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Fly Jamaica: Boeing passenger plane crash lands at Guyana airport after 'technical problem' on way to Toronto

Fly Jamaica: Boeing passenger plane crash lands at Guyana airport after 'technical problem' on way to TorontoA Fly Jamaica plane has been forced into a crash landing at a Guyana airport after developing a “technical problem” en route to Toronto, leaving at least six passengers injured. In the emergency landing the aircraft overran the airstrip, crashed through a perimeter fence and came to a rest a few feet in front of a steep ditch. The airline issued a statement saying: “We can confirm that flight OJ256 bound for Toronto has returned to Georgetown with a technical problem and has suffered an accident on landing.



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Indonesian rescue workers believe fuselage of crashed plane found

Indonesian rescue workers believe fuselage of crashed plane foundGround staff lost touch with flight JT610 of Indonesian budget airline Lion Air 13 minutes after the Boeing 737 MAX 8 took off early on Monday from Jakarta, on its way to the tin-mining town of Pangkal Pinang. Indonesia’s military chief said he believed the plane had been located, and a transport safety official said divers would be sent to confirm the origin of a “ping” signal picked up by a search and rescue team late on Tuesday. Speaking on board the navy ship KRI Rigel, navy official Colonel Haris Djoko Nugroho told broadcaster TVOne that a 22-meter long object had been found in waters about 32 meters deep, and a sonar was being used to identify it.



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A Plane Carrying 189 People Crashed in Indonesia. Here's What We Know So Far

A Plane Carrying 189 People Crashed in Indonesia. Here's What We Know So FarThe plane was brand new and the pilot didn't signal an emergency



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Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyerBANGKOK (AP) — Lion Air, the airline whose plane crashed early Monday while traveling from Jakarta to an island off Indonesia's Sumatra with 189 people on board, is a fast-growing low-cost airline with a mixed safety record.



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Israel has struck in Syria since Russia plane downed: Israeli official

Israel has struck in Syria since Russia plane downed: Israeli officialIsrael has carried out attacks in Syria since the accidental shooting down of a Russian surveillance plane last month, a senior Israeli official said on Monday. The Sept. 17 downing by Syrian anti-aircraft fire, after Israeli jets attacked a suspected Iranian arms shipment to Syria, caused a diplomatic rift between Israel and Russia, and Moscow blamed Israel for the incident.



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Lion Air plane crashes off Indonesia with 189 on board

Lion Air plane crashes off Indonesia with 189 on boardAn Indonesian Lion Air Boeing 737 carrying 189 people crashed into the sea on Monday. Rescuers have located debris, but they don't expect to find any survivors. The flight took off from Jakarta and was headed for an island off Sumatra. This is Indonesia's worst airline disaster since 2014 when an Air Asia plane crashed, killing 162 people. Ben Tracy reports.



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Plane Carrying Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Forced to Abort Landing in Sydney

Plane Carrying Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Forced to Abort Landing in SydneyA plane carrying the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had to abort its landing at Sydney airport because there was another aircraft on the runway



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Wormhole? Nazi-Marked Plane Crashes Onto California Freeway, Bursts Into Flames

Wormhole? Nazi-Marked Plane Crashes Onto California Freeway, Bursts Into FlamesA vintage aircraft with some of the markings of Nazi Germany's Luftwaffe



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Body found inside plane days after it ditched into Pacific lagoon

Body found inside plane days after it ditched into Pacific lagoonA male passenger’s body has been found inside an airliner that ditched and sank in a lagoon last week after missing the runway on a remote Pacific island, officials said. The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 was attempting to land at Weno airport in Micronesia on Friday morning but fell short of the runway and splashed down in Chuuk lagoon. “It is with great sadness I confirm that the body of a male passenger was discovered by divers today as they conducted a further search of P2-PXE and the surrounding area in Chuuk lagoon,” Air Niugini chief executive Tahawar Durrani said in a statement late Monday.



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Airline now says 1 missing after Pacific lagoon plane crash

Airline now says 1 missing after Pacific lagoon plane crashWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The airline operating a flight that crashed into a Pacific lagoon in Micronesia on Friday now says one man is missing, after earlier saying all 47 passengers and crew had safely evacuated the sinking plane.



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