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1 hr ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Austin American-Statesman

Plane crash at Austin Executive Airport

A twin-engine Piper Aerostar crashed Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, north of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

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Ridenbaugh Press

About a flaming hour

Idaho has produced a number of officeholders and office-seekers who met untimely deaths, either in plane or auto crashes, or job accidents. All had potential to grow and might have been quite successful.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WWLP

Photo Courtesy: MGNonline / U.S. Air Force / Staff Sgt. Amber E. N. Jacobs

Many Westfield residents are still struggling with the death of fighter pilot Morris "Moose" Fontenot whose F-15 crashed in Virginia late last month. On Wednesday, August 27th, Lt.

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My FOX Chicago

Single engine plane crashes in Kendall County

Emergency crews are responding to a single-engine plane crash in Kendall County. The small plane carrying two people crashed near far southwest suburban Newark Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Kendall County, IL, Newark, IL, Sheridan, IL

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

NTSB: Plane in Erie airplane crash that killed five was in a close proximitya to second plane

The National Transportation Safety Board still has not determined the cause of a plane crash in Erie on Aug. 31, but a preliminary report released Friday says investigators believe the aircraft went down after coming in "close proximity" to another plane. Five people - Oliver Frascona, 67; Tori Rains-Wedan, 41; and her three children, Mason Wedan, 15, and twin brothers Austin and Hunter Wedan, 11, as well as a dog - died in the crash.

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