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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

MH17 victims' family: Airline lacking compassion

Harun Calehr, the uncle of victims Miguel and Shaka Panduwinata, said Saturday the family's frustration has grown as they felt they had to haggle for help in the days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft

6 hrs ago | Express India

Serious faults hit 2 Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliners just ahead of take-offs

Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off from here for Birmingham and Sydney and had to be grounded, airline sources said today.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787

10 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Ex-RAF fighter jets under hammer

A 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 Jump Jet and a 1988 Panavia Tornado F3 will be going under the hammer at Silverstone racetrack in Northamptonshire.

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Related Topix: Hawker Siddeley Harrier, Hawker Siddeley Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Panavia Aircraft, Panavia Tornado

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSFO AM 560

United Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Reported Odor

A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines made an emergency landing Friday due to a strange odor onboard, marking the second such incident this month.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Salt Lake City, UT

WHDH

Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down, taking notes and photos as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and bring the last of the victims home.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, Prison, Netherlands,

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

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

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

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

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