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Plane crashed ‘as distracted pilots discussed Covid fears’
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Plane crashed ‘as distracted pilots discussed Covid fears’

Preliminary report says ‘human error’ to blame for crash in Pakistan that claimed 98 lives
25 Jun 2020
Iran plane crash: Tehran denies shooting down Ukrainian jet
Iran plane crash
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Iran plane crash: Tehran denies shooting down Ukrainian jet

Western intelligence suggests Russia-made missile may have been fired in error
10 Jan 2020
Boeing 737 Max: ‘critical’ safety features sold as optional
Lion Air Boeing 737
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Boeing 737 Max: ‘critical’ safety features sold as optional

Planes in Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes both missing safety upgrades
22 Mar 2019
Lucky man missed Ethiopian Airlines flight by two minutes
Antonis Mavropolous
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Lucky man missed Ethiopian Airlines flight by two minutes

Antonis Mavropoulos says he argued with staff after being turned away from boarding gate
12 Mar 2019
Singapore bars Boeing 737 Max planes amid safety fears
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Singapore bars Boeing 737 Max planes amid safety fears

Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash was second involving model in five months
12 Mar 2019
What happened to Lion Air flight JT610?
Lion Air Boeing 737
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What happened to Lion Air flight JT610?

Voice recorder from crashed plane found under eight metres of mud
14 Jan 2019
Video shows plane crashing into autism centre
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Video shows plane crashing into autism centre

Children ‘run for their lives’ as aircraft veers into building and bursts into flames
5 Dec 2018

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Lion Air crash victim’s fiancee stages solo wedding shoot
Intan Syari
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Lion Air crash victim’s fiancee stages solo wedding shoot

Intan Syari photos in her wedding dress have gone viral in Indonesia
14 Nov 2018
Plane lands in Micronesia lagoon after missing runway
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Plane lands in Micronesia lagoon after missing runway

Everyone on Air Niugini passenger plane survived crash off coast of Micronesia
28 Sep 2018
Man injured as plane crashes into Tesla Model X
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Man injured as plane crashes into Tesla Model X

Driver says no one believed him when he phoned carmaker to report accident
20 Sep 2018
Witnesses describe Nepalese plane crash that left 50 dead
US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 crashed in Nepal, killing at least 50 people
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Witnesses describe Nepalese plane crash that left 50 dead

Aircraft was seen flying low and erratically moments before impact at airport
13 Mar 2018
Trump boasts his nuclear button is bigger than Kim Jong Un’s
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Trump boasts his nuclear button is bigger than Kim Jong Un’s

US President sends goading tweet after North Korea leader said his own launch button was ‘always on my table’
3 Jan 2018
Seaplane crash: Australia probes similar accident in Quebec
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Seaplane crash: Australia probes similar accident in Quebec

British family of five and pilot died in Sydney crash on New Year’s Eve
2 Jan 2018
Pilot errors caused Shoreham air show disaster
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Pilot errors caused Shoreham air show disaster

Investigation finds vintage jet was flying 'too low and too slowly' to attempt a loop the loop
3 Mar 2017
Chapecoense plane crash: Pilot 'was warned of fuel problem'
Brazil's Chapecoense players pose for pictures during their 2016 Copa Sudamericana semifinal second leg football match against Argentina's San Lorenzoheld at Arena Conda stadium, in Chapeco,
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Chapecoense plane crash: Pilot 'was warned of fuel problem'

Bolivian newspaper told Miguel Quiroga was warned he did not have enough fuel on board before take-off
2 Dec 2016
Tragedy strikes Chapecoense – the Leicester City of Brazil
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Tragedy strikes Chapecoense – the Leicester City of Brazil

Only three players are thought to have survived after plane carrying team to biggest game in its history crashes in Colombia
29 Nov 2016
Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia
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Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia

Inquiry into downed flight says Buk missile was fired from area in Ukraine occupied by pro-Russian rebels
28 Sep 2016
Canada plane crash: four Britons confirmed dead in Quebec
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Canada plane crash: four Britons confirmed dead in Quebec

Six people died when light aircraft on sightseeing tour crashed into woods near Les Bergeronnes
25 Aug 2015
Trigana Air crash: search teams find all 54 bodies
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Trigana Air crash: search teams find all 54 bodies

Indonesian authorities reveal the plane was 'completely destroyed' and no survivors have been found
18 Aug 2015
Taiwan crash pilot: 'wow, pulled back wrong throttle'
TransAsia Airways plane crash
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Taiwan crash pilot: 'wow, pulled back wrong throttle'

Investigation reveals pilot mistakenly switched off the TransAsia plane's engine seconds before it crashed
2 Jul 2015