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TWO DEAD, THREE INJURED IN PLANE CRASH NEAR LAS VEGAS

Plane crash Henderson Airport Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – In a crash with a small propeller plane near Las Vegas, two people died on Saturday evening. Three other passengers were injured, according to authorities. The single-engine Beechcraft Sierra had just taken off from Henderson Executive Airport and was on its way to California according to Flightaware. Immediately after the start a

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FIREFIGHTING PLANE CRASHED IN FRANCE

A Securité Civile Grumman S-2T Turbo Firecat crashed today

GÉNÉRAC, FRANCE – A Securité Civile Conair S-2 Turbo Firecat firefighting plane has crashed this afternoon shortly after 5:00 PM Local Time in the area of Générac in France. The pilot was killed in the tragic crash, while battling the fires in the area. The pilot of the Firecat (former Grumman S-2 Tracker from the

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PAKISTAN ARMY PLANE CRASHED NEAR ISLAMABAD, KILLING 18 PEOPLE

Pakistan Army plane crash

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Early on Tuesday, a Pakistan Army aircraft crashed in a residential area in Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad. All 5 crew members and 13 civilians were killed, 12 more people were injured, an army statement said. The crash happened during a routine training flight. According to a Pakistan Army spokesperson, all 5

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3 KILLED IN PLANE CRASH IN AUSTRIAN ALPS

LEUTASCH, AUSTRIA – Three people died on Thursday in a crash of a single-engine aircraft in the Tyrolean Alps, not far from the border with Germany, police spokesman Stefan Eder confirmed Tiroler Tageszeitung Online Friday morning. The Austrian police spokesman was not yet able to make any statements about the identity of the victims or about the

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THREE DEAD, FOUR MISSING IN FLOAT PLANE CRASH IN CANADA

JONQUIERE, QUEBEC – An Air Saguenay float plane crashed on Monday, killing three people. Four are still missing after the plane crashed into a lake in Labrador, a remote part on the eastern coast of Canada, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The pilot, two guides and four passengers were aboard the de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver. The

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TWO EUROFIGHTER JETS HAVE COLLIDED IN MID-AIR AND CRASHED IN GERMANY

MALCHOW, GERMANY – Two Eurofighter aircraft of the German Air Force collided in the northeast of the country above the town of Malchow this afternoon. The Eurofighter aircraft crashed, but the 2 pilots were able to use the ejection seats of the aircraft. The German Air Force has confirmed the crash of its 2 Eurofighter

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HELICOPTER CRASHES INTO BUILDING IN MANHATTAN

787 7th Avenue, New York

NEW YORK – A helicopter crash-landed onto a roof of a building in Midtown Manhattan, New York. One death has been reported, according to the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). The pilot was the only person aboard the helicopter. No one else was injured in the crash. The plane crashed Monday afternoon on a

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