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Video: ATR-72 clips bridge, crashes into river


TAIPEI, Taiwan – A Taiwanese commercial flight with 53 passengers aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and crashed into a river in the island’s capital of Taipei on Wednesday morning. Taiwan’s Central News Agency said at least 10 people were being taking to safety after the incident but gave no immediate information about the other passengers and crew aboard ...

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo fatal crash

SpaceShipTwo Explosion

Virgin Galactic has suffered a tragic loss. The company’s flagship SpaceShipTwo crashed during a test flight in the Mojave Desert this afternoon. The company declared on Twitter that the upcoming space tourism craft had suffered from an “in-flight anomaly”. California Highway Patrol later announced that the spacecraft crashed with one fatality and one serious injury as the outcome. Virgin Galactic’s ...

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Video: Super King Air 200 crashes at drag strip


A Beechcraft Super King Air 200, Air Ambulance from Air Myflug, crashes on a drag strip in Iceland. There were three people on board of which the pilot and medic were killed. Miraculously the co-pilot survived with minor injuries. There were no injuries on the ground. The investigation is still ongoing. The airplane was fully functional and well maintained, but ...

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