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Single-engine plane in Nara crash likely broke apart midair

Aug 16, 2017

Single-engine plane in Nara crash likely broke apart midair

The wreckage of small plane that crashed Monday killing two people was found scattered over a wide area, indicating the aircraft likely broke into pieces midair, an air safety investigator said. The single-engine plane might have caught fire after fragmenting and then fell into a ...

Four bodies recovered from plane crash in Northern Alps

Jun 4, 2017

Four bodies recovered from plane crash in Northern Alps

The bodies of four people were recovered Sunday from a small plane that crashed in the Northern Alps near Kurobe Dam the previous day in the town of Tateyama, Toyama Prefecture, authorities said. The four were apparently on a training flight from Toyama Airport to ...

Four confirmed dead in Hokkaido crash of GSDF plane

May 16, 2017

Four confirmed dead in Hokkaido crash of GSDF plane

All four crew members were confirmed dead on Tuesday after rescuers found the wreckage of a Ground Self-Defense Force aircraft that disappeared from radar Monday in a mountainous area of Hokkaido. Police and rescue workers found pieces of the aircraft scattered over a wide swath ...

Dec 7, 2016

Pakistani national carrier's plane crashes after takeoff

A plane belonging to Pakistan's national carrier crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from the country's north with about 40 people on board, a spokesman and the police said. According to senior police officer Khurram Rasheed, the plane crashed in a village near the town ...

Oct 22, 2016

Multiple injuries as double-decker bus hits bridge in London

Twenty-six people were injured on Saturday morning when a double-decker bus crashed into a railway bridge in London, slicing its roof off, the Fire Brigade said. Three people who were trapped on the top deck had to be freed and five were taken to hospital ...