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4 min ago | Andover Advertiser

Two killed in helicopter sea crash

A major recovery operation was carried out after the helicopter was seen crashing into the sea by a member of the public. The police spokesman said: " Emergency services including the air ambulance, the coast guard and air sea rescue attended the area right away and a search was carried out which resulted in the helicopter being located in the sea off the coast of Flamborough near the light house.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England,

2 hrs ago | SFGate

Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

A Syrian military plane crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of its residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S. airstrikes against the militants, activists said There were conflicting reports about what caused the aircraft to slam into the northeastern city of Raqqa. The Britain-based Observatory for Human Rights said the plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire, while an activist based in the city said it may have experienced a technical failure.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Activism

3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Two men killed in farm plane crash

Two men died after a light aircraft crashed into a stream and caught alight in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Monday night. The plane crashed near the D459 road, 14km from Newcastle.

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7 hrs ago | WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg

Plane Crashes In Vinoy Park

A four seater plane crashed in Vinoy Park Monday morning, critically injuring two of the four onboard the Piper aircraft. Both the pilot, Gordon Grant and one passenger are reportedly in serious but stable condition and the other two passengers had only minor injuries.

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Related Topix: Hudson, FL, Pasco County, FL, US Military, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base

Mon Sep 15, 2014

TheBlaze.com

15 Second Video Captures Moment Things Took a Sudden Turn for the Worse at an Air Show

Video posted online Sunday shows the moment a plane slammed into the Pacific Ocean while performing at an air show in Guatemala. "Today, I saw a plane crash into the Pacific Ocean," the individual who captured the incident on video wrote on YouTube.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Malaysia Chronicle

MH370 pilot Switched Off oxygen to kill himself, claims Kiwi Airlines boss

The pilot of the missing MH370 flight killed himself and his passengers by switching off the oxygen supply in what is the sixth example of such a suicide, according to an aviation expert. Ewan Wilson, head of Kiwi Airlines, believes Zaharie Ahmad Shah planned mass murder - locking his co-pilot out of the cockpit, depressurising the cabin and shutting down all communication links before turning the plane around.

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Pacific Daily News

Valiant Shield begins after loss

If you have a passion for film and a love of the island, now is the chance for you to express it. Chrysler is cutting the price of its 2015 Dodge Viper SRT by $15,000 and is allowing all dealers to... Rear admiral comments on pilot's death: Rear Adm.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Air Force, Andersen Air Force Base, Lake Arrowhead, CA

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

4 survive small plane crash at Vinoy Park

The St. Petersburg Police Department is currently at the scene of a plane crash at 5th Avenue and Bayshore Drive. 4 survive small plane crash at Vinoy Park The St. Petersburg Police Department is currently at the scene of a plane crash at 5th Avenue and Bayshore Drive.

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Daily Mail

'He was an outstanding person': Naval pilot killed in jet crash over the Pacific Ocean

'Do you really know her?': White boyfriend of detained actress reveals how cops quizzed him like a curb-crawler as LAPD claims officers were acting on a complaint of indecent exposure Professor arrested when she flew back to America for conference faces six years in jail after admitting role in 1995 murder of man who raped her at college Controversial '20-cent tip' receipt left by NFL player goes up for sale on eBay and guess where the bidding starts... Still single? Maybe you're just too difficult to date: Take Dr Pam Spurr's quiz to find out...and see how to change your ways Former U.S. air stewardess flying from New York to London for her honeymoon kicked cabin crew and shouted: 'F*** off.

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Related Topix: Hunch, Lake Arrowhead, CA

NEWS.com.au

Family tribute to plane crash victims

UPDATE : A STATE MP was accused of using an industry slush fund as his own personal fiefdom to hand out money to his allies, a Royal Commission has heard. UPDATE: POLICE and WorkSafe are investigating the death of a female harness driver at the Cranbourne Harness Training Centre early this morning.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Navy pilot presumed dead in jet crash was Lake Arrowhead native

A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday in the Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski, a Lake Arrowhead native.

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Related Topix: Naval Academy, MD

NEWS.com.au

Sydney in the firing line of Islamic State

POLICE have escalated their search for five rocket launchers believed to be buried in Sydney bushland by a terror cell linked to Islamic State savages. THE 27-year army veteran who stole 10 rocket launchers from the Australian Defence Force - five of which ended up in the hands of terrorists - has been freed on parole.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Orchard Hills, PA

Daily Star

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Airline boss Ewan Wilson also believes there have been five other suicide tragedies involving commercial jetliners which aren't linked to terrorism in the last 30 years. Ill-fated flight MH370 disappeared with its 227 passengers from 15 nations and 12 Malaysian crew members while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 this year.

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

WTVC

FAA, NTSB probing Ga. small plane crash

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says a Bellanca 17 aircraft carrying two people and two dogs crashed in a field about a mile southeast of the Monroe-Walton County Airport Saturday night. Bergen says the pilot was scheduled to land at the Greene County Regional Airport but was diverted because of weather.

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NEWS.com.au

Victorian couple killed in plane crash

A VICTORIAN couple was killed when a light plane crashed just 200m from the runway at Mudgee airport in New South Wales. A VICTORIAN couple was killed when a light plane crashed just 200m from the runway at Mudgee airport in New South Wales on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Sun Journal

First responders train on mock jet crash

Imagine that a jet has crash-landed and caught fire at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport. Flames shoot along the fuselage and from the engines and wounded passengers lie along the tarmac.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Fire, Cherry-Point, NC, Fairfield Harbour, NC, New Bern, NC

Sat Sep 13, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Two dead in Mudgee plane crash

A MAN and woman in their 60s have died after their plane crashed in a paddock in Mudgee this morning. AUSTRALIAN Tom Burton is on course to be the first Australian to win a medal at the combined world sailing championships in Spain after qualifying in third place for the final series.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

The Arizona Republic

Navy ends search of pilot missing after jet crash

Two Navy fighter jets based in California crashed Friday in the far western Pacific Ocean, with one pilot safely ejecting but the other missing in the waters off the U.S. territory of Wake Island. Navy ends search of pilot missing after jet crash Two Navy fighter jets based in California crashed Friday in the far western Pacific Ocean, with one pilot safely ejecting but the other missing in the waters off the U.S. territory of Wake Island.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Boat Disaster, USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70), US Military Prisons, Prison

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Navy Suspends Search for Pilot in Fighter Jet Crash

The U.S. Navy called off its search for a missing pilot on Saturday, one day after two fighter jets crashed in the Western Pacific. Crews rescued one of the pilots Friday, but ended the efforts after searching for more than 36 hours.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

The New Zealand Herald

Mini Mysteries: A plane amazing find

This Mini Mystery revisits the case of the World War II bomber, which disappeared on a training flight, then turned up again over 30 years later The well picked-over debris of the 1942 plane crash was hard to find, even with the help of a DoC ranger. We ordered takeaway coffees at the Whangamomona Hotel and sped off towards Stratford.

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