hijacking.

Review: Country star sings on plane for Southwest Airlines passengers Special

On March 9, country star James Wesley serenaded passengers on Southwest Airlines to a classic rock and roll tune by Chuck Berry.

Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash

Moscow - Investigators on Monday begun examining a black box containing flight data about the Russian passenger plane which crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off, killing all 71 people on board.

71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crash

Moscow - A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after taking off from the capital's Domodedovo airport, officials and local media said.

Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12

Islita - Strong winds were seen as a factor in the crash of a small plane in Costa Rica that killed all 10 US passengers on board and two local crew members, according to officials and witnesses.

Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12

Islita - Strong winds were seen as a factor in the crash of a small plane in Costa Rica that killed all 10 US passengers on board and two local crew members, according to officials and witnesses.

Ten Americans killed when plane crashes and burns in Costa Rica

San Jos - Ten Americans flying from a vacation hotspot on Costa Rica's tropical Pacific coast died Sunday when the small plane they had just boarded crashed and burst into flames shortly after take-off, officials in the country said.

Iraq recovers bodies of plane crew shot down by IS

Kirkuk - Iraqi forces have found the bodies of two of the crew of a plane shot down by the Islamic State group last year, the air force said on Tuesday.

Last flight home for icon of 'German Autumn' of terror

Friedrichshafen - Forty years ago next month, German anti-terror commandos stormed a Lufthansa jet in Somalia, shot its Palestinian hijackers and freed 90 hostages, a climax in a bloody era of far-left militancy.

Syrian rebels say they downed regime plane, captured pilot

Birut - A Syrian rebel group said it shot down a government warplane on Tuesday and captured its pilot alive near a ceasefire zone in the war-ravaged country's south.

US fighter pilot ejects on emergency landing at Bahrain

Dibai - A US military aircraft made an emergency landing at Bahrain International Airport on Saturday and its pilot ejected on the runway after an engine malfunction, a navy spokesman said.

France jails Britons over migrants flown to UK

Boulogne-sur-mer - A French court on Friday jailed two Britons for over two years for having smuggled migrants to England in a light aircraft in what prosecutors said was a first.

In first, migrants try to fly from France to UK on light aircraft

Lille - Four Albanian migrants tried to fly from France to Britain in a light aircraft, in what is believed to be a first, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Desperate wait as bodies retrieved from Myanmar plane wreck

Kanchanaburi - Hundreds of people gathered on a beach in southern Myanmar on Thursday desperately waiting for news of their loved ones as the first bodies arrived from the wreck of a military plane that crashed with more than 120 people on board.

Myanmar joins grim list of global military air disasters

Yangon - Myanmar's navy on Thursday found bodies and plane debris in the Andaman Sea from an aircraft that was carrying more than 120 passengers, the latest in a grim history of military aviation disasters around the globe.

Myanmar's military finds crashed plane, bodies: spokesman

Yangon - Myanmar's military said Thursday it has found the wreckage of a plane in the Andaman Sea that went missing with around 120 people on board, along with several bodies."We have found the plane and some dead bodies this morning about 8.

EgyptAir crash an accident, say French investigators

Paris - No traces of explosives were found on the remains of French victims from an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May 2016, a source close to the French investigation told AFP on Friday.

Plane crash-lands in S.Sudan with 45 onboard: officials

Juba - A passenger jet carrying 45 people crash-landed in South Sudan's northwestern city of Wau on Monday, leaving at least 14 people injured, government and airport officials said.It was unclear however if the rest of the those on board were alive or dead.

Netherlands bars landing for Turkey FM's plane

Den Haag - The Dutch government on Saturday refused permission for Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's plane to travel to the Netherlands for a planned campaign rally in the city of Rotterdam."The Turkish authorities have publicly threatened sanctions.

Five die as plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

Melbourne - A light aircraft smashed into shops and exploded into a "massive fireball" killing all five on board, including four American passengers reportedly golfers on the trip of a lifetime, officials in Australia said Tuesday.

Five die as plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

Melbourne - A light aircraft smashed into shops and exploded into a "massive fireball" killing all five on board, including four American passengers reportedly golfers on the trip of a lifetime, officials in Australia said Tuesday.

Five die as plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

Melbourne - A light aircraft smashed into shops and exploded into a "massive fireball" killing all five on board, including four American passengers reportedly golfers on the trip of a lifetime, officials in Australia said Tuesday.

Thousands watch as plane plunges into Australian river

Sydney - Two people have died after a light plane nosedived into a river in front of thousands of horrified spectators at an air show in Western Australia, missing nearby boats and crowds.

Colombia confirms crashed plane was out of fuel

Estanzuela - Preliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football team was out of fuel, officials said Monday.

Bolivia blames airline for footballers' plane crash

La Paz - The Bolivian airline that owned the airplane that crashed in Colombia, killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football team, is fully responsible for the accident, an official said Tuesday.

Pilot in footballers' crash in Colombia 'not trained properly'

La Paz - The pilot in the plane crash that killed 71 people traveling to Colombia on a Bolivian charter including footballers from Brazil had not flown enough hours to pilot commercial flights, a copilot's attorney said Saturday.

Traces from EgyptAir victims point to blast on plane

Cairo - Traces of explosives have been found on victims' remains from an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May killing all 66 people on board, Egypt's aviation ministry said Thursday.

Colombia plane crash was 'murder': Bolivian minister

La Paz - Bolivia's defense minister said Friday a plane crash that killed 71 people traveling to Colombia aboard a Bolivian-registered charter plane was "murder," accusing the pilot of flying with insufficient fuel."This was definitely no accident.
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