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FLYING MALAYSIAN AIRLINES; WOULD YOU?

Today’s Daily Mirror has pondered the question of whether readers would fly on Malaysian Airlines.

Quite obviously, it’s a question that the paper is posing in light of the two terrible tragedies that the legacy Asian carrier has suffered since January this year. 419 more words

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Two people die in New Brunswick air ambulance plane crash in Grand Manan

GRAND MANAN, N.B. — A paramedic and a pilot died early Saturday when the chartered plane that airlifts people from Grand Manan island to hospitals on the New Brunswick mainland crashed near the island’s airport runway. 398 more words

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Investigators recover more human remains from Ukraine plane disaster site

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The head of an international recovery mission says investigators have used sniffer dogs at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine and recovered more human remains and personal belongings. 85 more words

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The last few months have been, to say the least, unsettling for air travelers. Statistically, we know that it’s the safest. It’s something airlines don’t like to talk about, yet passengers oft wonder, but scarcely admit to pondering.

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'Amateur built' plane crashes on Vancouver Island golf course, killing two

Two people have been killed in a small plane crash near Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.

Transportation Safety Board spokesman Bill Yearwood says the plane, an “amateur built” Avid amphibious aircraft, crashed on takeoff from the Nanaimo Airport in Cassidy Saturday evening. 112 more words

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2 killed in crash of small amphibious plane near Nanaimo on Vancouver Island

NANAIMO, B.C. — Two people have been killed in a small plane crash near Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.

Transportation Safety Board spokesman Bill Yearwood says the plane, an “amateur built” Avid amphibious aircraft, crashed on takeoff from the Nanaimo Airport in Cassidy Saturday evening. 112 more words

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Second black box from downed Air Algerie flight found

BAMAKO, Mali — The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali says its experts have found the second black box of the Air Algerie flight that fell from the sky and disintegrated in remote northern Mali, killing all 118 people onboard. 128 more words

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