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Plane crash in Nepal

A plane carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed on landing at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport, killing 49 people, according to police. Rescuers pulled bodies from the charred wreckage of the plane, operated by Bangladeshi airline US-Bangla, after a raging fire was put out. 322 more words


Nepal plane crash came after confused pilot-airport chatter over landing approach

KATHMANDU, Nepal — “I say again, turn!” the air traffic controller called over the radio, his voice rising, as the flight from Bangladesh swerved low over the runway at Kathmandu’s small airport. 803 more words


Small plane crashes in field west of Calgary, killing the two people aboard

SPRINGBANK, Alta. — Two people have been killed in the crash of a small plane west of Calgary.

The aircraft went down in a field about a kilometre from the Springbank Airport about 10 a.m. 151 more words


Student pilot, instructor dead after Springbank airport plane crash

Two people are dead after an aircraft belonging to a Calgary-area flight training school crashed right after departing from Springbank Airport Thursday morning.

Officials say the aircraft, a twin-engined Piper Seneca II owned by Springbank Air Training College, lost control right after takeoff, just before 10 a.m. 380 more words

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Men killed in Saskatchewan plane crash were from Quebec, says RCMP

Four days after a deadly plane crash near Swift Current, the RCMP has revealed that the two men killed were residents of Quebec.

According to a press release from Swift Current RCMP, a 60-year-old man from Saint-Felix-De-Dalquier and a 35-year-old man from Saint-Remi were killed in the crash. 535 more words


Two troopers killed in police helicopter crash near white nationalist rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Two people are dead after a helicopter crashed near Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes erupted at the site of a white nationalist rally. 239 more words