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New details emerge as 'tough' investigation continues in MRU plane crash

Moments before their deaths, pilots Jeffrey Bird and Reynold Johnson were tracked by radar at around 3,000 feet above the ground, expertly manoeuvring their twin-engined Tecnam through a series of turns. 600 more words

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Families, students mourn 'experienced' flight instructors killed in plane crash

Families of two pilots killed in a plane crash northwest of Cochrane are grieving as they await answers about what caused the small twin-engine Tecnam they were piloting to plummet to the ground. 995 more words

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Loss of engine power caused fatal 2015 helicopter crash in Saskatchewan: TSB

PAYNTON — The Transportation Safety Board says loss of engine power caused an October 2015 helicopter crash that killed two men in west-central Saskatchewan.

The pilot had the Hughes 369D in a low altitude hover while a worker sat on a platform fixed to the chopper attaching a marker ball onto a SaskPower hydro line. 176 more words

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Saving Matt Busby

Stepney, Brennan, Dunne, Crerand, Foulkes, Stiles, Best,
Kidd, Charlton, Sadler, Aston give their all
at Wembley; names to be forever blessed
for lifting Munich’s curse with their football. 240 more words

Three kids, three adults on plane missing over Lake Erie

CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard crews searched Lake Erie on Friday for a plane carrying six people that disappeared overnight shortly after takeoff from a small Cleveland airport along the shore. 266 more words

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Russia recovers flight recorder and 12 bodies from the Black Sea following military plane crash

SOCHI, Russia — Investigators recovered the flight-data recorder from a crashed Russian military plane Tuesday and began reviewing its contents to learn why the jet went down moments after takeoff, killing all 92 people aboard, including members of a famous choir. 553 more words


Brazilian football team's plane crashed after being denied chance to land by other craft, leak suggests

The plane carrying Brazilian football team Chapecoense crashed after it was denied the opportunity to land because another plane had already started an emergency descent, according to a leaked audio message which described the flight’s terrifying last moments. 850 more words