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Relatives of German bus crash victims arrive in Madeira

Relatives of German bus crash victims arrive in MadeiraFUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Relatives of some of the 29 German tourists who died in a bus crash in Madeira arrived on the Portuguese island on Friday as investigators pushed on with the task of finding out why the bus veered off the road and plunged down a slope.



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Holiday island mourns after bus crash kills 29 German tourists

Holiday island mourns after bus crash kills 29 German touristsCaniço (Portugal) (AFP) – Portugal and Germany mourned on Thursday after 29 German tourists died when their bus tumbled down a slope and crashed into a house on the tourist island of Madeira. Trendtour said the bus had been hired by a local operator and crashed off the road “for a reason still unknown”.



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Portugal says all 29 dead in bus crash were German

Portugal says all 29 dead in bus crash were GermanLISBON, Portugal (AP) — All the 29 people killed in a tour bus crash on Portugal's Madeira Island were German, Portugal's foreign ministry confirmed Thursday.



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Large dog in plane’s cockpit likely caused fatal crash, NTSB says

Large dog in plane’s cockpit likely caused fatal crash, NTSB saysThe NTSB concluded that the cause of a June 2017 accident at Monticello Regional Airport in Iowa was the result of the pilot having a large dog as a passenger in the cockpit.



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Report on Ethiopian crash ratchets up pressure on Boeing

Report on Ethiopian crash ratchets up pressure on BoeingNEW YORK (AP) — A preliminary report released Thursday on the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month found that pilots followed all recommended procedures issued by Boeing, ratcheting up pressure on the plane maker that critics say has put profits before safety.



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Suspect arrested in crash that killed 15-year-old girl in Conroe

Suspect arrested in crash that killed 15-year-old girl in ConroeAccording to DPS, the teen was walking down Browder Traylor when she was reportedly struck.



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UPDATE 1-Family of American woman sues Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines over 737 Max crash

UPDATE 1-Family of American woman sues Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines over 737 Max crashThe family of an American woman killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the airline, Boeing Co and Rosemount Aerospace Inc, which makes a part of the aircraft that is the focus of investigators. The complaint was filed in U.S. federal court in Chicago by the parents of Samya Stumo, who lawyers said was on a work trip when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed on March 10 soon after taking off from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 on board. It was the first lawsuit filed on behalf of a U.S. victim of the Ethiopian disaster and the first to target the airline and parts manufacturer Rosemount, in addition to Boeing.



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Bereaved families blame Boeing after Ethiopia crash report

Bereaved families blame Boeing after Ethiopia crash reportADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia/NAKURU, Kenya April 5 (Reuters) – M ourning families of Ethiopian Airlines passengers who died in last month’s crash are asking awkward and angry questions of U.S. planemaker Boeing after closely following a preliminary report into the disaster. “Boeing – they knew the problem already,” she said, referring to an automatic anti-stall system in the MAX model that tipped the jets down in both cases due to faulty sensors. Boeing has expressed condolences and promised a software fix.



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Boeing defends 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX after crash report

Boeing defends 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX after crash reportEmbattled US aviation giant Boeing on Thursday insisted on the “fundamental safety” of its 737 MAX aircraft but pledged to take all necessary steps to ensure the jets’ airworthiness. The preliminary findings released Thursday by transportation authorities in Addis Ababa put the American aircraft giant under even greater pressure to restore public trust, with nearly 350 people dead in crashes involving its formerly top-selling 737 MAX aircraft in less than five months amid mounting signs the company’s onboard anti-stall systems were fault. Muilenburg also acknowledged, however, that an “erroneous activation” of Boeing’s so-called Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System had occurred.



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Jury finds family of 8 died by murder-suicide in cliff crash

Jury finds family of 8 died by murder-suicide in cliff crashSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A special coroner's jury in California ruled the deaths of two women and their six adopted children was a murder-suicide after hearing testimony that one of the women had searched death by drowning online and the other deliberately stepped on the gas, sending their SUV plunging off a cliff.



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