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Seven Government Officials Killed in Sudan Helicopter Crash

Seven Government Officials Killed in Sudan Helicopter Crash

A helicopter carrying local government officials crashed in Al-Qadarif, Sudan, on December 9th.

The incident happened when the officials, including Al-Qadarif governor Mirghani Saleh and members of the security committee, were on a security inspection flight.

Seven people were killed in the crash. The deceased include governor Mirghani Saleh and six other officials.

Several others were injured and were taken to a hospital.

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Review | A thrilling cross-country race that helped spawn modern aviation

In “The Great Air Race,” John Lancaster tells the story of men who gave their lives so that we might one day have carry-ons and same-day coast-to-coast flights.

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Private jet travel is booming. No, you still can’t afford it.

Private jet travel is booming. No, you still can’t afford it.
Options for private jet travel are growing, but can passengers who are used to commercial flights afford to fly like celebrities and corporate executives?

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The Day a 737 Crashed Into West Lawn

The Day a 737 Crashed Into West Lawn
Fifty years ago this month, a jet fell from the sky into the Southwest Side neighborhood. Here’s what happened, in the words of those who were there.

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Montgomery County plane crash took a high-wire rescue

Montgomery County plane crash took a high-wire rescue
Over 200 responders helped stranded pilot and passenger in small plane

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Are small planes involved in more crashes? | Verify

Are small planes involved in more crashes? | Verify

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Atlas Air flight destined for Poland makes emergency landing at O’Hare airport

Atlas Air flight destined for Poland makes emergency landing at O’Hare airport
There were reports there was a fire in the cargo hold of the aircraft.

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Smoke in cargo hold prompts plane carrying soldiers to make emergency landing at O’Hare

Smoke in cargo hold prompts plane carrying soldiers to make emergency landing at O’Hare

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Plane crash at airport kills two in Oklahoma, officials say

Federal investigators are looking into the crash.

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Goodbye to “airplane mode”: We can finally talk on the phone while flying

Goodbye to “airplane mode”: We can finally talk on the phone while flying
The European Union will serve frequencies of the new 5G network so that travelers can use their cell phones from the air

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Plane makes emergency landing at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Plane makes emergency landing at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport
There was an emergency landing at O’Hare Airport Monday afternoon.

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2 hospitalized after plane crashes into power line in Gaithersburg

2 hospitalized after plane crashes into power line in Gaithersburg

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Rescue officials detail moments after plane crash in Montgomery County

Rescue officials detail moments after plane crash in Montgomery County
Two people are recovering after their plane crashed into a power line tower Sunday evening in Montgomery County.

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Light aircraft crashes at Tauranga Airport following engine failure

Light aircraft crashes at Tauranga Airport following engine failure
A pilot is “shaken up” but unharmed after plane plunges into water 30 seconds after takeoff due to engine failure.

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Pilot, Passenger Rescued From Plane Stuck in Power Lines Tower

Pilot, Passenger Rescued From Plane Stuck in Power Lines Tower
New audio has the moments a pilot of a plane that crashed into a power tower called 911 for help. News4’s Paul Wagner reports.

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Bodies recovered from fatal plane crash near Port Hardy, B.C. | Globalnews.ca

Bodies recovered from fatal plane crash near Port Hardy, B.C.  | Globalnews.ca
The Cessna float plane went down in Strachan Bay on Wednesday, killing all three people aboard.

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2 survive after small plane going 103 mph crashes into Maryland power lines, tower

2 survive after small plane going 103 mph crashes into Maryland power lines, tower
A nightmare scenarioa small plane on approach to the Montgomery Airparka pilot and passenger onboardflying too low slicing into high voltage PEPCO transmiss

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Pilot, passenger rescued after small plane crashes into power lines

Pilot, passenger rescued after small plane crashes into power lines

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Odell Beckham Jr responds after being escorted off plane as passengers speak out

Odell Beckham Jr responds after being escorted off plane as passengers speak out
Odell Beckham Jr was escorted off a plane while preparing to take-off from Miami and return to Los Angeles, and a passenger has given their version of events amid ongoing confusion

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Utah fire chief calls small plane crash, with surviving pilot, a miracle

Utah fire chief calls small plane crash, with surviving pilot, a miracle
It’s a series of miracles that lead a Utah pilot to not only survive but find help after crashing a small plane.

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Why Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from a plane in Miami over ‘medical emergency’

Why Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from a plane in Miami over ‘medical emergency’
Beckham was not arrested nor was he detained.

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Passengers rescued, power restored after small plane crashed into power lines

Passengers rescued, power restored after small plane crashed into power lines
According to officials, the small plane crash caused road closures and widespread power outages in the area.

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Inmate Captured in Rutherford, Bridge Work Starting in WNC, Panthers Win | American Top 40

Inmate Captured in Rutherford, Bridge Work Starting in WNC, Panthers Win | American Top 40
The search for an escaped Rutherford County inmate is over. Nearly 20 locations are soon undergoing bridgework in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Panthers are back in the win column.

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A small plane with 2 aboard dangles on Maryland power tower

A small plane with 2 aboard dangles on Maryland power tower
The two are not injured and are awaiting rescue, which is hampered by the lines’ high voltage, officials said. More than 100,000 were without power in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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Federal probe begins into crash of small plane into Maryland power lines

Federal probe begins into crash of small plane into Maryland power lines
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating, although the cause of the crash wasn’t known.

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Former WBTV Reporter Shares Harrowing Plane Crash Story

Former WBTV Reporter Shares Harrowing Plane Crash Story
Two WBTV employees were killed in a helicopter crash near I-77 on Tuesday. The incident claimed the lives of meteorologist Jason Myers and pilot Chip Tayag.

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