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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

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Pilot of plane that crashed carrying Brazilian soccer team warned he was out of fuel moments before crash

MEDELLIN, Colombia — The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel before crashing into the Andes, according to a leaked recording of the final minutes of the doomed flight. 792 more words

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Hamilton pilot who died in CF-18 crash served as an escort for Santa Claus and was set to be married

4-WING COLD LAKE – The pilot killed in a CF-18 jet crash has been identified as Capt. Thomas McQueen, a 10-year air force veteran who was engaged to be married. 435 more words

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Minor injuries after plane catches fire at Chicago airport

Seven passengers and a flight attendant reported minor injuries after an American Airlines aircraft caught fire and passengers were evacuated onto the runway at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. 145 more words

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A state memorial service for former Alberta premier Jim Prentice will be held today

A wide range of federal and provincial politicians, as well as business colleagues of Jim Prentice, are expected to attend the former premier’s state memorial service Friday. 206 more words

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Behind crash that killed Jim Prentice a mystery that will be tough for investigators to unravel

KELOWNA, B.C. — An aviation expert says determining what caused a fatal plane crash near Kelowna will be especially difficult because the aircraft didn’t have flight recording devices. 379 more words

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Lack of black box makes probe into crash that killed Prentice difficult: expert

KELOWNA, B.C. — An aviation expert says determining what caused a fatal plane crash near Kelowna will be especially difficult because the aircraft didn’t have flight recording devices. 374 more words

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