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Death in a high-impact plane crash is usually pretty quick and painless.
'I apologise for the insensitivity of an announcement today.'
'We'll miss his generosity, his energy and his passion for his work.'
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It was a once in a lifetime trip that ended in tragedy.
The plane was carrying dozens of Red Army Choir singers and dancers to Syria to entertain Russian troops.
A Russian military plane with 92 people on board has crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, and it was unlikely there would be any survivors. Russian...
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The whole of Brazil was behind the little club that could.
Brazil has entered a three-day period of national mourning to pay tribute to the victims of a deadly plane crash in Colombia. Members of Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were aboard a charter flight...
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72 passengers and 9 crew were on board.
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Victims’ families say prosecutors’ told them a Russian-made missile downed the plane.
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Flight MH17 was shot down from pro-Russian rebel controlled territory, with a missile that had recently been transported from Russia, a criminal investigation has found. The investigation used photos,...
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Two light planes were involved.
All 275 passengers and crew escaped from the burning fuselage and were evacuated to safety.