All posts tagged "plane crash"

  • Crew members inspect bags containing bodies believed to be victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 on the deck of Indonesian Navy ship KRI Banda Aceh, on the Java Sea, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. The ill-fated jetliner plunged into the java Sea while en route from Surabaya, Indonesia's second-largest city, to Singapore last month. (AP Photo/Natanael Pohan)
    Divers enter crashed AirAsia plane’s fuselage for first time

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — For the first time, Indonesian divers were able Friday to enter the fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed last month into the Java Sea and retrieved six bodies, an official said....

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • In this undated underwater photo released by Indonesia's National Search And Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, the part of the wreckage that BASARNAS identified as of the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501 is seen in the waters of the Java Sea, Indonesia. Divers and an unmanned underwater vehicle spotted the tail of the missing AirAsia plane in the Java Sea on Wednesday, the first confirmed sighting of any major wreckage 11 days after Flight 8501 disappeared with the passengers and crew members on board. (AP Photo/BASARNAS)
    Critical piece of crashed AirAsia plane discovered in Java Sea

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Divers and an unmanned underwater vehicle on Wednesday spotted the tail of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people on board, an important finding because the jet’s...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • The logo of the Air Algerie company office, at the Opera avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie has disappeared from radar while traveling from Burkina Faso in West Africa to Algiers. Authorities say it was carrying over 100 passengers and crew when air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair plane 50 minutes after takeoff earlier this morning. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
    Third plane goes down since last week

    An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people has crashed, Algerian aviation official said Thursday. Radar contact was lost with Flight 5017 over Mali 50 minutes after it took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It was supposed to...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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  • Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A transport minister said dozens of people were trapped and feared dead. (AP Photo/Wong Yao-wen)
    47 feared dead in Taiwan plane crash

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. Another 11 people were...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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