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TWO SMALL PLANES COLLIDED IN MID-AIR IN ALASKA KILLING SEVEN PEOPLE

Two Small Planes Collided In Mid-Air In Alaska Killing 7 People

SOLDOTNA, ALASKA – In a mid-air collision between 2 small planes in Alaska, 7 people were killed on Friday, including 4 people in their 20s and a member of the Alaskan parliament. The two planes – a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver and a Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser – crashed near Soldotna on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Only the pilot

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VIDEO – SMALL AIRCRAFT CRASHES ON A RESIDENTIAL STREET IN BRAZIL

Small aircraft crashes onto residential street in Brazil

GUABIRUBA, BRAZIL – A Kolb Flyer aircraft crashed in a residential area of the Brazilian city of Guabiruba on Saturday. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing, but in the attempt the small aircraft hit electrical cables, which caused the aircraft to crash upside down on the street. The 2 people onboard the aircraft were taken to hospital with

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THE GOVERNMENT OF TAIWAN APPROVES CHINA AIRLINES’ NAME CHANGE

Taiwan Government Approves China Airlines Name Change

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – The Government of Taiwan has approved a name change for its national carrier China Airlines. The airline’s name is causing much confusion as the airline of Taiwan (officially the Republic of China), not of China (officially the People’s Republic of China). The request for the Taiwanese national carrier to change its name after 61 years comes from

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QANTAS COMPLETES LAST BOEING 747 PASSENGER FLIGHT FROM SYDNEY

Qantas Completes Last Boeing 747 Flight With Passengers From Sydney

SYDNEY – Qantas has retired its Boeing 747 after it first came into service almost half a century ago. Lucky passengers boarded the iconic aircraft for one last time. The last 747 passenger flight departed from Sydney for the last time today. It was the first in a series of 3 farewell flights, allowing Australians to say goodbye to the

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GERMANY RECEIVES FIRST AIRBUS A350 GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT

Germany Receives First A350 Government Aircraft

HAMBURG, GERMANY – The first Airbus A350 government aircraft arrived in Hamburg on May 7, 2020 at the VIP & Special Mission Aircraft Services Product Division of Lufthansa Technic AG. The German government will receive its brand new A350 at the end of July. A total of 3 VIP-aircraft were ordered by the German government. The A350s will replace the

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