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71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crash

71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crashA Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after taking off from the capital’s Domodedovo airport, officials and local media said. The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow. Russian news agencies reported 65 passengers and 6 crew were on board and all were feared dead.



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World’s First Passenger Drone Unveiled in China

World’s First Passenger Drone Unveiled in ChinaWith a top speed of over 60 mph, the EHang 184 is bringing scenes from sci-fi movies closer to reality, say its developers.



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Separate Carnival Cruise Line Accidents See One Passenger Dead and Another Missing

Separate Carnival Cruise Line Accidents See One Passenger Dead and Another MissingOne passenger went missing overboard while another fell to her death on separate Carnival Cruise Line ships



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UAE accuses Qatar of 'intercepting' 2 passenger planes

UAE accuses Qatar of 'intercepting' 2 passenger planesThe United Arab Emirates accused neighbouring Qatar of “intercepting” two Emirati passenger planes en route to Bahrain on Monday in the latest incident between the Gulf rivals. Qatar denied the allegations as “totally baseless” and hit back that they came “one day after a C-130 UAE military aircraft breached Qatari airspace”. Tensions have escalated in the Gulf since Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut all ties with Qatar in June, accusing it of supporting Islamist extremists and being too close to Saudi Arabia’s arch-rival, Iran.



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Passenger plane skids off runway in Turkey's Trabzon Airport

Passenger plane skids off runway in Turkey's Trabzon AirportA plane with 168 people aboard skidded off a runway onto a seaside cliff after landing at an airport in northern Turkey at the weekend, but no one was injured in what one passenger called a “miracle”. The Pegasus Airlines flight had taken off smoothly from the capital Ankara bound for Trabzon, where the accident occurred as the plane was landing late Saturday. “There was panic, people shouting, screaming,” one of the passengers, Fatma Gordu, told state-run Anadolu news agency.



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Passenger plane skids off runway in Turkey's Trabzon Airport

Passenger plane skids off runway in Turkey's Trabzon AirportA plane with 168 people aboard skidded off a runway onto a seaside cliff after landing at an airport in northern Turkey at the weekend, but no one was injured in what one passenger called a “miracle”. The Pegasus Airlines flight had taken off smoothly from the capital Ankara bound for Trabzon, where the accident occurred as the plane was landing late Saturday. “There was panic, people shouting, screaming,” one of the passengers, Fatma Gordu, told state-run Anadolu news agency.



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Tired of waiting, Ryanair passenger gets out and sits on wing

Tired of waiting, Ryanair passenger gets out and sits on wingThe passenger of a Ryanair flight from London to Malaga in southern Spain, apparently tired of waiting inside the plane on arrival, got out and sat on the wing, a witness and the airline said Wednesday. “We had been waiting around half-an-hour to get out of the plane,” Fernando del Valle, another passenger, told AFP of the incident on Monday evening. Del Valle filmed the incident and posted it on his Facebook page.



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Chrissy Teigen Live-Tweets Nightmare Flight After Bizarre Passenger Mishap

Chrissy Teigen Live-Tweets Nightmare Flight After Bizarre Passenger MishapModel Chrissy Teigen and her husband, singer John Legend, were on a flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo on Tuesday when the plane suddenly turned around and headed back to the states.



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Passenger on Derailed Train Said He Curled Into a Ball Praying for the Train to Come to a Stop

Passenger on Derailed Train Said He Curled Into a Ball Praying for the Train to Come to a StopScott Claggett said he was on his way to Portland for a business meeting when his train car began to lean and people started flying in the air.



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Randi Zuckerberg Says Alaska Air Staff Enabled Drunk Passenger To Harass Her

Randi Zuckerberg Says Alaska Air Staff Enabled Drunk Passenger To Harass HerRandi Zuckerberg, founder of Zuckerberg Media and sister to the founder of Facebook, is accusing Alaska Airlines staff of enabling a drunk first class passenger to continue harassing her during a three-hour flight, even after she asked for help.



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