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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

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Three U.S. Marines missing after aircraft crashes off Australia

SYDNEY, Australia — Search and rescue operations were underway for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia on Saturday while trying to land. 290 more words

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Plane crashes off Venezuelan island with 9 people aboard

CARACAS, Venezuela — A small jet with nine people aboard crashed Tuesday off the coast of Venezuela as it was attempting an emergency landing. It’s not known if there were any survivors. 113 more words

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4 hospitalized after small plane crashes near Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Four people in Puerto Rico have been hospitalized after a small plane crashed in waters near the U.S. territory.

Puerto Rico Secretary of State Luis Rivera Marin said the plane crashed minutes after it took off Tuesday afternoon from the Isla Grande airport in the capital of San Juan. 14 more words

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Brazil's Chapecoense fires coach after 5 games without a win

SAO PAULO — Brazilian club Chapecoense has fired its coach after a run of five games without a victory in the country’s top flight.

The club announced on Tuesday that veteran Vagner Mancini will be replaced by his assistant, Emerson Cris, until a new coach is hired. 85 more words

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Small plane crashes during takeoff at Olds-Didsbury airport

A small plane crashed during takeoff at the Olds-Didsbury airport Monday morning.

The pilot, a male in his mid-50s, was taken to hospital in Calgary in stable condition, EMS said. 80 more words

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Video footage of a National Guard pilot parachuting down to ground after ejecting from crashing fighter jet

CLINTON, Md.— A fighter jet pilot on a training mission ejected safely before the aircraft crashed Wednesday in a wooded area in a Washington suburb. Witnesses reported the sound of live ammunition. 506 more words

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