Monday, 18 October 2021

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17 dead after army plane crashes in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: As many as 17 people lost their lives after a Pakistan Army aviation aircraft crashed near Mora Kalu, Rawalpindi in wee hours of Tuesday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release issued, 17 people, including five crew members and 12 civilians were killed when the aircraft which was on a ...

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Boeing 737 MAX faces global backlash

WASHINGTON: For the second time in less than six months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed minutes after takeoff and killed everyone on board, raising fresh questions about the safety of a model that is crucial to the US giant´s future plans. China – an important market for Boeing ...

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Indian Air Force’s MiG-21 crashes in Rajasthan

RAJASTHAN: An Indian Air Force’s MiG-21 crashed in Rajasthan on Friday, Indian media reports said. The plane, a MiG-21 ‘Bison’, crashed after it reportedly hit a bird. The pilot ejected and is reportedly safe. The jet went down in Bikaner’s Shoba Sar ki Dhani area in the Indian state of ...

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Six missing after two US warplanes crash off Japan

TOKYO: Six US marines were missing after two American military aircraft crashed on Thursday during a refuelling operation off the coast of Japan, said officials. The two planes – an F-18 fighter and a C-130 tanker – were involved in a “mishap about 200 miles off of the coast of ...

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Indonesian military chief ‘strongly believes’ crashed jet found

JAKARTA: The smashed fuselage of a crashed Indonesian jetliner may have been found, the country’s military chief said Wednesday, two days after the deadly accident feared to have killed 189 people. Using sonar technology, Hadi Tjahjanto said authorities were confident they had pinpointed the location of the Boeing 737-MAX plane ...

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Indonesian plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into the sea

JAKARTA: The Indonesian Lion Air passenger jet feared to have crashed on Monday was carrying 189 passengers and crew when it went missing shortly after take-off, a transport ministry official said. The aircraft was carrying 178 adult passengers, one child and two babies, with two pilots and six flight attendants. The ...

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Five killed after South Korean military helicopter crashed

SEOUL: A military helicopter crashed in South Korea, killing five people on Tuesday. Another person on board was injured and rushed to a nearby hospital, with severe cuts to his face and knees. The helicopter was on a test flight after repairs, the Marine Corps told Yonhap. It was flying ...

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US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen

WASHINGTON: A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the coast of Yemen during a training mission and a search was under way for one U.S. service member, the U.S. military said. U.S. Central Command said in a statement that five other service members aboard the aircraft had been rescued after ...

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Indonesia military transport plane crashes in Papua; 13 dead

WAMENA: An Indonesian military transport plane crashed in bad weather Sunday in the country’s easternmost province of Papua, killing all 13 people on board, officials said. The Hercules C-130 plane was carrying 12 tons of food supplies and cement from Timika to Wamena, a distance of about 200 kilometers (125 miles), when ...

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