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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Ukraine plane crash victims put in refrigerated wagons

    TOREZ Ukraine (Reuters) - Dozens of bodies from the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine were loaded into refrigerated wagons at a rebel-held rail station early on Sunday to be sent home for burial. But their departure from the war...
  • Emirates calls for airlines summit on 'outrageous' MH17 attack

    PARIS (Reuters) - The head of one of the world's largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner, including a potential rethink of the threats posed by regional conflicts....
  • How to fix Malaysia's credibility gap

    How to fix Malaysia's credibility gap
    There's nothing funny about Malaysia Airlines losing two Boeing 777s and more than 500 lives in the space of four months. That hasn't kept the humor mills from churning out dark humor and lighting up cyberspace. Actor Jason Biggs, for example, got in...
  • Rebel leader asks Russia for help with deteriorating Ukraine crash site

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A rebel leader appealed to Russia on Saturday for help with worsening conditions at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner, accusing the Ukrainian government of preventing experts from arriving and allowing bodies to rot....
  • UPDATE: Rebel leader asks Russia for help with deteriorating Ukraine crash site

    UPDATE: Rebel leader asks Russia for help with deteriorating Ukraine crash site
    A rebel leader appealed to Russia on Saturday for help with worsening conditions at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner, accusing the Ukrainian government of preventing experts from arriving and allowing bodies to rot. Aleksander Borodai, prime...
  • Russia calls on Kiev, rebels to help experts at plane crash site

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia called on Ukraine's authorities and rebels on Saturday to give international experts access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner, the foreign ministry said. "The Russian side appeals to both sides of the Ukrainian conflict,...
  • Russia's Putin, Dutch PM discuss probe into plane crash: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on the phone in the early hours of Tuesday to discuss an international investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine, the Kremlin said....
  • Single-engine plane crashes in Rancho Cucamonga; pilot injured

    Single-engine plane crashes in Rancho Cucamonga; pilot injured
    A man was injured Friday evening when the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed in a field in Rancho Cucamonga. The crash occurred about 6:15 p.m. at Haven Avenue and Almond Street, said San Bernardino County Fire Battalion Chief Eric Noreen. ...
  • Claims that missile downed Malaysia airliner likely to take months to prove

    WASHINGTON The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine renewed the world's attention Friday to the conflict that's been raging there for months. But despite near unanimous assertions that a missile had blasted the plane from the sky, definitive blame...
  • Inside Malaysia Airlines, tears and shock as tragedy strikes again

    Inside Malaysia Airlines, tears and shock as tragedy strikes again
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - It started with another late-night phone call, another rush to the airport, where familiar faces in a familiar setting tried to make sense of nearly 300 more lives lost in the second disaster to strike Malaysia Airlines in the...
  • Malaysian jet disaster hits Australian family for second time

    Malaysian jet disaster hits Australian family for second time
    An Australian couple who lost a son and daughter-in-law on a Malaysian Airlines jet that disappeared in March are again mourning after more relatives were killed when their plane was downed in Ukraine, media reported on Friday. Irene and George Burrows,...