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CP-140 Aurora aborts take-off, slides off runway – crew is safe

Military flight safety specialists will try to determine why a CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol aircraft slid off the runway Thursday at a base in Nova Scotia. 94 more words

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Four British nationals among 6 killed in Quebec sightseeing plane crash: Foreign office

LONDON – Britain’s Foreign Office says four Britons were among six people killed when a sightseeing seaplane crashed in a remote area of Quebec.

The ministry did not name the victims of Sunday’s crash on the rugged North Shore of the Gulf of St. 81 more words

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Hawker Hunter jet crashes during airshow, 7 killed

A military jet taking part in a British airshow crashed into a busy main road Saturday, killing seven people and injuring more than a dozen others, the… 313 more words

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Single-seat jet crashes at southern UK airshow, hitting vehicles on highway

LONDON — British police say seven people have died after a military jet taking part in an airshow crashed into a busy main road.

The Hawker Hunter fighter jet, which was participating in the Shoreham Airshow near Brighton, hit several vehicles on the road as it crashed Saturday afternoon. 70 more words

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George Jonas: Why planes fall out of the sky

“My wife and I decided not to fly anymore,” a friend said to me last weekend. “The damn machines have forgotten how to fly, or their pilots have. 1,069 more words

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Plane dropping candy on church gathering crashes, kills two men who were on board

JUST IN: Details on deadly plane crash in #WY. Officials believe plane was doing a candy drop prior to crash.#KSLAM http://t.co/yyLqliNrgv

Shara Park (@KSLSharaPark) …

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Video shows plane flying perilously close to cars as it makes emergency landing on highway

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Authorities say a small plane with five people on board made an emergency landing on a southern New Jersey highway.

No one aboard the plane or on the ground was injured when the plane safely touched down shortly after 10 a.m. 66 more words