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Cyanide fears compound cost of Tianjin explosions

Aug 17, 2015

Cyanide fears compound cost of Tianjin explosions

Rescue personnel battled to clean up hundreds of tons of cyanide at the site of huge explosions in northern China on Monday, as state-run media lambasted officials over their response to the blasts which killed 114. The August 12 explosions at the hazardous goods ...

Papua search for crashed, aging turboprop plane gets underway

Aug 17, 2015

Papua search for crashed, aging turboprop plane gets underway

Search and rescue teams prepared to scour mountainous, heavily forested terrain on Monday in Indonesia’s eastern region of Papua where a passenger plane with 54 people on board crashed, officials said. Heavy cloud initially delayed plans for an aerial survey to locate the Trigana ...

Villagers report finding crashed Indonesia airliner

Aug 17, 2015

Villagers report finding crashed Indonesia airliner

The wreckage of a passenger plane that disappeared with 54 people aboard in rugged eastern Indonesia Sunday has been found by villagers, an official said, in the latest fatal accident to hit the country’s aviation sector. The plane operated by Indonesian carrier Trigana Air ...

Aug 16, 2015

Indonesian airliner carrying 54 goes missing

An Indonesian airliner carrying 54 people was missing Sunday after it lost contact with ground control while flying in bad weather on a short flight in the country’s mountainous easternmost province of Papua, officials said. A search for the plane was suspended and will ...