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3 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Air Canada lands safely in Tel Aviv after go-around for rockets

An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv aborted its first landing attempt Friday after Hamas fired several rockets toward Ben Gurion International Airport.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

8 hrs ago | Newsday

Kaplan: Remember when the U.S. shot down a plane?

Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17, and justly so.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy, Boat Disaster, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Detroit News

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Commercial Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

16 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Air Algerie flight crashes in Mali

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board that dropped off radar early Thursday is thought to have crashed in Mali, the flight operator said.

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Related Topix: World News, Mali, Burkina Faso, Africa, Commercial Aircraft, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas MD-80

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KETV-TV

Ukrainian PM, Cabinet resign

Also Thursday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his Cabinet announced their resignation in what Ukrainian political experts said was an expected development.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Terrorism

ABC News

Long Odds for Justice in Malaysia Jet Disaster

The wreckage scene is compromised, key evidence may have disappeared altogether and political complexities could block an international court from hearing the case.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Military, US Air Force, Prison, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Netherlands,

Canada.com

Calgary-bound WestJet plane flight lands safely in Toronto after reporting engine trouble

Authorities say a WestJet plane landed safely at Toronto's Pearson Airport this morning on an unscheduled stop due to an engine problem.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

The Baltimore Sun

Algeria lost contact with Air Algerie aircraft: APS state news agency

Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria's APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Burkina Faso, World News, Africa, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Philly.com

A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Rock FM

MH17 Crash: Second Black Box To Be Examined

An international team working in Hampshire has already carried out an analysis of the cockpit voice recorder from flight MH17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board, including 10 Britons.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Vladimir Putin

WGAL-TV Lancaster

MH17: What happens to victims' bodies next?

In all, 298 passengers and crew -- among them dozens of children -- were killed when the packed Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 they were on crashed in eastern Ukraine last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Netherlands, World News, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Malaysia, Autos

Washington Times

In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport.

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Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Bradenton.com

Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, Air New Zealand and Boeing show off the first delivered 787-9 Dreamliner at Boeing's delivery center at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Everett, WA

Press-Telegram

Malaysia jet victimsa bodies arrive in Netherlands

Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Train Disaster, Vladimir Putin, Air Accidents

92.5 KISS FM

MH17 Is the World's First Open-Source Air Crash Investigation

As U.S. intelligence officials briefed reporters on the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 over the Ukraine they were reflecting a striking fact: this air crash investigation is being conducted by an entirely new method : detailed scrutiny by journalists, social media and open sourced intelligence from national agencies.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Reports: TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, 51 dead

A TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed Wednesday into residential buildings in an emergency landing, killing 51 people, the Taiwan news agency reports.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Air Accidents, Commercial Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

News 4 Jax

Ukraine: Two military jets shot down

Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Cybercast News Service

10 Things to Know for Today

The Boeing 777 traveling from Amsterdam to Malaysia held the promise of beginnings and endings for many on board: the thrill of a new adventure or dream vacation for some, and the comfort of going back home for others.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, World News, China, Israel, Middle East

KHOU-TV Houston

Australia focuses on both Malaysian jet disasters

The monthslong hunt for the Malaysian airliner that vanished off the Australian coast will not be interrupted by the top search official's new job in recovering bodies from the downed airliner in Ukraine, the Australian government said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

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