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#Air Disaster

# air-disaster - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'It was a horrible sight': Blimp bursts into flames near US Open

The pilot was brought to hospital and an investigation has been launched.

# air-disaster - Thursday 24 December, 2015

The first ever air disaster happened in... Tullamore

A balloon crash destroyed dozens of homes.

# air-disaster - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Malaysia Airlines forced to apologise for questionable tweet

The airline is struggling to deal with the loss of two passenger flights in 2014.

# air-disaster - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Lone survivor found after Algeria military plane crash kills 77

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced three days of national mourning to begin tomorrow, praising the soldiers who perished in the crash as “martyrs.”

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# air-disaster - Monday 12 September, 2011

From The42 Only player to survive Russian plane crash dies Air Disaster

Only player to survive Russian plane crash dies

26-year-old Alexander Galimov died of the severe burns that covered about 90% of his body following Wednesday’s crash.

# air-disaster - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

75 more bodies found in wreckage of Air France plane

A victims’ association says another 75 bodies have been found in the Atlantic, almost two years after the Airbus disaster.

# air-disaster - Monday 23 May, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Air France pilot 'wasn't in cockpit' when disaster struck

A report says pilot Marc Dubois was not in the cockpit when the accident on the Airbus A330 when a ‘deep stall’ kicked in.

# air-disaster - Monday 4 April, 2011

At least ten UN staff killed in Congo plane crash

Early indications say a plane carrying UN staff members broke into pieces, with the death toll likely to rise.