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# Plane Crash

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Papal volunteer dies in storm as Pope Francis visits Philippines
Bad weather forced him to cut his trip short.
Cockpit voice recorder from crashed AirAsia plane finally retrieved from the sea
Investigators hope the black box and voice recorder will give vital answers as to what happened the aircraft.
AirAsia plane 'exploded' as it hit the sea
Cabin pressure caused flight QZ8501 to explode as it hit the waters of the Java Sea.
A seven-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people
The girl walked to the home of a local man and told him what happened.
Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft
Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.
One killed after French military jet crashes into home for disabled
Five other residents at the care home were injured in the incident with one in serious condition.
Irish survivor of Kegworth air disaster: I saw the bang, the flames, the sparks
Twenty five years on from the tragedy, Declan Brady says he still suffers from survivor guilt and has trouble looking positively into the future.
Two Irish men critically injured after dramatic Florida plane crash
The private aircraft hit a tree before crash landing in a park.
Italian Air Force jets collide and crash into forest below
A total of four crew members were on board.
Two weeks on, investigators have finally started working at the MH17 crash site
Many bodies have yet to be recovered because of the fighting.
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about the escalating situation in Gaza, a one-day train strike, a manhole explosion in Dublin… and the hottest day this year.
Over 40 feared dead in plane crash near Taiwan airport
TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 reportedly crashed and caught fire during a second landing attempt.
Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?
Malaysia’s Transport Minister says flight path was deemed secure by international air authorities, but other airlines were bypassing it for months.
100 AIDS experts were killed in the Ukraine plane crash
They were on their way to a global conference in Australia.
This dramatic radar image shows airlines reacting to the crash of MH17
Decisive measures were taken.
Ukraine and Russia blame each other for shooting down of plane
Ukrainian rebels say that they will allow investigators access the crash site.
Malaysian passenger plane shot down by surface-to-air missile over Ukraine
Malaysia Airlines says it has “lost all contact” with flight MH17 from Amsterdam.
'Plane crash' that caused emergency alert turns out to be... a flowerbed
Nine emergency vehicles were scrambled to the scene of the ‘wreckage’.
Daughter of MH370 pilot accuses Daily Mail of 'making up' quotes from her
Aishah Zaharie is quoted by the paper as calling her father ‘disturbed’ but she claims the paper invented her words.
Thailand spots 300 floating objects in Indian Ocean as weather halts search
The pictures were taken by Thailand’s only earth observation satellite on Monday.
Possible debris from vanished Malaysia Airlines found in the sea off Vietnam
This is the first time authorities have given any positive indication that traces of the Boeing 777 have been found.
US sends FBI to aid search for missing jet but insist 'no evidence of terrorism yet'
A total of 40 ships and 22 aircraft are searching for the jet which has been missing since Saturday morning.
Oil slicks spotted in the sea in search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet
Rescue planes have sighted two oil slicks around 15-20 km long in the Gulf of Thailand as hopes for the 239 passengers fade.
China-bound jet disappears with 239 people on board
No Irish passengers were on board according to Malaysia Airlines.
Passenger survives plane crash while capturing it on camera
The footage has just been released.
Video shows moment Russian plane plunged nose-first into the ground
The Tatarstan Airlines’ Boeing 737-500 crashed on landing at the airport in the Volga city of Kazan last night.
Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
Everybody’s talking about Ireland pledging more towards the Philippines, the botched armed robbery in Drogheda and the plane crash in Russia.
Boeing plane crashes in Russia, 50 believed dead
Reports said the plane appeared to lose altitude as it was making a second landing attempt.
Dozens feared dead as plane crashes in Laos
44 passengers and five crew were on board when the plane came down after hitting bad weather.
Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everyone’s talking about the Leaving Certificate results, Ireland winning a gold medal in Moscow and Europe’s recession coming to an end.
UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew
Debris could be spread as far as a half a mile, authorities say and the Mayor of Birmingham says there have been a number of small explosions
Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them
Two teenage Chinese girls were killed and more than 180 people injured when the flight skidded out of control and went on fire.
Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash
See their initial pictures.
At least 2 paralysed in San Francisco plane crash
Investigators are trying to determine what caused the crash of Flight 214 that killed two passengers Saturday at San Francisco International Airport over the weekend.
Two teenage girls confirmed dead in San Francisco plane crash
Two teenage girls, aged 16 and 17, on their way to summer camp in the US were killed after a passenger jet crashed at San Francisco airport yesterday.
In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182
The FBI said there was no indication that terrorism was to blame for the crash.
Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash
Eight adults and two children have been confirmed as being critically injured into today’s crash landing at San Francisco International Airport.
Inexperienced pilots major factor in Shannon plane crash
An air accident investigation highlighted a lack of understanding among pilots of aircraft controls in severe weather conditions.